**Full Disclosure: I test-drove the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback for seven days for review purposes. No compensation was received. All opinions are my own.
As you probably know, bluebonnets are the Texas state flower and serve as a popular backdrop for photos each Spring. They can be found along highways and in patches all over from March through about mid-April. I think a single flower is beautiful on its own but when I see hundreds and hundreds of bluebonnets in a field, my heart flutters!
A couple weeks ago, I was offered the chance to take a Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback to see the bluebonnets. I couldn’t resist so I jumped at the offer! My goal was to find the best bluebonnet patches within 2 hours of San Antonio. To make the most comprehensive list, I asked my friends for their suggestions and searched the internet.
Where to Find Bluebonnets Near San Antonio –
- Natalia: There’s a bluebonnet parade the last weekend in March
- Sara McAndrew Elementary, Boerne: Several large patches but I wouldn’t visit during school hours.
- Fredricksburg: Main St. & Bowie St.
- Wildseed Farms: Check the bloom update before you take the time to drive out
- Poteet: On Highway 16 as you head toward Poteet
- Park Road 12: Off 281 toward Inks Lake
- Willow City Loop: is supposed to have an amazing spread of bluebonnets
- New Braunfels: Take Rueckle Road toward 46
With my list in-hand and a friend in the passenger seat, we set out to see the most amazing bluebonnets. We spent several hours driving from San Antonio to Boerne to Natalia but didn’t find many flowers (and the few we did find could hardly be classified as patches!). Actually, in Natalia, there wasn’t a single bluebonnet. We pulled over to ask where we might be able to find some and the lady we spoke with said they were gone for the year. Not seeing any flowers was devastating but at least my friend and I had a cozy car to travel around in.
The first-ever Cruze Hatch offers 47.2 cu. ft.† of cargo space when the second row is down. It’s more than enough room for whatever fuels your passion!
- Not only is this compact car stylish, it also offers plenty of ways to stay entertained. Cruze Hatch is equipped with standard Chevrolet MyLink† with a 7-inch diagonal color touch-screen so your music and select apps are always within reach.
- Access to available OnStar 4G LTE and the built-in Wi-Fi®† hotspot means the days of searching for Wi-Fi are over. When your vehicle is on, 4G LTE Wi-Fi is automatically on too, making it easier to stay connected on the go.
- Cruze Hatch offers a host of advanced safety technologies that help you prevent, protect and respond in the event of a collision, so you can feel confident every time you drive.
- Standard Teen Driver technology helps drivers be more aware of their driving habits, so you can improve your skills every time you get behind the wheel. By inputting a PIN into your Chevrolet MyLink† display, this state-of-the-art technology can enable a host of features.
- For more information, please visit www.chevrolet.com/cruze-compact-car.
For whatever reason, I had awful luck locating gorgeous fields of bluebonnets. My husband and I ran across this small yard speckled with wildflowers while in New Braunfels and I decided that was as good as it was going to get. I hope next year’s bluebonnets are far more plentiful than what I saw this year!
Where are the best spots for bluebonnets near you?
Sara Phillips writes about her kids and husband, recipes, life, and activities on her blog, Sensibly Sara. She also enjoys writing reviews and hosting giveaways. Sara and her family live in San Antonio, TX.
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