Whether you call them guest ranches or dude ranches, Bandera has plenty of them. Some are rustic; others are equipped with all modern conveniences. Check with the convention and visitors bureau for listings.
Find a blend of Old West relics, Western art, antiques, and Native American artifacts from centuries-old Chinese temple bells to Buffalo Bill Wild West Show posters. Open 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Mon.–Sat. Admission charge. 830/796-3864. www.frontiertimesmuseum.org.
Minimum development characterizes this 5,369-acre Hill Country park. Primitive camping is permitted in a 20-acre designated site. Horseback riding, backpacking and hiking are popular. On F.M. 1077, 10 miles west of Texas 173. 830/796-4413. www.tpwd.state.tx.us/state-parks/hill-country.
Self-guided Bandera County walking and driving tours feature the original jail, county courthouse and historic 11th Street. Also, watch saddle makers at work and tour a working longhorn ranch. Contact the convention and visitors bureau for details.
Built in 1882 by José Policarpo "Polly" Rodriguez, this picturesque Bandera County church stands near Privilege Creek. Rodriguez was a famous scout for the U.S. Army, a guide, a hunter and a licensed Methodist minister. He is buried nearby. Chapel usually open. Off Texas 16 about six miles southe...
Beautiful Hill Country landscapes can be found: Texas 173 North winds through scenic vistas to Camp Verde and Kerrville. Texas 173 South rolls to southern edge of hills and enters lower South Texas Plains. Texas 46 East explores steep-shouldered scenery through the town of Pipe Creek to Boerne. T...
Built in 1876, it serves a Polish settlement dating to 1855. It is one of the oldest Polish parishes in the U.S. 602 Seventh St. 830/460-4712. www.ststanislaus.us.
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