In addition to the Lodging facilities (see “Lodging” page), these are some of our favorite places to go in the San Antonio, Texas, and Hill Country areas and some very special places on the internet to find out all about the Texas Hill Country:


buggy_barn_logo_sm Buggy Barn Museum – Blanco, Texas. A step back in time! Explore the world of the 18th- and 19th-century traveler at the Buggy Barn in Blanco, Texas.  If you want to see all the horse drawn transportation of old, then you have to come to the Buggy Barn Museum.
logo_BWSC Blanco Western Showcase – Blanco, Texas.  The Blanco Western Showcase will be held November 6-8, 2015, at the Buggy Barn Museum in Blanco, Texas.
cowboystore The Cowboy Store – Bandera, Texas. What people say about The Cowboy Store: (1) Awsome boutique! Modern western apparel as well as unique fashions! (2) Right now this is the only place you can purchase Bandera Style womens’ western wear. Go ahead and give them a “Like” for us!
Frontier-Times-Museum Frontier Times Museum – Bandera, Texas. The Fontier Times Museum was founded in 1933 by J. Marvin Hunter, author, newspaper man, printer, and an authority on the early history of Texas and the Southwest.
OST Restaurant Old Spanish Trail Restaurant- Bandera, Texas.  “OST” stands for Old Spanish Trail. This business opened in 1921 and is where most of the locals go and many out-of-towners continue to come back again and again. It has great food and lots of history.

Order Mexican, American, steaks, sandwiches, salads from the menu. In addition to the main dining area you can sit on the saddles at the bar or enjoy your meal in the John Wayne Room.  Located conveniently at the intersection of Hwy 16 and Main Street in downtown Bandera.
Open Mon – Sat 6am-9pm;  Sunday 7am-9pm; Close at 2pm on Wednesday
txhillcountry-com Texas Hill Country.comThis is a great resource to find out all about the Texas Hill Country, for example the latest news, history of the areas, where to eat, where to play, etc.
western_heritage_cowboy_church Western Heritage Cowboy Church – Pipe Creek, TX. Western Heritage Cowboy Church is a a one-of-a-kind church with character and integrity. WHCC has a lively church family because of the colorful concoction of personalities and talents. In their own words, “We have resolved together to abide by the ‘code’ of Christ. We do that by sharing Christ and to quote the Preacher, ‘sometimes we get to use words.'”