If you go: Texas Hill Country

If you go: Texas Hill Country
Oklahoman Published: January 11, 2014

If You Go

Texas Hill Country

Where to Stay

Canyon of the Eagles has 62-lodge-style guest rooms, a restaurant and numerous “edutainment” programs. Among the most popular is a nighttime visit to Eagle Eye Observatory for some star gazing through high-powered telescopes provided by the Austin Astronomical Society. 16942 RR 2341, Burnet, Texas (800) 977-0081 or (512) 334-2070, www.canyonoftheeagles.com

Where to Eat

Tamale King is a casual, family-friendly restaurant that serves authentic Tex-Mex. 15405 E Hwy 29, Buchanan Dam, (512) 793-2677, www.tamalekingrestaurant.com


Longhorn Cavern State Park, 6211 Park Road 4 S., Burnett, (877) 441-CAVE,


Vanishing Texas River Cruise (800) 474-8374, www.vtrc.com

The 31st annual Burnet Bluebonnet Festival is April 11-13, www.bluebonnetfestival.org.

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