Brenham/Washington County, Texas
Washington County is history, tradition and beauty. Green meadows flecked with the vibrancy of a million bluebonnets in the spring; century old celebrations honoring the area's proud heritage; structures and sites where Texas history was formed. Relax, revive and rejuvenate in our beautiful countryside.
|Downtown Brenham |
Come spend some time with us. Tour historic sites in Brenham, Burton, Chappell Hill, Independence and Washington-on-the-Brazos. Scenic rolling hills, more than 45 B&B's, a Historic Main Street District, wineries, antique shops, Blue Bell Creameries, Antique Rose Emporium, five museums, live theatre and more.
You will find people and places to amuse, educate and inspire you. In the spring, brilliant patches of bluebonnets emulate a vibrant blue sky, and dazzling Indian paintbrushes evoke the warm colors of a sunset - a true haven for city dwellers and nature lovers.
|Independence Hall |
Brenham/Washington County is conveniently located on Highway 290, 68 miles west of Houston, 88 miles east of Austin, and only 40 miles south of Bryan/College Station. San Antonio is 150 miles to the southwest, while the Dallas/Fort Worth area is 210 miles to the north.
For a week, a weekend, or just one leisurely day, time spent in Washington County is time away from it all. Make Brenham Your Next Texas Getaway!