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Belle 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:
1.The 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.
2.The monument at Cost depicting the first shot fired in the Texas Revolution.
3.The monument and reflecting pool, at the Gonzales Memorial Museum, honoring the "Immortal Thirty-Two," the only men to reinforce the Alamo.
4.The 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.
6.And dozens of historic buildings and homes.
Along with local historic attractions, Gonzales is known for its many antique shops, most only blocks away from Belle Oaks Inn.
The following is a list, some with links, to some businesses and attractions within walking or driving distance from Belle Oaks Inn:
Spoetzl Brewery - Home of Shiner Bock
For more information about Gonzales and area events visit the Gonzales Chamber of Commerce website