Just down the road from the majestic community of Heritage Hills is the charming city of Boerne, Texas – one of the hottest towns in the Texas Hill Country, bursting with plenty of German pride and traditions! A treasure, nestled in the magnificent setting of the Texas Hill Country, Boerne is only minutes north of San Antonio, via Interstate 10.
Boerne's vibrant downtown features many family-owned businesses. A favorite in Boerne is the Black Rifle Coffee Company on Main Street. As a veteran-owned coffee company, Black Rifle Coffee's mission is to serve premium coffee and culture to people who love America. They have developed many explosive roast profiles with the same intense focus learned while serving as members of the United States military. Black Rifle Coffee Company continues to be committed to supporting veterans, law enforcement, and first responders. From every purchase of their delicious coffee, the company gives back to support these heroes. Also be sure to enjoy a quaint breakfast or lunch at the Bear Moon Bakery Café. This homey space will surround you with warmth and comfort, as you indulge in a variety of rich American cuisine and baked goods. With it's unique and welcoming downtown, you'll feel right at home in Boerne!
Haupstrasse - Main Street
A stroll down Haupstrasse (Main Street in German) through Boerne's charming historic district offers a world of specialty shops including great antiques, fine home accessories, unique gift items, trendy boutiques, jewelry and art galleries. Intermingled among the shopping, you can experience the inviting aromas from a hometown bakery, or you may choose to relax at one of the local wine bars, or enjoy a brew at the brewhaus on the creek. A charming, family-owned micro-brewery in the heart of Boerne, the Cibolo Creek Brewing Company is a great place for a one-of-a-kind brew.
Cibolo Creek Trail / River Road Park
The cypress-lined Cibolo Creek flows through downtown Boerne and continues on to the nationally recognized Cibolo Nature Center. Hiking trails and a boardwalk allow you to explore 100 acres with four distinct ecosystems - grassland, marshland, woodland and river bottom. The Cibolo Creek Trail follows the creek and at several points you can veer off to several sites in Boerne's historic downtown and the famed Hill Country Mile.
Year round parades, festivals and cultural events fill the air with music and merriment. The Kendall County Fair, Chocolate Walk, Berges Fest, Wings Over Boerne, Parade of Artists, Cibolo Songs and Stories, Abendkonzerte, Weihnachts Fest, Dickens on Main, Boerne Market Days and the Key to the Hills Rod Run are some of the activities that draw people from near and far away.
When you live at Heritage Hills, you open the door to enormous possibilities. Not only do you get to live in the tranquility of the country, but you also get to be within 15-minutes of the entertainment, attractions, dining, and fun of San Antonio!
San Antonio's Riverwalk
Visit San Antonio's famed Riverwalk, and experience everything from museums and entertainment to shopping, nightlife and dining. The Riverwalk is a charming stretch of walking paths lined with shops, bars and restaurants that wind along the banks of the San Antonio River. Also known as Paseo del Río, the Riverwalk passes one story below downtown San Antonio, Texas and offers a splendid walking tour that includes the San Antonio Museum of Art, Rivercenter Mall, HemisFair Park and much more. The Alamo or San Antonio Museum of Art are full of history and worth a visit with the family, or if you're looking for more adventure, take the family to Six Flags Fiesta or catch a San Antonio Spurs game!
Shopping, Food & Drink
If you like to shop, you will be in retail heaven! The Shops at La Villita is a historic arts village that features a number of art galleries and collectives. San Antonio's historic Main Plaza, at the heart of the city, dates back to the early 1700s. This beautiful public space, with huge trees, bubbling fountains, sidewalks, tables and soft landscaping, vitalizes the city's center core. Or take a trip to Market Square with family-owned cafes, working artists and the largest Mexican market north of the Rio Grande also known as El Mercado. From early morning until late at night, Market Square is alive with activity. Visitors browse through 32 shops at "El Mercado," and 80 specialty shops in the Farmers Market Plaza.
Experience one of the world's premier caverns, Natural Bridge Caverns. Take the Hidden Passages Tour when all the lights are turned off and you experience total darkness. Or go higher up to the Tower of the Americas. The rotating tower has panoramic views and is a San Antonio landmark. Looking for a great game of golf? Check out The Palmer Course at La Cantera, at just under 7,000 yards in length it was designed by Arnold Parmer and carved right out of the beautiful Hill Country on the northwest side of San Antonio. Or enjoy The Resort featuring five sets of tees on each hole to accommodate every player skill level. There are six holes with breathtaking views of San Antonio and many natural water features.