THE STARS AT NIGHT, ARE BIG AND BRIGHT…

Deep in the heart of Texas, the most wonderful sight is available year-round: The sky. While we are quite famous for our gorgeous Texas sunsets, the hill country’s vast open spaces also help provide a perfect setting for some late-night … Read More

ROOM FOR ALL TO PLAY

A short drive from Rio Bonito is a fantastic place for kids of all ages and abilities. The Play for All Abilities Park in Round Rock welcomes all children but focuses on autistic and disabled children. The unique design of … Read More

MAKE A SPLASH THIS SUMMER

With temperatures rising, we’re all looking to cool off while having fun, especially when the kids need to blow off some steam. Beachside Billy’s Waterpark is a great place to do just that. This unique waterpark sits right on the … Read More

AN AUTHENTIC TEXAS RANCH EXPERIENCE YOU WON’T FORGET

Just down the road from Rio Bonito is a true Texas Century Ranch that you have to experience! The Indian Mound Ranch has been managed by family since 1873 and is a beautiful spot to enjoy a summer day. The … Read More

SPEND A DAY ON THE WATER ON YOUR NEXT STAY!

You don’t have to go to the coast to find fun and adventure on the water! When you stay at Rio Bonito, you have many options for water-based activity. One of the biggest areas to experience all the Hill Country … Read More

Barton Creek Greenbelt

GRAB YOUR BOOTS FOR SOME HIKING

The best way to see the Texas Hill Country is to get out there and get a little dirty! Put on your hiking boots and grab a bottle of water before tackling one of Austin’s many trail systems. You’ll find … Read More

ENJOY QUALITY TIME IN HILL COUNTRY NATURE

One of the best ways to relax on vacation is to appreciate the local wildlife and vegetation. Tensions melt when you spend time away from the hustle and bustle of your daily life surrounded by nature. When you want to … Read More

EXPERIENCE GREAT THEATER IN THE HILL COUNTRY

While you stay at the Rio Bonito, why not check out a show in neighboring Georgetown? The Georgetown Palace Theater is a landmark local building that hosts a variety of shows year-round. Whether it’s an old favorite or a new … Read More

EXPLORING LOCAL HISTORY

Whether or not you’re a history buff, history museums are great places to spend a couple hours. Texas has a fascinating history, and Williamson County has a wonderful museum to highlight our area’s history. It has standing exhibits to enjoy … Read More

COME HOME TO SANTA’S THIS CHRISTMAS!

Anyone can visit Santa at the mall, but in the Texas Hill Country, you can visit Santa’s home away from the North Pole! Santa’s Jingle House will get even the grumpiest Scrooge into the holiday spirit this year. This unique … Read More