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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Lake Buchanan Falls

Lake Buchanan Update

Lake Level & Colorado River Report July 5, 2016 After several years of drought and low lake levels, Lake Buchanan is now 93% full and beautiful! Low lake levels affected not only lakefront homes that had diminishing waterfront, but fishermen had more difficulty finding a boat launch. After g...

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Rafting at the river

Kayak Llano River

Llano River Report May 2016 We have had amazing weather this year, and have been blessed with ample rainfall. Lakes are full and rivers are running. The Llano River is at it's most beautiful right now and temperatures are perfect. If you have been waiting to bring a kayak or fish, don't wait...

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