About Buda

Breathe Easy Here

It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to Buda, Texas! While visiting, you will quickly discover what small-town charm is all about, even in the fastest growing region in Texas.

In Buda you will find spacious natural areas and a vibrant historic downtown bustling with award-winning businesses, ready to welcome you into the heart of our city. We are excited for you to venture outdoors in our parks and music venues to create core memories at our events.  Connect with your inner muse at our one-of-a-kind arts and cultural locales.

From food prepared by local chefs to boutiques that will have you delighted over their unique and perfect selections, there are opportunities to discover your new favorites all throughout Buda.

Whatever you do, you will always find ways to breathe easy here in Buda, Texas.

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Discover Buda

Buda, Texas is located 15 miles south of Downtown Austin along the I-35 Corridor in the Texas Hill Country region. Visitors will find it convenient to stop at our destinations along I-35, but will experience the true heart of Buda just off the beaten path of the interstate in Downtown Buda.

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Incorporated in 1881 as a small railroad stop serving the International and Great Northern Railroad, Buda has grown from its humble beginnings to a thriving community that stays true to its small town charm and heritage.

Buda is home to numerous businesses and attractions to meet the needs of even the most discerning visitors. The historic downtown shopping district provides unique and traditional experiences, the Historic Stagecoach House and Park transports you back into Buda’s early history and modern shopping destinations, such as Cabela’s, to serve your needs and interests.

Buda offers several modern hotel accommodations, a bed and breakfast set in nature, meeting and special event venues, unique local restaurants, a diverse shopping experience and a number of cultural and historic attractions. Come experience our local charm and relaxing atmosphere.

Outdoor Capital of Texas

With more parkland per capita than any city in the state, the Texas State Legislature named Buda, Texas the Outdoor Capital of Texas. There are many outdoor recreational opportunities including:

  • Historic Stagecoach Park: a 54-acre nature park with walking trails and scenic features
  • Buda City Park: where festivals and events take place
  • Jackson Tyler Norris Memorial Skate Park
  • Buda Sportplex: for baseball, softball and other sporting events

There are eight other designated parks with green spaces and playscapes throughout the City to enjoy. Explore the hike and bike trails along our scenic parks and natural areas with wildflower meadows.

Thorough planning has allowed the city to maintain such a significant amount of open space and parkland. These characteristics help make Buda a truly special community and helped us receive the designation as a “Certified Scenic City.”

We are also home to a Cabela's. Start your outdoor and recreational adventure off right with a visit to the World's Foremost Outfitters.

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Let Us Be Your Guide to the City

Buda residents will be the first to show off their hometown. For an in-depth look at Buda for the travel trade industry, the City of Buda Destination Services Department is your best resource. We work with travel trade professionals to provide destination marketing services and materials.

The Destination Services Department can assist you in itinerary planning, recommend suppliers and vendors, and give you information on nearby area attractions.