~ over 41 miles
Blue Bell Creameries - Brenham,
54 miles northeast. The company began
in 1907 with ice cream production of only two gallons a day.
Judge for yourself the excellent quality by a tour of the plant
weekday only (except Weds.)10 & 11am, 1 & 1:30pm ending with a taste test. Groups by reservation only (800) 327-8135.
Rose Emporium - Independence, 63 miles northeast. Nursery
displaying antique roses since 1986. Gardens include herb and
butterfly, as well as native and water gardens. Open year round; hours
vary by season. Call (800) 441-1677
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