Off-ranch Activities

Goliad County is considered one of the most important historic counties in the state, offering several fascinating venues where you can experience Texas history in real time. The following sites are within 30 miles of the ranch.

  • Presidio la Bahia
  • Birthplace of General Ignacio Zargoza
  • Mission Espíritu Santo and Goliad State Historical Park
  • El Camino Real de los Tejas Visitors Center
  • Fannin Battleground
  • Historic Downtown Courthouse Square
  • Market House Museum

For more detailed information go to Each guest home has free brochures on these sites.

Float the Goliad Paddling Trail on the San Antonio River, an easy float for paddlers of all skill levels.

Attend a live concert and dance the night away at Schroeder Hall, Texas’ second-oldest dancehall!

Enjoy one of Texas’ oldest outdoor markets, Market Days! Held the second Saturday of every month with more than 100 vendors offering a wide selection of foods, wines, hand-made items, and other sundries.

Shop Goliad’s historic Courthouse Square with a variety of shops carrying women’s and men’s clothing, jewelry, antiques, oddities, and soul-enhancing, beautiful items. Sit a while in the rocking chairs and rest, if you like. They’re there for just that!

For a nice wind-down, stop in at Commercial Street Bar on the Courthouse Square for a cold brew, specialty margarita, or glass of wine. A locals’ favorite! Find them on Facebook or Yelp.