Bandera Travel Guide

  • Bandera County Courthouse
    Bandera County Courthouse
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  • Frontier Times Museum
    Frontier Times Museum
    by Basaic
  • Breakfast cooked for us on an open fire
    Breakfast cooked for us on an open fire
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    Take the road to Bandera

    by 807Wheaton Updated Jul 18, 2013

    We planned our visit to the San Antonio and Hill Country area the middle of March to see the fields of bluebonnets. Because of the fall and winter drought there were no bluebonnets that spring. A big disappointment. When we pulled into Bandera there were no festivals or events going on so it was pretty quiet there.

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    Frontier Times Museum

    by iblatt Updated Dec 28, 2010

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    Where can you see, under one roof, in three exhibition halls, every sort of object and artefact from the "Wild West" era of Texas? This is what the Frontier Times Museum in Bandera is all about. After all, this town crowns itself as the "Cowboy Capital of the World"!

    Here are just a few of the thousands of objects on display: Ladies' shoes, champion cowboys' breeches and boots, saddles, spelling books, paintings, braids of ladies' hair, interlocked deer's antlers, a rocking chair used by women for giving birth, antique furniture, photographs of Bandera's elders, old newspaper cuttings, stuffed Texas bobcat and armadillo, a pillowcase with embroidery: "Slept and dreamt life was a beauty, wokw and found that life was duty"...

    This is a pleasant and interesting place to wander around for an hour and feel nostalgia for the old times of Bandera...

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    Antiques and collectibles hunting

    by Micgwit Written Oct 11, 2007

    There are at least 3 antique shops in Bandera with thousands of interesting items to see. My favourite was the very large emporium just of the main street past one street on from the liquor store.

    This place is vast. For anyone who loves car boot sales or rummaging around stalls at fairs, this is right up your street. Plan for at least half a day to spend in this store. There are some real gems in there just waiting to be found if you can delve deep enough.

    Although there are many real antiques in these stores i would class most items as collectibles which in England we are used to seeing turn up at car boot sales.

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Bandera Hotels

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  • Mayan Dude Ranch

    Earlier this year I was trying to find a vacation that would suit myself, my 15 year old daughter &...

  • Dixie Dude Ranch

    833 Dixie Dude Ranch Road, Bandera, Texas, 78003, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Rancho Cortez

    872 Hay Hollar Rd, Bandera, Texas, 78003, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Bandera Lodge

    700 St. Hwy. 16 South, Bandera, Texas, 78003, United States

    Satisfaction: Terrible

  • Flying L Guest Ranch

    566 Flying L Dr, Hwy 173 S & Wharton Dock Rd, Bandera, Texas, 78003, United States

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Business

  • Bandera Creek Guest Cottage

    148 WEST ROBINDALE, Bandera, TX 78003

  • Medina River Guest Cottage

    P.O. Box 964, , BANDERA, TEXAS 78003

  • Old Town Square

    703 Main Street, Bandera, Texas, 78003, United States

  • Running-R Guest Ranch

    9059 Bandera Creek Road, Bandera, Texas, 78003, United States

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