christmas getaways

Have you ever heard the saying that everything is bigger in Texas? Then it shouldn’t be a surprise that the same is true of Texas Christmases. While we native Texans take pride in our 80 mph speed limits, our unflinching love of sweet tea, and our overall kind and welcoming demeanor, our love for and pride in our Christmas extravaganzas may put all else to shame. Are you looking to get out of town and celebrate the holidays somewhere different, unique, and cozy? These 5 Texas towns will ensure that you have the best Texas Christmas Getaway possible.


#1 Fredericksburg


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The beautiful hill country town of Fredericksburg lights up at the holidays like a Christmas tree. The small town hosts multiple Christmas events that are not only fun but are also unique and make Fredericksburg one of the most scenic ways to spend a Texas Christmas getaway. Guests can ice skate during Christmas, shop for holiday gifts, and see and even decorate the infamous Christmas Pyramid that stands at 26 feet tall.

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#2 New Braunfels


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The hill country, the German town of New Braunfels is well known for its delectable food, wide beer selection, and premium Guadalupe river access. Although the quaint town does much well, perhaps one of its most competitive features are the Christmas events and attractions that the river town puts on. Strolling through downtown New Braunfels at Christmas time is a magical experience that may rival movie scenes in your favorite Christmas movie. Visitors can participate in activities and tours of Santa’s Ranch or can visit the Weihnachtsmarkt Christmas Market, and the Christkindlmarkt open-air Christmas Market to get some holiday shopping knocked out. There are also multiple wine events and parades that are going on throughout the Christmas season in New Braunfels, Texas.

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#3 Wimberly


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This charming town of Wimberly is only an hour away from the big city of San Antonio and boasts plenty of fun holiday traditions. While this small town is well known for its summer activities like swimming in the cool spring water or enjoying a hill country hike, Wimberly is also well known for their Holiday Trail of Lights that visitors can enjoy. Aside from Christmas light shows, people can enjoy caroling, s’mores, and more holiday activities that are packed through the town.

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#4 Boerne


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Tucked away off of I-10 just north of San Antonio in the small town of Boerne, Texas. Aside from the beautiful rolling hills, farmlands, and picturesque views, Boerne is a great town to escape to for the holidays. The small-town charm of this hill country town will leave you with a renewed sense of Christmas spirit. Between the town’s downtown Christmas lights, all of the festivals and light shows that are booked, and the infamous Christmas Shoppe, you’ll have a great Texas Christmas. You can stay in a rental or check out a unique Boerne hotel


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#5 Comfort


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Comfort, Texas is another small town that surrounds the larger metropolis of San Antonio. While the town may be small, a Christmas celebration is a big deal in Comfort. Each year the town puts on a festival called Christmas in Comfort that begins on November 28th and is filled with full of local residents who come together to showcase their art, history, crafts, and favorite holiday activities. Spending a weekend in Comfort to get in the holiday spirit is guaranteed to leave you ready for Christmas.

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