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Gorgeous weather and beautiful landscape are part of the package when you live in Central Texas.  Springtime is the perfect time to explore Central Texas, and there are plenty of ways to get outdoors in the sunshine with the whole family.

Dinosaur Park

Located south and east of Austin, this unique Central Texas park features life-sized replicas of dinosaurs that are sure to appeal to the young and even the enthusiastic adult. The park includes a nature trail with views of each of the replicas and opportunities to locate hidden dinosaur footprints. Families can bring their own picnic lunch and make a day of it. The park is open from 10 AM to 4 PM on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Tickets are $8 for children and adults with free admission for

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Looking to buy a home in Central Texas this year? Buying real estate requires knowledge and expertise in the communities you're looking to purchase your home in. Our realtors at RE/MAX Town and Country have the expertise you're looking for in the Central Texas area.

While we've got your real estate needs covered, there are some things you can do and prepare for that will make the process easier. Here are some tips for buying real estate here this year:

Get pre-approved for a mortgage: Looking at homes is fun. But before you start your home tours, you should consider get pre-approved for a mortgage loan. During pre-approval, a lender will review your finances and run your credit report to determine how large of a mortgage loan they are willing to

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For dog lovers, bark parks are an excellent place to take your canine friends. With so much wide-open space to run and play, dogs and owners alike get to have fun while being active. That being said, Texas is teeming with this kind of park. Whether in Austin, Leander, Cedar Park, or any other city close by, there is a puppy haven to visit with your pooch.

Austin offers some of the best bark parks in Texas. From Norwood Estate Dog Park to Yard Bar, there's something for every owner. Norwood Estate is a large expanse of fenced-in land located close to downtown. It offers water stations with bowls for the pups and picnic tables with chairs for the owners so you may lounge while your dog plays. It's also known for its cleanliness, which is a big plus.

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Spring Break is a great time to spend time with the family. If you are looking for an exciting spring break day trip that is filled with fun, consider one of the top Texas Zoos.

Dallas Zoo

Located just three miles south of Downtown Dallas, the Dallas Zoo sits on 106 acres and is the biggest and oldest zoo in the state. From crocodiles to tigers, it is home to over 2,000 animals, and it includes a children's zoo where kids can ride ponies, splash around in a creek, and pet various creatures. Other attractions worth a visit include the Wildlife Amphitheater, Bug U!, Penguin Cove, and the Koala Walkabout.

Fort Worth Zoo

With over 5,000 animals on display, the Fort Worth Zoo is not just one of the most popular zoos in Texas — it's been named

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Beautiful and Spacious - 200 N. Buckboard

Want a beautiful, spacious home with plenty of outdoor area? This may be the place for you.  200 N. Buckboard in Liberty Hill is perfect for anyone looking for a little extra space.  This 2,000 square foot home is nestled on 1-acre corner lot and features an open floor plan with vaulted ceilings, tile flooring, Corian countertops, separate tub, and shower in the master. This home also features a walk-in closet and a covered/extended back porch.

This home is located inside the Stagecoach Hill subdivision just North of Liberty Hill.  It is situated just close enough to town that a late evening run for milk won’t kill you.  Liberty Hill offers a top-rated school district, plenty of local shops and

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and there’s no better time to indulge in sweet delights with someone you love. So, whether you’re looking to buy a sweet for your Valentine or just looking to satisfy a sweet tooth, we’ve got some local places that are sure to satisfy your tastebuds.

Sweet Serendipity - Georgetown, TX

Located on the square in Georgetown, Sweet Serendipity is a chocolate lovers paradise. Their homemade gourmet treats are the perfect way to say I love you. If chocolate covered praline pecan truffles aren’t your thing, they also offer decadent cakes that will have your tastebuds singing.

Delysia Chocolatier - Austin, TX (North)

Indulgent is an appropriate word for the chocolates Delysia Chocolatier makes. Some of

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We live in a mobile age.  More and more of us now enjoy our freedom by working remotely in coffee shops or cafes.  But, let’s face it, Starbucks is busy and too loud to work.  So what are your alternatives?  Well, there are actually plenty of great coffee shops all around Central Texas that we highly recommend you check out.  Whether you are looking to work remotely, or just sit back and enjoy your “joe,” these spots are great.

Ciafrani Coffee (Georgetown)

Ciafrani Coffee has been open for business since 1992. The atmosphere here is artsy with a twist of hometown comfort. When it comes to making their coffee, Ciafrani is all about green beans. No, these aren't haricots verts or string beans. "Green beans" are unroasted coffee beans. Plus,

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Even though the weather hasn’t felt very “wintery” around Central Texas this year, there are still plenty of ways to have some winter fun with the family.  Create memories this winter with the whole family at these favorite Austin, Texas attractions.

Paramount Theater

Austin, Texas is the live music capitol of the world. Families love taking in a show at the Paramount Theater. The timeless Paramount Theater just celebrated it's 100 year anniversary. The Paramount Theater has treated audiences to an assortment of entertainers, and has no shortage of options to choose from.

Blazer Tag

Kids love to play tag. So why not take them to Blazer Tag, a high-tech form of laser tag. With three stories of ramps and towers, the Blazer Tag arena is the

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Always on the lookout for great new places to eat? Central Texas is home to some of the most delicious examples of American cuisine in the country. If you are planning on making a trip down to the area, check out some of these excellent restaurants. Be sure to bring the whole family for an exciting night out!

Dahlia Cafe

If you are ever around Liberty Hill on your trip to Central Texas, be sure to stop by the Dahlia Cafe in Liberty Hill. This restaurant specializes in providing customers with a delightful variety of southern comfort food options, with a menu dedicated to breakfast and lunch/dinner food.

Majors Burgers

Always wanted to try a homestyle Texas gourmet burger? Majors is the place to go in Liberty Hill. The chefs always grill

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Central Texas is a thriving area that has seen much growth in recent years. Many communities are adding schools, businesses, and recreational areas to keep up with the new homes and neighborhoods being built in Williamson County. Below are the top nine communities that we think showcase the best of what the Longhorn State has to offer.

Larkspur

This gorgeous Hill Country community is new to the Williamson County area. The location, right next to Highway 183 provides easy access to the San Gabriel River and more than 100 acres of recreational areas, parks, and walking trails. In addition to that, Larkspur will have an on-site elementary school and an amenity center for residents. With 22 floorplans to choose from and customize, you are sure to find a

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