Rocksprings trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Rocksprings

Trip Planner USA  /  Texas  /  Rocksprings
(2.5/5 based on 10+ reviews for 1 attraction)
Things to do: wildlife areas
Rocksprings is a town in Edwards County, Texas, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the town population was 1,285. It is the county seat of Edwards County. The town received its name from natural springs that bubble forth from the porous limestone rocks in the area.HistoryJ. R. Sweeten sited Rocksprings in 1891 because of the springs nearby. Also in 1891, the town acquired a post office and was made county seat. The original courthouse built in the town burned in 1897. By 1914 Rocksprings had a population of around 500.On April 12, 1927, the town was hit by an F5 tornado that destroyed 235 of the 247 buildings in the town. The tornado killed 72 townspeople and injured 205, almost 1/3 of the population at the time.GeographyRocksprings is located at . Rocksprings sits on top of the Edwards Plateau. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.2sqmi, all of it land.ClimateThe climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Rocksprings has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.
Take a look at our United States family vacation planner to refine the details of your trip to Rocksprings.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Rocksprings

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.
We'll find the best hotel deals
from all the top travel sites.

Best price guaranteed.
Powered by

Where to stay

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
Checking In:
Checking Out:

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Rocksprings:
Shopping, sightseeing, theme parks
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Museums, parks, wineries
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Nature, museums, historic sites
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »
Museums, parks, nature
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Nature, sightseeing, nightlife
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Texas

11 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Dallas, Cancun & Isla Mujeres BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Round Rock & Orlando BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, teens, popular PREFERENCES: December, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in San Antonio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in United States, Dubai & Australian Capital Territory BY A USER FROM ITALY January, kids, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: January, kids, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Dallas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Big Bend National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Dallas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Rockwall BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 24 days in United States BY A USER FROM INDIA February, kids, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: February, kids, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Dallas BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 28 days in Dallas & Irving BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News