Boerne (pronounced Bernie) is only minutes north of San Antonio. Boerne offers a variety of lodging accommodations including hotel chains, charming bed and breakfasts, historic hotels and a destination resort with a conference center.
German roots run deep and wide in Boerne. A stroll through historic Downtown will reveal clues to Boerne’s rich heritage and history. Pick up a Historic Walking Tour map at the Visitor Center (1407 S. Main) or download one directly.
Boerne features cuisine from around the globe, including Mexican, Asian, Italian, Southern BBQ, German and Czech! There’s something for every type of taste bud or mood from contemporary casual to brew pub to hometown bakery to stylish continental and everything in between!
Boerne’s Hill Country Mile offers a range of community events and shopping opportunities including clothing stores, jewelry stores, antique stores, gift shops, specialty foods, fine art galleries, home accessory stores, and arts and crafts stores. In between shopping and activities, visitors enjoy mouthwatering treats at restaurants, cafés, coffee shops, bakeries, breweries and wine bars.
The wilderness will call your name to hike, play, swim, and paddle at Boerne City Lake Park, as well as one of the other many area parks. Hiking and biking trails are available for all levels, whether you want to enjoy a casual hike or a rigorous adventure. Also, there are several parks and trails in town for walking, biking, and enjoying a picnic by the Cibolo Creek. The Cibolo Nature Center offers a variety of landscapes for you to explore including, creek, marsh, woodland and grassland habitats. Their visitor center will also provide an educational experience you will not soon forget. In addition to parks, Boerne has two natural living caves: Cave Without A Name and Cascade Caverns.
Boerne’s central location makes it the ultimate vacation spot. It’s the ideal travel hub for hill country day tripping including surrounding hill country towns like New Braunfels, Fredericksburg, Bandera, San Marcos as well as being a quick half hour to San Antonio for Fiesta Texas, SeaWorld, the River Walk, and the #1 Texas attraction: the Alamo. Boerne is also a great jumping off point for hill country wine and brew tours.