Stay Cool in Bandera

The pool at our Bandera resort

Looking for ways to cool off in the Texas Hill Country? Here are a few ideas:

Or spend the afternoon at our very own resort pool… stay cool and happy travels!

Start Planning: Autumn in Bandera

Planning a trip this fall? There’s always fun to be had in the Texas Hill Country! Here are a few highlights:

  • Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg (October 2nd-4th): Held in downtown Fredericksburg, this event celebrates German heritage with music, food, drinks, artisans and more.
  • 11th Annual Knights of Columbus Bestfest (October19th): This Fredericksburg fest offers craft beer, an all-you-can-eat speciality sausage meal, dancing and more.
  • Bandera Honors Veterans (November 7th): A parade, music and, of course, bar-b-que!
  • Chamber Light the Night Christmas Parade and Holiday Village of Sharing (December 4th): Fredericksburg is a wonderful place to celebrate the beginning of the holiday season. Come for the lighting of the tree and stick around to meet Santa!
  • Ford Holiday River Parade (November 27th): Come to San Antonio’s River Walk for this special event. Tickets are available here, or free seating is available on a first come basis (bring your own chairs!).
  • Dickens on Main (November 29-30th): One of the most-loved events of the season, the 20th Annual Dickens on Main is held in the historical downtown of Boerne. Two days of family fun include a tree lighting ceremony, horse-drawn carriage rides and a chance to start your holiday shopping in the local shops. Don’t miss the concert held Saturday night!

Looking for more ideas for what to do in the Texas Hill Country? Stop by the front desk during your stay — our friendly staff is a wealth of information and would love to help you make the most of this special area.

Re-Opening in the Texas Hill Country!

Ready for an adventure? Here are a few favorite places that are currently open (or soon to re-open) in the Texas Hill Country:

  • Fredericksburg: Visit Fredericksburg has all the details you need for up-to-date information about which businesses are open or re-opening. In general, most businesses, shops, attractions, wineries and restaurants are open, some at a reduced capacity.
  • Boerne: The trails at the Cibolo Nature Center are open (and free!). Bring a picnic and enjoy it by the beautiful creek. All the details you need to plan your trip are here. Or plan a visit to the Turnpike Toy Musuem, which is now open! Admission is only $7 for adults, and $5 for children.
  • San Antonio: The Witte Museum is re-opening on May 30th! Explore exhibits concerning Texas heritage, nature and more.

Please note: all Texas state parks are currently requiring purchase of tickets on-line. Find more information here.

Happy travels!

Summer in Bandera 2020

Our Resort in Bandera

Planning a trip to the Texas Hill Country this summer? Here are a few favorite events happening in July and August:

Or perhaps you’d enjoy tubing and kayaking on the Medina River, a visit to the San Antonio Zoo or the always popular Cowboys on Main in Bandera. How do you like to spend summer in the Hill Country?