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Llano County Market Update Since Coronovirus

When I look back on my last blog post in February, all I can say is wow, things can change quickly! In February, Llano was bursting with activity on the local scene, with many events scheduled. Tourism was at a high, and traffic counts were up.  In early March, when the Coronovirus first began to ...

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SPRING EVENTS IN HISTORIC LLANO, TEXAS!

Springtime is the most exciting time to visit the beautiful small town of Llano! Winter has been dry, but recent rains have perked up the bluebonnets and we should have a good display of wildflowers. Plan your visit – there are lots of activities and events scheduled. In March, the annua...

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Lake Buchanan Update August 2019

We haven’t been on Lake Buchanan recently, so we took the boat out Saturday (8/24/19). It was a beautiful day, and the lake was smooth and conditions were ideal. According to the LCRA, lake level is 97.7% full which is 3’ below full level of 1020’. Here’s an update, and some helpful informat...

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Saddle Up for Llano Western Weekend in October!

Llano Western Weekend is slated for October 19-21st, and this event keeps growing every year to include something of interest for everyone. What started as a Chuck Wagon Cookoff in 2005, this fall festival now includes a Longhorn Steer Show, PRCA Xtreme Bull Riding, Llano River Chuck Wagon Cook-off,...

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Beautiful Badu 1891 in Llano is Open!

  After months of meticulous restoration, Badu 1891 in Llano has opened it's doors and is now a destination not to be missed. Offering Texas fare with a twist, the menus are inventive and exciting. Live music is offered on weekends, and the outdoor areas are spacious and beautifully landscap...

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Holidays in the Texas Hill Country

Hill Country communities are decked out and ready for the holidays! It's a wonderful time for visitors, as well as residents. Lots to do, and a great place to experience true, small town Christmas fun. Llano gets dressed up in lights downtown, with a impressive display on the beautiful historic c...

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Celebrate Independence Day at Aqua Boom in Kingsland!

  The biggest celebration of the year is going to happen soon in Kingsland! A tradition for over 40 years, its the best small town fun to be had anywhere.  If you want to celebrate America's birthday in style, be sure to come!   With July 4th on a Tuesday this year, the fun begins on Sa...

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Spring in Historic Llano on the Llano River

Spring is a great time to visit picturesque and historic Llano! If conditions are right, the hills will be covered in spectacular wildflowers. This year, fall and winter rains have been plentiful and our beloved bluebonnet seedlings are abundant. Peak season varies depending on the weather, but usua...

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Lake LBJ in the 60’s

During the 1960's and 70's, my parents were in the resort business in Sunrise Beach, on the shores of Lake LBJ.  I was a toddler when my family decided to build a place where families could come and have fun and get away from their busy lives. They called it Sandyland Resort, and many families came...

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Real Estate Website Traffic

With so much emphasis by both real estate agents and consumers using the internet to advertise and shop for real estate, it is important to look at the various real estate web sites to see how they compare. Based on stats from comScore Media Metrix, the following table shows the top four real estate...

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