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Soak in the Small Town Charm of Helotes, Texas

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Incorporated in 1981, Helotes, Texas has had rapid growth and has kept its small town charm. Surrounded by the beautiful Texas Hill Country, Helotes is located is located on the northwest side of San Antonio. According to Bloomberg Week, December 2012, Helotes has been rated the best small town in Texas to Raise Kids. If you plan on visiting a place with that small town charm that is close to San Antonio, Helotes, Texas may be the place for you.

A place where the food and entertainment are good!


Photo: Cathy Kozub

Floore’s Country store is located in the beautiful Helotes, Texas. Hours of operation are Friday 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. -10 p.m., and Sunday 11 a.m.-9 p.m. This unique café was established in 1946 by John T. Floore and is now listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior. This unique honkytonk café has hosted Willie Nelson, Hank Williams, Elvis Presley, Merle Haggard, George Jones, Waylon Jennings and Dwight Yokum, to name a few.

Besides great name entertainer, Floore’s Country Store has great BBQ that will make your mouth water.  This is a nice place to just enjoy the quiet country atmosphere on a Sunday afternoon lunch or a great place to catch the big names and two step the evening away.

A place where you can stroll the peaceful town and enjoy many antique shops.

Photo: Cathy Kozub

You will enjoy strolling through Old Town Helotes were you will find many antique shops. Old Town Depot is located at 14392 Old Bandera Road in the Heart of Old Town Helotes.  There you can browse and find many collectibles, a variety of antiques, furniture, and gifts.

Old Town Helotes also has many other unique shops to shop for antiques or unique items:

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