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Tourist Attractions
In the Highland Lakes Area
of Central Texas

Some of the tourists attractions other than
boating, fishing, swimming, and golf are:


Jet Ski Rentals

Escape Haus is a live-action Escape the Room Game in New Braunfels, Texas. You'll have 60 min to solve the clues and awaken your inner Sherlock. Are you up for the challenge? Click here to learn more at

Photographing the fields of wildflowers in the spring.

Going to the Bluebonnet Festival in Kingsland in April of each year. 

  • Enjoy a round of golf at:
  • The Blue Lake Golf Course is a 9 hole course at 2,336 yards with a par of 32.  The golf course is open to the public.  It is on the south side of Lake LBJ and has views of the lake.  Located off Hwy 71 at 214 West Bluebonnet Road in Blue Lake which is now part of Horseshoe Bay.
    Call 830-598-5524 for more information.
  • The Escondido Golf Courseis an 18 hole course at 7,168 yards with a par of 71.  It is a private golf course on the south side of Lake LBJ in Horseshoe Bay.  Call 877-598-6311 for more information.
  • Texas LandmarkHorseshoe Bay Resort has 3 Robert Trent Jones, Sr. designed golf courses (Slickrock, Applerock and Ram Rock), which are private for resort members and their guests, and to guests of the Horseshoe Bay Resort Marriott only.  To make reservations at the Marriott, click here
  • The Legends Golf Course is an 18 hole course at 7,260 yards with a par of 72.  The course is open to the general public.  The course is located off of Hwy 2342 on the southeast side of Lake LBJ.  Call 325-388-8888 for more information.
  • Texas LandmarkTaking the Hill Country Flyer train ride round trip from Cedar Park to Burnet and back.

    Sampling wine and touring the winer at the Fall Creek Vinyards in Tow.

    Going to the Rodeos in Marble Falls, Burnet and Llano.

    Birdwatching throughout the Highland Lakes and seeing the bald eagles in the winter.

    Wildlife watching and photography.

    Denny Ranch 2 is a nature preserve 12 minutes northeast of Burnet and 55 minutes northwest of Austin.

    Playing golf at the local golf courses.

    Watching the fireworks on the July 4th in Kingsland.

    Ripley's Believe It or Not! in San Antonio, TX
    Experience three unique attractions including the authentically unbelievable Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium, the exciting movies that you ride at Ripley's 4D Moving Theater and our larger-than-life Louis Tussaud's WaxWorks.

    Going to Arts & Craft shows and sales in Kingsland and Marble Falls

    Taking a tour of Longhorn Caverns near Lake LBJ.

    Enjoy the Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlfie Refuge near Marlbe Falls.   They have over 5 miles of hiking trails and provide guided tours and hikes and educational programs for groups.  It is a great place to see the Golden Cheek Warbler and the Black Capped Vireo.

    Take a ride from Cedar Park to Burnet and back on the Hill Country Flyer train.

    Taking a tour of President Lyndon B. Johnson's boyhood home and ranch in Johnson City.

    Hill Country Science Mill - Johnson City
    The Hill Country Science Mill is a family destination offering a fun, interactive learning environment for all ages. Through cutting-edge technology-based exhibits, games, and programs, the Science Mill expands students' understanding and appreciation of science in their everyday lives.

    Seeing the Annual Austin Road Riders' Hill Country Tour and Trade Show in Burnet on Memorial Day Weekend.   Hundreds of motorcyclists attend each year.

    Eating at various Fish Frys, Barbecues and Steak Dinners put on by organizations in the area.