3 Underrated Texas Christmas Towns To Visit This Season

Georgetown

Georgetown self-proclaims to be the “most beautiful town square in Texas” and I’d say they’re not wrong.  Georgetown is located 28 miles north of Austin, so you could establish your hub in the Austin metro area and explore Georgetown from there. 

Georgetown

Parks Along San Gabriel River Here you’ll find games, festive food and drinks, and a giant gingerbread house. 

New Braunfels

The German heritage of New Braunfels, located 48 miles from Austin and 31 miles from San Antonio, really shines during Christmas. 

New Braunfels

The walkable town square has lots of side streets to explore and this small city goes all out when it comes to holiday decorations. 

New Braunfels

Natural Bridge Caverns Santa’s Ranch is a seasonal, drive-through light display.  Natural Bridge Caverns, which offers year-round cavern tours and surface fun, puts on Christmas at the Caverns.

Gonzales

Gonzales is located 65 miles from Austin and 74 miles from San Antonio.  It’s a charming small city that is most famous for being the location where Texas’ battle for independence from Mexico started. 

Gonzales

Winterfest Winterfest includes activities such as ice skating, carriage rides, a chili cook-off, and a Christmas parade. 

Pioneer Village Living History Center

Pioneer Village Living History Center is another fantastic place to go to get into the holiday spirit in Gonzales. 

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