Welcome to Lake LBJ
Lakeside living in the Texas Hill Country.
Living on the shores of Lake LBJ is lakefront living at its finest! Nestled in the midst of Texas Hill Country and only an hour away from Austin, the Lake LBJ area is the perfect mix of natural paradise with stunning views, small town communities, and access to nearby urban amenities.
What to Love
- Access to nature and outdoor activities
- Beautiful views and natural landscape
- Lots of dining and shopping amenities
Lake LBJ is favored by residents who love to get outdoors and participate in the fun offered by access to year-round water activities such as swimming, boating, and fishing. There are plenty of other activities on the shores of Lake LBJ, from delicious dining opportunities, to beer and wine tastings and tours, to outdoor activities such as horseback riding and golf.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
The communities surrounding Lake LBJ have so much to offer in the way of tasty eats and shopping treats.
You may lose your appetite once you find out that the Grand Central Cafe is located in the house used to film the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre, but that would be a pity because the food is top-notch! Situated next to The Antlers Inn, a turn of the century railroad resort, this local fine dining favorite lives up to its motto of “We Serve the Best''.
One of two Alfredo’s Mexican Restaurant locations can be found near Lake LBJ. Family owned and in operation since 2006, Alfredo’s Mexican Restaurant serves up traditional Mexican , Tex-Mex, and American food in a warm and inviting atmosphere.
Known for its mix of food and fun, Wakepoint LBJ offers a place to grab some gas, peruse an upscale convenience store, or catch some live entertainment. It also hosts the best place to view the sunset on Lake LBJ.
The Boat Town Burger Bar is considered the home of the best burger on Lake LBJ. See for yourself and grab one or try some classic seafood while you experience live music and take in the lake views.
Quaint and charming come to mind when you visit Kingsland near Lake LBJ. With their variety of shops and restaurants to choose from, you’ll have a great time getting in some window shopping on your way to grabbing a fantastic bite to eat.
Things to Do
The Lake LBJ area is very community-minded and has so much to do beyond the fantastic lake activities!
One favorite amongst the local community is the Kingsland Aqua Boom Independence Day Celebration. This multi-day event has competitions ranging from beauty pageants to horseshoes and poker, along with arts and crafts shows and a street dance, all culminating in a truly spectacular fireworks display over the Llano River on the Fourth of July.
The Balloons Over Horseshoe Bay Resort event is so much more than just a hot air balloon festival, along with the hot air balloons there are arts and crafts vendors, food, live entertainment, and the visually stunning coordinated light show after dark that make the balloons look like giant colorful light bulbs.
The granite shoals community is home to GraniteFest, an annual extravaganza with chili cook-offs, a car show, and live entertainment. This community knows how to do fun in a uniquely Texas way.
Looking for a way to connect with the local community between all the fun events and festivals? Head over to Kingsland Community Park to have a picnic, spend time letting the kiddos play around, or maybe meet some new neighbors.
Lake LBJ is home to many fine schools within the Llano, Burnet, and Marble Falls School Districts.