We hope you’ve packed your appetite. This month, we’re finishing our Hit the Road series with a foodie foray into Boerne, TX. Whether you’re interested in taking a tour of Cave Without A Name, putting your drink-making skills to the test at an Assemble Cocktail Workshop, or trying the delicious sweets at Blithe Creamery, this driving-distance destination is every foodie’s dream.
Before you start packing your bags, here’s everything you need to know about the area + our insider recommendations.
Drive time: ~35 minutes from downtown
Est. population: 16,909
Avg. high in August: 94°
🎟️ Things to do
Designated a National Natural Landmark in the Texas Hill Country, this living cave offers tours of its six major rooms featuring spectacular formations. You can also check out its event calendar for live musical performances.
Bring the entire family to enjoy 8,600 sqft of play space, gourmet sandwiches + specialty coffee. Pro tip: even adults can join in on the fun and explore The Maze.
Shake things up for date night with a cocktail-making experience. Pro tip: check out its Tiki in Texas class featuring tropical cocktails with Texan ingredients.
🍲 Memorable eats
Start your morning at this part bistro, part boutique in a beautiful historic building just off Main Plaza. The Dienger is a great place for a latte or full breakfast.
For lunch, head on over to this farm-to-table concept restaurant where the menu specializes in fresh, clean ingredients + imaginative dishes. It often offers weekend specials in addition to the regular menu.
In the heart of downtown, Cypress Grille is a great dinner option with its extensive wine list. Everything is cooked in a wood fire oven/stove in the kitchen + the sushi-grade fish is caught within the last 24 hours off the coast of Hawaii.
As the only hotel located on Main Street in the heart of the Hill Country Mile, take advantage of the shopping and restaurants right outside of your doorstep.
The Le Bleu House was built in 1883 and completely restored by 2009. The home sits on a gorgeous tree-studded lot and is half a mile from Main Street Boerne.