Yours to Explore

The house holds the corner of St. James and St. Andrew, and is two blocks from the downtown shopping and touring area. During your stay in Gonzales, we invite you to explore our bustling small town community. There are boutiques, antique stores, restaurants, beautiful parks, and more. Many of these nearby attractions are within walking distance from the St. James Inn! You may enjoy restaurants that include places where Nolan Ryan dines, or Texas Monthly top rated barbecue. Walking and touring will find you searching out other homes and buildings of significant architecture. Some were built with hard earned cotton money, some with cattle money, some with oil money and some with inherited money - it's a great little place. There are also many museums and attractions in the small towns just outside of Gonzales. If you are looking to take in some big city sparkle, Our bed and breakfast is conveniently located next to three of the biggest cities in Texas. In the bigger cities, you can find large scale shopping areas, theme parks, and more.

We have a couple of suggestions for your recreational pleasure, they are featured below in interactive maps. The first map is local attractions in Gonzales, and the second map illustrates attractions a short drive away. Use the maps by zooming in, zooming out, and finding photos and descriptions of nearby places by clicking on the corresponding icons.

If you are looking for social outings or events, you may also visit the Community Calendar for Gonzales, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce.

Hosts Ann and Rew Covert live in the historic home and welcome you to Gonzales. Reservation required, please call (830) 672-7066 or contact us.

Local Attractions

For the curious traveler

Day Trips from the St. James Inn

Plan Your Stay

The more curious traveler will be delighted at Gonzales' central location to major cities, historical attractions, and more. Venture out to nearby cities that feature interesting museums, theme parks for the family, and many opportunities to collect antiques. Please use the map below to explore your opportunities. Click on an icon in the interactive map below to view descriptions, photos, and more. The green marker icon signifies the location of the St. James Inn.