Marble Falls is a small friendly picturesque town located in the heart of the Highland Lakes about 50 miles northwest of Austin along U.S. Hwy. 281. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in all of Texas and was recently listed as one of the best places to retire in Money magazine. The opening of a new regional medical center has been a plus to our community by ensuring the best possible medical care. This charming community is known for its love of music, golf, fine food, wine and water sports although not necessarily in that order.
Here on the area lakes, water activities include fishing, swimming, skiing, boating, canoeing and kayaking and most can be done year round due to our beautiful sunny mild weather! If golf is your sport, you will find the area has many well known world-class courses including those in Horseshoe Bay. Along our Historic Main Street there are cute gift shops, a casual sports bar, art galleries and more! If you’re interested in music then check out the Uptown Marble Theater. You can enjoy an evening of live music where you may hear everything from country, to rock to blues and more. We also have an excellent Chamber of Commerce and a large segment of our population who give tremendous amounts of volunteer service to area organizations.
While here be sure to stop by the famous Bluebonnet Cafe. In business now for more than 80 years, it's the place to catch up with friends and hear what's going on around town. Don't miss their Pie Happy Hour!
The natural beauty of the lakes and the Texas Hill Country combine to make this area ideal for visitors and for those wanting to relocate. With great weather, friendly people, area lakes that provide an array of water activities and a choice of superb golf courses there is plenty to see and do. Marble Falls is a town where visitors and tourists feel truly welcome and many like the saying goes “come for a weekend and end up staying for a lifetime!”
Burnet which was named the “Bluebonnet Capital of Texas” by the Texas Legislature was first established as a fort on the Texas frontier in the mid-1800’s. Situated 13 miles North of Marble Falls and East of Lake Buchanan, Burnet is also the County Seat. Neighbors here know each other by name and everyone knows the score of the latest football game.
Once a mainly agricultural community its economy now is mostly fueled by tourism. Boating, fishing and camping attract many visitors to this area and others come to experience its small town charm. Every year in December, First Baptist Church sponsors “Main Street in Bethlehem” where volunteers dress in costume to depict the Christmas story. Volumes of tourists descend on Burnet to enjoy this scene and many stay and play in this quaint little town where you can still while away the afternoon exploring all the shops around the Courthouse Square.
Lake Buchanan, Fall Creek vineyards, the Hill Country Flyer train, Delaware Springs golf course, the Highland Lakes air museum, Canyon of the Eagles Park and Longhorn Caverns State Park are all located in and around the Burnet area. There is always a wide variety of entertainment options available or you can simply kick back and relax!
As one of our fastest growing areas, Burnet continues to offer that small town ambience of long ago but with all the conveniences of a metropolitan area and don't forget the name is pronounced as "BURN-it" rather than "bur-NET"!
Horseshoe Bay - A world class residential and resort community where you can live the dream. Rated one of the top three retirement cities in America, this luxurious resort community is located just West of Marble Falls on Lake LBJ and truly does have it all. The near perfect year round weather truly makes Horseshoe Bay the ideal place to let your spirit and body unwind!
Here you’ll find three Robert Trent Jones golf courses, tennis facilities, a private airstrip, a full service marina, fine dining, resort facilities complete with full service spa amenities, unrivaled landscaping with flowing fountains, and a multitude of gorgeous homes many which are nestled along the scenic shores of Lake LBJ.
In addition, you’ll discover the ultimate in prestigious living along with an unexcelled quality of life amidst the outstanding beauty of the ever popular Texas Hill Country. Horseshoe Bay epitomizes social and financial security while reflecting the goals and ambitions of today’s top achievers.
Kingsland is a quiet, comfortable, warm hearted community just 12 miles West down the road from Marble Falls and lies nestled between the Llano and Colorado rivers.
Situated in one of the most interesting and naturally beautiful areas of Texas, Kingsland offers year-round activities such as camping, hiking and hunting. The rivers and Lake LBJ are perfect for all types of water sports and Kingsland is known for its many resorts, lodges and RV campgrounds.
Springtime in Kingsland is like no other place in Texas. The highways are covered with a mass of color—blue, red, yellow and white wildflowers. Tourists come to see the annual blooming and it's a time honored tradition to have your children's pictures taken amidst the wildflowers but remember it is illegal to pick them!
Kingsland's population has a mixture of tourism and retirement. Many people from around the state have weekend homes here and come out to fish and boat whenever they can getaway. There are also quite a few people from up North who choose to retire in Kingsland to escape the cold winters.
Kingsland is located just an hour northwest of Austin and a hour and half north of San Antonio, which is perfect for those who want to be near major cities and transportation hubs. You can enjoy the hustle and bustle of the big city life with all its amenities, then return to the safe, quiet and serene setting of Kingsland. Our area attracts people from all over to enjoy the mild climate, various activities, beautiful scenery, and friendly people.
Kingsland has a laid back feeling to it and still retains its small town atmosphere. Life seems to go at a little slower pace in Kingsland.