Journey to the Heart of Texas for a discovery of cool places to stay in Burnet County, Highland Lakes region. This is the place if you’re looking for quietude, hiking, biking, fishing, camping, or just luxuriating lakeside. join correspondent, Tom Wilmer in Burnet County where we’ll stop in at Thunderbird Lodge and Event Center for a chat with owner, John Williams, and then we’ll visit with Denise Lewis and her friend, Craig Harris who recently completed a major renovation and remodel of the lakeside, Painted Sky Inn. And then it’s off to see the culinary wizard, Laura Eliel at the castle, Smythwick Castle and Lodge that is. It’s not lakeside, but it’s an equally tranquilizing destination as it’s set on 10-acres graced with ponds, waterfalls and sprawling oak trees. @texastourism
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