The Gem of the Texas Hill Country
Nestled in the hills of Central Texas just north of San Antonio is the charming city of Boerne (pronounced Bernie). Settled by German immigrants, the community is a treasure chest of Texas history representing the hopeful, hard working families that traveled from Europe to brave the challenges of the wild Texas frontier.
For many years the community was agriculture-oriented, the perfect place to raise cattle and plow crops in the rich soils that line the streams and rivers that rin throughout Kendall County.
But today the growing city is alive with art and culture, a favorite rural community for even the working upper-middle class looking to escape the hustle and bustle of nearby San Antonio for a life more abundant and rewarding in the Texas hills.
The city is full of great restaurants and bed and breakfast establishments and is a populate place for weekend getaways, either for day trips of longer visits. Not far away are award winning golf resorts, and the surrounding area is full of wineries and even micro-breweries that will always add a little flavor to your visit.
The streams and natural springs across the area offer plenty of opportunities to get out and enjoy the countryside, and there are often events at the Kendall County Fairgrounds, including the annual county fair each August.
Boerne is home of the Hill Country Mile where you can find unique special treasures, a perfect outfit or that perfect piece of art you have been missing in your home. The acclaimed Cibolo Nature Center with it's four distinct eco-systems is popular for birding, hiking and exploring. There are two natural living caves as well- Cave Without A Name and Cascade Caverns.
Boerne boasts a 300+ acre Lake and a number of creeks for tubing and playing in the water, and hiking and biking trails that will satisfy your need to get out and enjoy the pristine environment.
Not far away is the Fiesta Texas, a Six-Flags type amusement and entertainment park that operates seasonably, and San Antonio, with its famous River Walk and abundant attractions including the Alamo are a short drive down Interstate 10.
Beauty, culture, charm, good eats, recreational activities, shopping and a taste of the spectacular Texas Hill country environment, Boerne has a lot to offer visitors year round...for a day, a week or a lifetime.
Get ready to discover the charm and the fun of Boerne with its German-style architecture and hospitality. Don't leave Texas without visiting this charming vacation spot.