Equinox Inn at Canyon Lake

Charming Guest Suites at Canyon Lake, Texas


The Canyon Lake & New Braunfels area is lucky to have many adventure options. Besides our well-known water sports, we offer such adventure destinations as zip lines, hiking & biking trails, wild animal viewing, horseback riding & racing, and much more. Below you will find a few options you may consider.In addition to the Canyon Lake adventure options listed below, we also have links to other adventure options for:

Hill Country Vineyards and Wineries

There are 45 vineyards/wineries within 45 miles of Canyon Lake and the closest one is only a little over 1 mile, one is 10 miles away & 2 more are only 15 miles away. The Texas Hill Country Wine Trail starts here. There is so much to see and do along the way as you meander from winery to winery, We are unable to provide links to all the wineries, but we have a few of them with their links below. We also have the Texas State Association link & a Wine Events web site link below as well.

Enjoy the wine trail in a chauffeured limo, see their web site for details. Wine Tours of Texas or Curtis Walker Limousines. Walker is out of San Antonio and is the closest.

Equinox Inn at Canyon Lake’s Sip N See Trails

We have put together an itinerary of things to see and do while you go about our immediate area sipping wine. This way you won’t miss a thing along the way that may be of interest to you. (all stops are optional) The trail can take all day to do if you do everything on it, so make your plans accordingly. When you make your reservation, let us know you would like a Sip N See Trail itinerary and we will have one waiting for you on your arrival.

Dry Comal Creek

Dry Comal Creek is our closest Vineyard/Winery. They are on Sip N See Trail Guide #1!

Fawn Crest Vineyard


Fawn Crest Vineyards at Canyon Lake offers dry wines only and is a boutique vineyard smaller than the major vineyards listed here. Wayne & Patty are great hosts, and you will be enjoying your wine tasting overlooking the vineyards, and Canyon Lake. They are open Noon – 6 pm Saturday & Noon – 4 pm Sundays only, but they will be offering Lake View Sunset Tastings with heavy Hors d’oeuvres by advanced booking in the future, so check back here to see their notice of this new offering. Or you can call their number and speak with them concerning the Sunset Tastings. They are on our Sip-N-See Trail Guide #1.

Winery On The Gruene


Winery On The Gruene is a new winery that opened in November of 2008. It is a custom winery where you and your friends can gather to make your own wine or sit back and relax with a glass of custom made wine for your enjoyment. Make your special occasion even better by making your own wine and designing your own original label. Wine is sold by the glass and by the bottle as well as offering tastings. Located in Gruene at 1308 Gruene Road by the Guadalupe River. This winery is on our Sip-N-See Trail #1.

The Grapevine


The Grapevine is a wine tasting room located in Gruene, Texas specializing in Texas wines. We have one of the largest selections of Texas wines and offer complimentary tastings daily. We sell wine by the glass and the bottle and offer discounts on case prices. In addition we sell an assortment of cheese and crackers that customers may enjoy with a glass of wine on our front porch. Special tastings are available for small parties on a limited basis. This winery is on our Sip-N-See Trail #1.

Bella Vista

Bella Vista is the only commercial olive oil producing grove in the state of Texas. It also has a vineyard, and pick your own Blackberry events in season. They offer tours daily.

Driftwood Vineyards and Winery

Driftwood Vineyards and Winery have a wonderful selection of more unusual wines. Many of the wineries have places to picnic, this is a good place to enjoy the countryside as you picnic. See the web link for more details.

Texas Hills Vineyards and Winery

Texas Hills Vineyards and Winery make a great physical statement. They have a wonderful Port and their sweet wines can’t be beaten. They also offer cheese and other goodies for sale in their gift shop. Go to their web site to get more detail.

Garrison Brothers Distillery

Garrison Brothers Distillery is the only “legal” bourbon distillery. It is located in Hye, Texas on the 290 Wine Trail. Hye is between Blanco and Stonewall. When you stay at Equinox Inn at Canyon Lake, our guests get VIP passes for a tour and tasting.

Woodrose Winery

Woodrose Winery is outside Stonewall and is the 1st vinery you come to on our Sip N See Trail Guide #3. We love the individual tasting tables instead of standing up at a bar with 20 other people as is the case everywhere else. They even offer, for an additional price, a cheese and cracker tray to enjoy while you are being served your wines.

Texas State Vineyard Association

Local Wine Events

Get on their News Letter to be notified for all the Hill Country Wine Events. This is a wonderful web site for wine & food lovers.

See Our “Wine Country Trail Package”

We offer a Hill Country Wine Trail Package that can be added to any reservation. We know you will enjoy the Texas Hill Country Wines, and our Luxury Romantic Equinox Inn at Canyon Lake.