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.

 

 

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Fresh Ingredients for Summer Fun

If you’re looking for an escape this summer, come out to Burnet, TX and soak up the sun. Unwind as you relax and enjoy the scenery of the Texas Hill Country. Stay at Big Chief RV Resort for the weekend, the month or the season!

strawGrilling up some delicious burgers? Level up your summer picnics with fresh, organic produce from Burnet Farmer’s Market Days. Come out to Burnet Square every Saturday for the best produce and locally grown agricultural products. You won’t find this level of quality in the grocery stores, so grab some delicious tomatoes, fresh, crisp lettuce, and tasty onion for your summer grub. Serve a fruit salad on the side, or grab a watermelon for the whole family to enjoy.

If you’ve got a sweet tooth, you’re in luck. Vendors will also sell home-baked goods to add sweetness to your season. And if you’re looking for a special gift for a birthday or anniversary, browse through vendors selling handcrafted goods. Support local vendors and farmers, and have a blast at the same time.

Schedule some fun during your summer and stay at Big Chief RV Resort. We’ll see you soon!

Relax With Us

Celebrate summer with family fun at Big Chief RV Resort. Voted the #1 Fan Favorite RV Park in the Highland Lakes area, Big Chief RV Resort is a place where families and couples feel right at home. We have wonderful weather, friendly people and clean, modern resort facilities. We offer full hook-up RV sites, cozy cabins, limited Wi-Fi, a gorgeous swimming pool and hot tub and a Clubhouse with a full kitchen. Call (512) 793-4746 or visit our website to reserve your vacation.

 

Live Life on the Lake

The sun is shining in Burnet, Texas which means temperatures are rising and you’re probably thawing out from the long winter. Come see the sunshine for yourself and plan activities for the new season at Big Chief RV Resort.

lakeLake Buchanan offers miles and miles of sparkling water. Featuring a privately owned lighthouse near the Dam, the lake is a beautiful site to see. The gravel shore is perfect for soaking up sun, wading through the water and swimming with the family. Whether you’re a boat enthusiast, a swimmer or a fisherman, the lake is large enough to provide enough space for anyone. You won’t feel crowded as you relax peacefully and enjoy the changing season. Take a cruise up Lake Buchanan with two observation decks, or venture on the 2.5-hour scenic wilderness tour through the Colorado River Canyon. You might spot a bald eagle while viewing the breathtaking waterfalls.

Local restaurants offer a great place to eat and unwind. You’ll find delicious burgers at Reverend Jim’s Dam Pub and Dam Grill, or grab some Tex-Mex at Tamale King. With plenty to do in the area, you can make a full weekend out of the excitement at Lake Buchanan. Big Chief RV Resort is located right off the lake, and it’s the perfect place to fish and enjoy abundant wildlife. As you plan out your spring and summer schedule, don’t forget to book a vacation at Big Chief RV Resort. With daily and monthly rates, we make it easy to stay as long as you’d like!

Stay With Us

Spend more time having fun with friends and family a 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.

 

Tour the Perissos Vineyard and Winery

If winter weather is wearing you down, take a vacation to beautiful Burnet, Texas. Relax in the beauty of the Texas Hill Country, and sip on some award-winning wine. Stay at Big Chief RV Resort to welcome in the season.

wineThe Perissos Vineyard and Winery is open Friday through Sunday from 12 – 5 p.m. No appointment is necessary to stop by and grab a sip in the Tasting room. The winery produces 100% Texas-grown and hand-crafted wines, from white to red. White wine lovers will want to sample the 2012 Roussanne for a fruity aroma, or the 2012 Viognier with hints of honeysuckle and white fruits. The red wine list is just as impressive, with the Malbec, Tempranillo, Aglianico and more.

The staff of Perissos is dedicated to gardening and taking care of the land, rebuilding the soil after each harvest. They literally build their vineyard from the ground up, and take great care in nurturing their wine grapes. Their name is the Greek word that means “exceeding abundantly, beyond what is expected.” So come out to Perissos to taste these quality, award-winning wines for yourself.

Big Chief RV Resort is the perfect place to refresh for spring. Rest along the shores of Lake Buchanan, with clear water and the beautiful Texas sky. You can fish, walk around the park or spend time with the family in the clubhouse. It will be the perfect escape from cold temperatures and dreary skies.

Stay With Us

Celebrate spring at Big Chief RV Resort. Our park is the place that families call a 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.

Go On An Adventure in Burnet!

If you’re looking for an adventure this season, come out to Burnet, Texas. Explore Longhorn Cavern with friends and family and have an unforgettable vacation. Get in touch with nature, and relax at Big Chief RV Resort.

CaveTake the Wild Cave Tour at Longhorn Cavern, going on now until April 2015. Crawl, climb and squeeze through small passages of this beautiful natural cave. This tour is 1 ½ to 2 hours and shows exclusive formations that could only be seen by professionals until a few years ago. Now, staff specialists can guide you into parts of the cave not shown on regular tours. Prepare to get dirty! You’ll want to wear something that makes it easy to move. The tours are by reservation only and start at $45.

If you want something spookier, you can come out for a Paranormal Cave Tour starting on February 28. This tour will be offered once a month and allows you the opportunity to use video cameras, voice recorders, and paranormal detection equipment to explore the cave and all its spooks. You will be guided by trained staff and you must bring a flashlight. To view more information about the cave tours or to make a reservation, visit their website.

Come back home to Big Chief RV Resort and rest your tired legs!

Stay at Big Chief RV Resort

Celebrate the season of romance and the coming of spring at Big Chief RV Resort.  Our park is the place that families and Winter Texans call a 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.

Stroll Through Burnet’s Historic Square

If you’ve got the winter blues, cheer yourself up with a vacation. Grab the family and head over to Big Chief RV Resort in Burnet, where the weather is great and local shopping and restaurants are even better.

TealiciousBurnet’s Historic Square is packed with shopping, restaurants and historical buildings. Stroll through the square and travel back in time as you view the Burnet Country Courthouse and the Herman Brown Free Library. Our town center atmosphere dates back to the 1800s, and many cities have tried to replicate the authentic, historical feel that’s become signature to our town.

Browse through a variety of shops to pick out the perfect gift for a loved one, or a little something for you. Shopping on the Square offers a variety of items, from antiques to furniture, clothing, books, collectibles, children’s items, handbags, jewelry and more. These one-of-a-kind treasures can’t be found anywhere else!

After you’ve worked up an appetite, visit one of the three delicious restaurants on the Square. Post Mountain BBQ offers authentic Texas barbecue and desserts. The Cookie Café and Bakery is the perfect stop if you have a sweet tooth. But the restaurant does more than just sweets – salads and entrees too. Texas Tea-Licious is another favorite, known for its quality and food service. Grab a glass of the famous peach tea while you’re there. Then come back and relax at Big Chief RV Resort!

Stay at Big Chief RV Resort

Big Chief RV Resort is the place that families and winter Texans call 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 Valentine’s Day weekend vacation.