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You Asked for Texas Getaways Near Austin. Here is a Fine Search Result

April 29th, 2014 by Pamela Murski

Texas getaways near AustinReady to make a trip to the Lone Star State? Texas is so massive that there are many choices to make regarding what city to visit. Looking at only major cities, you have the option to travel to Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Fort Worth, or Austin. Limiting yourself, though, won’t allow you to experience some of the small towns that personify the state. We have a suggestion. Plan to fly into the capital city, but before you come, look into the different Texas getaways near Austin. This will allow you to experience both a big city and smaller town. When you do that, we’re confident you’ll find a great place like Brenham, Texas, in Washington County.

Brenham and Washington County are located in the middle of Austin and Houston in a region known for being the “Birthplace of Texas.” Here you will find endless historical and architectural aspects, festivals galore, fabulous antique shops, wineries, and delicious restaurants.

Let’s start with the food and beverage options in the area, as there is plenty of variety to satisfy your taste buds. A few local favorites in Brenham include the Southern Flyer Diner, Funky Art Café, Los Cabos Mexican Grill, and Ernie’s American Bistro. Each of these provides a unique dining experience that will keep you fed for an entire vacation.

The area also has great spots to relax and grab a drink. Windy Winery, Pleasant Hill Winery, and Saddlehorn Winery all showcase the perfection of Texas grapes and offer you a great pairing for your meal. If wine doesn’t quite suit your taste, you can take a trip to downtown Brenham and visit the Brazos Valley Brewing Company. You can sample the beers at the brewery or just find your favorite at a local establishment.

Brenham also has some awesome yearly festivals that you can plan your vacation around. A few examples include the Bluebonnet Festival that is held in April, the Brenham Maifest celebration in May, and the Hot Nights Cool Tunes Concert Series throughout July. And if you’re around during the holiday season, you can check out the Christmas Stroll and Lighted Parade.

In terms of places to stay, there is just one perfect option: Murski Homestead Bed & Breakfast. During your stay at this world class Brenham bed and breakfast, you will get to experience a magical country setting and first-class service. With four luxurious rooms to choose from (starting from $179 per night), you will be able to find the exact room you desire. On top of the amazing scenery and the well-appointed accommodations, you can also take part in one of the several cooking classes. You can simply watch a demo or get your hands dirty and help create your masterpiece. Either way, you will be able to take the recipe home with you and duplicate the delicious tastes that Murski has to offer.

Remember, when you are thinking Texas getaways near Austin, make sure you look into Brenham, Texas, and Murski Homestead B&B. You can book your stay today!

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