Boerne, Texas

March 1, 2008 by  
Filed under Travel Blog

Settled by German immigrants in 1849, Boerne is a tiny treasure nestled in the magnificent surroundings of the Texas Hill Country. Just minutes from San Antonio, Boerne offers exceptional shopping, dining, arts, and attractions in a quaint, historic and picturesque setting.

Stroll through Boerne’s charming historic district and take in a world of specialty shops. Along with great antiques, the tastefully restored Hauptstrasse (Main Street) offers a feast of home accessories, unique gifts, clothing, books, jewelry, arts and crafts and much more. Intermingled among the shopping you will enjoy aromas of sweet treats from the home town bakery and coffee shops.

Boerne also boasts a thriving arts community with a variety of striking galleries. Enjoy historic European architecture, picturesque gardens and greenbelts with a stroll through Main Plaza, or take a hike along the banks of the Cibolo Creek at the Nature Center. Be sure to save time to dine at one of the extraordinary restaurants.

Overnight accommodations in the Boerne area are the Hill Country’s finest. With destination resorts, historic hotels, bed and breakfasts and inns nestled in the rolling landscape; visitors escape the hustle and bustle of the big cities as vacationers did a century ago, when they popularized Boerne for its invigorating atmosphere.

For a memorable Hill Country experience, plan a weekend getaway, a wonderful day of shopping or just have lunch and take in the warm and gracious hospitality of Boerne, the perfect setting for relaxation of the body and restoration of the soul.

For more information on Boerne, visit or call the Boerne Convention and Visitors Bureau at 1-888-842-8080.

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