Tequila probably. Whiskey definitely. Gin, however, might not be the first thing some people think of when they think of favored Texas spirits. But those people would be wrong—particularly after paying a visit to Seersucker Distillery in San Antonio. Here, the gin is slow-distilled in “Betty”—a hand-hammered copper pot still—and blended with all-natural botanicals.

Co-founded by husband and wife Trey and Kimberly Azar, Seersucker Distillery, set on 6 acres of South Texas landscape, is located about 15 minutes from downtown San Antonio. Home of Southern Style Gin, the property includes a 5,000-square-foot distilling and bottling facility and tasting room that can accommodate groups of up to 70 standing or 40 seated. Team-building activities can include mixing cocktail concoctions and taking a guided tour of the distillery. 
 

When it was constructed in 1926, the Post Dispatch Building was the tallest building in Houston. Home to the namesake newspaper, the building was liquidated, along with the publication, in 1932, and subsequently became the address for the corporate offices of Shell Oil Company. In the early aughts, it reopened as Magnolia Houston

 

The Westin Austin Downtown is offering your group the chance to be a mermaid! 

Azul, The Westin Austin Downtown’s rooftop pool and lounge, is where this magical experience takes place. Groups of up to 10 can take part in this new exclusive team-building experience and once-in-a-lifetime chance to make your Disney dreams come true. The Mermaid over Austin package includes:

 

Hotel Adolphus in Dallas is offering groups a unique team-building experience: Barkitecture. Groups design and build a doghouse, with teams competing to see who can create the most doggone (sorry, couldn’t resist) fun structure. Each team is equipped with a tool kit and building materials. Prizes can be awarded for categories such as the “most creative doghouse” and “most team spirit.” At the end of the day, the doghouses are given to pet rescue organizations.