Looking to maximize your fun while at Lake Buchanan? Here are some of the great folks and businesses we recommend!
Fishing & Boating

Empty Pockets Guide Service

Jackie is a well known and experienced Lake Buchanan striper fishing guide who guides fishing trips on the Highland Lakes in Central Texas. With 17 years of guided fishing under his belt, Captain Jackie is ready to provide you with an unforgettable of day of incredible fishing in Texas Hill Country.


JustYakin provides you with hours of paddling fun. We will deliver our kayaks to your vacation spot or to your home, so you can take it with you on your next vacation. We have sit-on-top singles and tandem kayaks. Our kayaks are very stable and perfect for beginner and intermediate paddlers. Rent kayaks for Birthday Parties, Reunions, Holidays, and any other special event.

Splash Boat Rentals at Lake LBJ

We offer full service boat, jet ski and pontoon boat rentals delivered to Lake LBJ, Buchanan Lake, Inks Lake, Lake Marble Falls. Conveniently located in Kingsland Texas. We deliver, launch it and gas it up for you.

Not fishing? Well, there’s more to do at Big Chief RV Resort and nearby Burnet, Texas. Besides world class fishing on Lake Buchanan. You'll enjoy other hill country area attractions and warm Texas winter weather that make our Big Chief RV Resort and Cabins the perfect vacation destination. We suggest you visit any of the following websites. From there, you can be connected with hundreds of area businesses that will be happy to serve you.
Chamber of Commerces

Fredericksburg Chamber of Commerce

Welcome to Fredericksburg, located in the very heart of the beautiful Texas Hill Country! We’ve been blending German heritage and Texan hospitality for over 150 years, creating the kind of place that you will want to discover again and again. A romantic getaway? The site for your next family reunion? A week-long vacation destination? A stress-free corporate meeting site? Fredericksburg is just what you have been looking for.

Kingsland / Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce

High in the spectacular Texas Hill Country, at the point where the Colorado and Llano rivers join to form beautiful Lake LBJ, there is the comfortable, quite and friendly community of Kingsland. The area in which Kingsland is situated is one of the most naturally beautiful areas of Texas.

Lake Buchanan/Inks Lake Chamber of Commerce

No..this is not Heaven..this is the Texas Hill Country. Welcome to one of the best kept secrets in the entire USA....Lake Buchanan & Inks Lake in central Texas.

Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce

Marble Falls has beautiful city parks and an outdoor amphitheater that is a perfect setting for community events. You can reserve the public pavilion in Lakeside Park for business and recreational gatherings. Marble Falls has two boat launch ramps, a tennis complex, a city pool, children’s playscapes, and has parks available for softball, soccer and little league games. There are two RV campgrounds nearby, and area marine facilities offer rentals, sales and service. There are dozens of LCRA and state parks along the waterways, along with unique jewels that feature everything from caverns to delicate ecosystems.


Fall Creek Vineyards

Combining European wine-making tradition and California technology with Texas Hill Country soil and climate, Fall Creek Vineyards has received national attention for their award-winning wines. Approximately 25 minutes drive away.

Lost Creek Vineyard

Voted "Best New Winery" by the Wine Society of Texas, winning Gold, Silver and Bronze medals for all their wines. Approximately 30 minutes drive away.

Perissos Vineyard and Winery

Perissos Vineyard and Winery is nestled in picturesque Hoover’s Valley in the Texas Hill Country. Surrounded by pastoral farmland and granite mountains, it embodies tranquility, beauty, and a unique sense of place. The Texas mountains provide the crushed granite soil so wonderfully suited to growing grapes. As both winemakers and growers, our commitment and passion is to use only Texas-grown fruit to produce wines of great quality, character and sophistication. Approximately 15 minutes drive away.

Mountain Bike and Running Trails

Reveille Park Ranch - Approximately 6 minutes away

The ranch looks out on Lake Buchanan and Ink’s Lake, two of the prettiest lakes in the chain of Highland Lakes. Reveille Peak Ranch is 1,300 acres of rolling but rugged hills, punctuated by the geologically spectacular Llano Uplift. Texas’ native birds, wildlife, trees, plants and minerals are all on display at Reveille Peak in awesome diversity. With facilities available for groups of up to 2,000, the ranch is ready for any age group and any interest. Gather with friends, loved ones and colleagues for your event, party or gathering.

Horse Riding

Colbert Ranch

Colbert Ranch offers the finest horseback riding in the Texas Hill Country. With 250 acres of diverse terrain and a hand-selected group of seasoned American Quarter Horses, Colbert Ranch provides guests the ride of a lifetime! Whether you want to head down the trail at a leisurely pace or host a Hill Country event in style, Colbert Ranch will spoil you with the best down-home “horse-pitality” available!


Vanishing Texas River Cruise - Approximately 30 minutes away

Vanishing Texas River Cruise is the premier ecological cruise of Texas. Departing from Lake Buchanan in the Central Texas Hill Country, our cruises provide you spectacular views of Lake Buchanan, the Colorado River, native Texas wildlife, waterfalls, world-class bird watching and wintering Bald Eagles.

Longhorn Caverns - Approximately 20 minutes away

Longhorn Cavern State Park features Longhorn Cavern, a Texas Hill Country wonder created over thousands of years by the dissolving and cutting action of water on the limestone bedrock of the area. Fossil remains show that many Ice Age animals once occupied the cave.


Packsaddle Country Club - Approximately 20 minutes away

Round up your foursome and head out to Packsaddle Country Club. This fun filled course will have you coming back again and again! Established in 1968 and completely renovated in 2006, Packsaddle is located in the rolling hills of Kingsland Texas and offers 18 holes of golf that serves up twists and turns to make for one heck of an enjoyable round.

The Legends Golf Course on Lake LBJ - Approximately 20 minutes away

Our par 72 course features Tif Sport Bermuda grass tees and fairways with Tif Eagle Bermuda grass carpeting the greens. The architects transformed 200 acre farm land into a masterpiece that flows through open links land on the front nine and transitions into the beautiful hill country on the back 9. Lake LBJ surrounds the property and can be seen from many holes with the 8th hole resting along side the lake.

We’ll work hard to make your trip to Big Chief RV Resort and Lake Buchanan one that you’ll never forget!