Located 48 miles west of Austin, Johnson City is famous for being home to the 36th President of the United States. Tourists enjoy visiting the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park to learn about his boyhood home and ranch. Another favorite destination is Pedernales Falls State Park, where visitors can camp, hike, swim, bike, fish, bird watch, and even ride horses. Other activities include Benini Sculpture Ranch, Buggy Barn Museum, Bamberger Ranch Preserve and the Captain Perry Texas Ranger Museum. Great dining, year-round festivals, and local wineries keep this small town bustling.