Learn Archery on a Texas Ranch at BlissWood

May 13th, 2013

BlissWood is a great place to relax and unwind, but it’s really what you make of it. With plenty of activities on the ranch, it’s the perfect place for an adventure! We offer all sorts of onsite activities from horseback riding to bass fishing. At BlissWood Bed and Breakfast Ranch, every guest enjoys a vacation unlike any other.  We specialize in unique!  After all, there aren’t many B&B’s that give you a chance to learn archery on a Texas ranch!

If archery lessons are something you’ve never even considered, consider this: There are a great many health benefits associated with archery. You might not think of archery as an intense sport, but it does require strength and endurance. It works the muscles in your arms, back, chest, and shoulders.

It’s also a great way to exercise your mind as well as your body.  Archery relies heavily on mental focus.  A clear mind is very important for an archer.  So if yoga’s not your thing, you might want to give it a shot!  It offers many of the same benefits, including increased strength, balance, and coordination.

learn archery on a Texas ranch

But don’t worry – you don’t have to be a pro to take advantage of our onsite archery lessons. Many of our guests are first-timers when it comes to holding a bow and arrow.  And they love it!  It’s just one of the many unique offerings here at BlissWood.

So try something new!  Make a trip to Cat Spring, Texas.  Just an hour west of Houston, you’ll be sure to have a peaceful retreat and a Texas adventure, all in one!

If you’re interested in booking an unforgettable getaway at BlissWood, give us a call at 713-301-3235.  You can also feel free to check availability online.  We look forward to hearing from you!

Visit BlissWood for Your Romantic Vow Renewal in Texas

May 1st, 2013

BlissWood Bed and Breakfast Ranch is the perfect place to say “I do.” But even if you’re already married, you can still plan your special day at BlissWood. We love weddings, but who says the romance has to stop there?  Wedding vow renewals are becoming more and more popular.  Maybe you’re looking to have the wedding you always wanted, or perhaps you’re about to celebrate a milestone anniversary.  Whatever the case, BlissWood is the ideal spot for a romantic vow renewal in Texas.

And milestone anniversary or not, a beautiful marriage is always worth celebrating.  We recently helped a lovely couple celebrate their ten-year anniversary here at BlissWood.  They enjoyed a picture perfect ceremony as they renewed their vows in the gazebo at the Enchanted Lake.

romantic vow renewal in Texas

We can help you customize a ceremony that best suits you. You might choose to renew your vows in a private, intimate setting, or you can opt to invite a group of family and friends to share in your love.  But big or small, we can definitely give you the ceremony of your dreams.

BlissWood is a great place to go for romance. Our beautiful 650-acre ranch is the ideal atmosphere for a romantic escape. And not only is it the perfect setting for a vow renewal, it also doubles as a romantic getaway! Our lovely cabins and country homes are just the place for that second honeymoon.  Best of all, you can visit Carol’s at Cat Spring Restaurant for a celebratory dinner for two.

So if you’re ready to profess your love and make some new memories, say “I do” again! You can visit our website to check availability online or give us a call at 713-301-3235. We would love to help you plan the romantic wedding vow renewal of your dreams.

A Unique Family Vacation Destination

April 16th, 2013

Summertime is just around the corner, which conjures up memories of good old-fashioned family vacations. Remember packing up the car and waving goodbye to the house?  It’s a wonderful way to spend time with your loved ones and create some lasting memories.  Our charming Texas ranch is a unique family vacation destination that truly has something for everyone. Just an hour outside of Houston, Texas, this peaceful country setting is the perfect place to unwind and spend some quality time with your family.

And while BlissWood is a great place for mom and dad to kick back and relax, there’s plenty to keep you busy while you’re here!  We offer a wide variety of exciting outdoor activities that will entertain the whole family during your stay.  And with 650 acres of land, there’s plenty of room for adventures.

A family vacation at BlissWood is a truly unforgettable experience. When you visit our ranch, you can bike, fish, hike, and so much more. If you’re looking for a real Texas ranch experience, we also offer horseback riding. You can even try your hand at archery or just paddle around the lake on a Jon boat or a canoe. Whatever you do, it’s an experience your family will be talking about for years to come.

With all the activity, you’ll definitely work up a healthy appetite.  So make sure you pay a visit (or two) to Carol’s at Cat Spring Restaurant during your stay. Carol’s delivers fine dining cuisine in a friendly, casual atmosphere.  The menu offers an array of top notch dishes, with everything from juicy steaks to classic pastas. And don’t worry – we have a kid’s menu, too.

Start planning your trip today! You can check availability online or give us a call at 713-301-3235.  We’d love to help you have the family vacation of a lifetime.

 

Pet Friendly Texas Lodging For You and Your Furry Friends

April 3rd, 2013

A vacation is a wonderful opportunity to take some time to relax and do what you really love.  And for some animal lovers, a vacation just isn’t the same without a beloved pet.  But it’s not always easy to find a place that will also accommodate man’s best friend. So, what are you to do? Plan a BlissWood trip! BlissWood Bed and Breakfast Ranch is a great place to go for pet friendly Texas lodging. We love animals here, and animals love us too!

pet friendly Texas lodging

Unlike many hotels, our pet friendly bed and breakfast ranch offers a comfortable and relaxing experience for you and your pets. We don’t just tolerate animals – we welcome them! Owning a ranch means we’re fans of all sorts of creatures, big and small.

Plus, BlissWood is so much more than a hotel.  It’s not just a place to stay – it’s a destination, too!  And best of all, your pets will love it as much as you do. We offer a whole host of activities on the ranch that are perfect for both you and your pet.  Because the only thing better than enjoying the great outdoors of Texas Hill Country is doing it with a four-legged friend!

pet friendly Texas bed and breakfast

Whether you’re interested in fishing, hiking, biking, or even horseback riding, BlissWood has it all. And no matter how you decide to spend your days here, your pets will have a blast exploring our gorgeous 650-acre working ranch.

If you have any questions about booking a pet friendly vacation at BlissWood, go ahead and give us a call today at 713-301-3235.  We’d be happy to answer any questions you might have about our ranch. And if you’re all ready to make a reservation, you can also check availability online.  We can’t wait to meet you and your pets!

Plan a Unique Horseback Proposal

March 17th, 2013

When you find the woman of your dreams, you’re going to want to make her dreams come true. That’s why you want to plan the perfect marriage proposal.  There are so many way to pop the big question. But with so many possibilities, how do you choose the one that’s best for you?  You want to do something unique but still classic and romantic.  Consider pulling out all the stops and plan a trip to BlissWood Bed and Breakfast Ranch for a unique horseback proposal at our Texas ranch.

If your idea of romance is strolling the countryside with your beloved or enjoying an intimate picnic for two, our horseback proposal package might be the right option for you.  This lovely couple recently made their own history at BlissWood.  While they’re originally from South Africa, they didn’t meet until they were both living in Houston, Texas.

Their journey began at the Red Barn – that’s where they saddled up for a romantic guided horseback ride to the scenic Enchanted Lake.  Upon their arrival to the gazebo, everything was ready and waiting for them. There was chilled champagne, fresh cut flowers, and chocolate-covered strawberries.  All he had to do was ask the question!

After he got the answer he’d been hoping for, the happy couple enjoyed a toast in their private little hideaway.  A BlissWood proposal is sure to be a memorable one, but it never hurts to capture the moment by booking a professional photo session with Skeeta Hagler, our resident photographer.

And you can always continue to celebrate the occasion with a special dinner at Carol’s at Cat Spring Restaurant.

So what are you waiting for? Visit our website to check availability online or give us a call at 713-301-3235. We would love to help you plan the proposal of a lifetime, and there’s no time like the present!

Family Fun on a Texas Ranch

March 8th, 2013

It’s not always easy to please everyone when you’re planning a trip for the whole family, but BlissWood Bed and Breakfast Ranch does a pretty good job!  Our family friendly ranch truly has something for everyone.  Just an hour outside of Houston, you’ll get a relaxing getaway and some family fun on a Texas ranch!

There’s no time to be bored at BlissWood. Kids love the variety of outdoor activities our ranch has to offer.  With 650 acres of land, there’s certainly plenty of room to run and play.  We’ve got plenty of space, so you don’t have to worry about bothering the neighbors!

While you’re at BlissWood, you can spend your time riding bikes or taking nature walks around the Enchanted Lake. You can even try your luck at catch and release bass fishing. Some of our young visitors recently had a very successful day at the lake. Other popular activities for the family include horseback riding and archery. It’s an experience your family won’t soon forget.

And make sure you treat yourself to a nice meal at Carol’s at Cat Spring Restaurant during your stay. Specializing in steaks, pasta, seafood and chicken, you’re sure to find a dish that makes your mouth water. The pork chop has earned rave reviews from guests. Carol’s Restaurant is open for dinner on Friday and Saturday nights, so plan accordingly.  One recent guest called it a “kiss the cook” kind of meal, so you might just want to go there both nights!

Not only can do we specialize in family friendly stays, but we’re pet friendly too! So if your family includes one very furry member, it’s not a problem for us!  Your pet is welcome to join you in our pet friendly lodging.

Plan your trip today! You can check availability online or give us a call at 713-301-3235.  We’d love to help you make some memories.

A Country Western Proposal in Texas

February 28th, 2013

If you’re thinking about getting engaged, but you’re more of the “blue jeans and cowboy boots” sort of couple, our ranch is just the romantic setting that you’ve been looking for. Once you’ve found that special someone, you just need a special place to pop that question.  But it should reflect you and your taste. So if you bring the perfect person and the perfect ring, you can let us provide the perfect setting. BlissWood Bed and Breakfast Ranch is the ideal location for a unique country Western proposal in Texas.

country western proposal in Texas
This happy couple recently got engaged at our beautiful Texas ranch and it was the perfect proposal for both of them! They first met when she asked him to dance at a country western club. And just a year later he asked her to marry him at our very own BlissWood Bed and Breakfast Ranch!

Our spacious, picturesque ranch is a lovely and private setting for this important milestone in both your lives. That’s why we also offer a special proposal package at BlissWood.

When you choose BlissWood as the destination for your romantic proposal, you’ll start out at the Red Barn – that’s where you and your special someone can saddle up for a guided horseback ride to the Enchanted Lake. When you arrive at the gazebo by the lake, we’ve arranged everything so that it’s all ready and waiting just for you.  There, you’ll find chilled champagne, fresh flowers, and chocolate-covered strawberries.

country western proposal in Texas

And once you pop the question, you can enjoy a champagne toast and enjoy this joyous moment in this private setting.  We also provide a golf cart for your happy return.   The romance doesn’t stop there.  You can continue to celebrate into the night with an intimate dinner for two at Carol’s at Cat Spring Restaurant.

Check availability for your perfect proposal or just give us a call at 713-301-3235. We would love to help you plan the details of this exciting event.

Family Friendly Spring Break in Texas

February 18th, 2013

We’ve almost made it through another winter! And what better way to celebrate the arrival of Spring than with a fun-filled family vacation? If you’re looking to plan a trip this spring, BlissWood Bed and Breakfast Ranch is the ideal destination for a family friendly spring break in Texas.  Here at BlissWood, you can relax, enjoy the great outdoors, and create some lasting memories for you and your family.

You certainly won’t have time to be bored when you vacation at BlissWood.  We offer plenty of activities for guests of all ages, so every member of your family will have a fun-filled stay!

Moms and dads can sit back and enjoy the peaceful serenity of BlissWood – our scenic 650-acre working ranch is the perfect place to get away from it all.  And you won’t have to worry about entertaining the rest of the family. There’s plenty here to keep the little ones busy!  Your kids can enjoy a wide variety of activities on our Texas ranch.


There’s a lot of exploring to do on our ranch. You can always take a nature walk or go for a long bike ride around the property. And for the adventurous members of your family, we offer horseback riding lessons.  But if you’re interested in something a little more low-key, we also have catch-and-release bass fishing.  Or go ahead and plan a canoe trip for the whole family.  And for the animal lovers, don’t forget to take part in our animal feeding tour – kids love getting up close and personal with our animals!

And best of all, when you book three nights during the week of March 10-14th, you’ll get the third night at a 50 percent discount!  Start planning your family’s spring break today!  You can check availability online or give us a call at 713-301-3235.

Spend Your Valentine’s Day on a Texas Ranch

February 7th, 2013

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and you’re probably still searching for the perfect gift. Of course, there’s nothing wrong with the old standbys – candy and flowers are always nice.  But maybe, this year, it’s time to go all out. Spend this Valentine’s Day on a Texas ranch. Treat your sweetheart to a romantic stay at BlissWood Bed and Breakfast Ranch.  Our Valentine’s Day package is the perfect way to say “I love you.”

BlissWood is the ideal setting for a little bit of romance. Our breathtakingly beautiful 650-acre ranch is sure to impress your Valentine. Whether you’re taking a stroll around the Enchanted Lake or just relaxing in your room, it’s the perfect opportunity to spend some quality time with the person you love.  And a romantic getaway may be just what you need – studies suggest that travel might even improve your relationship!

Plus, when you give the gift of romance with our Valentine’s Day package, you’ll enjoy plenty of extra treats. The special includes all sorts of extra special touches to make your stay a great one. When you arrive, your room will already be stocked with the makings of a perfect getaway.  You’ll receive a bouquet of fresh cut flowers which can also be upgraded to roses, if you like.  You’ll also get to enjoy some chocolate-covered strawberries and a selection of cheese and crackers – perfect for a miniature picnic for two.  Your package also includes a chilled bottle of Champagne, as well as souvenir glasses.

And of course, we haven’t forgotten the wining and dining! You’ll enjoy an intimate gourmet dinner for two at the award-winning Carol’s at Cat Spring Restaurant.

Give us a call today at 713-301-3235 or check availability online to plan your romantic Valentine’s Day getaway at our Texas ranch. We’d love to help you make it one that you’ll never forget.

Tropical Getaways in Texas at the Oasis

January 31st, 2013

It’s that time of year when we’d all love to pack up and go somewhere warm.  But you don’t have to travel all the way to the Caribbean for a relaxing tropical escape. The Oasis at BlissWood offers a variety of unique Hawaiian-themed vacation rentals, and you don’t even have to cross an ocean to get here!  The Oasis is our very own taste of the tropics right here in Texas Hill Country.  With its lush greenery and rushing waterfalls, you’ll discover that tropical getaways in Texas do exist.

Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway or a fun vacation with friends, the Oasis has accommodations that will suit your needs.  Each unit is unique.  We have one-bedrooms suites and bungalows for couples, and a spacious three-bedroom house for larger parties.

You certainly won’t feel like you’re in Texas as you take in the sights and sounds of this tropical paradise. The Conservatory is the focal point of the Oasis – it’s a beautiful Victorian-style wrought iron greenhouse. The Conservatory is home, not only to a wide variety of tropical flora, but a small unheated pool as well.  You’ll love basking in this charming lagoon, surrounded by nature.

When you visit the Oasis, you’ll feel like you’re worlds away from home.  Relax to the soothing sounds of waterfalls. Enjoy the serenity of your surroundings and take pause by the natural koi pond. And be sure to pay a visit to the Orchid House, where you can admire the exotic and elegant flowers that bloom periodically throughout the year.

The Oasis is everything you never thought you’d find on a Texas ranch.  If you’re interested in booking a truly one of a kind vacation in our little paradise, you can check availability online or give us a call at 713-301-3235. We’d love to tell you more about the Oasis at BlissWood.


At Lehmann Ranch, 1 hour west of Houston

13251 Newberg Rd.
Cat Spring, TX 78933

Email: Carol@BlissWood.net
Phone: 713-301-3235

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