THINGS TO DO WHILE IN SAINT JO

SHOPPING IN SAINT JO

DAVIS & BLEVINS THE MAIN STREET GALLERY

Fine art and gifts, local and national artists and artisans including Donna Howell-Sickles. Open Thursday-Sunday. 108 S Main St. on downtown square:

940-995-2786 

PANACHE

Grand gifts and flamboyant finds. Come find the perfect gift or home decor piece in this restored historic building. Located on the square. Wed-Sat 10am-5pm,

940-995-4000

HOWELL-SICKLES STUDIO

This is the studio of Cowgirl artist Donna Howell-Sickles. Fine-art galleries across Texas and throughout the West show and sell Donna’s art work. Studio hours, Mon-Wed 9am-4pm or by appointment. 108 S. Main St. on downtown square

940-995-2786

TRAILTOWN TREASURES

Antiques, collectibles and gifts. Come find your treasure. Located on the square, 104 E. Howell, Wed-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 12:30pm-5pm.

940-995-0269

SAINT JO FARM AND RANCH

More than a feed store. Everything you need for your farm, ranch and home.
206 W Pecan St.

940-995-2874

TK DESIGN & RESALE

Store has a bit of everything, clothes, jewelry, furniture, Christmas decor, glassware, etc. Very neat. They also do custom embroidery and screen printing.
112 US-82

940-595-2575

DINING IN SAINT JO

THE CHISHOLM CHOPHOUSE

Come enjoy great American cuisine in a renovated historic building on the downtown square

940-236-5137

DAIRY QUEEN

Located on HWY 82 just 3 blocks from the downtown square. This is a local hang out for many residents.

940-995-2488

WINDMILL GRILL

Just an old fashioned Texas burger joint in a fun atmosphere. Located in a historic building on the downtown square. Nice outdoor seating. 201 E. Howell Street, behind the Saint Jo Library.

940-841-2349

RED RIVER STATION BBQ

This is a North Texas premier spot for good ole Texas music and pit smoked BBQ! Located in the renovated old lumberyard on Howell Street just off the downtown square in Saint Jo. 

940-995-2294

THE RUSTY NAIL CAFE

The Rusty Nail is a must-stop on the square offering a Brunch & Dessert Counter and Rustic Wares! Located at 111 N Broad St in downtown Saint Jo.

940-995-7169

MAIN STREET SHOP

Open Wednesday – Sunday for Breakfast and Lunch. Sunday lunch specials, Pizza, Specialty Coffees, Shakes, Loaded Teas, Smoothies, and Lattes. Fantastic homemade desserts.

940-299-9922

WINERIES IN SAINT JO

ARCHE WINERY & VINEYARD

Several vinifera wine grapes are grown here in this beautiful Red River Valley vineyard, 6 miles north of Saint Jo. Tour the vineyard and taste the wines. Check their website for days and hours of operation. Located at 228 Wagner Rd.

214-536-6330

BLUE OSTRICH WINERY & VINEYARD

Located 8 miles north of Saint Jo, Texas in the Red River Valley. A commercial winery & vineyard located on a working Texas cattle ranch, Blue Ostrich creates award winning Texas wines and are open to the public at 12:00pm Thursday-Sunday, and by appointment, year round. Located at 5611 FM 2382.

940-995-3100

LONESOME VINE

The Lonesome Vine Tasting Room is Now Open for Reservations. We are a 100% Texas winery and vineyard in Montague, between St. Jo and Bowie. We have nearly 6 acres under vine and produce dry red Rhône and Tempranillo wines, dry Rhône whites, a sweet red and a sweet white. Enjoy wine served by the winemaker and vineyard manager in our cozy, intimate Old West tasting room. Fridays and Saturdays 11am-6pm and Sundays 11am-5pm. Located at 3142 Catholic Cemetery Road, Montague, Texas 76251
940-314-3142

MARKER CELLARS

Nestled amonnative bluestem grasses of the LBJ National Grasslands, the Marker cellars Family Winery is home to a rich heritage of protecting Texas natural resources and producing classic Texas wines. Located at 1484 Country Road 2585, Alvord, Texas.

LODGING IN SAINT JO

HIGH COTTON COTTAGE

High Cotton Cottage is a whimsical luxury B&B located right off the historic downtown square in Saint Jo. It features 3 bedrooms and a 900 sq. ft. entertainment area in the back yard. 106 West Boggess, Saint Jo

BLUE OSTRICH GUESTHOUSE

The Blue Ostrich Guesthouse at Fredrick Farms is a charming cottage located on a working cattle ranch nestled in the Red River Valley, just 8 miles north of Saint Jo, Texas. Blue Ostrich Winery and Vineyard is located on the Fredrick Farms property and is walking distance from the Guesthouse

For more information CLICK HERE

RIDGEVIEW SAINT JO

This just opened jewel will get you close to town and even closer to the wineries, with a spectacular view and everything you need to make your weekend perfect. For more information or to book your stay:

THE ROCK HOUSE

The Rock House is just off of Saint Jo’s Chisholm Trail Square. The house is fully furnished with two bedrooms (one with a king bed and the other with a queen bed), living room, dining room, full kitchen, bathroom, and washer and dryer. For more information or to book your stay contact Marion Chappell at

THE BUNKHOUSE AT FOUR WINDS RANCH

The Bunkhouse at Four Winds Ranch features two newly remodeled houses with all the amenities. Bunkhouse living on a working cattle and horse ranch without the chores. Enjoy all the livestock and ranch life, including some of the most incredible sunrises and sunsets you can imagine! A fenced-in backyard with a grill, acres of beautiful, groomed trails to walk or ride (got a horse? stalls available!). Minutes from our wineries. 

For more information CLICK HERE

SUMMER’S PLACE

Sitting on one of the highest points in Montague County, the views 360º views around the house are breathtaking! Enjoy the views with the industrial grade outdoor kitchen and fire pit. The house is fully equipped with washer, dryer, full kitchen with all appliances and cooking and dining utensils. Stay in touch with cell phone boosters, WiFi, Netflix, DVD players and basic cable.

THE PONDEROSA GUEST RANCH

In addition to their lively retreats and events calendar, The Ponderosa has four cabins available for rent year round. The décor could be described as “modern farmhouse”, which provides the perfect touch of rustic charm you’d hope to find on the ranch. Each cabin has a private en suite with a connecting OUTDOOR shower, super cozy beds, and thoughtful amenities. The Ponderosa is the perfect spot for a romantic getaway, girls trips, quality family time, or a time-out just for you!

MOONLIGHT FALLS PROPERTY MANAGEMENT AND EVENT PLANNING

Starting from $99: Moonlight Falls represents multiple vacation rentals in the Saint Jo area ranging from 1 bedroom studios to 5 bedroom homes.

We know guests expect top-notch service — professional like a hotel, but personal like a B&B — so we make sure to be available to answer any question, create listings, and maintain the property so you can focus on your other responsibilities.

COZY 2 CABIN AT LAKE NOCONA

Make some memories at this unique and family-friendly staycation.
Lake Nocona had been rated as one of the best fishing lakes in Texas.
We have completely renovated this property to provide a unique experience while providing relaxation. This property features two homes for the price of one. You will enjoy outdoor deck, a great fishing lake and lots of fun.

For more information CLICK HERE

BOHO FARMHOUSE

The Mid-century Farmhouse has a wonderful living space, large kitchen, fireplace and master suite! Come enjoy the peacefulness of the North Texas Hill country along with dogs, kitties, horses and chickens! The farmhouse was built in the early 90s, it’s eclectic & a little quirky! Sunset oaks is only 8-13 miles to the wineries. Boho farmhouse is perfect for a girls get together, family vacation or couples weekend.

For more information CLICK HERE

FARMHOUSE STAY

The Texas Cabin is an old rustic barn that has been converted into a wonderful living space. Come and enjoy the coziness of the country side along with horses, kitties and chickens! Sunset oaks is only 2hrs from the DFW area! Grab a bottle of wine at the local wineries and enjoy your social distancing and let the kids run free!! . The cabin is your typical farmhouse cabin it’s cozy and old fashioned! Come sit on the porches and sip on wine! Enjoy sunsets, night sky and seasonal wild flowers!

For more information CLICK HERE

ALL IS WELL RESORT

All Is Well Resort is an upscale property consisting of 3 yurt cabins and 3 bubble huts for ‘glamping’. Located 8 miles north of the Saint Jo square right off FM 677, All Is Well Resort is a place where serenity awaits. Wonderful hiking/biking trails overlook 40-foot drops to babbling creeks below. Dense forest covers the 65-acre property where each accommodation includes its own ‘park’ creating a private, serene stay.

THE WINCHESTER HOUSE

The Winchester House is a newly renovated historic home in the North Texas hill country that is now open to receive guests! Located a little over an hour from the DFW metroplex and airport, come enjoy a relaxing stay in the countryside! Upstairs the two large bedrooms offer large luxurious King size beds, while the Master located on the first floor boasts a luxurious Queen with an en-suite bathroom with an impressive walk-in shower with double rain- shower heads. All bedrooms are provided with wall mounted swivel Smart TV’s.

TYLER BLUFF

The combined properties, named “Tyler Bluff” after the summit where it resides, is a retreat for small groups spanning 72 acres and offers two houses, a lodge, and four cabins for up to 37 overnight guests.
• Sunset Ridge (sleeps 8)
• Sunset Ridge Lodge (sleeps 6)
• Big Tex Cabin (sleeps 4)*
• Rachel’s Roost Cabin (sleeps 5-7)**
• Shadrack Shack (sleeps 2)
• Love Shack (sleeps 2)
• loft beds in cabins are best suited for children
For large groups that require less than 29 people for overnight accommodations, we offer full buyout of the entire property.

RED RIVER STATION INN

All guest rooms is tastefully appointed and decorated to a unique theme, representing a character from Montague County’s colorful history. Rooms feature a Keurig coffee maker with both decaf and regular brew premium coffee provided, a 32″ flat screen TV with cable and local channels, free WiFi, a quality hair dryer, and premium luxury bedding and linens. In addition, each room has a USB charging station to allow our guests to recharge smart devices without unplugging the lamp! We also have added a Bluetooth wireless speaker / clock radio for each room, so you can play your own music to fall asleep by.

Guests are welcome to partake of a complimentary light breakfast each morning, and our complimentary wine each evening. Enjoy both while relaxing on our French Quarter-style balcony overlooking beautiful downtown Nocona!

HARVEST HOUSE

Vineyard Charm with a Hot Tub in Saint Jo

Newly renovated Harvest House! With a mix of modern farmhouse and boho vintage, you’ll feel right at home in the heart of Saint Jo, TX. Walking distance to the picturesque square and minutes from the popular wineries, you’re perfectly located to enjoy the NTX Hill Country. Sip some tea on the porch, enjoy an evening in the hot tub, or unwind in the wine lounge. You’ll soon discover why we’re ideal for a girl’s getaway, family fun or couple connecting.

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ENTERTAINMENT IN SAINT JO

TEXAS THEATER

Come see the latest movies in the newly renovated old theater building located on the historic Chisholm Trail square. 106 E Howell Street, Saint Jo. Visit facebook.com/Texas-Theatersj or showtimes and additional information.

RED RIVER STATION BBQ

In addition to great BBQ, Red River Station offers weekend Texas music! Located in the renovated old lumberyard on Howell Street just off the downtown square in Saint Jo.  221 E Howell St., 940-995-2294,  Go to Facebook.com/redriverstationbbq for a list of upcoming events.

EXPERIENCE THE HISTORY OF SAINT JO

SCENIC DRIVE

Take a drive north of downtown square along FM 677 and see hilltop views of Mountain Creek and Red River Valley. Devil’s Backbone, which lies to the east of FM 677 has an elevation of more than 1,200 feet. The ridge was used by the Comanche and Kiowa tribes as a lookout point over one hundred years ago. Drive east of Saint Jo along FM 2382 and FM 433 for a view of The Breaks Ranch and the Red River Valley. The Running N Ranch, a private ranch one mile south of town on FM 677 has larger than life sculptures such as ladybugs made out of a Volkswagen Beetle cars, large daisies and a sculpture that tells time.

AREA LAKES

Lake Nocona, northwest of Saint Jo
Moss Lake, east of Saint Jo
Lake Ray Roberts, southeast of Saint Jo near Sanger

MUSEUMS IN SAINT JO

INTERNATIONAL ARTILLERY MUSEUM AND STORE

The museum is the largest private artillery* collections in the United States .The current collection showcases artillery from the WW2 era through today. It includes some pieces from Korean War, Vietnam, The Cold War and many Middle Eastern Conflicts.  Located in a 21,000 sq. foot building on the historic  square in Saint Jo. Thurs-Sat 10am-4pm or by appt.., 201 S Main St, 940-995-2084,

www.internationalordnance.com. 

THE STONEWALL SALOON MUSEUM

Located on the downtown square. built in 1873 and recently refurbished as a museum featuring numerous photos and exhibits depicting Saint Jo’s history. 
100 Main St | 940-872-0269

www.stonewallsaloonmuseum.com

HUNTING IN SAINT JO

LONG STRAW RANCH

A licensed game preserve for upland bird hunting and fishing. 2197 Netherly Lane, Forestburg. 214-914-4514

www.longstrawranch.com

MILLER DOUBLE A RANCH

This family-owned and operated ranch offers more than 1,700 acres of high-fenced land for Whitetail deer and exotic hunting. Lodging is also available.  1005 Union Cemetery Road, 214-908-9492.

www.millerdoublearanch.com

WILDPOINT RANCH WHITETAILS

Offering professional hunts, lodging and shooting range on 800 acres in the Red River Breaks. 3985 N. FM 677, 972-922-4225.

www.wildpointwhitetails.com

RECREATION IN SAINT JO

RED RIVER MOTORCYCLE TRAILS

Located in Bulcher, 15393 N FM 373, 12 miles northeast of Saint Jo. Offers off-road trails for motorcycling and four wheeling. Rate is $10 per day. Also has fishing, swimming and camping at its 2,500 acre recreation park. 940-995-2903

www.redrivermotorcycletrails.com

REDNECKS WITH PAYCHECKS

Located at 3064 FM 3206 South of Saint Jo and offers off-road trails for four-wheeling during annual events in the spring and fall.

www.redneckswithpaychecks.com

AREA GOLF COURSES

Turtle Hill Golf Course, Hwy 373 N, Muenster, 940-759-4896
Nocona Hills Golf Course, 179 Club Dr, Nocona, 940-825-3444
Indian Oak Golf Course,  912 W Hwy 82, Nocona, 940-825-4213
Gainesville Municipal Golf Course, Weber Dr. at W Hwy 82 Gainesville, 940-668-4560

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