If you’ve never been to Boerne, you don’t know what you’re missing! If you have been before, it’s time to return and check out all the new and exciting additions that have popped up recently. Reimagine your spring break or summer vacation with a road trip to the Hub of the Texas Hill Country.

An Elevated Hill Country Experience

Boerne is conveniently located in the center of the state and is a quick drive from wherever you call home. Surrounded by the beautiful Texas Hill Country, Boerne is set in a picturesque natural landscape filled with modern attractions, dining, and amenities that one comes to expect when traveling to bigger cities.

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Taste and Sip

Your tastebuds will dance while exploring Boerne’s culinary scene. You can’t go wrong with additions to the menu like Las Guitarras Cocina Mexicana, a new hot spot featuring creative and traditional takes on interior Mexican cuisine, or Blacksmith Grille, a casual burger joint and arcade in the heart of the Hill Country Mile.

Sip on something new as well! Boerne’s craft beer scene has grown by one more this spring. Welcome to Free Roam Brewing Company, the brainchild of former San Francisco Giants pitcher, Jeremy Affeldt, and his team. Swing by this pet-friendly joint for a cold beer and some food truck eats.

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Explore and Have Fun

Boerne’s outdoor attractions include our nationally acclaimed caves, winding urban trails, and refreshing parks that include water to splash in. However, this past year Boerne has added some new fun to the docket. There isn’t a shortage of things to do in Boerne. Enter Arrow’s Active Play Park where kids can run, climb, slide, and play until their hearts are content in a secure environment.

If history calls to you, the Old Jail Museum is brimming with exhibits that will transport you to another time inside one of the oldest jails in the state.

Fancy yourself a home mixologist? Guests at Assemble Cocktail Workshops are having a blast shaking their tin can while getting recipes, tips, and tricks from a professional bartender.

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Shop ‘Til You Drop

Retail in Boerne has evolved over the last few years to be more than just a place to shop. The Hill Country Mile has become a boutique retail destination that alone is worthy of a girl’s trip. Keep an eye out for additions like Under the Fig Tree with an array of clothing and accessory selections at a variety of price points and sizes located in one of the oldest buildings in Boerne, the Historic Theis House. Shop dog Scarlett will greet you at the door or out in the garden. She has her own fan club!

Thirty-Eight and Vine’s enomatic dispensers are now locked and loaded for wine enthusiasts to try before they buy. Visitors to Boerne’s newest wine bar can enjoy a sip, taste, or glass of wine out on their patio or inside their beautiful tasting room. You won’t be able to leave without a bottle of your new favorite wine.

Call Boerne Home for a Spell

You may only be in town for a quick weekend or maybe a week-long vacation, but you’re going feel like you’ve been welcomed home by the Boerne community. Additionally, you can expect that your lodging will feel like home regardless of your choice: a familiar branded hotel, a historic property, or a quaint rental property. Boerne’s rental and guest cottage selections are expanding quickly. There’s a perfect fit for every trip.

A couples’ escape calls for a quaint creek-side cottage with a sweet back porch and a bottle of wine awaiting your arrival. Say hello to The Coop

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Traveling with your extended family is becoming a popular travel trend. Richter’s Retreat can accommodate up to 10 guests with a large backyard featuring an outdoor bar, Ping-Pong table, firepit, and a large table to gather around.

Rally the girls for a shopping trip and a stay in a unique property near the Hill Country Mile. The Graham House has all 5-star reviews, a modern vibe, and a pool to sip cocktails by once you’re all shopped out.

Don’t leave your pup at home when you travel. Many properties like Weekend at Boerne’s are pet-friendly and offer spacious fenced backyards.

You’re Welcome Anytime

It’s time to hit the road, and explore the great state of Texas! Once you’ve arrived in beautiful Boerne, sit back, and relax. Boerne is ready for you and your loved ones, so head on over and start making memories.