Top 10 Fun Things To Do In Boerne For The Summer!
1. Cave Without A Name – A National Natural Landmark, Cave Without A Name is located eleven miles northeast of Boerne. It is a natural, living cavern filled with spectacular formations of Stalactites, Stalagmites, delicate Soda Straws, Cave Drapery, magnificent Flowstones, Rimstone Dams, and more. Enjoy a tour of the six major rooms in comfort; 66 degrees year-round, easy walkways, brilliant lighting.
2. 2nd Saturday Art & Wine - It's always cooler in the Hill Country, so summertime is a great time to enjoy the cool breezes and captivating colors at Boerne’s 2nd Saturday Art and Wine, during July and August. Attend these FREE monthly events from 4:00 to 8:00 pm to find out why people all over the country are making this their Hill Country Art Destination.
3. Cibolo Nature Center - 100 acres of Hill Country trails and wilderness. The center embraces four distinct ecosystems: riparian forest, live oak savannah, tall-grass prairie and spring-fed marsh. During the summer months they host a concert series every other Saturday night under the huge oaks where you can bring your own picnic.
4. Sister Creek Vineyards - Since 1988, Sister Creek Vineyards has been located in the heart of the Texas Hill Country between the cypress lined East and West Sister Creeks in Sisterdale. It is housed in a historic 1885 cotton gin. Bordeaux and Burgundy wine making techniques are employed to produce Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot wines. These traditional wines are aged in 60 gallon oak barrels for up to three years. In combination with barrel aging, minimal filtration methods are incorporated so the wines will retain their fullest flavors. In addition to these wines an Italian style Muscat Canelli is also produced.
5. Enchanted Springs Ranch - Learn the culture of early Texas and the truth about real cowboys/cowgirls on this 86 acre working ranch. An old west theme park, rated by Oprah as one of the best “Family Attractions“. A truly magical place of rugged, natural beauty with a collection of exotic wild animals.
6. Hot Rod Nights at Soda Pops – People watches and gear heads alike will love this bi monthly event! Hot Rod Saturday Nights are reminiscent of Old Fashioned Americana Street Parties... gathering place for old and new friends. Show off your ride or just check out the scenery! Scrumptious burgers, icy beer, frothy shakes...Don't forget your game chairs!
7. Cascade Caverns - Cascade Cavern is a cool, living cavern with millions of glistening drops of pure water reluctantly falling on spectacular rock formations, a comfortable 64 degrees year round. Bring your picnic to enjoy on our 105 acre park before or after your tour. There are nature trails and a playground to explore as well as our unique gift shop.
8. Old No. 9 Wildlife Area - The 16.1-acre site was acquired in 1991 for the specific purpose of protection and management of a seasonal colony of approximately 1–3 million
Mexican free-tailed bats. Viewing the evening emergence of the bat colony from the tunnel during the months of May through October is a popular attraction at this site.
9. Guadalupe River State Park- 4 miles of river frontage available for swimming, fishing, tubing, kayaking and canoeing. The 1,938-acre Guadalupe State Park and the adjoining 2,294-acre Honey Creek State Natural Area comprise more than 4,200 contiguous acres of Hill Country habitat.
10. Boerne City Lake – Boerne Lake a wonderful recreation area for swimming, fishing and non-motorized boating. The park has picnic areas with grills next to the lake, a boat ramp and parking lot, courtesy dock, fishing pier, volleyball court, covered pavilion, playground, butterfly garden, bird observation blind, restrooms and a frisbee golf course. Lake Boerne is about 189 acres. There is a small fee for non-residents of Boerne.