Bandera County is home to the cities of Bandera, Medina, Tarpley and Pipe Creek. Bandera has been called the “Cowboy Capital of the World”. Bandera is known for its ideal climate and as a resort community. The Medina River flows through the area and Medina Lake Is not far away. Bandera still has that old west small town feel and is not too far away from San Antonio so it’s an easy drive for people to come site see. Bandera has a number of resorts and children’s camps as well as game ranches and dude ranches. Over the years people have large homes on acreage in the area as full time and part time residences. The views, location, and live water make it the ideal location to build a dream home. The winding roads through tree covered hills and stunning landscapes are worth seeing.