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Texas Elopement Packages

August 13th, 2014 by Pamela Murski

Our wedding venue is half an hour away from Austin or Houston.

Best wishes to this beautiful couple!

Our wedding and elopement packages here at the Murski Homestead Bed and Breakfast makes eloping in the country easy, simple and special!  Getting married can be stressful with all the details of choosing a wedding date, choosing wedding attendants, choosing wedding announcements, sending out the “Save the Date” postcard, addressing and mailing the wedding invitations, finding a wedding venue that will  fit your chosen date, hiring an wedding officiant whose schedule is open on your chosen wedding date, hiring a band or music troupe, hiring a caterer and choosing the menu, picking out the florist and designing your bouquet  and bridesmaids bouquets, choosing the first dance for the newly wedded couple, hiring bartenders and waitstaff, designing setup of your venue, picking out the attendants attire, choosing your own wedding attire and all  the fittings up  to the day, tasting and choosing a wedding baker for the wedding cakes and the list goes on…..not to mention dealing with family and friends who want to have a say in your big day!

Forget all the hassle and stress by coming to our bed and breakfast.  We offer a variety of all inclusive elopement and wedding packages where we take care of all the details.  You  arrive with your Texas marriage license and we do all the rest!  Of course, we also take into  consideration any requests you may have so that we can make your wedding day and ceremony reflect you and your fiancee.  After all,  you are the most important part of this day and the day should represent you!  That  is our ultimate desire…..to create a special day for you that  will be the best memory of your life together…..memories that  you will revisit time and again throughout the years.

We offer 4 different elopement packages….something for everyone and all are adjustable to further meet your needs.

Find a great wedding package at our central Texas wedding venue.

Wedding cakes are included in our elopement packages!

During your honeymoon, take time out to visit Blue Bell Creamery, the little creamery named after the native Texas bluebell wildflower, and taste some of the best homemade ice cream to be found anywhere.  Stop by one of our three boutique Texas Wineries located within 15 minutes from Murski Homestead:  Saddlehorn Winery, Windy Winery and Pleasant Hill Winery.  All three wineries are part of the incredible Bluebonnet Wine Trail which traverses through some of the most scenic landscape you will  enjoy in the great state of Texas.  Take in a little history in Downtown Brenham through  a self guided walking tour of our historical downtown.  If you need a  some suggestions or help, we are here as your personal concierge!  Call us today at 979-830-1021 and let us help make your wedding special!

Elope in Texas and we have great elopement specials to choose from.

The beautiful newlyweds

Texas Honeymoon Idea: Murski Homestead

May 21st, 2014 by Pamela Murski

Texas Honeymoon Idea

Texas Honeymoon IdeaThe possibilities are seemingly endless when thinking about the perfect Texas honeymoon idea. Our Brenham bed and breakfast is located in the beautiful Texas countryside and offers newlyweds a honeymoon experience that they will never forget. When you stay at Murski Homestead, you’ll get the rustic ranch feel without forgoing modern amenities. Read on to find out why the perfect Texas honeymoon awaits you at Murski Homestead.


Staying at Murski allows couples to relax and bask in their wedded bliss. Our rooms, each uniquely decorated, are ideal for a romantic getaway, offering comfort and luxury. Murski Homestead has all the charm of a traditional bed and breakfast with the conveniences of a modern hotel. Look no further for the perfect Texas honeymoon idea, because we want to make your honeymoon an unforgettable, romantic retreat for you and your loved one. We have some excellent recommendations as to why you should make Murski Homestead your Texas honeymoon destination.


During your honeymoon at our Homestead, experience Texas living at its best. Go on a date with your new spouse and take a tour of an ice cream factory. Blue Bell Creameries has perfected the creamiest, tastiest and most scrumptious ice cream in America. Based in Brenham, Texas, Blue Bell Creameries opened its doors to America in 1907. Blue Bell Ice Cream is only available in 26% of the nation’s supermarkets, so make sure you can buy some near you because once you’ve tasted Blue Bell Ice Cream, you’ll never go back.


Dishing out freshly made cookies, pies of all kinds, cinnamon rolls, delicious breads and cakes, Chappell Hill Bakery can satisfy anyone’s sweet tooth and make for a fun afternoon excursion. If you are looking for some Texas BBQ, Chappell Hill offers barbecue plates, hamburger baskets, ribs, chicken, and sausage along with sides to die for. Take a trip to Chappell Hill Bakery to enjoy each other’s company while munching on some traditional Texan food.


For all the wine loving couples, Brenham has something for you. There are a variety of wineries, each offering wine tastings of some of Texas’ finest wines. Windy Winery, Pleasant Hill Winery, Becks Vineyard and Saddlehorn Winery have tasting rooms and special events year round. Becks Vineyard offers guided tours, on the weekends, showing how the production and bottling operation are done. Your significant other will appreciate the thoughtfulness of a romantic date in the vineyards.


Take an afternoon, stroll down Main Street and peek into the adorable shops that Brenham has to offers. Fancy That has a little bit of everything that your bride is sure to love. Let her pick her way through the store, just so you can watch how adorable she looks when she shops. Tres Chic is a cute women’s boutique that is selling fabulous shoes, statement jewelry and chic clothes.


Wander on over to West Brenham and take a look in Left Over Antiques. With a wide selection of clothes, furniture, mercantile, epicurean, accessories and home goods, you won’t want to leave the store. The Leftovers store has fantastic American and European antiques that are often repurposed to find new life. Save time to full experience Leftovers Antiques!


That’s not even close to all that you can do! Come and find all the hidden gems of Brenham and make memories to last you a lifetime. Chose from one of our four luxurious rooms at the Murski Bed and Breakfast. We can’t wait to be a part of your perfect Texas honeymoon, so be sure to book your stay today!





Photo courtesy Faungg’s Photo.

Bed and Breakfast Packages: Texas Hill Country Elopement Packages

January 30th, 2014 by Pamela Murski


Best Place to Elope in Texas

Bed and Breakfast Elopement Packages

Texas Hill Country Elopement Packages are available year round in Brenham, Texas at Murski Homestead Bed and Breafkast where we make your day special and unique to you and your dreams.

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Murski Homestead Bed and Breakfast Recognized as One of the 2014 Best Places to Elope

January 15th, 2014 by Pamela Murski

Best Places to ElopeIf you know anything about Murski Homestead Bed and Breakfast, you know elopements and vow renewals are our specialty. That’s why we are beyond excited to have been chosen as one of the 2014 Best Places to Elope by WhereToElope.com website visitors!

Ranked No. 1 by Google, Yahoo and Bing on the 246,000 monthly searches for “where to elope” in the US, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Asia, WhereToElope.com is visited by thousands of eloping couples every month. The site sent out 31,149 commission-free referrals of eloping couples last year to more than a thousand inns, officiants and venues. However, only the top 20-percent were selected by their editors to receive the 2014 Best Places to Elope award … and Murski Homestead B&B made the cut.

This is exciting for us at Murski because we strive to make your day extra special with an intimate, romantic all-inclusive country ranch wedding. It was also an exciting announcement for those who have experienced a wedding here at Murski in Brenham, Texas. Our Facebook friends had this to say about the announcement:

  • “Congratulations!! You deserved it!!! Great place for a wedding!!!” -Barbara Akin Blassingame
  • “Congratulations! You also deserve the award for ‘Most relaxing and serene B&B!’” -Julie Snell Hill
  • “Congratulations!! I loved my stay there, and would find it a great place to elope!!!” – Vicki Townsend
  • “Congratulations! Great honor, you deserve it.” -Marilyn Ziesemer Key 
  • “Congratulations! Well deserved because it’s true!” -Nancy Luna Mikdam
  • “Congratulations. That’s awesome. Can’t wait to come back…” -Rhonda Baumann Linder

We want to thank our guests for sharing in our excitement, especially those who chose to share their special day with us!

Best Places to ElopeIf you are planning an elopement or wedding, we invite you to consider Murski Homestead Bed and Breakfast. We host weddings, elopements and vow renewals for couples only or with up to 20 of your closest family members and friends.

You’ll have the option of choosing between the Hill Country Stone Waterfall Patio, the outdoor garden gazebo, covered terrace, century-old front porch, the rock patio under an ancient majestic crape myrtle tree or indoors with candlelight.

Whatever it is you are looking for, we strive to achieve it here at Murski. The goal is to make your special day stress-free. It would be our pleasure to work with you to provide a ceremony that is unique to you and your dreams. This is why we have designed wedding, honeymoon and vow renewal packages for you to choose from. We can also tailor any packages to fit your needs. Weddings are performed seven days a week, but holidays and special event periods do require an additional charge. Simply choose your room, add the wedding package of your choice and arrive with your marriage license. We will take care of all the details!

If you’d like to learn more about Murski, you are at the right place. Our bed and breakfast offers a luxury experience complete with Texan hospitality. Located in the beautiful Texas countryside, Murski Homestead offers a scenic setting, quiet evenings indoors or outdoor stargazing from a comfy spot on one of our porches. The addition of our new Outdoor Spa will make your experience complete! Click here to learn more.

Bridal Expo

January 3rd, 2014 by Pamela Murski

Runaway Bride & Groom All Inclusive Elopement Package

Runaway Bride & Groom All Inclusive Elopement Package

Looking to elope?  Contact us where we specialize in All Inclusive Elopement Packages that  are just right for you!  Are you planning your dream wedding and maybe need more ideas?  Then come out to the Bridal Expo,

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