Texas Hill Country Day Trips
After you've explored Comfort's charm you are only a short drive away from some of Texas' best caverns, rafting, museums, art, wineries, shopping, and much more located in surrounding towns of Kerrville, Bandera, Boerne, Fredericksburg, and San Antonio. Spend the day discovering the delights of the Texas Hill Country then return to the romantic escape of your room here at The
House Bed and Breakfast.
Here are some examples what is available in the
Austin, the state Capital
Visit the State Capitol building, the LBJ Presidential
Library, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower
Center, the Bob Bullock Texas State History
Museum, Sixth Street and more.
Boerne, Sisterdale and Luckenbach
Don’t miss the Treue der Union Monument, dedicated to the men from Comfort, Sisterdale, Fredericksburg and the surrounding area who were sympathetic to the Union cause and who died for their beliefs in the Battle of the Nueces in 1862. Boerne offers art galleries, dining and unique shopping in its historic district. Return
through Fredericksburg from Boerne via 1376, stopping for wine tasting at
Sister Creek Vineyards in Sisterdale.
Only a short scenic drive from Comfort, Fredericksburg is one of the most popular shopping and tourism destinations in central Texas. Rich in German Texas history, it is the home of the
National Museum of the Pacific War in the former Nimitz Hotel, which boasts a large collection of World War II memorabilia. Other popular attractions include
Scott, the Vereins Kirche
Farms, Sauer-Beckmann Farm, Fredericksburg
Herb Farm and the Fredericksburg Butterfly ranch.
K&K Historic Tours of Fredericksburg
Walking tour through the Historic District of Fredericksburg Texas
Texas Hill Country Wine Trail
Tour Fredericksburg famous world class wineries
Kerrville, Medina and Bandera
Visit the Museum of Western
Art, the YO Ranch, Stonehenge
II, the headquarters of James Avery Craftsman and art galleries in Kerrville area, and then head to Medina to check out the local apple crop. Bandera, the Cowboy Capital of the World, where horse back riding and boot-scootin’ to country western music are the order of the day and night, is just down the road.
From Llano it is short drive to impressive
Buchanan, covering over 23,000 acres. A thriving colony of bald eagles lives on the upper reaches of the lakeshore during the winter months. And don’t miss
Fall Creek Vineyard while in the area.
Mason, Llano and Buchanan Lake
Take Highway 87 north to Mason, home to historic Fort Mason and the
Theatre. Topaz, the state gem, is found only in Mason County. Head east to Llano, known for its historic courthouse, barbecue restaurants, deer hunting and the Llano River.
Located 30 miles south of Comfort by auto, San Antonio is home to the famed
Alamo, the fascinating
Walk, the Institute of Texan
Cultures, The Witte
Museum, art museums,
Sea World of Texas
and Six Flags Fiesta
Buckhorn Saloon & Museum
For Old West and wildlife exhibits from all over the world visit this classic 1881 saloon and museum.
The Majestic Theater
Named a State and National Historic Landmark. One of the few
remaining vintage, atmospheric vaudeville movie palaces.
Market Square is alive with activity. Visitors browse through the 32 shops at "El Mercado," an area patterned after an authentic Mexican market.
The Plaza Wax Museum & Ripley's Believe It or Not!
The was museum features over 250 lifelike wax figures from Hollywood, Horror, History and Religion. Also, the children's Land of Make Believe and Freedom's Journey. Ripley's Believe It or Not! exhibits over 500 one of a kind oddities and artifacts collected by famous cartoonist Robert Ripley.
Stonewall, Johnson City and Blanco
Head east on Highway 290 and take in small town life in Stonewall, as well as the LBJ Ranch. Stonewall is famous for its peach crops and the
Peach JAMboree in June each year. In Johnson City, you can stop at the Visitor’s Center for the
LBJ National Historical Park or check out the
Zoo, the Texas Ranger Museum and
Vineyard. In Blanco, park near the lovely old courthouse on the town square and check out the shops.
Blanco State Park offers opportunities for picnics, fishing, swimming and tubing. Return from Blanco
through Fredericksburg via County Road 1623 for a scenic drive.
BACK TO TOP
- HOME PAGE
HoleKamp House Bed and Breakfast
610 Second Street - Comfort, Texas
- Website: www.holekamphouse.com