Founded by European settlers in 1844, Castroville is a small town in the Medina River Valley. Even today this town has the charm of a European village. The town boasts several historic buildings mostly built in the mid to late 18th century. If you are looking for a weekend escape near San Antonio, Huston, and Austin then this is a wonderful destination. There are many museums, scenic parks, and a number of restaurants offering traditional Alsatian cuisines. You must not miss the historic walking tour of the city that takes you across 50 historical homes including the Steinbach House which is the oldest structure in Texas dating back to the 1600s. If you enjoy spending time outdoors you can indulge in sports, go hiking, do bird watching, or enjoy water-based activities such as kayaking or canoeing in the river. Keep reading to learn about the best Airbnb vacation rentals to stay in and around Castroville:
Cozy Home in San Antonio/ 12 min from Lackland
Your castle away from home! Just minutes from BMT
Large private bedroom downstairs
Brand New Cozy Guest House
Amazing Bedroom Near Sea World
Private Bedroom Near Sea World
Historic Restored Farmhouse on the Medina River
1850s-era Historic 1-room cabin
The Jasmine. Near Sea World and Lackland.
History has its charmTexas is diverse and the historical beauty of Castroville makes it worth visiting over the weekend. Explore all the historical buildings, try the local cuisine, spend leisure time by the river bed and you will surely have a memorable weekend.
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