Bandera Texas, A Saturday In Town.

A day in Bandera, Texas from a 3rd Party People perspective. We had a great day filled with a variety of outdoor activities, shopping, food, and cowboy culture for the family.

Bandera, Texas, cowboy capital of the world. Black metal horse statue, in the perfect cloudy and fluffy white clouds on a blue sky

Bandera was named “Cowboy Capital Of The World” in the late 1800’s, at the time was the staging areas for cattle drives.

Welcoming sign into Bandera town, cowboy capital of the world, welcome to Bandera Texas, established 1853

Let’s begin our journey with our entrance into town, first thing we see is a welcome sign, which is always welcoming when you are new.

Bandera natural river park, public park in bandera texas. Beautiful park in the Hill country

What we see next is this gorgeous river park so beautiful, we had to stop and get a photo for our readers.

Medina River bridge , lighting intersection where the main street of the town begins.  Bandera Texas, cowboy capital of the world

This is the bridge that allows for the passing of the Medina River. A sight to see indeed.

Two cowboys silluettes  relaxing and  putting their feet up on the wall. Bandera, Texas, cowboy capital of the world.

As you come into town, two cowboys sitting on the porch greeting every Bandera visitor with a howdy.

Colorful outside metal art and decor. Neon colors and metal art for outside decoration. Bandera, Texas, cowboy capital of the world.

Colorful shops with outside decor art to delight your eyes.

Mural Painting in town, mural display on a parking lot wall.  Bandera, Texas, cowboy capital of the world.

We found several mural paintings around town. From parks to walls being used for displays.

 Bandera, Texas, cowboy capital of the world. Courthouse Clock in Bandera, Texas, Events. gatherings.

Courthouse Clock in Bandera, sits at the center of town. Town square is the stage for many retired cowboys who bring extraordinary animals, covered wagons, to be appreciated.

Bronze monument honoring cowboys,  Bandera, Texas, cowboy capital of the world.   #banderatx #banderatexas #cowboycapitaloftheworld

Bronze monument honoring several National Rodeo Champions who hail from the town sits proudly on the courthouse.

The town celebrates tradition and gives hope for future cowboy generations to come.

Restaurants on main street in Bandera, Texas.  Bandera, Texas, cowboy capital of the world.

All the shopping and sight seeing, we made a stop at TJ’s Old Forge in this double patio modern western style restaurant and bar on Main street.

horse drinking bowl, shade for the horse, pitstop for cowboy and horse.  Bandera, Texas, cowboy capital of the world.

We found a huge parking lot in the back, interesting to note the restaurant had a water bowl for the horses, a place to tie them with some shade. In Bandera cowboys ride their horses to the restaurant, making a pit stop for them and their horses.

Cowgirl Coffee Company , Hill Country Brews with Hill Country Views.  Bandera, Texas, cowboy capital of the world. 
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The town was only getting more interesting as we discover it. Cowgirl Coffee Company, great spot to hang out, chill, and support a local business. They’ve got a wide variety of eats, sweets, and pastry wrapped meats along with some great coffee and merch.

Mural painting, shaded park on main street in  Bandera, Texas, cowboy capital of the world.

We walked the town after eating and discovered it has so much to offer. It was nice finding this shaded park to rest from walking and perhaps make a pit stop for the family.

Bandera Motorcycle Company.  Bandera, Texas, cowboy capital of the world.

Bandera left us wanting more, good thing we are here in the Hill Country to help you discover this hidden gem.

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