Shop to Your Heart’s Content

Ready to find some treasures? The annual Citywide Garage Sale is back in Burnet, and you don’t want to miss this chance to spruce up your home, RV and wardrobe for summer. Stay at Big Chief RV Resort for the weekend and kick back!

Garge Sale.pngThe Citywide Garage Sale takes place this Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Hosted by the Burnet Chamber of Commerce and the Burnet Associates of Merchants, this annual event brings the community together and supports small businesses. Browse through items from 25 vendors and 10 houses that have signed up to give you the best selection yet.

The event will be hosted in the Burnet Historic Square, which features an old-town charm and plenty of small shops and cafes to grab a glass of iced tea or a hot sandwich. The eclectic vibe is one that brings in visitors from all over the state, and Burnet is also known for delicious wine. Stop by the Burnet Antique Mall for even more vintage treasures.

Stock up your summer pantry at the Burnet Famer’s Market as it kicks off a new season. From decadent berries, melons and bananas to crisp cucumbers, lettuce and more, you can eat fresher and healthier next season.

Make a weekend out of it, and book your stay at Big Chief RV Resort. Call us today, and we’ll save you a spot!

Shop With Us

Support the community of Burnet and take a break from your busy schedule at Big Chief RV Resort —your home away from home. We have wonderful weather, friendly people and clean, modern resort facilities. We offer full hook-up RV sites, cozy cabins, Wi-Fi, a swimming pool and a clubhouse with a full kitchen. Call (512) 793-4746 or visit our website to reserve your vacation.

 

 

Annual Book and Bake Sale is Open to the Public

If you think there’s nothing better than curling up with a good book, sipping on coffee and snacking on something sweet, you don’t want to miss what the Lakeshore Library has in store for you next week. Come out and celebrate your love for books in Burnet, and stay at Big Chief RV Resort.

bookongrass.pngFriends of the Lakeshore Library will host their Annual Book and Bake Sale at Lakeshore Library, Friday April 29, starting at 8 a.m. and Saturday, April 30, starting at noon. Come out and browse through a great collection of classics, thrillers, mysteries, fantasy novels and more! From non-fiction to otherworldly, tech-savvy and kid-friendly, this sale will offer books for everyone to enjoy.

Books will be sorted by genre, so have fun hunting for treasure. You can even pick up your favorite DVDs and audio books at unbeatable prices. And it’s not a party without some tasty treats! Enjoy the bake sale, too, and taste some delicious, homemade goodies. Proceeds from this event benefit the Lakeshore Library — including the facility, materials and community resources it provides.

Have a great time stocking your book bags, then come read under a shade tree at Big Chief RV Resort, right by the water. Call us today to schedule that break you need — and the vacation you deserve!

Relax With Us

Take some time from your busy schedule to relax and unwind at Big Chief RV Resort —your home away from home. We have wonderful weather, friendly people and clean, modern resort facilities. We offer full hook-up RV sites, cozy cabins, Wi-Fi, a swimming pool and a clubhouse with a full kitchen. Call (512) 793-4746 or visit our website to reserve your vacation.

 

 

Free Movies and Music in Burnet

You know what’s better than music and movies in the springtime? FREE movies and music! Come out to Burnet, Texas so you don’t miss all of the free, family-friendly community events happening around town. Stay at Big Chief RV Resort and enjoy close access to it all!

twotons.png“Movies in the Park” is a monthly series, and this month, your family can enjoy Minions at Haley Nelson Park on Friday, April 29 at 7 p.m. The movie will start when it gets dark, and admission is totally free. Just bring your favorite lawn chairs or some cozy blankets. Cuddle up and enjoy popcorn as you make some pre-summer memories. May’s movie will be Jurassic World, showing for free on Friday, May 20 at 7 p.m.

Then, show us your dance moves at the Burnet Summer Concert Series, featuring Two Tons of Steel on Saturday, May 7 at 6:30 p.m. at Hayley Nelson Park. The band is a Texas Country treasure, and this kickoff is even bigger and better. Gates will open at 6:30, and the show will start right at 7:30. The event is free, and it’s BYOB. Be sure to bring some cozy lawn chairs and blankets.

Then come home to Big Chief RV Resort and relax for the weekend, the week or the month! Call us today to book your stay. 

Stay With Us

Enjoy the sights and sounds of Burnet at Big Chief RV Resort —your home away from home. We have wonderful weather, friendly people and clean, modern resort facilities. We offer full hook-up RV sites, cozy cabins, Wi-Fi, a swimming pool and a clubhouse with a full kitchen. Call (512) 793-4746 or visit our website to reserve your vacation.

 

The Fiddle Contest of the Year Kicks off Next Weekend

Hey, Diddle Diddle! If you’re a fiddle fanatic, you don’t want to miss the event Llano has in store for you next weekend. Lucky for you, Big Chief RV Resort is just a short drive away. Stay for the weekend and kick up your boots as you soak up the sun!

Screen Shot 2016-03-25 at 3.57.45 PM.pngThe Llano Fiddle Fest Weekend will return April 1 – 3. Celebrate this annual fiddle contest at the LanTex Theater in downtown Llano. The activities kick off with the Llano Air Fiddle and Anything Goes — Tricks and Licks competitions. The contests include youth, senior, open and accompanist divisions, so come out to enjoy the tough competition and mad fiddle skills. The Saturday evening concert will be a delightful addition to your weekend schedule. Enjoy the beauty of the Texas Hill Country in the spring as you listen to these soothing, and impressive, sounds.

Then giddy up to the early service and cowboy breakfast on Sunday morning, accompanied by — you guessed it — fiddle music. This might wrap up the Fiddle Fest, but you can stay in Burnet as long as you’d like. There’s plenty to do and see with the Historic Downtown Square, local eateries and unique shopping. You might even want to stick around for the Burnet Bluebonnet Festival April 8 – 10! Just give Big Chief RV Resort a call to book your spring vacation.

Stay With Us

Have a musical vacation in Burnet this spring at Big Chief RV Resort — your home away from home. We have wonderful weather, friendly people and clean, modern resort facilities. We offer full hook-up RV sites, cozy cabins, Wi-Fi, a swimming pool and a clubhouse with a full kitchen. Call (512) 793-4746 or visit our website to reserve your vacation.

 

Birding and Wildflower Show Returns to the Bluebonnet Festival

Spring is in full bloom, and there’s never been a better time to take a relaxing vacation. Come out to Burnet, TX next month to learn about the birds and wildflowers that populate the Texas Hill Country in spring. Kick up your feet at Big Chief RV Resort.

bluebonnet.pngThe 2016 Burnet Bluebonnet Festival showcases the Highland Lakes Birding and Wildflower Show on April 8 from 2 – 5 p.m. and April 9 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Herman Brown Free Library. This exciting event will teach you about bird species, flight patterns and bird-watching tips. Burnet is regarded as one of the best places to see vibrant wildflowers, and you don’t want to miss out on taking photos in the bluebonnets.

As stated on their website, the Highland Lakes Birding and Wildflower Society promotes the “study, conservation, enjoyment, and public awareness of birds and wildflowers, chiefly in the Highland Lakes area of the central Texas Hill Country.” Their annual appearance at the Bluebonnet Festival creates an exciting opportunity for everyone to learn about the wildlife and wildflowers that make the Hill Country teem with life in spring.woodpecker.png

Stay the whole weekend at Big Chief RV Resort and head out to the Bluebonnet Festival every day, so you don’t miss a thing. With live music, an exciting carnival and delicious food, you certainly won’t want to miss this celebration.

Stay With Us

Let your spirit bloom as you relax at Big Chief RV Resort — your home away from home. We have wonderful weather, friendly people and clean, modern resort facilities. We offer full hook-up RV sites, cozy cabins, Wi-Fi, a swimming pool and a clubhouse with a full kitchen. Call (512) 793-4746 or visit our website to reserve your winter vacation.

 

The Wait is Over — Bluebonnet Festival Is Back

Spring is in bloom just a few weeks early! In Texas, that means bluebonnets and wildflowers are decorating the Hill Country. Come out and celebrate the change of season with a change of scenery. Stay at Big Chief RV Resort in Burnet!

carnival.pngThe Burnet Bluebonnet Festival is an annual event that brings in guests from all over the state. This small-town festival packs big-time fun into a three-day event, April 8 – 10, 2016. Located on N. Pierce Street, the exciting festival includes a family-friendly carnival, a pancake breakfast, the Highland Lakes Birding and Wildflower Show and arts and crafts vendors.

Take a spin on your favorite carnival rides, and then head over to the food court for delicious refreshments. Feeling the rhythm? This year’s musical lineup is just as sensational as years past. Come out to see well-known Texas performers like Dale Watson, Hired Guns, Jason Boland and the Stragglers and Bri Bagwell. Tickets for the concerts are just $10 each.music.png

Check out the full schedule online and get your tickets and wristbands ahead of time. Make sure to book your exciting vacation at Big Chief RV Resort. We’ll see you soon!

Spring Over to Big Chief

Thaw out at Big Chief RV Resort — your home away from home. We have wonderful weather, friendly people and clean, modern resort facilities. We offer full hook-up RV sites, cozy cabins, Wi-Fi, a swimming pool and a clubhouse with a full kitchen. Call (512) 793-4746 or visit our website to reserve your winter vacation.

 

Five Things To Do In Burnet This Spring

Planning your spring getaway? It’s hard to just pick one week’s worth of fun events and attractions in the Texas Hill Country. Here are some of our attractions near Burnet, located just minutes from Big Chief RV Resort.

sunset.pngLake Buchanan

Big Chief RV Resort is located on Lake Buchanan, where you can fish to your heart’s content, all year-round. Enjoy the sunshine as you work on your summer tan. Rent a kayak or paddleboat from JustYakin or jet skis from Splash Boat Rentals.

You’ll love our lakefront property and we’ll tell you now — our sunsets are unbeatable. Come relax under the stars and take a dip in the lake! 

Wineries

The Texas Hill Country is famous for fine wine, so naturally we have a few favorite wineries nearby. Sip happily at Fall Creek Vineyards, which combines European winemaking traditions with Californian technology. Lost Creek Vineyard was voted the “Best New Winery” by the Wine Society of Texas, and you simply have to come out and see why. Also nearby is Perissos Vineyard and Winery, which is nestled in Hoover Valley.

cavern.pngLonghorn Caverns

Explore the depths of Burnet at Longhorn Caverns. Their flashlight cavern tours will have your adrenaline pumping! These natural caverns were created by cutting water, and you can even see a few fossil remains from the Ice Age.

The Legends Golf Course

Can’t wait to load up your golf cart and head out to the green? Come out to Legends Gold Course on Lake LBJ and let your troubles melt away under the spring sun. The course features shady Bermuda grass trees and spectacular scenery, so you can relax all day long!

Burnet Bluebonnet Festival

Can’t take a Spring Break in March? Come out April 8 – 10 for the festival of the year. The Burnet Bluebonnet Festival features live music, a petting zoo, craft vendors, a carnival and fantastic food. Check out the website to get your tickets!

No matter what you decide to do and see, Big Chief RV Resort is the place to stay this spring. Call us today to book your vacation! 

Stay With Us

Relax and rejuvenate at Big Chief RV Resort — your home away from home. We have wonderful weather, friendly people and clean, modern resort facilities. We offer full hook-up RV sites, cozy cabins, Wi-Fi, a swimming pool and a clubhouse with a full kitchen. Call (512) 793-4746 or visit our website to reserve your winter vacation.