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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Celebrate the Season with the Summer Concert Series

Liven up your summer with live music in Burnet! Celebrate sunshine and good music as you relax with friends and family. Stay at Big Chief RV Resort and enjoy a fun-filled summer vacation.

guitarThe Burnet Summer Concert Series kicked off in May and will continue until August. Pick your favorite artist and come out to Burnet, or come every month and see them all! The concerts will take place at Haley Nelson Park Amphitheater. Gates open at 6 p.m., and all shows start at 7:30. Bring your own lawn chairs, blankets and beverages and relax under the bright Texas stars. Here is the summer lineup:

June 6 – Cory Morrow with Prophets and Outlaws $10

Don’t miss this sensational Texas Country singer and songwriter who has gained popularity in the Southwest. He began his musical career in Austin and has now sold over 200,000 albums. Prophets and Outlaws is a southern rock band with soul.

July 25 – Whiskey Myers with Cody Bryan Band $15

Whiskey Myers is famous for creating honest music that speaks to the heart. Their everyday soul sound is relatable in both triumphs and troubles. This band has become a sensation due to word-of-mouth from their thriving fan base. Cody Bryan Band is a Texas Country group that will leave you cheering for more. 

August 15 – Wade Bowen with Judson Cole Band $15

Bowen is a Texas Country singer and songwriter from Waco, Texas. His new album, Hold My Beer is a collaboration with Randy Rogers. Bowen has performed at sites across Texas, including recording a live album at Billy Bob’s. Judson Cole Band is part of the Texas/Red Dirt music scene, with a debut album titled Eastern Skies.

So kick up your feet at our RV Resort this summer and hear the soothing sounds of live music at the park. Call us today and we’ll save you a site!

Stay With Us

Welcome summer at Big Chief RV Resort, and stay for a weekend or for the season. 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.

 

Spend Easter at Big Chief RV Resort

Easter is a time for family and friends, for joy and relaxation. What better way to bond with the family than on vacation? Come out to Burnet and stay at Big Chief RV Resort to refresh for spring.

Screen Shot 2015-03-16 at 10.01.03 AMFirst Baptist Church of Burnet is hosting an outdoor Easter exhibition on Friday, April 3, 2015 from 7 – 9 p.m. You can walk through a 20-minute journey that traces the road to the cross and incorporates Biblical characters. On Sunday morning, April 5, 2015 from 7:30 – 10:30 a.m., there will be a simple walk through a quiet tomb. Admission is free and the event is open to the public.

Then stay for the week and celebrate new life and new growth at the annual Burnet Bluebonnet Festival from April 9 – 12. Have fun at the Mighty Thomas Carnival and take a ride on the Ferris wheel. Come out for the Birding and Wildflower Show, the Arts and Crafts Vendor Fair, the Burnet Bulletin Pet Parade, the Miss Burnet Bluebonnet Scholarship Pageant, and more family-friendly fun.

Big Chief RV Resort makes it easy for large groups and families to enjoy camping together. Enjoy spacious RV sites and comfortable cabins with plenty of amenities. Stay three consecutive nights during spring and summer and get the fourth night free. You don’t want to miss the beauty of Burnet in the spring!

Stay at Big Chief RV Resort

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, limited 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.