Llano, Texas was founded in 1855, on the clear, spring-fed Llano River.
The town of Llano, Texas became the county seat in 1856. Well established by 1860 with stores, saloons, and a hotel, there was no church in the rough frontier Llano.
The Llano County Museum, a refurbished old-time drug store, houses general county historical displays. See how men and women of the Old West lived in this town and surrounding areas.
Llano, Texas has become home to many world champion team ropers, and hosts rodeo events attracting participants and spectators from all around the Texas Hill Country and the entire Texas state.
Camping and picnicking are available at all Llano city-county parks. Some have RV hookups, lake and pool swimming, fishing, boat ramps, playgrounds, an 18-hole golf course, hiking trails, and scenic views.
Just south of Llano, Texas is Enchanted Rock State Natural Area is a massive pink dome of solid granite famed in Indian legend. It is said to be the site of human sacrifices. Some tribes feared to set foot upon it. Others used height as a rallying point. All held it in awe and reverence. Indians believed that ghost fires flickered on the crest on moonlit nights. It covers about 640 acres, and is 500 feet high. It is open year round.
Enjoy a relaxing drive through the spectacular Texas Hill Country on wide-open roads lined with breath-taking flowers and trees. Relish views only available in the Hill Country. You’ll feel like you’re light years away from a crowded freeway…because you are.
And, you won’t have to pick up and move. No packing and unpacking. You can make yourself at home and still experience a multitude of adventures that are fun for the whole family.
Here are just a few of the possibilities: