Buda LogoBUDA, TEXAS is located 15 minutes south of downtown Austin on IH-35 in the Texas Hill Country region. 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. The good citizens of Buda have a great deal of pride in their beautiful little city.


Buda has a thriving retail community and an attractive historic downtown district. Downtown is six blocks of well-preserved history packed with an exciting collection of antique shops, boutiques, bakeries, coffee shops, an old fashion soda fountain, restaurants, taverns, salons, a skin care studio, a photography studio, an event venue and a wide range of other services.

With more parkland per capita than any city in the state, the Texas State Legislature named Buda 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

Eight other designated parks with green spaces and playscape are located throughout the City to enjoy. Explore the hike and bike trails along the 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 Buda receive the designation as a “Certified Scenic City.”

For more information, visit the Buda Tourism or official City of Buda web sites.

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