Texas Lakeside Golf Getaway
Perched along the shores of Lake LBJ, Horseshoe Bay Resort provides the perfect backdrop for your Texas Hill Country vacation. Make the short drive from Austin to a resort that surrounds you with lake activities, golf courses, wineries, museums, and outdoor adventures. Take a vineyard tour and sip some of the Lone Star State’s award-winning wines. Go off-roading at Hidden Falls Adventure Park or learn about the area’s history at the Falls on the Colorado Museum. Explore Longhorn Cavern State Park with the family, or set out for a relaxing day on the lake. Begin an unforgettable vacation or lifestyle adventure at this premier lakeside resort in the heart of the Texas Hill Country.
Home to three award-winning golf courses, an exclusive member course and a unique, 18-hole competitive putting course in miniature, Horseshoe Bay Resort is your ultimate destination for a Hill Country golf getaway. Slick Rock, Apple Rock and Ram Rock courses, all designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr., impress with challenging obstacles, scenic Hill Country terrain and panoramic vistas of Lake LBJ. The intriguing Whitewater putting course is the perfect place to perfect your game and connect with friends or colleagues. Touted as one of “America’s Best Golf Resorts” by Golf Magazine and featured annually in the “50 Best courses in Texas” list in the Dallas Morning News, Horseshoe Bay Resort is the consummate Texas golf destination.
About the Area
Our marina offers everything from kayaks and paddle boards to jet skis and pontoon boats. Enjoy seasonal sunset cruises, fishing trips and shark tours. Have fun on the lake at Horseshoe Bay Resort.
Enchanted Rock State Park
Discover stunning scenery, massive pink granite rock formations and abundant wildlife with 11 miles of hiking trails and cool ranger programs at this park offering endless opportunities for outdoor adventure.
Hamilton Pool Nature Preserve
Take a short hike along the Pedernales River to discover a secluded cave, waterfall and grotto where you can relax with a picnic on the beach or dive off rocks into the cool waters of the swimming hole
LBJ National Historic Park
Learn about Lyndon B. Johnson, our 36th President, through informative exhibits, see his boyhood home and the Johnson Settlement, or take a ranger-guided tour of the Texas White House and LBJ Ranch
Pedernales Falls State Park
From hiking, mountain biking and river rafting to swimming, horseback riding and the spectacular 50-foot drop of Pedernales Falls, nature lovers will find plenty of outdoor fun at this recreation area.
Sip on a selection of award-winning Hill Country wines and snack on cheese plates at the pet-friendly tasting room or enjoy a guided winemaker tour of these family-owned Texas vineyards.
Stone House Vineyards
Visit this intimate limestone winery near Lake Travis to relax surrounded by 7,000 acres of lush grape vines and enjoy wine tasting, self-guided vineyard tours and delicious gourmet cheese plates.
Perrisos Vineyards and Winery
This family-owned boutique winery offers charming wine tastings amidst barrels and fermentation tanks, guided tours of the 16-acre vineyard, picnic tables, and live music on the weekends.
William Chris Vineyards
Relax on the patio overlooking a landscape of rolling hills and ancient oaks while you sip award-winning Texas wines, nibble on gourmet cheese, hummus or pâté plates and enjoy weekend live music.
Fall Creek Vineyards
Visit the very first winery in the Texas Hill Country to taste a selection of benchmark offerings and wander the gardens at this 400-acre vineyard located adjacent to the Auler Family Ranch.
Designed by the legendary Robert Trent Jones, Sr., today Slick Rock’s 170 acres stands in the best condition since its opening, following a complete 2016 renovation. In partnership with the Robert Trent Jones II team and Larson Golf Services, new life has been breathed into this classic, award-winning gem with renovations to its greens and bunkers, the installation of new green collars and an upgrade of the irrigation system. Its 70+ bunkers and 12 water hazards invite players to experience one of Texas’ top courses.
Wandering through a landscape of Texas granite outcroppings, pampas grass and native oak, willow and Eldarica pine trees, the most memorable feature of the course has to be the awe-inspiring “Million Dollar Hole,” where players follow a winding path across a 35-yard waterfall. Tee off and photograph this one-of-a-kind experience for yourself.
Designed by legendary golf course architect, Robert Trent Jones, Sr., Apple Rock is touted as one of the most scenic and breathtaking championship golf courses in Texas. Spanning 147 acres, Jones, Sr. used some of the highest, most picturesque land in Horseshoe Bay for the Apple Rock layout.
The 18-hole, Par 72 course begins in high, rocky terrain and finishes along the shoreline of Lake LBJ, boasting dramatic elevation changes, high-quality Bermuda fairways, and Bentgrass greens that offer faster and truer putting surfaces.
Upon opening in 1985, Apple Rock was named among the Best New Resort Courses in America by Golf Digest, and has hosted the Texas State Open, USGA Qualifying events and other regional professional tournaments. With more than 50 bunkers, and water coming into play on seven holes, it creates a welcome challenge for even the most skilled players.
Scratch players enjoy the challenge of its 62 deep bunkers, 10 water hazards and natural dry creeks surrounding its Crenshaw Bentgrass greens and Bermuda fairways. Debuting in 1981, Ram Rock has earned respect for its challenging layout and championship test of golf. It’s hosted the Texas State Open along with several USGA qualifying events and other professional tournaments, and has been recognized as one of the world’s most outstanding golf courses by numerous publications and golf journals.