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Horseshoe-Bay is located in the heart of the Texas Hill Country of central Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 3,418 residents. Horseshoe Bay is mostly known for being home to an exclusive golf resort on Lake Lyndon B. Johnson (Lake LBJ.) Not just for adults, however, Horseshoe Bay has a vast array of activities for the whole family. Golf Magazine has named the course at Horseshoe Bay as one of "America's Best Golf Resorts." Three championship courses were designed by Robert Trent Jones and another member's only Jack Nicklaus signature links. The lakeside setting offers some of the most beautiful scenery of any golf course in the state. Courses are also available for corporate outings and charitable events. LBJ Lake offers swimming, boating, water-skiing, kayaking, or you can rent a pontoon boat or take a try at paddle boarding. All types of watercraft are available to rent from luxury boats to personal kayaks. There's a Marina Boardwalk with shops with women's and men's apparel, swimwear, gifts and sundries. A kids' camp offers a variety of arts and crafts and other activities for children. Other things to do at Horseshoe Bay include fine dining, a variety of spa treatments, a full-service fitness center, and live entertainment. Accommodations are available in everything from five-star hotels, apartments and condominiums with one, two or three bedrooms and lakeside views. LBJ Lake is a reservoir on the Colorado River, and is about 45 miles northwest of Austin. Other towns around the lake include Granite Shoals, Kingsland, Highland Haven, Sunrise Beach and Marble Falls.

Surrounding areas: Lake Lyndon B Johnson, Texas (1.6 mi), Lake Marble Falls, Texas (4.2 mi), Sunrise Beach, Texas (4.5 mi), Marble Falls, Texas (6.1 mi), Kingsland, Texas (8.9 mi), Inks Lake, Texas (14.0 mi), Lake Buchanan, Texas (17.6 mi)

Horseshoe Bay Vacation Rentals




Horseshoe Bay Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Hampton Inn On The Lake704 First StMarble Falls, TX5.4 mi.(830) 798-1895
Best Western Marble Falls Inn1403 Hwy 281 NMarble Falls, TX6.2 mi.(830) 693-5122
Quality Inn1206 Hwy 281 NMarble Falls, TX6.2 mi.(830) 693-7531
Lake LBJ MotelRR 2 Box 139Kingsland, TX8.9 mi.(325) 388-4571
Lake LBJ MotelKingsland, TX8.9 mi.(325) 388-4571
Holiday Inn Express810 S Water StBuenet, TX16.6 mi.(512) 756-1789
Chism Lodges IncRt 1Bluffton, TX20.4 mi.(325) 379-6331
Hill Country Suites609 Bessemer AveLlano, TX23.4 mi.(325) 247-1090
Best Western Llano901 W Young StLlano, TX24.0 mi.(325) 247-4101
Lakeway Resort & Spa101 Lakeway DrAustin, TX25.6 mi.(512) 261-6600

Horseshoe Bay Weather & Climate

Central Texas basically has two seasons - summers that may last from April through October, and winters that start in November and usually lasts until March. When summer ends, it's too dry for autumn foliage, except in East Texas. Precipitation is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year, although most occurs in May and September in the form of thunderstorms. Large amounts of rain falling within short periods of time cause flash floods. Hail is reported around the Central Texas area an average of 31 days per year and tornadoes are reported on an average of 12 days per year. Average yearly rainfall is near 32 inches. Average sunshine varies from about 50% in the winter to near 75% in the summer. Although tornadoes are rare, they are most often associated with dissipating tropical storms.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 58°F 33°F 1.57 in. -
February 63°F 37°F 1.99 in. -
March 70°F 45°F 2.02 in. -
April 77°F 52°F 2.52 in. -
May 83°F 61°F 4.65 in. -
June 89°F 67°F 3.69 in. -
July 93°F 70°F 1.59 in. -
August 93°F 70°F 1.99 in. -
September 88°F 64°F 3.08 in. -
October 79°F 54°F 3.67 in. -
November 67°F 44°F 2.22 in. -
December 60°F 35°F 2.07 in. -

Horseshoe Bay Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Austin Bergstrom International airport (AUS) located about 48 miles southeast of Horseshoe Bay in Austin, Texas, the San Marcos Municipal airport (HYI) located approximately 54 miles southeast of Horseshoe Bay in San Marcos, Texas, Kerrville Municipal Louis Schreiner Field (ERV) located roughly 58 miles southwest of Horseshoe Bay in Kerrville, Texas, the San Antonio International airport (SAT) located around 70 miles south of Horseshoe Bay in San Antonio, Texas, and finally the Draughon Miller Central Texas Regional airport (TPL) located about 70 miles northeast of Horseshoe Bay in Temple, Texas.

Horseshoe Bay Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
Landa ParkNew BraunfelsTX60.0 mi.
Kiddie Park Of San AntonioSan AntonioTX77.8 mi.
SeaWorld San AntonioSan AntonioTX77.8 mi.
Six Flags Fiesta TexasSan AntonioTX77.8 mi.
 
Water Parks
Schlitterbahn Waterpark ResortNew BraunfelsTX60.0 mi.
Splashdown San AntonioSan AntonioTX77.8 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Blue Lake Golf ClubMarble FallsTX6.1 mi.
Meadowlakes Golf & Country ClubMarble FallsTX6.1 mi.
Packsaddle Country ClubKingslandTX8.4 mi.
Gainesville Municipal Golf CourseGainesvilleTX12.5 mi.
Highland Lakes Golf CourseBuchanan DamTX13.3 mi.
Pedernales Country ClubSpicewoodTX14.0 mi.
Delaware Springs Golf CourseBurnetTX16.7 mi.
Llano Municipal Golf CourseLlanoTX22.9 mi.
Highland Lakes Country ClubLago VistaTX23.9 mi.
Lago Vista Country ClubLago VistaTX23.9 mi.
 
State Parks
Longhorn Cavern State ParkTX9.4 mi. 
Inks Lake State ParkTX12.8 mi. 
Blanco State ParkTX32.3 mi. 
 
Museums
Gillespie Co. Historical Society Pioneer MuseumFredericksburgTX35.3 mi.(History)
Latin American Collection of the Jack S. Blanton Museum of ArtAustinTX41.9 mi.(History)
Texas Military Forces MuseumAustinTX41.9 mi.(History)
Texas Memorial MuseumAustinTX41.9 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Umlauf Sculpture Garden & MuseumAustinTX41.9 mi.(Art)
Charles W. Moore FoundationAustinTX41.9 mi.(History)
 
Zoos and Aquariums
San Antonio Zoological Gardens and AquariumSan AntonioTX77.8 mi.
Sea World of San AntonioSan AntonioTX77.8 mi.
Cameron Park ZooWacoTX100.3 mi.


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