The Lone Star State is filled with many cultural attractions and establishments that symbolize the unique multicultural heritage and history of America. Experience a slice of Texas history with a weekend getaway to one of these amazing historic inns. You’ll take home a deep appreciation for Texas, and a healthy dose of relaxation. Let’s get to it.
The Historic Hill House + Farm
Located in Willis, Texas, you’ll find the quaint Historic Hill House + Farm, a place for you to dine, unwind, and celebrate life. The secluded countryside escape awaits you on over 80 acres in rural Texas. While the modern getaway at the boutique hotel might not feel “historic,” the inn has actually been hosting guests on the property for over 130 years, originally built in 1885. Relax your weekend away at this beautiful, private retreat.
Hilton Fort Worth
Take a trip to Fort Worth for a stay at the iconic Hilton Fort Worth, which is internationally famous as the scene of the 35th President John F. Kennedy’s final address, on the morning of November 22, 1963. Located in downtown Fort Worth, there’s plenty to see and do when you stay at Hilton Fort Worth.
Shady Villa Hotel
Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, the Shady Villa Hotel in Salado was first built during the mid-1800s as a rest stop along the infamous Chisholm Trail. The hotel served as a resting place for several 19th-century luminaries. Now, having been a hotel since 1943, guests revel in the charming rustic hospitality, and highly-acclaimed roadside restaurant, Stagecoach Restaurant. Yep, you can enjoy hush puppies as you please during your stay at Shady Villa.
The Menger Hotel
Located adjacent to the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, the original Menger Hotel sits on the site of Menger’s Brewery, the first brewery in Texas. Now reigning as the oldest continuously operating hotel west of the Mississippi, The Menger Hotel is celebrating 163 years of hosting guests who enjoy its grand architecture, glam public spaces, and now, thoughtful modern-day services.
Spend a weekend away at one of these four amazing historic inns, all close to home at Olympus Auburn Lakes. For more travel tips and inspiration, check out our blog.