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Texas Romantic Getaway| A Tribute to Summers Gone By: Classic Cars, BBQ, and Outdoor Movies|

July 5th, 2012 by Lois Mahoney

2011 All American Car Show

Summer makes some of you nostalgic for those good old days when life was simple. Summer meant grilling with your family, long hot nights sitting on the front porch listening to the radio, drive in movies and big cars with fins. If you love classic cars, barbeque and drive-in movies, I’ve got the place for you. The Blair House Inn is a beautiful Texas bed and breakfast in Wimberley, a Hill Country jewel.

San Marcos,Texas, is home to Dick’s Classic Garage which is a part of the Central Texas Museum of Automotive History. Founded in 1980, the museum is dedicated to the preservation and display of the history of the automobile. This great little gem is located just 20 minutes from the Blair House Inn. Dick’s Classic Garage showcases vehicles and memorabilia from the 1930′s though the 1950′s. Considered the Golden Years of American automotive manufacturing, the Museum will take guests from the Great Depression to World War II and up to the rockin’ 1950′s. In addition, the museum has acquired and renovated vehicles that are of historic and developmental importance. The Museum’s goal is to show today’s guests and future generations the evolution of the automobile and how it has impacted society and the effect society has had on the automobile.

Summer smells of brisket and ribs smoking on the grill, potato salad and peach cobbler just like your Grandmother’s. The Salt Lick, one of the Texas Hill Country’s best, is just minutes from the Blair House. Indulge in your summer fantasies and order up some BBQ. If that isn’t enough sign up for our August BBQ Camp cooking school, which was featured on the food network. Learn how to bring home those smells of ore to your family and friends.

Wimberley is home to the Corral Theatre an open air movie theatre that was built in the 1940s and has been open ever since. This is truly a trip back in time; the cedar stockade walls, open lawn seating and the beautiful hill country sky are the perfect setting to lay out a blanket, kick back and enjoy a movie the way we used to. The Corral Theatre could be a nice touch to a romantic getaway, just the two of you under theTexas sky.

 

Let us be your ambassador to summers past, rekindle those memories of love, food, and big cars. The Blair House Inn, a true Texas bed and breakfast, the perfect setting for a romantic getaway in the Texas Hill Country. Book Now!

Texas Bed and Breakfast: Hill Country Fourth of July Celebration!

June 28th, 2012 by Lois Mahoney

Pink Watermelon Love

The fourth of July is just around the corner and many of you are looking for last minute Texas Hill Country getaway. Blair House Inn is situated on 23 beautiful acres in the heart of the hill country, a great setting for any holiday celebration. Blair House Inn is located just minutes from down town Wimberley, making it an easy home-base for all the wonderful patriotic events scheduled for this week in Wimberley. Come down and enjoy a true Texasrodeo at the VFW; all proceeds go to past and current military service men and women. Don’t miss the 4th of July parade or Jubilee, a realTexas small town tradition.

Wimberley Market Days is the perfect way to spend a Saturday morning. You can wander through booths browsing through the variety of antiques, jewelry and handmade crafts all while enjoy the music and food. Admission is free and gates open bright and early at 7am. This market is the 2nd largest inTexas, so don’t miss out on some great local shopping.

What would Independence Day be without barbeque and swimming? The Blair House Inn is conveniently located near a true Hill Country institution, the Salt Lick BBQ and vineyard. Enjoy some delicious brisket and ribs before returning to theInnfor a refreshing dip in our 45ft long lap pool. Wimberley is also home to the beautiful Blue Hole located on Cypress Creek in downtown Wimberley. The Blair House Inn is a topnotchTexasbed and breakfast, located in the heart of the Hill Country. Spend this summer holiday enjoying our pool or a gourmet picnic basket or cheese tray. We’d love to be your host for this Fourth of July weekend. Book now online or give us a call at 512-847-1111. We look forward to hearing from you!

Texas Bed and Breakfast: Celebrate July 4th the Wimberley Way!

June 22nd, 2012 by Lois Mahoney

Celebrating Freedom

What are you doing for the Fourth of July? Not sure, book a couple of nights at our beautiful Texas bed and breakfast over the holiday and enjoy a unique Hill Country celebration of Independence Day sprinkled with rodeo, market days and fireworks.

A Texas Hill Country tradition, the Annual CPRA Sanctioned/Open VFW Rodeo has been held for 66 years on the first weekend in July at the VFW’s rodeo grounds just north of Wimberley on Ranch Road 12.

Once the largest outdoor rodeo in the world, the event still ranks near the top. This is a Cowboys Professional Rodeo Assn. (CPRA) sanctioned/open event (Ranked “Best CPRA Rodeo of the Year” in the 2006 CPRA Hall of Fame). Gates open at5:30pm followed by Mutton bustin’ at7pm and bull riding along with tons of exciting events. Celebrate like the locals; all proceeds benefit the community, veterans, and active duty service men and women.

Wimberley Market Days is the perfect way to spend a Saturday morning. You can wander through booths browsing through the variety of antiques, jewelry and handmade crafts all while enjoy the music and food. Admission is free and gates open bright and early at 7am. This market is the 2nd largest inTexas, so don’t miss out on some great local shopping.

Top your week off with a genuine Texas hill country celebration of Independence Day. Enjoy the 4th of July Parade and Jubilee under the shade of the big live oak trees in downtown Wimberley. This event is full of family fun, music, food, and vendors. A Special fireworks display will be held at the Veteran’s Park beginning at dark. Free admission & parking.  For the early comers, entertainment will be provided by popular Wimberley music group “Broken Glass”. Their specialty is music from ’60s, ’70s and ’80s plus country western.  Wide variety of food and soft drinks will also be available.

The fourth of July is the perfect time to celebrate summer and all it has to offer, let the Blair House Inn be your Texas bed and breakfast hosts to one of the most patriotic celebrations in Wimberley.

Texas Hill Country: Explore Wimberley Summer Fun at Blair House Inn

June 15th, 2012 by Lois Mahoney

Bourbon Mint Tea

The summer of 2012 is heating up, sending visitors on a search for the best ways to cool off and   relax. The Texas Hill Country is a great place to enjoy nature’s bounty this season.  A beautiful spring brought several inches of rain that filled the ponds, rivers and lakes. TheSan MarcosRiver, the Blanco and Cypress Creek are all located just minutes away from the Blair House Inn. Enjoy a refreshing day toobing or rent a boat onCanyonLake. The newly restored Blue Hole Regional Park in Wimberley is a fabulous spot to relax with a book or take a dip in the cool shade of the cypress trees. Order up one of our gourmet picnics to enjoy  this summer at our pool with a cool glass of iced tea. Below you can see what the Hill Country has to offer you this summer.

 

June Events

 

□       6/8-7/1: Wimberley Playhouse The Merry Wives of Windsor

 

□       6/15-17: Boerne Berges Fest  German Heritage Festival

 

July- August Events

 

□       7/4 Wimberley Jubilee

 

□       7/7 Wimberley Market Days

 

□       7/5-7 67th Annual Wimberley VFW Rodeo

 

□       7/21: Marble Falls Ropin’ For HOPE

 

□       8/25-26: Stonewall 16th Annual Grape Stomp

 

 During those lazy days of summer, why not indulge yourself? Cool off and relax with us at the Blair House Inn, a perfect Texas Hill Country setting to spend those summer days. Let one of our professional massage therapists help you rejuvenate with one of our many spa services. Join us for a romantic getaway; filled with rolling hills, babbling rivers, and flowing wine. Rekindle that flame by booking a romantic weekend at a beautiful Texas bed and breakfast and enjoy a beautiful evening on the front porch of your room with a glass of wine. Wimberley is full of great summer fun, come explore our backyard. Stay with us at the Blair House Inn!

 

 

Perfect Texas Romantic Getaway

April 13th, 2012 by Lois Mahoney

Kiss

Spring is in the air and love seems to be blooming all around.  We would like to offer you a recipe for a wonderful and romantic weekend that will ignite the love between two souls.  The Texas Hill Country is a magical place that has wonders and amazement around every corner.  You will start your blissful Texas romantic get-a-way at the Blair House Inn located in the picturesque Paradise Valley of Wimberley.  Each room is unique and offers decor that will appeal to varying tastes.  Take a walk and explore nature filled with many species of wildlife.  Located in the Texas Wine Country you can awaken your palette with exceptional and award winning wines.  Connect with your significant other during a relaxing massage given by our exceptional therapists.  Enjoy a glass of wine on one of our scenic porches and decks before dressing to join in our dining room for a delicious Saturday gourmet dinner. Retire to your comfortable room and drift off into a peaceful slumber.  When you awake the next morning with the Texas Hill Country birds singing, Chef Sebastian will have created an exceptional breakfast that will start you on your day of exploration.

The first six guests that book a weekend reservation, with dinner, and a couples massage between April 13th and April 27th, will receive a 50% discount off their massage.  You must ask for this special to have it applied to your reservation. 

***Guest special not valid for ANY holiday weekends.

Upscale B&B Texas Hill Country Updates Spa; Specials for Romantic Couples Massage

September 20th, 2011 by Lois Mahoney

 

find your inner self

 

Blair House is Expanding the Spa! Guests will be able to enjoy a serene environment to relax and rejuvenate as a couple or as an individual. We will feature all natural products that you can purchase to create your own spa experience once you are home. The expanded space is expected to be available for our guests this fall! A big “thank you” to everyone who generously gave us their input.

 

Couple´s Massage

 Jeda Villa Massage-service

The Benefits of Massage
What exactly are the benefits of receiving massage or bodywork treatments? Useful for all of the conditions listed below and more, massage can:

  • Alleviate low-back pain and improve range of motion.
  • Assist with shorter, easier labor for expectant mothers and shorten maternity hospital stays.
  • Ease medication dependence.
  • Enhance immunity by stimulating lymph flow—the body’s natural defense system.
  • Exercise and stretch weak, tight, or atrophied muscles.
  • Help athletes of any level prepare for, and recover from, strenuous workouts.
  • Improve the condition of the body’s largest organ—the skin.
  • Increase joint flexibility.
  • Lessen depression and anxiety.
  • Promote tissue regeneration, reducing scar tissue and stretch marks.
  • Pump oxygen and nutrients into tissues and vital organs, improving circulation.
  • Reduce post surgery adhesions and swelling.
  • Reduce spasms and cramping.
  • Relax and soften injured, tired, and overused muscles.
  • Release endorphins—amino acids that work as the body’s natural painkiller.
  • Relieve migraine pain.

We are opening the spa to the public for appointments.  You can be sure to relax and enjoy your Texas Hill Country Get-a-way with our extrodinary therepist.  Arrive home rejuvinated mind, body, and spirit!

Romantic Texas Valentines Getaway

January 18th, 2011 by Lois Mahoney

Red Rose macro with Helen Keller quote

Surprise your sweetheart with a romantic trip to the Texas Hill Country.  Join us at the Blair House Inn to enjoy a great getaway that will make memories that will last a life time.  Book your reservations with us February 13th – 15th staying two nights, with the purchase of Valentines Day Dinner and you will receive 15% off your room rate.  Reservations will fill quickly so don’t hesitate!

Visit the TX Hill Country for a Romantic Couples Getaway

July 21st, 2010 by Lois Mahoney

No matter it is Valentine or not !

Visit the Blair House Inn for an end of Summer rendezvous!  We have availability for August and September.  Call us and we can create a wonderful getaway that you will remember.  August is a great time to visit the local Wineries and enjoy the Harvest Season.  Enjoy one of our Saturday Night Dinners prepared by Executive Chef Sebastian and talk a romantic walk lit by moonlight.  Click here for reservations of call us and we will plan a memorable weekend!

Last Minute Weekend Availability

February 19th, 2010 by Lois Mahoney

Enjoy sunset views from our new cabana.

Enjoy sunset views from our new cabana.

We have rare one night availabilities thru the next eight weeks.  Visit the us during our most beautiful time of year.  March is a celebrated month in the Texas Hill Country with beautiful wildflowers.  You can take relaxing walks along our nature trail.  We have one of the few trails that are recognized by Texas for our species of birds along our property.  You can unwind with the sights and sounds of our luscious 23 acres.  Click this link to view our exquisite rooms and superb amenities. Below is specific dates that are available during the month of March & April.  Call for your one night reservations.  (512) 847-1111

February 26th ~ Friday

March 5th ~ Friday

March 12th ~ Friday

March 20th ~ Saturday with the purchase of Dinner

March 26th ~ Friday

April 9th ~ Friday

Romantic Retreats in the Hill Country

October 8th, 2009 by Lois Mahoney

Our Hill Country bed and breakfast is the ideal spot for romantic retreats. Nestled on twenty private acres in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, our inn provides sophisticated lodging, lively art, and top-notch food.

Picture yourselves here...

Picture yourselves here...

Are you newlyweds or new lovebirds? Book one of three very private cottages, and watch the sun set over the hills feeling like you are the only two people on earth. We can arrange a sumptuous private dinner for you, or recommend romantic restaurants not too far from our Texas bed and breakfast. Stroll through the art galleries and boutiques of Wimberley, enjoy a scenic drive through the Hill Country, or simply wander hand in hand along the nature trail on our grounds. It’s up to you.

Are you celebrating an anniversary? We would love to prepare a special meal for you, or perhaps the two of you would enjoy taking a cooking class together (you know, spice things up in the kitchen at home). Afternoons are perfect for lazing by our pool or exploring several of the excellent Hill Country wineries near our inn. Most vineyards offer tasting rooms or decks with great views. Raise a glass to each other – you deserve it!

Beautiful Texas Hill Country Sunsets from our New Cabana!

August 12th, 2009 by Lois Mahoney

New Texas Hill Country Cabana!

New Texas Hill Country Cabana!

The Blair House has completed our new Cabana!  Guest can now enjoy shade from the Texas sun and breathtaking Hill Country Views in our new cabana located at the pool.  This offers a perfect place for couples of all ages to enjoy each others company with a spectacular sunset view as the backdrop.  Click here to make your reservations today to ensure a fantastic fall getaway for you and your significant other!

Texas Hill Country Sunset!

Texas Hill Country Sunset!

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