New Ulm is surrounded by unlimited activities and sight seeing.  Several unique towns are all located within minutes of the ranch. Ranging from historical landmarks and the Colorado River to endless antique shopping and dining destinations, New Ulm's neighboring cities make for a great day trip.


15Miles Away

Round Top 
25Miles away

Columbus is located along the Colorado River.Walking distance from the river is the gorgeous Historical District Downtown. An orginal operational Opera House, has  fabulous performances there, with dinner provided during the show. 

If you are interested in an Outdoor Adventure, then we recommend renting a kayak from H. Jowell Canoe, with routes that start and end in the historical district. (979)732-3816

With multiple museums, parks, gift shops and antique stores, for such a small town, its loaded with things to do.

Bellville/Cat Spring

Round Top is famous for its annual Antique's Fair shops, and annual antique festivals. It is also home to the store JUNK GYPSY, you may recognize the ladies from their HGTV show Junk Gypsies. Only a half hour away at most, it is worth every minute. 

25Miles Away

Bellville is located about 25 minutes from New Ulm, and Cat Spring is about 15 minutes.  Bellville is the home of Buffalo Creek Winery and many downtown boutiques, which host market days the first weekend of every month.  CatSpring is the home of 7IL Horse Trail Ranch and Crossroads Pitstop which host Weekly Catfish Fries on Friday nights.

Chappell Hill

Home of BLUE BELL ICE CREAM! If you love ice cream, then the cute town of Brenham is a perfect day trip for you just 35 minutes away. The Blue Bell Factory is open daily for tours (and lots of ice cream sampling).  It is a trip you and your whole family will love.


Chappell Hill is located just about 35-40 minutes from New Ulm and about 10 minutes outside of Brenham.  It offers many scenic Bluebonnet views and a number of shops and eateries (Chappell Hill Cafe).  It is also the home of Chappell Hill Sausage and Cafe, and Texas Star & Windy Wineries.

7IL Ranch offers a multitude of activities for horse enthusiasts.  Located just minutes away from New Ulm, quests can enjoy over 40 miles of permanently marked trails.  7IL also hosts large trails rides.

The Vine

The Vine is New Ulm's newest premier wedding venue.  It has a combination of country beauty and sophisticated charm that makes it a magical destination for any bride and groom to be.  But one does not have to be getting married to enjoy this party oasis, The Vine can accommodate any party request.


 1034 Hilbun Road

New Ulm, Tx 78950

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