News Flash

Posted on: September 19, 2022

11 Halloween Festivities in Boerne

Children Trick-or-Treating in a Shop

It’s official, fall is here! Pumpkins and turning leaves are appearing alongside cozy sweaters and long-sleeve-clad mannequins in the windows along the Hill Country Mile. Smells of cinnamon and nutmeg are swirling around the bakeries and coffee ...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: September 9, 2022

Calling All Carnivores: Two Can't-Miss Fall Foodie Events

Man looking into a BBQ pit

Meat. Meat. Meat! In the early morning, you can smell it hitting the pit as the smoke billows across town. BBQ is in the air and calling your name. In addition to a fabulous selection of restaurants featuring the artful work of skilled pitmasters, there a...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: August 22, 2022

Win an Ultimate Boerne Beer-Lover's Weekend!

A group of people holding tiny beer steins

Boerne has quickly grown into a craft brewery hub in the Texas Hill Country, so it’s no surprise the annual Boenre BierFest has become one of the area’s favorite beer-related events! The 5th Annual Boerne BierFest is slated for Saturda...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: August 19, 2022

Boerne: Who Let the Dogs Out?

A dog sitting on a barstool next to a man with a beer in a brewery

We know it’s hard to leave Rover behind when you travel. He’s one of the family, after all. The good news is that’s not a problem when visiting Boerne! Many of our hotels and guesthouses welcome our four-legged friends with o...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: August 3, 2022

12+ Ways to Have Fun Indoors in Boerne!

Couple Crafting at a Board and Brush Workshop

The weather isn’t always perfect in Texas, (spoiler alert!) but we’ve got you covered. Boerne does offer an abundance of beautiful parks and trails to explore, and we highly recommend that you schedule some time to check them out. However, there are days ...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: July 21, 2022

Taste Your Way Across Boerne: Enter to Win!

Ladies dining at a table at Gather Boerne set with food and drink

It’s the Dog Days of Summer, no bones about it! Here’s a tip for how to plan a trip and beat the heat in Boerne; spend your time inside indulging in fabulous foods and ice-cold drinks! Boerne has become a Hill Country destination for foodies and craft bee...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 27, 2022

Boerne Honored Among Best Texas Destinations In the 2022 Texas Travel Awards

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The City of Boerne nabbed three “best of” accolades in the 2nd annual Texas Travel Awards. Launched by the publishers of Austin Monthly, San Antonio Magazine, and Texas Music, the awards were created to celebrate the top travel destina...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 22, 2022

How to Celebrate America’s Birthday in Boerne!

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Happy 245th Birthday to the USA! When it comes to celebrating our country, we plan to party all weekend long here in Boerne. Pack up the kids and head for the hills where there are celebration options for every preference that are sure to fill you with na...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: May 31, 2022

Celebrate 160 Years (+2) of Oompah!

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Boerne’s most cherished German heritage band, the Boerne Village Band, is celebrating their 160th (plus 2) anniversary this year! Join them for an exceptional Abendkonzerte summer season filled with fan favorites as well as special guests for yo...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: May 12, 2022

It’s All Fun and Games in Boerne, TX: Win an Exciting Stay Package

A Family Panning for Gems at the Cave Without a Name

Do not pass “Go”!  The recent launch of the Texas Hill Country Monopoly game is leaving travelers asking, “Is there time to take that last-second road trip we talked about?” The answer is YES! Boerne is con...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: May 30, 2019

7 Local Parks to Make a SPLASH in!

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We’ve made the research easy! Here is the lowdown on the city, county, and state parks that have water in them in the Boerne area. Whether you like to swim, paddle, fish, sail, tube or sit back and enjoy the view, we have you covered. Now you ju...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: April 27, 2022

Going to the Movies...in the Park!

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A summertime tradition recently kicked-off here in Boerne for the spring and summer months. From action-packed to singalongs and even heartwarming the Boerne Parks and Recreation Department’s Movie in the Park series has something for everyone. ...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: February 10, 2022

How to Plan the Perfect Trip to Boerne in 4 Easy Steps!

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Celebrate something special or just escape your everyday routine. The hills are calling! It’s time to hit the road and explore the great state of Texas. Planning the perfect Boerne trip is as easy as 1,2,3, and 4!

Step 1: Pick Your Dates

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: April 4, 2022

Dining for Everyone in Boerne: Vegetarian, Vegan, and Gluten-Free Options!

Avocado Toast from Gather

Boerne’s dining is varied and vast, and everyone can feel comfortable knowing that they will find something fabulous to eat while exploring the community. Regardless of the reason for your dietary restrictions or choices, there are many fantastic vegetari...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: March 29, 2022

Discover Boerne's New State-Of-The-Art Microbrewery

A table full of people drinking beer at Free Roam Brewing Co

Free Roam Brewing’s Co-founders, Jeremy Affeldt, Brandon Phillips, and Jaron Shepherd recently celebrated the official grand opening of their new state-of-the-art microbrewery, on-site brewing facility, taproom, and beer garden, adding a wonderf...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: March 17, 2022

Find Countless Spring Boerne Events You Won't Want to Miss!

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It looks like the nip of winter’s cooler temperatures has passed. The wildflowers may still be a few weeks away, but, it is time for al fresco dining and drinking, nature hikes and park exploration, live music, and outdoor community events again...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: March 4, 2022

Mr. Monopoly Comes to Boerne!

Mr Monopoly taking a selfie with Wild Bill

BIG NEWS! The official Monopoly board game company has made and launched a new game version and it’s ALL about the Texas Hill Country. The Boerne Visitors Center team was honored to be part of the launch event this past Wednesday and then to hos...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: March 22, 2022

Get Treats From the Big Boerne Easter Basket!

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Here comes Peter Cottontail hopping down the Hill Country Mile! The Easter Bunny has been diligently filling sparkly, colorful eggs that will be delivered to the Boerne Visitors Center on April 1st. Everyone that visits the center (while supplies last) wi...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: April 29, 2022

Celebrate Mom By Doing Something Unique

Mother and Daughter with a drink on the porch at  Assemble Cocktail

Going out to eat to celebrate Mom is always a good idea. Flowers and chocolates? Perfect! However, here are a few additional ideas that mothers and children of all ages can do together. Make memories and treasures that she’s sure to love and che...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: January 25, 2022

Unique Boerne Valentine’s Date Ideas

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Public Service Announcement: Valentine’s Day is Monday, February 14th, which is less than a month away! Celebrate the ones you love whether that is a spouse, a romantic significant other, or a great group of friends by doing something special to...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Fancy Yourself a Home Bartender & Enter to Win a Free Cocktail Workshop in Boerne!

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Boerne’s newest addition to the Hill Country Mile is putting a new spin on grabbing a drink! Assemble Cocktail Workshop opened the doors to their adorable cottage in December and are excited to welcome date nights, corporate happy hours, birthda...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: December 10, 2021

Celebrate the New Year in Boerne Your Way!

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Enjoy a Hill Country Christmas followed by a celebration of a fresh new year and the opportunities that are yet to come here in Boerne! Grab your special someone for a midnight kiss, wave goodbye to 2021, and say hello to 2022.

Midnight Toasts & Partie...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: December 2, 2021

A Guide to Christmas Lights in Boerne!

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Who’s ready to feel like a kid again this Christmas season with a nighttime drive around Boerne looking at lights? Boerne residents and businesses have stepped up their holiday lighting game this year, so pour your hot cocoa and get ready to load up the c...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: November 4, 2021

Stocking Stuffers for $30 or less in Boerne!

Santa Stocking Stuffer

Santa knows where to shop for all the good little boys and girls around the world. BOERNE! There’s something special for everyone on this list and everything is $30.00 or less. Take a gander, do some pre-shopping before coming to Boerne, or maybe place yo...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Ditch the Kitchen and Dine in Boerne During the Holidays!

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The holiday season is upon us again! If you’re wanting to spend less time in the kitchen, and more time with the ones you love, begin a new tradition by diving into some of Boerne’s most delicious restaurant menus. Below, we have compi...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: October 26, 2021

Boerne’s all-new “A Dickens Celebration” Brings Four Weekends of fun this holiday season!

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The Hill Country’s favorite holiday kickoff, Dickens on Main, is back--and now part of a lineup of festivities that includes three more unique weekends of holiday fun! “A Dickens Celebration” will begin with a reimagined Dickens on Main the evenings of Th...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: October 21, 2021

Cheers to Fall Flavors in a Glass

Gold Rush with Mixer at Salvador Dobbs

Ready to try something new or maybe discover a classic cocktail that is new to you? Salvador Dobbs has come through with some fan favorites from their recipe book for you to try at home as the weather turns cooler and we lean into cocktails with darker sp...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Win a Stay + Dining at The Bevy!

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THIS CONTEST HAS ENDED. Follow and subscribe to be notified of our next fabulous sweepstakes opportunity!

Happy fall y’all! The Bevy and the Boerne Visitors Center are celebrating this transitional season with a fabulous treat for our Boerne fans...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: September 27, 2021

Boerne Pumpkin Patch Photo-ops

Older man picking up a small boy at a pumpkin patch. Photo by Jason Abbott

Did autumn even happen if you didn’t document it with a pumpkin patch pic? Dress up in your Halloween costumes or dawn your riding boots and infinity scarves for the quintessential fall event- a photo surrounded by bright orange gourds in a quai...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: August 19, 2021

Go on a Cinnamon Roll Tour of Boerne!

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Nothing says “Saturday morning” quite like a piping hot cinnamon roll dripping in gooey icing paired with a cup of strong coffee or a perfectly brewed tea. Fortunately for Boerne residents and guests alike, we have a collection of bake...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: August 6, 2021

Treats for Pups on the Hill Country Mile!

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It’s not uncommon to see residents or visitors to Boerne joined by their four-legged friends while exploring the parks, trails, and Hill Country Mile attractions and activities. Pups feel right at home enjoying a live music show while their owne...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: September 15, 2021

New Boerne Business Launches T-Shirt Line for Duck Dynasty’s Uncle Si!

Duck Dynasty's Uncle Si with Jenny Forks in black t-shirts

Duck Dynasty’s beloved tea-sipping Uncle Si is coming to Boerne’s Tusculum Brewing Co! He will be headline a meet and greet hosted by local apparel company American Scroll this Saturday, September 18, from 11-6 at Tusculum Brewing Comp...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: July 30, 2021

Boerne named a Film Friendly Certified Community by Texas Film Commission (TFC)

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Boerne could soon be the backdrop of your next favorite TV show, movie, or commercial after the city was named a Film Friendly Certified Community by the Texas Film Commission (TFC).

The Film Friendly Texas program provides ongoing training and guidance on...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Fun Facts About the Cave Without a Name

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Visitors regularly plan their trip around an afternoon filled with an unforgettable tour of one of Boerne’s two show caves. While guests enjoy panning for gems, above-ground trail hiking, and even geode slicing, there’s much more to th...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: September 7, 2021

Fall in Love with Boerne Events

A boy and a girl with their faces painted sitting in a large antique tractor wheel

There may not be a nip in the air just yet, but we are absolutely seeing a shift towards a more autumnal vibe in our lives. Shops are dressing their windows with shades of orange, red and brown, and the ever-popular pumpkin spice is back on the latte menu...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: March 31, 2021

Serve the Community at the New Boerne Visitors Center!

Volunteering at the Boerne Visitors Center

The beautiful new Boerne Visitors Center building is now open and receiving increasing numbers of guests at 282 N. Main Street down on the award-winning, historic Hill Country Mile. 

The Boerne Convention and Visitors Bureau is looking for several...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: July 8, 2021

10 Tips for Bat Viewing at Old Tunnel State Park

Old Tunnel State Park Bats- Photo Credit: TPWD

How do you feel about bats? Super cool? Cute and fluffy? Get them away from me? If your answer is favorable, you’re in luck! The Texas Hill Country is the ideal destination for bat lovers. Just up the road from Boerne is the smallest State Park ...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 24, 2021

Where to Watch Fireworks & Celebrate America’s Birthday in Boerne!

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, USA- Boerne’s ready to party and you’re invited! There are 3 different fireworks shows scheduled around town over the July 4th weekend as well as an assortment of other fun activities that you will not want to miss. If you play your cards ...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 14, 2021

Celebrate Vatertags in Boerne this Weekend!

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What is “Vatertags” you may ask? Vatertags = Father’s Day in German! Boerne is the ideal destination to honor your dear ol’ dad. Fun festivities, local craft beer, Hill Country wine, German dishes, a selection of un...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 10, 2021

History is Alive in Boerne!

Little Boy Locked Up at the Old Jail Museum

Step back in time while exploring historic Boerne, Texas! You’ll find glimpses of our past around every corner. Make plans to visit one of the many historic sites and museums around town. Also, be sure to snag a copy of the Free Historic Walking...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Oprah Toots Boerne’s Horn!

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From Eastsound, Washington, to Frederick, Maryland, these small towns in America might not sound like they would have much in common with Boerne, unless of course Oprah Winfrey hears about these communities. 

OprahDaily.com recently listed Boerne,...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: May 21, 2021

6+ Reasons Boerne’s So Instagrammable!

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Now that we wander around with a camera in our pocket or purse via our cell phones, it’s never been easier to capture our special moments while traveling. Boerne has become a rather selfie-worthy destination. You can’t help but want to document the moment...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Celebrate at Two NEW Boerne Events this Memorial Day Weekend

Taking a longhorn photo on a wagon ride at Enchanted Springs Ranch

Memorial Day is right around the corner and Boerne is excited to play host to not one but two new events that are sure to bring friends and family together for a good time. If you plan your weekend schedule right you can participate in BOTH of these fun-f...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Inaugural “Music on the Mile” Festival Brings a Day of Local Live Music & Festivities

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May 15th is going to go down in Boerne history as a big old fun time for all as well as the day that the Old Jail Museum opened its doors to the public. There will be a little something for everyone, so make plans to hit the Historic Hill Country Mile for...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: April 30, 2021

7 New Boerne Businesses You Should Know About!

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Boerne’s fun factor has jumped up again just in time for summer vacation planning! There’s a handful of exciting new businesses and attractions that you are going to want to know about as you begin brainstorming your next Boerne visit....

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: April 14, 2021

Travel Boerne Like an Influencer

My Curly Adventures at Flashback Funtiques in a red classic car.

Wouldn’t it be great to know all of the popular hotspots in your destination before you even hit the road? Influencers are pros at their research, and they know that the local Visitors Center always knows best! We’re happy to answer your questions and to ...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: March 31, 2021

Hop into Boerne and Make Easter Memories

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Here come’s Peter Cottontail hopping down the Bunny Trail straight to Boerne! There are still a few days to finalize your plans for a magical and memorable Easter weekend.  Whether you’re gathering with your extended family fo...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: March 25, 2021

Gold Stars for Boerne

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Our community and many of the businesses that make us special have been getting a lot of attention in the media lately! We thought we’d give you the highlights just in case you’ve missed all the excitement and Boerne love!

Southern Living’s April issue wil...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: March 16, 2021

Exceptional Texas Wildflowers Expected After Texas Snow!

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Many have been asking, “Will there still be wildflowers in Boerne after the freezing weather and snow last month?” The short answer is “YES!”, and we couldn’t be more excited about it! The timing of Winter Storm Uri was ideal for avoiding bloom denting da...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: March 12, 2021

Find Your Irish Roots in Boerne!

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You may not actually have Irish lineage, but all of our blood runs a little green this time of year. St. Patrick’s Day falls on Wednesday, March 17th, so we’re celebrating all week long here in Boerne. If you have a hankering for green...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: March 3, 2021

The Hill Country Mile: More than a Shopping Hot Spot

Little Girl Painting at The Makers Place

We’ve talked about how Boerne’s Award-Winning Hill Country Mile is a haven for shopaholics before, maybe once or twice. However, there is a lot more happening down on The Mile than prime retail and spring fashions this year.

A family tri...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Birders Soar into Boerne this Spring

Birding at the Cibolo Center for Conservaton

The spring season doesn’t just mark the return of warm weather in Boerne, it’s also time for our migratory birds to return from their seasonal trip down south. In addition to the amazing shopping and elevated dining options on the Hill Country Mile, Boern...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: February 11, 2021

Try Something NEW This Spring Break!

Kayaking at Boerne City Lake

Who’s ready for an adventure? It’s been a full year since life with Corona started and it’s time for something NEW! A lot of growth and innovation has blossomed here in Boerne recently, so if it’s been a while since your last trip, it’s time to return!

Kee...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: February 2, 2021

Last Second Valentine’s Planning Guide

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, but there’s still time to plan an unforgettable outing with your loved one, or maybe a fun Galentines escape with some girlfriends to Boerne.

If you missed the last two posts, they may be wort...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: January 25, 2021

6 Adorable Vacation Rentals Just for 2!

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Valentine’s Day is getting close! What could be more memorable than an elevated Hill Country experience for two in a charming, historic, Texas Hill Country town filled with plenty of open space, exceptional dining, amazing shopping, craft beer, and Texas ...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: January 15, 2021

It’s More Than Just an Underground Cave Tour

Geode Slicing at Cave Without a Name

The secret’s out. Boerne is a hot spot on the map for cave enthusiasts and wanna-be spelunkers. With not one, but TWO nationally recognized show caves you’re sure to have your geological fantasies met while you are here. 

While the caves themselve...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Warm Up With These 4 Bowls Of Boerne Chili!

Cibolo Creek Brewing Company Chili

Where do you fall in the great Texas Chili debate? Beans or no beans? Regardless of your stance, there’s no beans about it, these 4 bowls of chili will have you warmed to the core and asking for more during these chilly winter months. There&...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: December 16, 2020

Celebrate the End of 2020 and the Start of 2021 in Boerne!

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It’s safe to say we are all excited to see 2021 on the horizon. The holiday season is full of fun and festivities and whether you're looking to ring in the New Year with something low key and relaxing or an exciting party, there is some...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: November 25, 2020

Historic Sach’s Garage Welcomes New Businesses

Sach's Garage Hall and J. Forks

The corner of Main Street and River Road has been the home to the historic Sach’s Garage building since 1916. It’s currently being lovingly restored and will soon house an assortment of new and relocated businesses. In anticipation of ...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: November 12, 2020

Slow Down and Enjoy a Small Town Christmas in Boerne

Christmas Photo at the Boerne Mural

The warmth of the Christmas spirit is beyond compare. Take time this holiday season to slow the pace of life down and rediscover the meaning of Christmas this year. Savor the special moments with loved ones that will become treasured memories for years to...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: November 5, 2020

Can’t-Miss Markets in Boerne

Couple at Boerne Market Days

It’s time to start thinking about CHRISTMAS SHOPPING! In addition to shopping small in our quaint independently owned boutiques on and around the Hill Country Mile, Boerne boasts a vast assortment of markets that will present shoppers with every...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: October 27, 2020

Visit Mom and Pop Businesses When Traveling It Makes a Big Impact on Local Communities

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When planning a “daycation” or weekend away, including stops at locally-owned businesses it can make a big impact on small towns—and the visitors who support them.   In cities like Boerne, Texas, where about 80% of t...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: October 16, 2020

2 In-Demand Boerne BBQ Joints Worth Arriving Early For

Black Board BBQ Meats by S.A.Vortooth

What can be more Texan than a Hill Country Drive and a big plate of smokey Bar-B-Q?  These Boerne BBQ hot spots do not disappoint, but you better be on time if you want to load up on their tasty goodness. When the meat runs out, that’s it for the...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: October 9, 2020

Fabulous Fall Fashion Finds in Boerne!

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Think LAYERS! We have so many stylish yet cozy options this time of year here Boerne! A shopping trip to the Hill Country Mile will give your closet a reason to rejoice! We’ve coordinated with our local retailers to share a snapshot of just a fr...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: August 21, 2020

101 Things To Do in Boerne NOW!

Hill Country Food Tours - Dodging Duck Brewhaus Cheers with Beers

It’s hard to pick a favorite activity here in Boerne, so we’ve compiled a lengthy list of things to do. 101 to be exact! It includes everything from shopping and dining to outdoor must-see stops and regular events and happenings that a...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Favorite Boerne Visitors Center Materials Are Online!

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Of course, we love seeing your smiling faces inside the Boerne Visitor Center when you arrive, but you may want to preview or get the most popular materials before crossing the county line. We’ve gathered many of the fan favorites here for you t...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: July 21, 2020

7 Brand New Boerne Vacation Rentals to Check Out!

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The Boerne guesthouse market is EXPLODING right now, and we can’t wait to tell you about the new kids on the block. There’s something for every traveler in this bunch! Want to see even more? Check out a full list of Boerne’s ...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Influencers are Loving Boerne + Tips for Traveling with Kids

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Travel influencers are working in overdrive to toot the horns of small towns everywhere. They are hitting the road and their keyboards to tell their stories. The word has gotten out that Boerne is a wholesome, charming, spacious escape for famili...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: July 2, 2020

“History Meets Hip” at Boerne’s New Richter Tavern

Richter Tavern Cheers

The town of Boerne dates to 1852, when it was first laid out around a town square (Main Plaza) which still exists as the central gathering spot for concerts, events, festivals, and Market Days. By the 1880’s, Boerne had grown a reputation as hav...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Who’s Hungry? 5 New Restaurants Blossomed in Boerne this Spring!

Dining at Richter Tavern with a Dogie

Boerne now has 5 new dining locations to add to your culinary bucket list. There’s something for everyone! American, Thai, Spanish, Tex Mex, and more!

The Boerne community has eagerly been anticipating the opening of Richter Tavern and they did n...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: May 6, 2020

Whisk Your Wedding Away to Boerne!

Kendall Plantation Wedding - Snap Chic Photography

It’s time to plan your dream wedding again!  People across the country put their celebratory wedding plans on hold when COVID-19 hit, but the great news is that wedding venues and the services needed to conduct weddings are immediately ...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: April 15, 2020

Plan for a Backyard Happy Hour with Drinks To-Go!

Botero Tapas + Wine Bar - Adult Capri Sun

Adult beverages to-go have been a hot commodity during this time of quarantine. While we are all anxiously waiting to be able to go and enjoy an ice-cold beer or cocktail with our friends at our favorite restaurants, bars, breweries, and wineries, Governo...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: April 7, 2020

Get a Little Boerne Experience While Staying Home!

At-Home Boerne Experiences - Cibolo Nature Center Video

During this trying time, Boerne is continuing to adapt and shine while keeping everyone safe! We are elated to see that our local Boerne businesses and organizations have stepped up their game when it comes to creating a memorable Boerne experience that y...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: April 3, 2020

5 Ways to Stay Boerne Strong!

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Boerne has always been a close-knit and proud community, and in the face of adversity, locals have banded together more than ever to show support for each other. Boerne, our businesses need you and below are a few ways you can continue to support your fav...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Spring Events are Blooming in Boerne!

Father and Son at a Car Show in Boerne

*UPDATE: Many of these events have been postponed and/or canceled and/or are further evaluating the situation. For the most accurate information on event dates and times, please follow up with the official event website*.

The current warm weather means a r...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: February 24, 2020

What’s New at the Cibolo Nature Center?

Cut Flowers Workshop at Cibolo Nature Center

*Check out recent UPDATES on Cibolo Nature Center and Farm facility operations, services and programs.*Boerne’s own Cibolo Nature Center and Farm is a playground for the adventurer. It holds lots of walking trails, unbeatable aesthetics, the Cib...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: February 4, 2020

The Ultimate Boerne Spring Break Guide!

Family with Wild Bill in Boerne

It’s no secret that Boerne offers nothing but the best in shopping, dining, and lodging. While it’s been a mild winter, we are ready to welcome the sunshine in with the coming of Spring! Spend a glorious week with us here in Boerne wit...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: January 21, 2020

Get Your Passport to the Texas Hill Country!

Texas Hill Country Trail Passport

Of the 10 regions in Texas, the Hill Country holds some of its most prized aesthetic beauty and amazing attractions. If you’ve never explored it before, the Texas Hill Country Trail Region Passport program is an excellent way to get started!

You ...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: December 23, 2019

Discover These 5 BRAND NEW Boerne Businesses!

Richter Bakhaus Treats

As we approach the close of 2019, we’ve realized what a busy year of new businesses and openings it has been for our charming small town. The latest openings include men’s clothing, delicious bakery eats, a quaint new bookshop, healthy...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: January 8, 2020

9 Ways to Kick the Cold & Have Fun Indoors in Boerne This Winter!

Playing at Ninja City

Boerne can get pretty chilly in the wintertime! We have 9 fun ways to enjoy a memorable Boerne experience with things to do that will keep you warm and indoors this winter.

1. Eat

Boerne has an excellent array of restaurants, bakeries, and coffeehouses! You...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Take a Coffee Crawl Through Boerne!

The Dienger - Ladies Enjoy Coffee

Calling all coffee lovers! Boerne has an incredible selection of locally owned and operated coffee shops. The best part about coffee and the craft of making it is that it’s an incredibly diverse beverage! If you’re not a coffee lover, ...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: November 17, 2019

All Roads Meet in Boerne, TX!

Meetings in Boerne, TX

Whether your passion lies in business or pleasure, sometimes it just feels good to be surrounded by people who share a commonality with you—people who get you. Step into the luxurious southern charm that Boerne has to offer all who enter through its lush,...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: November 15, 2019

Boerne’s Lit This Christmas!

Stealing a Kiss at Old West Christmas Light Fest

*UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed! Please keep an eye out for more on our social media pages and upcoming blogs!*

We’ve got TWO opportunities to win tickets to amplify your light-seeing experience this holiday season! With all the glittering d...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: November 5, 2019

A Memorable Boerne Escapade in 6 Easy Steps!

Couple Getting Drinks At Peggy's On The Green

Boerne is truly a place that is great to visit year-round. There is always something to do, tours to take, food to taste, and places to experience! Here are some suggestions on how to get started planning your trip no matter which season, holiday, or even...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: October 29, 2019

Step Into the Underground Music Scene in Boerne—Literally.

Couple at Cave Without A Name Concert

There are not many places that you can go below the earth’s surface to see a concert—but Boerne is home to one of them! Cave Without A Name is the host of this very special experience, and there is typically a live music concert held w...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: October 22, 2019

Shop Small for Big Holiday Cheer!

Shopping in Boerne - Jewelry at Celeste

Let’s be honest—what shopping experience sounds more enjoyable: scrolling through your phone and placing an order for a gift “that will do”? Or planning a social outing with friends, sipping on a glass of wine, whil...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Hit Up These 4 Fall Car Shows!

Key to the Hills Rod Run - Photo by Bob Lewis

Boerne loves things that go “VROOM!” Get revved up for 4 car-centric events to look forward to during the month of October.

Hot Rod Nights (October 5th and 26th)

There are only 2 more Hot Rod Nights to attend before the season is over fo...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: September 23, 2019

Grand Opening: Black Rifle Coffee Company

Black Rifle Coffee Company - Brew Crew with Latte

Black Rifle Coffee Company has made its way to Boerne’s historic Hill Country Mile, and we are excited to share the details of their grand opening event! BRCC is veteran-owned and operated, and a portion of its profits go to benefitting veteran,...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: September 9, 2019

8 Can’t-Miss Shopping Events in Boerne This Fall!

Shopping - Ella Blue - Wayfarer Photography

Whether you’re shopping for kid’s clothing, antiques, fresh produce, or you’re getting a head start on holiday shopping, Boerne is the place to do it! Bring the whole family because there’s more to do than shop. Som...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: August 8, 2019

Boerne’s Historic Ye Kendall Inn is Now “The Kendall”!

The Kendall - Sara Room

The Kendall has exciting news and updates to share about the historic hotel and the Boerne experience they have to offer! Along with their new name, they have completed a full property renovation. Each room, suite and cabin has its own unique feel and dec...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Get Y’er True Texan Experience in Boerne!

Girl on fence with boots and western wear

(In our best Texan accent)

Are y’all lookin’ to get a taste of what it’s like to be a Texan? Immerse yourself in the cultural “cowboy way” when you dress, eat, and play like a Texan! We’ve got som...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: July 24, 2019

The Bevy’s Bee Boxes Make Everything Sweeter!

The Bevy Provisions Co. Honey

Honey bees are fascinating, aren’t they? The Bevy Provisions Co. sells locally sourced honey from their own bee boxes that reside in their back yard. We have the scoop on what it takes to make it readily available!

The Bee Boxes

There are 2 bee boxes at The...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: July 19, 2019

All Ages Can Celebrate Christmas in July!

Santa Visits Christmas in July at Movies in the Park!

Find the splendor of the Christmas season in the middle of the year by participating in one of these events, or by stepping foot into the yuletide wonderland that is The Christmas Shoppe in downtown Boerne!

Christmas in July Movie in the Park Showing &...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: July 12, 2019

Second Weekends in Boerne!

Second Saturday Bluegrass Jam Circle

The second weekend of any month is always a good time to visit Boerne. There are several events that regularly take place on the second weekends, and no matter what you’re interests are, there is something for you! With everything from shopping ...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 27, 2019

July “Come and See” Contest

Boerne Enter to Win

We can’t tell you enough how excited we are to have moved the Boerne Visitor Center down to the Hill Country Mile. In celebration, we will be running a special “Come and See” contest. Simply come and see the new Boerne Visitor Center (282 N. Main Street) ...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 25, 2019

Celebrate America’s Birthday in Boerne!

4th of July Fireworks

Celebrate our great country with a trip to the hills and party all week long! Check out a small handful of the activities that will be happening in our area over the holiday week below. More events can be found on our calendar of events and Facebook page!...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 20, 2019

New Boerne Visitor Center Gets its Own Art Al Fresco Piece!

Art Al Fresco at Boerne Visitors Center

If you haven’t heard, the Boerne Visitors Center has seen a lot of change in the last year, so we have a lot to report. Moving into our new and permanent location at 282 N. Main Street has brought many exciting adventures already, and we look fo...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 4, 2019

Exciting News & Some Changes!

Website-New Visitors Center Home Page

First off, thank you so much for subscribing to our blog! We love sharing exciting Boerne developments and travel ideas with you! Second, the Boerne Visitors Center is GETTING A NEW WEBSITE!  So now as you navigate around the website you will see...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 3, 2019

The Bevy Hotel Announces its Collection of Very Special Food and Beverage Alliances

The Bevy Hotel

The Bevy Hotel in Boerne, scheduled to open in early June, has announced its “Bevy of Unique & Curious Things” thanks to partnerships with the finest sources of food and beverage in the Texas Hill Country.

Co-owner and oper...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 3, 2019

A Mother's Day Guide for DADS!

Mothers Day in Boerne

Mother’s Day 2019 is THIS Sunday! Dads – are you looking for that perfect gift? This year, give the gift of taking away…the kids! We’ve compiled an activity list of unique things to do for Mom while you sp...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 3, 2019

Art Al Fresco's Newest Round of Sculptures Brings A Whimsical Addition to the Boerne Landscape

Art Al Fresco

The City of Boerne was excited to announce the recent installation of its fourth Art al Fresco exhibit, a collection of 10 large-scale sculptures placed around Boerne’s Hill Country Mile, the Patrick Heath Public Library and Bo...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 3, 2019

Hill Country Mile Designated One of Texas' Great Places!

Hill Country Mile

When planning your next Texas Hill Country adventure, a stroll down the award-winning Hill Country Mile is a must. The Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association announced its 2019 Great Places in Texas designees last week, and Boerne’s&...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 3, 2019

Boerne's Permanent Public Art Collection Grows by Two!

Art-Al-Fresco

Boerne’s public art program will add two sculptures to its permanent collection from the most recent Art al Fresco exhibition. These additions continue the City’s five-year plan to grow Boerne’s public art collection...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 3, 2019

10 Relaxing Outdoor Patios for Dining and Drinking in Boerne

Boerne Wine Company

Spring is in the air, and that means it’s time to find yourself a patio to sit and enjoy some good food and drink. Luckily, there are plenty of places in Boerne where you can do exactly that. Check out the list below for some of the best patios ...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 3, 2019

The Inside Scoop on Hill Country Wildflowers!

Bluebonnets in Boerne

While many say that Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, here in the Texas Hill Country – that could be debatable! When you consider the beauty of Texas bluebonnets and other wildflowers in the spring each year, some would say that&...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 3, 2019

8 Outdoor Entertainment Series to Include in Your Next Trip!

Moondance Concert Series

With the weather warming up, all of our favorite outdoor entertainment series are getting ready to kick back up! These classic Boerne event series bring charm, tradition, food, music, dancing and so much more to this awesome community and only add to its ...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 3, 2019

Memories Made: An Unforgettable Ride With Diamond C Stables!

Horseback Riding in Boerne

A common misconception about Texans is that we ride horses everywhere we go. This is not in fact true, but I will say that if it were efficient, that might be the preferred method of travel for many (including myself)! If you’ve never been horse...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 5, 2019

Get Ready to Get Dirty: 2 Obstacle Races Are Coming!

Thunderdash 2019

It’s time to challenge yourself and find out what you’re made of! Boerne has 2 great obstacle race events coming that are more than just a race to the finish line! While we frequently talk about our great local shopping, dining and out...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 3, 2019

6 Can't-Miss Tiny Hill Country Towns Perfect For Day Tripping!

Sisterdale Dance Hall

Have you ever looked at a map of the Texas Hill Country? We highly recommend making Boerne your “home-base” during your next Hill Country trip, as we are centrally located among many of the Texas Hill Country's charmi...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 3, 2019

6 Inspiring Outdoor Spring Break Activities in Boerne!

Hill Country Paddle Sports

It’s time to start thinking about warm weather days again! Spring Break is coming up quick (we know, not quickly enough). We’ve got inspiration for your vacation to Boerne as the world turns to bring the warmth back into the Texas Hill...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 3, 2019

6 Unique Boerne Rentals For Your Next Vacation!

Philip Manor Square

Are you one that prefers the amenities of a cozy house when traveling? Short term rental properties are popping up all over the place – including Boerne! While there are lots of options in town to maximize your stay in the Hill Country, we have ...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 3, 2019

Create Your Own Progressive Dinner Date In Boerne!

Peggy's On The Green

If you’ve ever experienced Boerne’s local restaurant scene, you know there is an abundance of choices! Well, we did the work for you with the hope of inspiring you to indulge completely and order all your favorite courses from all your...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 3, 2019

Twin Sisters Home & Flooring Opens Inside Old Visitor Center Building!

Twin Sisters Interiors

Only a few short months ago, the Boerne Visitors Center was located on a historic, quaint Boerne landmark known as the Menger-Kingsbury-Shumard Ranch. The two buildings on the property have sat for more than a century on that plot of land. Since the Visit...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 3, 2019

5 MORE of Boerne's Best Burgers!

Black Board Bar B Q

Last year, we posted  “5 of Boerne’s Best Burgers”, and we found that you loved it so much that it was time to do a “Part 2”. Naturally, we know there are more than just 5 burgers to gush about ar...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 3, 2019

10 Brand New Boerne Businesses in 2019!

Hill Country Mile Shopping

Happy 2019 everyone! A brand new year brings so many new chances, new opportunities, and in Boerne’s case – new and exciting businesses! We’ve got the skinny on 10 new happenings here in town along with what you can look forw...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 3, 2019

5 Holiday Cocktail Recipes from Salvador Dobbs

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Looking to add a new cocktail to the mix for your next holiday party or happy hour? Salvador Dobbs has shared some of their new creations as well as tried and true favorites that will surely liven up your next event! Not throwing a holiday soiree this yea...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 3, 2019

5 Local Boerne Stores Make 2019 Shop Across Texas' "Best Stores" List!

Hill Country Mile

Well the list for the Best Stores in Texas is up for 2019, and a big, Texas-sized “congratulations” are in order! 5 Boerne stores have made the list including: 259 Home Market, Beatitude Bridal Boutique, Boutique Chloe Rose, Ella Blue ...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 3, 2019

9 Ways to Spend Your Sunday in Boerne!

Boerne Brewey

Need to maximize your Sunday Funday? Monday is lurking around the corner, but lucky for you, we’ve got 9 ways to make your final day of rest one to get you truly ready for the week ahead! However, you may just decide to extend your visit to Boer...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 3, 2019

Plan A Vacation For your Buds...Taste Buds, That Is!

Cypress Grille

They’ve been with you since birth, watched you grow up and been there for you for all your firsts. Who knows you better than your best buds? Your TASTE BUDS! It’s time to show them some love and take them on a Texas Hill Country advent...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 3, 2019

Making Second Generation Cave Without A Name Memories

Cave Without A Name

Visiting a well-loved tourist attraction decades later with your kiddos can be almost as magical as experiencing it for the first time! The Cave Without A Name is a field trip staple for every elementary school and summer camp in the Boerne area. As a chi...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 3, 2019

Boerne Beyond the Happy Hour!

Beyond Happy Hour in Boerne

Are you looking for ways to maximize your weekdays here in Boerne? There are so many places in town that keep the fun going even when the weekend comes to a close. We are here to let you know that the drinks, the games, the music, and the laughs do not ha...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 3, 2019

6 Unbeatable Boerne Brunch Menus!

Peggy's On The Green

Imagine this: it’s Sunday morning and you’ve either just woken up from catching a few extra ZZZ’s, or you were just dismissed from your weekly church service. No matter how your day starts, you are bound to have a rumble in t...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 3, 2019

Fun Fitness While Visiting Boerne!

Activity-Aerial-Yoga

Whether you are just visiting or live here, there are many options for a great workout in Boerne. Local fitness enthusiast and blogger, Victoria Sparks, shares her favorite workout discoveries around Boerne, so read on and get ready to “glisten....

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 1, 2019

An ABC Guide to Visiting Boerne!

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OK y’all, here are 26 glorious ways to maximize your fun in Boerne, all in alphabetical order! Whether you’ve got family coming to town or you’re planning your very own visit, this ABC guide highlights so much of our town&...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 1, 2019

Upgrade Your Road Trip!

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There’s no denying that the Texas Hill Country is an ideal year-round destination for Texans seeking to hit the road for an adventure. In Boerne, the lodging, dining and shopping are all a step up from your average vacation, so you’re ...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 1, 2019

One Sweet Hiking Tour: Honey Creek State Natural Area

Activity-HCSNA-Hike

You have likely heard of Guadalupe River State Park, but do you know about Honey Creek State Natural Area? We had the opportunity to take a private tour of the preserve this past week…and WOW! It is a real Hill Country treasure! The guides were incredibly...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 1, 2019

Taco 'Bout Boerne

Food-BoerneTacoHouse

WARNING! Reading this blog post WILL make you hungry for tacos. Every time we turn around, it seems like there is a new taco place opening its doors here in Boerne…and we are not complaining! Each taco restaurant in town has their own special s...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 1, 2019

Find A Little Something For Your Garden in Boerne!

Shopping-Nature-Store

The Hill Country Mile’s retail opportunities are vast and varied. For the gardeners and nature lovers among us, a can’t-miss stop for locals and visitors is A Little Nature Store. A trip through the garden and around the shop will leav...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 1, 2019

A Day At The Lake? Why, YES!

Activity-LakePlay

The secret is out! Boerne City Lake Park is a hopping place for families to have a water-play day! The facility is comprised of 100 acres of park land and more than 100 acres of water to accommodate a FULL day of fun! In addition to the beautiful...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 1, 2019

Take A Break From Spring Break in Boerne!

Activity-Shopping-Spring-Break

Ahh, the blessed Spring Break is right around the corner!  If you’re one who wants to feel rejuvenated after Spring Break, I have good news: this blog is full of great tips just for you! Boerne has always been the perfect place to escap...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 1, 2019

Saint Tryphon Farm and Vineyards: The New Winery on the Block!

Winery---Saint-Tryphon

Most of us are aware of the things that really make Sisterdale great and how perfect it is for day tripping from Boerne. Gorgeous winding roads so blatantly boast the best scenery that the Hill Country has to offer; lazy weekend floats on the picturesque ...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: June 1, 2019

3 Boerne Pot Pies To Fill Your Comfort Food Needs

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Nothing warms the heart quite like comfort food. Boerne is serving up some seriously hearty bowls of chicken pot pie that are not to be missed if you are in the mood for a lunch that will warm the soul! Take a gander below and pick a pie that calls to you...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Valentine's Date Ideas in Boerne!

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The most romantic day of the year is right  around the corner again! That’s right fellas, Valentine’s Day 2019 is here. Don’t panic. If you haven’t figured out what to do to celebrate, we’ve got p...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: May 31, 2019

5 Up-And-Coming Boerne Businesses In 2018!

Activity- New Businesses - Salvador Dobbs

Happy New Year to all of our lovely followers! 2018 is going to be one exciting year, folks.  We’ve got a lot to look forward to in the coming year, and we’ve got the skinny on new businesses, event venues, shops, restaurants ...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: May 31, 2019

2 Boerne Bowls of Oatmeal to Dive Into

Oatmeal in Boerne

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, right? On chilly days, like we have been having, a steaming bowl of oatmeal filled with tasty goodies like fruits, nuts and sugar is the perfect way to start your day off on the right foot. The two breakfas...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Year-Round Fun For Everyone: Guadalupe River State Park

Guadalupe River State

Stretching across the Texas Hill Country is the ever-flowing Guadalupe River.  Boerne is just a short distance to the Guadalupe River State Park, and there is always a way to enjoy its beautiful scenery!  For those seeking an escape from...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: May 31, 2019

10 Reasons To Christmas Shop On Boerne's Hill Country Mile

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Make your lists and check them twice. Fall in love with Christmas Shopping again on Boerne’s Hill Country Mile!  You’ll find The Mile is so much more than retail.  W...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Little Gretel Restaurant - Chicken Paprika Recipe!

Food-Little-Gretel-Kolaches

Chef Denise, of Little Gretel here in Boerne, TX shared a favored recipe (Chicken Paprika) from her youth in the Czech Republic. “I love the way my mother prepared it and now I am passing this recipe to my daughter. It is a very simple and quick...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: May 31, 2019

5 of Boerne's Best Burgers!

Food-CCBC-Burgers

Where’s the beef? It’s in Boerne apparently. There were so many fabulous burgers in town that it was difficult to pick only 5 to feature in this post. Here’s the scoop on some of the best around, where to find them on the Hil...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: May 31, 2019

So Many Places to Find LIVE MUSIC in Boerne!!

Live-Music-Random

Music fills the air all over Boerne as the weekend approaches. Here is a full list of venues that offer live music regularly. Each place has something a little different to bring to the table so stick around and try more than one to find the perfect fit f...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Tips for Taking a Tasting Tour in the Texas Hill Country

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The Texas Hill Country is becoming famous for wineries, breweries and distilleries. Here are the nitty gritty details and some great insider tips that will make your next trip into the hills a five-star day for you and your crew!

Who would enjoy t...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: May 30, 2019

9 Summer Date Ideas in Boerne

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Getting away from your everyday routine and trying something new can be a great relationship pick-me-up. Whether you’re already married, soon to be married, or newly dating, regular date nights (or days) are important. We’ve compiled a...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: May 30, 2019

6 Texas Hill Country Dance Halls You Should Know About!

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Deep in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, you’ll find that two-steppin’ is somewhat of a way of life.  If you’re looking for ways to jump into Texas culture, find yourself a partner, a pair of boots, and a dance h...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Your Summer Boerne Bucket List!

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School’s out and summer is HERE! Now what are you going to do? We’ve done the research for you. Here is your official summer check list for things to do here in Boerne. No matter what your travel style, there is something for everyone ...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Oompah All Summer Long in Boerne!

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No doubt, the most uniquely Boerne German experience that you can have this summer is dancing a polka at an Abendkonzert (Evening Concert) on Main Plaza as the sun goes down. Throughout the summer the Boerne Village Band fills the night air with tradition...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Take in Boerne’s sights and … sniffs?

Activity-Boerne City Lake-Dog

We could tell this car trip was going to be special as soon as mom closed the car door. She had loaded far more into the back seat than usual. A typical trip to the park warrants only our leashes and an extra bottle of water or two. We were sharing the ba...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: May 30, 2019

A Valentine’s Gift from Peggy’s on the Green: Pie & Cocktail Recipes!

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It was another tough day at the office yesterday. Peggy’s on the Green called again for a pie tasting (DARN!) and there was an extra surprise this time, it was also cocktail time! They sent us home on a sugar high and with an extra special gift,...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: May 30, 2019

How to Solve the Spring Break Conundrum

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Spring Break is almost here and the younger half of your crew is probably already bugging you to go to crowded places like Fiesta Texas and Sea World. Believe me, I get it. The idea of wading through the parking lots and crowds, day after day, is enough t...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: May 30, 2019

"Ladies Love Beer Too" Blogger Reviews Boerne Breweries

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Guest Blogger, Paige Mathews of “Ladies Love Beer Too" took a trip to Boerne and toured our breweries last weekend! We're happy to report she had a great time and shared her thoughts with us. If you've been around the brew block in...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: May 30, 2019

A Food-Centric Guide to Traveling in Boerne

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Boerne shines with an abundance of culinary selections, so it's a no brainer when you are planning on eating your way through a vacation! We know trips are all about the food nowadays and the Boerne community is extending an invitation to their t...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: May 30, 2019

An Insider’s Guide to Planning a Perfect Hill Country Wedding

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If you are like most newly engaged brides, it takes a couple of weeks for the excitement and enthusiasm from staring at your brand-new sparkly bling to wear down and really dive deep into wedding planning mode.  But where do you start?!  ...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Apple Cider Cream Pie Recipe from Chef Bohanan

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Chef Bohanan has given us all an early Christmas gift! We are very excited to share this special recipe with you from our friends at Peggy’s on the Green! Try your hand at making your own Apple Cider Cream Pie with Chef’s recipe.

Apple ...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Peggy's on the Green Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

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“Growing up, pie served as great comfort food that brought our neighbors and family together around the table.” — Chef Mark Bohanan

Peanut Butter Pie

Ingredients

8 ounces Nutter ButtersSalt4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted1...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Something Old, Something New

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A couple discovers hidden gems in Boerne, Texas

“I think it’s crooked,” I said to my husband, Sean, as I examined the painting I had hung a few days prior. It was the only piece of art in our new home, sitting lonely on the large blank canvas of our living...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

4 Ways to Beat the Heat In and Around Boerne

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Welcome to Texas… Where you wish you were a fish so you could live in the water during the month of August! Here’s a quick survival guide to staying cool in our local waterways in Boerne through the end of our hot summer months. You c...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

BOERNE RECIPE SWAP: 259 Brantley’s Bistro’s Baked Salami Chips with Bread & Butter TX Jalapeño Dip

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Who wouldn’t want to wow their guests with a favorite appetizer from a favorite local restaurant? Chef Brantley has let the cat out of the bag and shared the recipe for their Baked Salami Chips with Bread & Butter Texas Jalapeño Dip with us and we are...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: May 30, 2019

24 Hours in Boerne!

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One of my favorite things about Boerne is how easy it is. At 30 miles west of San Antonio, it’s conveniently located in the Texas Hill County along I-10 and at the end of Highway 46, plus the city’s walk-ability is ideal for out-of-tow...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Heading to Boerne: Then vs. Now

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How could we not share such a treasure! While digging in old files left by my predecessor (thanks Wendy!) I found this historical gem promoting Boerne, the “Key to the Hills,” encouraging people to relocate and move to Boerne. We giggl...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Relaxed Romance in Boerne

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A weekend of fine art, dining and shopping: Small town charm? Check. Fine dining and specialty shops? Check. Two checks later and my husband and I were raising our wine glasses. The toast was to Texas Hill Country’s answer to our prayers for the...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

I’m a Lucky Girl: Winter Kayaking Boerne Lake

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I kayak. That being said, I’ve only kayaked for about a year and a bit, so I’m certainly not an expert. I won’t go anywhere I think I might be in danger, and there have been times where I thought I was in danger, where everyo...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Boerne Is So Blessed!

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Many of the churches in Boerne today began with a handful of individuals who met in various locations throughout the area. Despite the emotional climate, religion still found a way to exist in Boerne in the early days.

Early German immigrants to Boerne wer...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Did you know....Boerne edition!

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1: The first Polo game in the U.S. was played in Boerne in the early 1870s on a field on Upper Balcones Rd- Brought by the English.

2: Boerne Shooting Club C. 18912: Boerne has the oldest Shooting Club in the U.S. in continuous use. New Braunfels was the o...

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Boerne Visitors Center News Flash
Posted on: May 29, 2019

Boerne Spooks!

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Looking to go Ghost Hunting in Boerne? Here are a few locations that you COULD possibly run into a past resident if you played your cards right! Sightings and experiences are not particularly common, but there have been an assortment of reports of the yea...

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Posted on: May 29, 2019

Bonus Points for Boerne

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Small town charm? Check. Fine dining and specialty shops? Check. Two checks later and my husband and I were raising our wine glasses. The toast was to Texas Hill Country’s answer to our prayers for the perfect weekend getaway. For being just a 4...

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