Burnet is located near the beautiful Highland Lakes, about 50 miles northwest of Austin and 90 miles north of San Antonio. The small town is nestled between Inks Lake State Park and Lake Buchanan. The city is home to Fort Croghan, which has historic grounds and a museum on frontier history, and the Highland Lakes Squadron, a museum on aviation history. Longhorn Cavern State Park is also a popular destination along with the Canyon of the Eagles nature park and Delaware Springs Golf Course. In addition, the historic town square has plenty of unique shopping and dining for everyone.