Painted Sky Inn has a clear view of this iconic River Boat just across an inlet. Go on a cruise to explore the scenic riverview of Highland Lakes Region, the native wildlife, the Cascading waterfalls and towering cliffs, with the possibility of seeing the wintering Bald Eagles.
This is a gem full of adventure and fun, with extensive hiking trails, the Devil’s Water Hole for swimming, sparkling blue water, striking sunsets, colorful rock outcrops, and special park activities including Educational excursions and Night Sky Parties.
Longhorn Caverns State Park was developed in the 1930s by Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). It’s main attraction is the underground wonder of the Longhorn Cavern created by an ancient river. Enjoy and admire some of Texas’ best examples of historic CCC architecture, a guided cave tour, and a hike on the Hill Country trail.
A historic fort established to protect settlers from Indian attacks is now open to view with self-guided tours of the grounds, including a one room schoolhouse, blacksmith shop, 150 year old log cabins, and antique farm implements. Open April through mid October, Thursday-Saturday 10AM-5PM, Free Admission Annual Events include: Fort Croghan Day on 2nd Saturday in October and Christmas at Old Fort Croghan on 2nd Saturday in December, both with reenactors in period dress.
The Highland Lakes Squadron CAF Museum was founded in 1992 and dedicated to preserving the vintage WWII aircraft. Open 3 days a week and can arrange for special events and field trips. Donations are accepted to cover costs of events.
A great experience every time. Burgers are excellent as are the chicken pot pies. Service is always great. This is one of two places in Burnet that I bring out of town guests to eat knowing they will have a great experience and great food. ~ R. M.
Great food,great service, low price. New location is smart clean and convenient. Mom and pop store with people who really care about what they do. Had the Friday night catfish special and all yum. Even the iced tea rates a thumbs up. Got the brownie sundae to go and they packed it so ice cream wouldn't melt! We'll be back. ~ David M.
The BEST Thai food we have ever had and in Burnet, Texas of all places....The curry was amazing. But you have to try the Thai custard with sticky rice. TO. DIE. FOR. On top of the great food, the service was pure down home. ~ Lisa
Great place to eat and relax! Some of the best food around! ~ Chelsea T.
The restaurant hosted our Heart of Texas Corvette Club.We had 50 members in attendance and they were ready for us with great food and service. ~ Noel R.
Had the Smoked Turkey Bacon Sandwich at Hoover’s Valley Cafe today. OMG I have a new favorite!!! It is to die for, come try it. ~ M. W.
Seriously the best fried catfish and hush puppy’s ever! ~ Karen T.
The food is wonderful! They make you feel special and welcome! I have family that asks to go there every time they come visit! Thank you Peggy and Tom for such a enjoyable place to meet and eat!!! - Donna C.
If you're hungry and want a big burger, this is the place to go! We've been craving a good burger and found a place! Prices match the actual size of burger!! My kids and I could not finish 1/2lb burger and my husband barely finished 1lb burger, but they are yummy!! ~ J. T.