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Sample Group or Individual Tours
Brenham/Washington County has many fabulous attractions for your group to enjoy whether it’s a day trip or a week-long vacation. We have created four sample tours divided by proximity. To truly enjoy all that the Washington County area has to offer, we recommend you take your time while visiting these attractions. Don’t forget to call each attraction to make group tour reservations.
DAY ONE: Brenham
Brenham has many dining options. Downtown Brenham has seven different restaurants to choose from if you want to drop your group off and let them eat and shop at their leisure. If you want to be gathered together, depending on your size these may be your best options: The Cannery Kitchen, Must Be Heaven, Los Cabos Mexican Grill & Steakhouse, Volare. Be sure to CALL AHEAD to arrange your lunch time.
1:30 pm Brenham Heritage Museum
3:00 pm Giddings Stone Mansion and
4:00 pm Giddings-Wilkin House and/or Ross Carroll Bennett House
3:30pm Watch “The Dawn of Washington County” at Historic Simon Theatre and learn about the history of this 1925 Vaudeville theater.
DAY TWO: Independence / College Station / Navasota
12:45 pm Picnic lunch at Windmill Hill in Independence
2:45 pm George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
DAY THREE: Chappell Hill and Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
9:00 am Historic Chappell Hill
- Rock Store
- Methodist Church
- Providence Baptist Church
1:00 pm Chappell Hill Lavender Farm (north of Chappell Hill)
- Independence Hall
- Star of the Republic Museum
- Barrington Living History Farm
DAY FOUR: Burton and Round Top/La Grange
10:00 am Texas Cotton Gin Museum / Burton Railroad Depot
11:30 am Lunch at Burton Café or at one of the many restaurants in Brenham
1:30 pm Saddlehorn Winery
4:00 pm The Jersey Barnyard (northeast of La Grange)
10:00 am Round Top Festival Institute (concerts on weekends) or Shopping in Bybee Square and Henkel Square in Round Top
12:00 pm Lunch at Royer’s Café
1:30 pm Winedale Historical Complex
4:00 pm Bluebonnet Pottery & Gift Gallery
Note: Official Antique Week in Round Top is held the first weekends in April and October.