Burnet Country Attractions Fit Every Interest
When on an adventure in Burnet County, you might find yourself picking strawberries and flowers, sleeping in a treehouse, exploring a natural cavern deep under the earth, or interacting with living history at a fort, Biblical village, or town square. Burnet County offers a wide variety of attractions, including Sweet Berry Farm in Marble Falls, where you pick your own strawberries in the spring and pumpkins and flowers in the fall. Also in Marble Falls, you can practice your aim at Copperhead Creek Shooting Club and ride an ATV, UTV, or dirt bike at Hidden Falls Adventure Park.
In Burnet, you’ll find the the history of U.S. air flight at the Highland Lakes Squadron of the Commemorative Air Force museum and an awesome display of vintage motorcycles at Hill Country Motorheads. Ride into the town on the Hill Country Flyer vintage train and take part in a Wild West shootout on the town square. Find living history at Fort Croghan, which was built to protect the first settlers. At Christmas and Easter, see live re-enactments of the Biblical stories of Jesus’s birth and death.
These are just the highlights in an area that boasts countless art galleries, shops, parks, restaurants, events, museums, and more. You’ll need more than a day or even one visit to explore all the activities to do with family and friends in Burnet County.
Highlandlakesofburnetcounty.com is a great place to look for places to say when planning a trip to Burnet County. Click on Where to Stay for listings of the most unique accommodations in the Hill Country. You can choose from cabins, lakeside homes, treehouses, lodges, and more.
Sightseeing is certainly free, whether with family or as a couple taking a romantic drive. The best time for a road trip in Texas, and especially Central Texas, is in the spring when wildflowers cover the roadsides and rolling hills. Bluebonnets begin blooming in March, peak in April, and give way slowly to an ever-changing color palette that lasts all summer and into September. Whether sightseeing in Austin or sightseeing in San Antonio, your road trip should end in the Highland Lakes, where the Hill Country scenery is enhanced by lakes, granite outcroppings, and miles of countryside.