Posted by Ashley Thomas in Austin, Home Building Industry

Updated July 2021

​Are you looking to move to the Kyle, Texas area? From its close proximity to all Austin has to offer to its endless array of family-friendly activities, we created this go-to list of things you'll love about living in Kyle.

Location Is Everything

​As one of the fastest growing Austin-area communities, Kyle is truly bursting with opportunity. Many residents are flocking to Kyle for its ideal location just south of Downtown Austin, north of San Marcos, and north of San Antonio.

​Kyle is also just 27 miles from the Austin Bergstrom International Airport, so travel is truly a breeze!

Stellar Hays CISD Schools

​Helping your students succeed and be prepared for the road ahead of them is at the forefront of this highly sought-after school district.

​Most children attend either Negley Elementary or Kyle Elementary; Chapa Middle, Barton Middle, or Wallace Middle; and either Hays High or Lehman High Schools in Kyle, Texas' community. With the recent excelled rate of growth in Kyle there will also be a new elementary school built right within our master-planned new home community, 6 Creeks!

​Here are Hays CISD's education experience highlights:

  • Ideal learning environments, complete with experienced, caring staff and energy-efficient buildings
  • Award-winning extracurricular programs
  • A long history of educational success and preparedness for the future

Plum Creek Golf Course

​The avid golfer in your family will love living so close to the stunning Plum Creek Golf Course here in Kyle. This 18-hole course also has activities for the whole family to enjoy with Glenn's Bar and Grill, a banquet and event space (perfect for weddings!), summer camps for kids, and the infamous Texas State Men's and Women's Golf Teams!

Kyle Market Days

On the second Sunday of every month between April and September 12th, you can visit the Kyle Market Days at the Mary Kyle Hartson City Square Park. Here, you can revel in the local fares handcrafted by local small business owners. From arts and crafts to homemade goods, bring the whole family out to enjoy shopping and live music.

One-of-a-Kind Local Events

Residents won't have the full experience until they go to the Pie in the Sky Festival here in Kyle! A regular Labor Day Weekend occurrence, this event features tethered hot air balloon rides and sunrise and sunset flights, a pie eating contest, a pie baking contest, a kids' play zone, and numerous food, arts, and crafts vendors!

A Taste of Kyle

Speaking of pie, we can't bring up this Austin suburb without giving it recognition as the Pie Capital of Texas! Residents love visiting the famous Texas Pie Company of Kyle, TX – who wouldn't want to dig their teeth into a delectable local gem whose motto is "Life is Short, Eat More Pie!"

Kyle has a vast variety of local dining options the whole family can enjoy, such as Milt's BBQ, Hays City Store, Texican, and Aviator Pizza.

Beautiful Parks & Recreation

For being the small town that it is, Kyle, Texas isn't lacking when it comes to parks for outdoor exploration. Check out these parks in Kyle:

From team sports to adult kickball leagues, your inner athlete will surely stay active in Kyle.

Group Event Spots

Celebrating a birthday with friends or getting together for a family outing are both met with a variety of venues in Kyle, such as Evo Entertainment, Pinbalz, and Buck's Backyard. Bowling, arcades, live music, and good food: now that's what good living in Kyle, Texas is all about!

Ready to seal the deal? Let's talk houses in Kyle, Texas! You'll find quality, affordability, and the best warranty in the industry when you choose M/I Homes as your home builder in Kyle. Let's talk about available communities in the area and find your dream home in Kyle so you can start your life here!


Ashley - Austin ISM
Ashley Thomas


Ashley has 8 years of experience in the new construction industry. She enjoys helping others work through the process and achieve their goals of building a new construction home! She herself has gone through the process from start to finish, building her first two homes. She has worked all over the city of Austin and can provide great insight on different areas. When she is not assisting you, she is out enjoying the lake, traveling, and finding new places to eat.

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