Lakes and Hills Vacations


Welcome to Historic Burnet, Texas
"Lakes - Hills - History"

Burnet was designated the Bluebonnet Capital of Texas by the Texas State Legislature in 1981. It is located at the crossroads of State Highway 29 and US Highway 281, 50 miles northwest of Austin. It was established as a fort on the Texas frontier in the mid-1800ís and has maintained its pioneer roots, spirit and charm to this day. Major attractions within the city limits include Delaware Springs Municipal Golf Course, The Galloway Hammond Recreation Center, The Burnet Municipal Airport, The Commemorative Air Force - Highland Lakes Squadron-CAF, Fort Croghan, Main Street Bethlehem, The Bluebonnet Festival, The Austin Steam Train, The Rail Fair Festival, The Burnet Gunfighters and The Historic Burnet Square. For a city with less than 5,000 residents, you will be impressed with everything Burnet has to offer.

"Gateway to the Texas Hill Country"

The City of Bertram is surrounded by classic Texas Hill Country scenery with rolling hills, wildflowers and abundant wildlife. The City is home to Iron Star Hall, a historic movie set for The Newton Boys, which temporarily turned Bertram into a movie sound stage. The Oat Meal Festival held each year on Labor Day Weekend, is a major attraction bringing thousands of visitors to the city each year. Old Time Christmas, beginning on Saturday following Thanksgiving, is another Bertram attraction you donít want to miss. Spend time in Bertram, one of the friendliest towns in Texas.
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