Tours and Attractions
Beneath Brenham streets is a State Archeological Landmark, a large system of historic cisterns. The cisterns were built in the late 1800’s to store rainwater for public fire fighting. Private cisterns were also abundant throughout early Washington County, used for bathing, drinking and cooking. Enjoy the Wild West story of why these cisterns were built. It’s […]
Residential Boy’s ranch ministry serves at-risk teenage boys from within 120 miles of Brenham through family counseling and restoration, spiritual development, on-campus charter school and horse program. Miracle Farm has several facilities for meetings, retreats, banquets, reunions and weddings. The large Main Dining Hall boasts a fully-equipped commercial kitchen. A podium stage is available, too. […]
Brenham’s park system features kitchens, barbecue pits, pavilions, playgrounds, baseball and tennis courts, as well as nature and walking trails. Contact the city of Brenham Parks & Recreation Department for rental information.
Visit ‘Belle’ of Blue Bell Creamery’s TV commercials. Tour the Frerichs family’s 50-year-old working Jersey dairy on our beautiful century farm. Milk a cow, hayrides, hay maze, hands-on petting barnyard, gift shop, ice cream and garden center.
Welcome to Peeka Ranch, an alpaca farm in Burton, Texas. Located just 15 miles west of Downtown Brenham and 55 miles northwest of Houston, Peeka Ranch is 60 acres of hay meadows, oak trees, and 100 alpacas. The public is welcome to come out to the ranch to enjoy seeing, petting and feeding the alpacas. […]
Designed to entertain the young and young at heart. Miniature golf, bumper boats, go-karts, arcade, laser tag, 26-foot rock wall, jumpers and mini-bowling! OPEN: Fri 5-11pm, Sat 10am-11pm, Sun noon-9pm
The Pax Christi Sisters invite you to their oasis in the country. Not only do they have a very large retreat center, but they have several miniature horses, a paint-your-own-ceramic shop, and a picnic area. Visitors are welcome 9-12 and 1-4 Monday through Saturday. (NOTE: The Pax Christi Sisters do not have a website for […]
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Stroll through fragrant fields, cut your own fresh lavender, indulge in a relaxing picnic by the pond, and enjoy our heavenly gift shop, “The Lavender Patch.” Our aromatic lavender farm and gift shop with its scenic hillside view is located 8 miles north of Chappell Hill. Open Thursday-Sunday, March through November.
Come visit the “little creamery” in Brenham and learn all about how Texas’ favorite sweet treat is made! You can browse the Tour Center which is filled with historical Blue Bell pictures, videos, advertising and more. Of course no visit would be complete without a generous scoop of ice cream from our Parlor and a […]
This 8-acre retail garden features antique roses, native plants, perennials, herbs, and wildflowers. Beautiful gardens to stroll and a nice little gift shop to accessorize your garden. Groups are welcome for tours. The Antique Rose Emporium is also a prime location to hold a wedding and/or reception. Facilities include gardens with tents, gazebo, chapel, outdoor […]