If you’re searching for great food and family fun, the quiet Hill Country town of Brownwood makes a perfect day trip! TexTraveler.com has your getaway planned from start to finish.
Breakfast: Common Grounds Coffeehouse and Deli
2208 Austin Avenue
Start your getaway by finding some common ground with the city of Brownwood! This cute café offers fresh coffee, breakfast burritos, and yummy flavored lattes. Consider heading back in the evening to hear local artists play live music.
212 N Broadway St
Explore Texas History from a new perspective by perusing the exhibits at the Firearm Museum. The museum emphasizes gun safety and education, informing visitors of the responsibilities of owning firearms. They also offer a 4-hour firearm safety course taught by a certified instructor at no charge.
Lunch: Steves’ Market and Deli
110 E. Chandler Street
Named “one of the top 20 small town Texas restaurants” by Texas Monthly, Steves’ is a Brownwood staple. It’s is the perfect place for that hit-the-spot lunch, whether you’re hungry for soups, salads, sandwiches, or a little bit of each.
600 E. Depot St.
Located inside the Brownwood Chamber of Commerce, this “much larger than expected” gift shop sells all your Texas-themed souvenir needs. Check out the bestselling horned-toad jewelry and ornaments handcrafted by local Kitty Keller—great keepsakes to remember your Brownwood adventure!
200 State Highway Park Road 15
This Hill Country gem offers hiking, swimming, boating, and classic Texas scenery. It’s a historical site, too, with many features constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the early 1930s.
Dinner: Underwood’s Bar-B-Que
404 W. Commerce Street
After working up an appetite at the park, stop at Underwood’s for Bar-B-Que, fried chicken, and all you can eat sides and cobbler. You can’t miss the giant cowboy sign inviting you to indulge in Texas Cuisine!