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5 Reasons Kyle is a Fast-Growing Hill Country Town

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Recreation for everyone, world class golfing, outdoor venues, and Hill Country location all make Kyle, Texas a  travel and living destination! Just off I-35 between Austin and San Antonio, Kyle has long since been a convenient location for all things adventurous and fun!

1. Close to Hill Country Cities


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Located less than 20 miles from downtown Austin and 50 miles northeast of San Antonio, Kyle is perfect for commuters to come home and for day-trippers to spend a sunny weekend. Kyle was founded as a gateway for the westward railroad and has continued to be convenient for residents as well as visitors

2. Picturesque Outdoor Venues


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There are incredible facilities in Kyle for a variety of events; from weddings to concerts to car racing! Central Texas Speedway is a premiere venue for stock car races, as well as an excellent Hill Country venue for concerts and music festivals. Texas Old Town is a beautiful and award-winning wedding and event venue on 70 acres in the heart of Hill Country. Thistlewood Manor brings elegance and romance to each event. Sage Hill Above Onion Creek offers not only great accommodations for events, it also boasts of unbelievable sunsets coloring the hills surrounding its 88 acres. In addition to the event venues located in Kyle, the city also holds an extensive amount of public parkland, open spaces and private parks. Trails, parks, undeveloped land and preserves make up over 1,300 acres in the city of Kyle.

3. Championship Golfing in the Hill Country


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Plum Creek Golf Course offers a challenging championship course in a terrific Hill Country setting. It is a public course with all of the privacy and amenities of a world-class private course. Benefits of membership are excellent, many services become unlimited so golfers can have full access to the course to perfect their game!

4. Recreation for Every Season


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Kyle has a strong sports and activities program for all ages, all year long! Each new year kicks off with a Polar Bear Splash and the fun continues! This active community offers adult leagues for kickball and flag football. Kids stay busy with a range of activities. Some Kyle family-friendly fun includes; fishing tournaments, community-wide cycling, specialized sports camps, music festivals, holiday celebrations and movies at the lake!

5. Lake Kyle


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This Hill Country lake is not known only for it’s stunning setting in Kyle, but also for the preservation and conservation efforts in the park. Lake Kyle is an important nesting and growth area for local plants and wildlife. Visitors to its pristine shores are treated to a truly natural experience; there are no boats on the lake and fishing is catch and release only. Local species of flowers, fish, birds, turtles, snakes and mammals are abundant in the park. Recreation on this lake extends past fun in the water; community movie nights are a monthly tradition in spring and summer.

Kyle, Texas is a fast-growing Hill Country town for good reason! Recreation, adventures, activities and natural beauty bring people to Kyle for a visit or for a lifetime.