Our Round Top Texas country guest house which is located in the
heart of the golden Triangle of Houston, Austin and San Antonio, is
a charming yet sophisticated retreat known as The Silver Spur at
Round Top. The restored 1800%u2019s traditional Texas Farmhouse is
nestled amongst gorgeous 100+ year old live Oaks and Pecan trees.
There are spectacular views with some pitch and roll offering the
true beauty of this impressive countryside. Have fun watching the
Longhorns graze, deer feeding at dawn and all the wonderful bird
species that come our way. Located on a secluded country road, 5
miles from Round Top, Texas town square, where you can enjoy unique
shopping, antiques and first class dining that you would expect to
find in the city. You will also be within 5 miles of Festival Hill
Symphony Hall and also the Winedale Shakespearian Festival Center.
Enjoy the beauty of a clear Texas night before bed and a fresh cup
of coffee or tea on one of the two large porches, complete with
rockers, while you watch our magnificent Texas sunrises and sunsets
to relax your body and soul. Also take time to sit by the pool and
the large stone fire pit, while sipping on your favorite beverage,
or enjoy the handmade indigenous rock/stone large wood burning
Uniquely inviting, quiet and restful, the fully restored farmhouse
offers luxurious comforts, with two private porches, with rockers,
overlooking the rolling 50 acres. The Silver Spur at Round Top is
fast becoming the destination location for relaxing retreats, small
country garden weddings & receptions, and of course tranquil
The entire property, a little piece of heaven on earth, may be
reserved for your private use with a two night minimum stay.
The International Festival Institute and Conference Center at
Festival Hill - A year round cultural center presenting an
internationally famous Festival of classical music, home of the
Texas Festival Orchestra. The campus features extensive herb
gardens, trails, historic buildings, special collections and a 1200
seat air-conditioned Concert Hall.
Round Top Children's Library - Round Top is the smallest town in
Texas with a public library! The Round Top Library is now open six
days a week, and serves patrons from all over Fayette, Austin,
Colorado, Lee and Washington counties. It offers over 12,000 items
available for checkout, eight free public access computers, and a
full schedule of fine arts and other programs for both chidren and
adults. The Round Top Library is home in the Sterling and Marianne
McCall Library building, a beautifully restored 1920's gothic
Shakespeare at Winedale - Celebrating its 25th year in 1995, this
festival offers groundbreaking public performances of the plays of
William Shakespeare each summer (July-August) and spring (last
Friday and Saturday in April). The performances, recognized
nationally as innovative theatre, occur in a restored log barn on
the campus of the Winedale Historical Institute.
Winedale Historical Center - This University of Texas center is
dedicated to the perservation and interpretation of 19th century
German Texas culture. The property, which holds many restored
buildings, also serves as a conference center for seminars and
educational symposia and as a site for arts and crafts festivals and
performances of German and other folk music from early Texas.
Texas Pioneer Arts Foundation - Henkel Square is a museum village
that serves as a center for the research and preservation of German
Texas culture, its architecture and decorative arts. The museum is
open daily from 12:00 noon until 5:00 PM. Just off the town square,
Henkle Square offers tours of restored pioneer German architecture
Round Top News
Come visit the new Bybee Square of galleries, retail establishments,
dine at our restaurants and drink wine by the glass or bottle at the
Wine Shop. Pasquale%u2019s Restaurant has reopened in the same location
on the Village Green.
Other Area Happenings
Round Top Events & Dining
Brenham Events & Dining
La Grange Events & Dining
Fayetteville Events & Dining
Antique Shows in April & October
Twice a year, the surrounding countryside becomes an
antiquer%u2019s paradise. A broad collection of independent show
promoters and local entrepreneurs provide space for more than 2,000
antique, collectible and craft vendors and dealers throughout our
immediate area. Altogether there's more than 300 acres used for the
great Antique Weekend events!
Festival Hill -Round Top
Founded in 1972 by world-renowned concert pianist James
Dick, the International Festival-Institute at Round Top has
developed superb year round education and performance programs. The
project is now an internationally acclaimed European-styled music
institute for aspiring young musicians and distinguished faculty.
It has also created a unique 200-acre campus containing major
performance facilities, historic houses, extensive gardens, parks
and nature preserves.
Henkel Square - Round Top
Visit this collection of early Texas pioneer homes run by
the Texas Pioneer Arts Foundation.
Shakespeare at Winedale - outside Round Top
Attend summer performances of Shakespearean plays.
Shakespeare at Winedale is housed in the Texas countryside, at the
University of Texas Winedale Historical Center. Students perform in
a century-old German hay barn that has been converted into an
Sterling McCall Old Car Museum - Warrenton
Featuring 130 old cars ranging in age from 1908 to 1967.
Jersey Barnyard - outside La Grange
Visit with the Frerichs and learn what farming and
agriculture are all about. Relax on the porch, pet the animals,
take a hay ride tour of their working diary farm and sample their
The Bugle Boy - La Grange
The Bugle Boy is Fayette County 's original espresso bar and takes
its name from the Andrews Sisters' 1940's hit "Boogie Woogie Bugle
Boy" and celebrates a WW I I swing theme. The Bugle Boy not only
offers great coffees, espresso, fine wine and beer, but is also
known for it%u2019s high quality entertainment.
Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery - La Grange
On a breathtaking bluff overlooking the Colorado River,
Monument Hill is a memorial to Republic of Texas martyrs. Tours of
the Kreische Family Home and Brewery give a glimpse into early Texas
Stroll & shop around the historic square, tour the
restored courthouse with Seth Thomas clock & visit the Fayetteville
Area Heritage Museum .
The Falls Golf Course
Near historic New Ulm, the Falls has been voted the #1
Golf Course in the Houston Area, one of the Top 20 in Texas . Dine
in The Cascades Restaurant when you finish.
The Monastery of St. Clare - Brenham
Owned and operated by the Franciscan Poor Clare Nuns,
Monastery Miniature Horses offers self guided tours of the horses,
Art Barn, and Monastery Chapel year-round.
Blue Bell Creamery - Brenham