Welcome to Kingsland
Water wonderland on Lake LBJ and the Colorado and Llano Rivers.
Kingsland is a fun little town known for the nearby water activities on Lake LBJ and the Colorado River. Although its access to nature and naturally beautiful surroundings are some of its charms, the town also offers a tight-knit community and plenty of places to grab a delicious bite to eat and do some shopping.
What to Love
- Water activities and access to nature
- Small town feel and tight-knit community
- Local vineyards and plenty of shopping and dining
With access to fun activities, a prime location an hour away from Austin, and above-average schools, Kingsland is a very family-friendly community and many retirees also call this charming hamlet home. Some of the homes here are used as summer holiday houses for a fun getaway from the city and it's easy to see why as the blooming bluebonnets in the spring are spectacular and the fishing and hunting are also big draws.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Kingsland is a charming town full of locally owned and operated shops and restaurants. Kingsland has a variety of cuisines represented in the local restaurant favorites.
You can’t visit any town in Texas and not try the local BBQ. One of Kingsland’s BBQ purveyors is Spyke’s BBQ. This family-owned, award-winning joint has been voted best BBQ and best ribs and has been delighting the locals for almost twenty years.
For a great experience to end the perfect day, check out Boat Town Burger Bar near the 2900 Bridge. Not only is the food sure to satisfy but you can eat it out on the patio while you enjoy the spectacular view overlooking Lake LBJ.
Things to Do
The hills surrounding Kingsland are home to many fine vineyards and none offer a more interesting adventure than the Perissos Vineyards. Run by the friendly and welcoming Martin family, the vineyard is making some of the best wines in Texas. Visitors here should try to come in the late summer months when they can help with the harvest and even jump in a vat and help stomp the grapes to extract the delicious juices.
For a historical location offering traditional and unique travel accommodations, The Antlers Inn can’t be beaten. Visitors can choose from the usual hotel rooms, a cute cottage or cabin, or they can spend the night in a renovated and utterly charming train car.
No visit to the area would be complete without getting out on Lake LBJ for some fun in the sun! The lake offers boating, boat tours, waterskiing, fishing, paddle boarding and so much more.
Many of Kingsland’s schools are considered to be above average and are part of the Llano Independent School District.