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Best Sweet Treats in Brenham

February 13, 2017

While a particular ice cream has made quite a name for itself in this rural community, Brenham is growing in its reputation of sweet treats. Blue Bell ice cream is still a favorite, of course! But tasty pies, cupcakes and chocolate truffles are now earning a right in the top ranks of Brenham’s local offerings. […]

Spring 2017 is on its Way!

February 6, 2017

It may only be February, but the wildflowers will be here before we know it! We are working on the website right now so that you will be well informed as soon as the bluebonnets, Indian paintbrush and other beautiful wildflowers start blooming. New this year … *drumroll* …  We have an app! The Visit […]

5 Ways to Enjoy Your Valentine

February 2, 2017

An easy drive brings you to the peace and quiet of Washington County, halfway between Houston and Austin, and the perfect place to reconnect with your Valentine. Here are five ways to reignite that love during a getaway to Brenham. Wine & Chocolate Tasting: Washington County is home to four local wineries and one brewery. […]

Antiques Shopping Made Easy

February 2, 2017

Many folks have heard about “Antiques Weeks” in the Round Top area, just 30 minutes down the road from Brenham, half way between Houston & Austin. That amazing shopping opportunity is one of the biggest in the entire nation and people travel from all over the U.S. to purchase new-to-them treasures. The Round Top Antiques […]

Wine Your Way Around Brenham

December 22, 2016

When you think of Brenham, Texas, does wine tasting come to mind? Probably not. But after you do our wine tour, it will! Of course, we’re smaller than California wine country, or even the Hill Country of Texas, but our wines are just as good. In fact, some visitors say that Brenham is “the other […]

Download our App!

November 17, 2016

Planning the perfect day in Brenham just got easier! We’re excited to unveil the Brenham Travel Guide on our site, AND free downloadable app! Both are synced and provide an interactive way to map out everything you want to see in & around Brenham. Designed with our partners at Visit Widget, this tool provides a […]

5 Unique Places to Stay

September 30, 2016

There are so many options for lodging in Brenham/Washington County, you won’t have any trouble finding a place to stay for a night, a weekend, or a even a couple of weeks. In fact, there are more than 45 options between hotel/motels, bed & breakfasts, vacation rentals and retreats. While a hotel works most days, […]

5 BBQ Joints You Gotta Try

August 8, 2016

  We may be biased, but we think we have some of the best barbecue in all of Texas, right here in Brenham & Washington County. Halfway between Houston & Austin, you can find five amazing joints that each have their own way of doing things. We know, BBQ can be very personal, but we […]

5 Cool Ways to Have Fun in August

August 5, 2016

It’s summer, in Texas, in August. That means it’s hot and many don’t want to leave their air-conditioned homes to find something to do. Lucky for you, we have a solution! Get in your cool car and drive an hour or so to Brenham to have fun with us for a couple of days. Here […]

10 Restaurants Worth the Drive

August 3, 2016

Choosing favorites in Brenham is hard, but here are 10 places to eat in downtown Brenham that are worth the drive from the big city… and not one of them is a chain. Brenham Grill – Located inside the Ant Street Inn, this little restaurant boasts a variety of different foods. American, Mexican and Italian […]