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Tourist Attractions
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Fort Coughan Museum

The Fort Croghan Museum is located next to the Burnet Chamber of Commerce on Highway 29 about 1 mile west of Highway 281.  It has exhibits of old guns, restored carriages, antique furniture, and relics from the local frontier days.   The museum is open April through August.  The Hours are: Thursday thru Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  For more information, call 512-756-8281.


Confederate Air Force

Highland Lakes CAF Air Museum - Headquarters for Confederate Air Force Hill Country Squadron. It features WWII fighter planes, firearms, photographs, and memorabilia.  It is located on Highway 281 south of Highway 29 in Burnet. The planes on the left are museum planes on display at the entrance to the museum. The museum is located next to the Burnet Airport.  There is an admission charge for entrance.   To see their website - Click Here


Hamilton Creek Park in Burnet

Hamilton Creek Park in Burnet. A beautiful place that is very relaxing. Go for a stroll or just sit and enjoy the sound of the water and the beautiful scenery. Bring along a picnic lunch. The park is within easy walking distance of the downtown square and the train station. 


Hill Country Flyer Train

Hill Country Flyer Train

The Hill Country Flyer is a train that makes regular weekend runs from Cedar Park to Burnet to take tourists out to shop at the antique and gift stores in Burnet, to dine in the local resaturants and and to enjoy Hamilton Creek Park.  Call 512-477-8468 for more information.  To go to the Hill Country Flyer Web Page Click here.

Bob Free with his Gold Wing

Memorial Day Weekend is the time for the Annual Texas Hill Country Tour and Trade Show sponsored by the Austin Road Riders' Association (ARRA). As many as 1,000 motorcycle from all over the U.S. converge on the town of Burnet for this popular show. Click here to see the photos and more information.


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