Must-Visit Attractions Near Lake Buchanan

There are plenty of attractions near Lake Buchanan that will make for a memorable getaway for the whole family! Whether you are looking to explore the shore, play in the water, or discover the area’s attractions, you won’t want to miss our list of must-visit Attractions near Lake Buchanan!  

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1) Attraction 1: Lake Fun

Lake Buchanan attracts visitors and guests from across the nation, at all times of the year. Especially during the summer months as people flock here for the joy life lake provides. Lake Buchanan has over 22,000 acres of surface water, perfect for all types of water fun. If you are looking to catch a fish, you are in luck! Lake Buchanan is known for its striped, white, and largemouth bass. Many guests also choose to tow or rent a speed boat to take advantage of water activities. Whichever route you pick, you’re sure to have a blast! 

P.S. – one of the best-kept secrets is the unbeatable sunrises and sunsets you can absorb on the water. Take a walk down to the water and you will not be disappointed! Make sure to bring your camera.


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Lake Buchanan RV Park

2) Attraction 2: State Parks

State parks offer many of the same perks that national parks do, albeit, on a much smaller scale.  There are a number of state parks in the region, each of which offer a unique outing for tourists. Two of our favorites are:

Longhorn Cavern State Park: Less than 20 minutes away, Longhorn Cavern state park is a unique Hill Country destination full of Texas-sized tales. The park’s star attraction is Longhorn Cavern, an underground wonder created by an ancient river’s dissolving and cutting action. This is a family favorite and provides a great escape to the Texas heat!

Inks Lake State Park: This 1,200-acre state park is known for the 803-acre Inks Lake used for fishing, scuba diving, and other water sports. It is located only 10 minutes down the road from us! Since the lake’s water level usually stay constant, you can stop by year-round. So feel free to rent paddle boats, canoes, or kayaks and explore the park at your pleasure. 

3) Attraction 3: Outdoor Recreation

Besides state parks and water activities, there are many other outdoor recreation options around! First, take a drive to Reveille Peak Ranch where you can capitalize on biking, hiking, and more! Not as outdoorsy? Don’t worry, find your way to a local vineyard and winery where you can taste the fruits of the region. We love Torr Na Loch’s Vineyard!

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stargazing is an activity to do near Lake Buchanan
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4)Attraction 4: Stargazing

Lake Buchanan is smack in the middle of the Texas Hill Country, allowing for clear skies and no light pollution. Any night where the clouds are clear you can gaze above in astonishment. Watch the Milky Way, constellations, and shooting starts stream directly above you. Don’t forget to take out your phone, or DSLR camera!

Plan your trip today!

With all these attractions near Lake Buchanan, folks from all over are pouring in looking to stay awhile. Look no further than Lake Buchanan RV Resort and Campground. We have RV FHU sites, tent locations, and beautiful cabins ready for your next visit. Bring your boat, water toys and some googles as we have a private boat ramp and beach to play at. give us a call today! (512) 793-4746 

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