Things to Do

5 Reasons to Get Yourself to Comanche

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Nestled in the Northern part of the Texas Hill Country is Comanche, seat of the county that shares its same name. With a population of just over 4,000, the community is thriving with plenty to see and do. Here are a just a few activities you will want to add to your itinerary.

1. Brennan Vineyards and Historic McCrary House

wine on a hill country spring night

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Built in the late 1870s by James Madison “Mat” McCrary, the Historic McCrary house is a Comanche landmark and now serves as the tasting room for Brennan Vineyards. Established in 2002 by Dr. Pat and Trelisse Brennan, the award-winning winery is a Hill Country favorite. Vineyard visitors are invited to savor personalized selections of wine while perusing the merchandise shop and learning local history.

2. Comanche Pow Wow

comanche county pow wow

Photo: The Comanche County Pow-Wow

An annual heritage festival, the Comanche Pow-Wow offers attendees a wide selection of family-friendly activities including a BBQ cook-off, live music, classic car exhibition, art show, and much more. For more information, visit comanchechamber.org.

3. Hunt!

whitetail deer

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With more than 20 leases and hundreds of acres to choose from, Comanche offers a wide range of deer, turkey, dove, and duck hunting. Licensed hunters are welcome year round and can contact the Chamber of Commerce for a complete list of available leases.

4. Comanche County Historical Museum

Buffalo Hunt Painting

Photo: Wikimedia/Public Domain

Open to the public every Wednesday through Saturday, the Comanche County Historical Museum has spent its 38 years amassing an impressive and thorough collection of historical items from Comanche and surrounding communities. Although admission is free, the museum depends solely on donations and supporting memberships to continue its preservation of Texas Hill Country history.

5. Old Cora Courthouse

Log Cabin door
Photo: Texashistory/Deanna Belden

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