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Ranch Overview

Escape to an Authentic Texas Ranch with Unique Activities

BlissWood Bed and Breakfast Ranch is located approximately an hour west of Houston in Cat Spring, Texas, near Sealy and Bellville, in an area known as the rolling hills or the foothills of Texas Hill Country. Graceful centuries-old live oaks abound on our 350-acre working dude ranch in East Texas, along with lakes and wildlife.

Rekindle a romance with a quick weekend getaway. Enjoy a romantic picnic in the gazebo overlooking the Enchanted Lake or have fun together participating in authentic ranch activities with our popular vacation packages. Our beautiful historic houses and cabins are scattered throughout the ranch for a peaceful, relaxing stay.

Our friendly ranch staff, instructors and attendants are waiting to welcome you, and they will graciously accept any monetary appreciation you can share.

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On-Site Activities

Stay and Play on Our 350-Acre Texas Ranch

For no additional charge, our lodging guests can experience the outdoors on our expansive ranch by viewing (and petting some) ranch animals, birding, or hiking and biking on our ranch trails. If you want to ramp up the ranch experience, for an additional cost you can try horseback riding, trap shooting, boating, archery, and catch & release fishing in our stocked lakes.

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Off-Site Activities

Explore the Foothills of Texas Hill Country

Our bed and breakfast ranch is located in Austin County, which is home to Texas’ first agricultural society, a wonderful golf course and interesting state parks and museums. Plan on spending a day exploring the area, or make some pit-stops on your way here from Houston, San Antonio or Austin.



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Equestrian Vacations

Horse Around at Our Texas Ranch

BlissWood Bed and Breakfast Ranch welcomes equestrians of all skill levels to enjoy a horseback riding vacation in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. Enjoy fun and memorable Texas ranch activities on your equestrian vacation at our 350-acre Texas vacation ranch. We offer excellent horses for group rides for registered lodging guests, as well as boarding for guest horses if you bring your own!

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Family Friendly Activities

There's Something for Everyone to Enjoy!

BlissWood Bed and Breakfast Ranch is the perfect setting for fun-filled Texas family vacations. As a 350-acre working ranch, we have horses and farm animals, activities, and adventures that are sure to entertain and enliven guests of all ages. A great opportunity to disconnect from technology, get outside, and spend quality time together!

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From Corporate Retreats to Family Reunions

Quality time with your partners, associates, or co-workers is a premium these days. Why not get away to a peaceful, relaxing environment in the country where you can get to know each other, discuss ground-breaking ideas, brainstorm, enjoy team building activities, and have fun! BlissWood Ranch is the ideal choice for corporate retreats near Houston or for your next family reunion.

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Animals Abound on the Ranch

While you’re on vacation on our Texas ranch, you’ll see a wide variety of both domestic and exotic animals, including:

  • Horses
  • Border Collies
  • Angus Cattle
  • Miniature Donkeys
  • Peacocks
  • Ostrich
  • American Bison
  • Black Buck Antelope
  • Fallow Deer
  • Axis Deer
  • Red Deer
  • and more!

It’s nature at its very best. If you are looking for an exceptional Texas guest ranch vacation experience, you have found it! Book online today and get ready for the perfect romantic getaway in Texas.

If you would like to interact more closely with the animals on the ranch, check out our Exotic Animal Safari and other ranch experience packages.

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