Consider this your go-to guide for all the best things to do in Horseshoe Bay. This resort area nestled in the heart of the Hill Country is a popular getaway for visitors near and far.
Horseshoe Bay is also a part of the Highland Lakes. The resort town is located on Lake LBJ, which stays at a near constant level year round. The location offers some of the best water activities and lake views in the area. You'll find plenty to do on shore in Horseshoe Bay as well.
If you were to look at a map of Horseshoe Bay you'd see why it's a popular retreat for Austin and San Antonio locals. Horseshoe Bay is located on Hwy 2147 about 6 miles from Marble Falls and a short 45-mile drive from Austin.
Lake LBJ Marina & Yacht Club East of Horseshoe Bay
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Top Things to do in Horseshoe Bay
Horseshoe Bay tourist attractions are all about enjoying the beautiful scenery surrounding the water. It's a naturally relaxing atmosphere where you can kick back, but you can also up the adrenaline with more extreme activities.
Three of the top-rated Robert Trent Jones golf courses in the U.S. are located in the Horseshoe Bay area. Features include a full-service country club, pro shops, tennis courts, recreation center, yacht club and a putting course.
Horseshoe Bay is home to one of the largest marinas in Texas. You can bring your own boat, rent one or hire a charter boat for a day of fishing out on Lake LBJ. Largemouth bass, white bass, crappie and catfish are all abundant.
DRAG BOAT RACING
One of the biggest events in the area is the annual LakeFest Drag Boat Races. For two days some of the fastest boats on the water compete to see who can go the distance in the shortest amount of time.
Feel the thrill off seeing the Hill Country from up above on a zip lining tour. Cypress Valley Canopy Tours has set up a series of zip lines and sky bridges that give you a bird's eye view.
The Texas Hill Country is a rocking climbing paradise. Experienced climbers can head out on their own, or you can take part in an organized excursion with Rock-About Climbing Adventures in Marble Falls.