Oaks Inn is located in historic Gonzales, the "Birthplace
of Texas Independence."
If you are
interested in Texas history, Gonzales is a wonderful
destination. Throughout the town and the surrounding
countryside are dozens of historically significant
locations, many marked by historical markers. Here is a
short list of some of them:
monument, near the banks of the Guadalupe River, to
the "Old Eighteen," the men who refused to turn over
the town's cannon to the Mexican Army.
monument at Cost depicting the first shot fired in
the Texas Revolution.
monument and reflecting pool, at the Gonzales
Memorial Museum, honoring the "Immortal Thirty-Two,"
the only men to reinforce the Alamo.
bronze sculpture in "Texas Heroes Square" honoring
the heroes in the fight for Texas independence.
5."Pioneer Village," a collection of historic
structures located north of town near the remains of
an earthen Confederate fort.
dozens of historic buildings and homes.
local historic attractions, Gonzales is known for its
many antique shops, most only blocks away from Belle
following is a list, some with links, to some businesses
and attractions within walking or driving distance from
Belle Oaks Inn:
Boothe House Bed & Breakfast
Laurel Ridge Antiques
Discoveries From The Past
First Shot Photo
Historic Home Tours
Independence Park and Golf Course
Palmetto State Park
Wood Recreation Area
- Home of Shiner Bock
LK Cattle Company
Denman-Peterek Real Estate
Illusions Photography Studio
Central Texas Museum of Automotive History
All Occasions Catering
Roll Royce Club of Texas
South Texas Trailers
Kitchen Pride Mushroom Farms
Box Z Ranch
Historic Old Town Shiner
Texas Camino Real and Central Texas Historical Tours
Gonzales Food Market
Texas White Dove Releases
more information about Gonzales and area events visit
Gonzales Chamber of Commerce
are proud members of the
Gonzales Bed and Breakfast
Association visit their
for information on upcoming events.