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10 Must-Do Activities For Spring Break 2024

Updated: May 10

Spring break is on the horizon, and there's no better place to spend it than in the heart of Texas! With its mix of historic charm and natural beauty, Washington County offers an array of activities that cater to every type of traveler. 

Before you dive into planning your spring adventures, make sure to secure your stay at Rockin' Star Ranch. Our cozy cabins book up quickly, especially with the Spring Round Top Antique Show drawing visitors from all corners.

 Now, let's explore what makes Washington County the perfect spring break destination:

Kick off your visit with a trip to the Blue Bell factory in Brenham. Indulge in delicious ice cream samples and take a peek into the history of this Texas icon at The Little Creamery.

2. Shopping and Events in Downtown Brenham

Stroll through downtown Brenham for a quintessential small-town shopping experience. From unique boutiques to charming home decor shops, there's something for everyone. Don't miss the local events that bring the community together.

3. Capture Memories with Texas Wildflowers

Spring in Texas means wildflowers, especially the iconic bluebonnets. Grab your camera and capture the beauty of these blooms that define the Texas landscape in spring.

No trip to Brenham would be complete without indulging in some of the state's best BBQ. LJ’s BBQ and Truth BBQ are local favorites known for their succulent brisket.

Just a short drive from Brenham, Newman’s Castle offers a unique family adventure. Explore this authentic castle, complete with a moat and drawbridge, and feel like royalty for a day.

6. Wine Tasting in Brenham

Sample some of Texas's finest wines at local wineries like Chappelton Winery and Texas Star. Enjoy live music, beautiful vineyard tours, and, of course, excellent wine.

Beer lovers rejoice at the Brazos Valley Brewing Company. With a selection of locally brewed beers and a family-friendly atmosphere, it's the perfect place to unwind.

Experience life in the 1850s at Barrington Plantation. This interactive museum brings history to life, offering a glimpse into Texas's past.

Discover the birthplace of Texas independence at Washington-on-the-Brazos Historic Site. This historic park and museum delve deep into the state’s rich history.

The Chapel Hill Lavender Farm is a must-visit, especially during their Lavender and Wine Fest. Shop for lavender-themed products and enjoy the serene beauty of the farm.

Complete your spring break with a horseback riding adventure at Rockin' Star Ranch. Whether you're looking for a leisurely ride or a full ranch experience, we've got you covered.

As you plan your spring break in Washington County, book your cabin at Rockin' Star Ranch early to avoid missing out on the perfect base for your Texas adventure. With something for everyone, Washington County is your go-to destination for a memorable spring break. 

See you at the ranch!

~ Rockin' Star Ranch Family

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