At the confluence of the Llano and Colorado rivers, this spot was popular for fishing even before area lakes were created. It is convenient to Lake Lyndon B. Johnson and remains popular with fishermen and water-sports enthusiasts.
Of interest to historians and geologists is the long, low Packsaddle Mountain, made of 600 million year old sandstone. It can be seen from Texas 71 five miles southwest of town.
Visitors also enjoy golf, birding, antique shopping, art galleries, scenic drives and swimming at an area known as "The Slab."?
The Aqua Boom celebration commemorates Independence Day with one of the Hill Country's largest fireworks displays.