Washington County and the surrounding areas have so much to offer our guests. Make sure you check out our Local Attractions page, loaded with tourist information, links, and all our favorite attractions. The Ant Street Inn itself is situated right in the middle of downtown Brenham, a charming Main Street city being revitalized for tourism, great shopping, fine dining, nightlife and the arts ( the Unity Theater is just a block away). Tours of the Blue Bell Creamery, Pleasant Hill and Windy Hill Wineries, bluebonnet trails, the Chappell Hill lavender farm, and a spa are nearby. Day trips include short drives to Round Top for the Texas Antique Weekend fairs, Festival Hill Institute, the George Bush Library in College Station and Washington on the Brazos State Park and Star of the Republic Museum. Other nearby towns include Independence, Bellville, Chappell Hill, Cat Spring, Burton, Navasota, and Hempstead. Garden sites include the Antique Rose Emporium and Martha’s Bloomers. See what else Brenham has to offer!