Nestled just 20 minutes from your new homesite at Comanche Oaks, the charming town of Comanche, Texas, is steeped with heritage and tradition. Dating back to 1856, this community is home to several historic buildings and landmarks, including the Comanche National Bank and the Comanche County Court house, all located in the downtown area for folks to enjoy. If you’re looking to really marvel in the heritage of Comanche, check out the Comanche County Historical Museum where you can explore more of the history of Native American culture, examine artifacts and learn about old style ranching. Celebrate Native American culture by attending the Comanche County Pow Wow where you can eat delicious food, listen to music and immerse yourself in the deep rooted history of the Native American Comanche Tribe that originally inhabited the area!
On an average day here at Comanche, you can enjoy a town full of friendly folks, live music, local markets and shops, restaurants and more. Plus, there are parks and plenty of outdoor recreation to enjoy within the town as well. Comanche City Park for instance, offers picnic areas, playgrounds and a community pool for families to get outside and spend time together. Enjoy a day on the water at Proctor Lake or Lake Brownwood, where you can fish, boat or swim. Attend one of the numerous community events, including the Comanche Rodeo or the Comanche County Fair, both filled with food, music and fun! There is no shortage of entertainment for folks to enjoy here in Comanche.
Proctor Lake, found in Comanche, Texas, offers several recreational opportunities including boating, swimming, fishing, hunting, camping, hiking trails, parks, playgrounds and more. In 1963, the U.S. Army Originally created the lake by building a dam on the Leon River. Proctor Lake earns it name from the original early settlers, the Proctors, who donated some of their land in order to construct the dam. Today the lake is home to an abundance of wildlife ranging from deer, bald eagles and bobcats, as well largemouth bass, catfish and crappie. Visitors to Proctor Lake can enjoy tremendous fishing while taking in the serenity of nature all around them.
Proctor Lake boasts 4,500 acres of water, making it the premier water recreation spot to visit. With several marinas available, you can conveniently rent or bring your own boat, kayak or canoe and explore all that the lake has to offer. While the water is the best place to cool off, don’t forget about the shoreline! Proctor Lake features several hiking trails and campsites to cater to the outdoorsman in you. Here you can bring anything from a tent to an RV to enjoy a night under the stars or around a campfire, making memories with your family.
Lake Brownwood is a popular spot for fishing, boating, camping and wildlife watching. Visitors can bring or rent a boat, take a kayak out, or stop at one of the several fishing docks and piers around the lake to test their luck catching the largemouth bass, crappie and catfish that call the lake home. With numerous marinas around, you have easy access to rentals to enjoy a day of jet skiing, tubing or boating. Camping is also popular on the shorelines of Lake Brownwood. Lake Brownwood State Park features camping facilities available for rent to enjoy a night under the stars from your tent, RV or cabin.
Brownwood Country Club is also a great place to unwind and take in the countryside. This beautifully maintained 18 hole golf course features stunning views of the rolling hilltops and the lake. Or you can take a hike on one of the numerous scenic trails to immerse yourself in the wildlife, enjoy bird watching, or just take in the beauty of nature all around you. Enjoy all of the perks of Lake Brownwood just a short distance from your new homesite at Comanche Oaks.
Located right here in Comanche, Texas, Brennan Vineyards produces some of the finest wine around. Taking full advantage of all of Texas’s bounty, Brennan’s combines grape flowers from not only Comanche but across the state to bring you a variety of sophisticated wines to enjoy. Founded in 2001, owners Dr. Pat and Trellise Brennan have been sharing their love of wine making with folks from all over who come to enjoy the “fruits of their labor”. Located at one of the oldest remaining homesteads in Texas, the tasting room in the Historic McCrary house brings you back in time to days of the old West. With stunning grounds so rich in history, Brennan Vineyards is one of the best places to host anything from a dinner party or a dessert gathering to a full-scale wedding. If you’re looking to unwind at your new homesite just down the road at Comanche Oaks, take a bottle of wine to go and savor the robust flavor right from your own backyard. Cater to the sommelier inside of you and enjoy a taste of Texas you can’t get anywhere else than right here in Comanche, Texas at Brennan Vineyards.
“The Irish Capital of Texas”
Just minutes down the road from Comanche Oaks, find yourself in the quaint, country town of Dublin, Texas. Filled with several restaurants, shops, museums and more, this small town is brimming with entertainment to satisfy all ages. Dublin’s rich history is what makes the community so unique. Not only is Dublin home to one of the oldest Dr. Pepper bottling plants in the world but it is also home to famous golfer Ben Hogan. In fact, while you’re here you can check out the Ben Hogan Museum where you can learn all about his legacy. Pay a visit to the Dublin Rodeo Heritage Museum and find out a little more about the historical roots that make this western town so special. Dublin is also conveniently located 2 hours south of DFW, one hour east of Abilene and two hours northwest of Austin, surrounding you with a variety of convenience and entertainment. Top off a day of hiking, fishing, hunting, and outdoor recreation, with an evening of shopping, dining and more here in Dublin, Texas! There's so much to do in and around Comanche Oaks - the tough part will be choosing what to do first!
Situated just an hour drive down the road from Comanche Oaks is the vibrant historic town of Hamilton. Known as the “county seat” of Hamilton County, this town is known for its long-lasting history dating back to 1858. Hamilton incorporates its rich heritage into the community through the variety of shops, museums, local cuisine, and businesses found in its historic downtown. The charm of the town is found in the preservation of the original buildings dating back to the 19th century, now tastefully restored and home to shops, restaurants and businesses.
A year here in Hamilton is filled with a variety of events including music festivals, parades, live music and more. The Dove Festival, for instance, embraces the hunting culture that has shaped Hamilton County for years. If you’re looking for something more relaxing, try taking a few strokes off your golf game at Perry Country Club, a gorgeously maintained 9 hole golf course. Or enjoy one of the several parks Hamilton prides itself on, including Pecan Creek Park with its 1.5 mile nature trail or Fair Park which features baseball fields, picnic areas, a community pool and more! There is something to satisfy each of your family members here in Hamilton.
Known for its pleasing blend of Texas Hill Country charm and modern conveniences, the area around Comanche Oaks offers a diverse set of activities and events that are sure to appeal to all ages and interests. For a big city venture out of the beautiful Texas Hill Country, make a day in Fort Worth or Austin.