Located in the center of the state, Mason, Texas is an agricultural community situated on the Edwards Plateau. The settlement grew up around Fort Mason, which was established to protect against natives in the area. A unique local tidbit - the largest gem quality topaz was found in the area and is on display in the Museum on the Square. The weather here can be hot and humid in the summertime, and winters are often mild. To the east is Buchanan Lake, a great place to cool off by swimming, boating, paddleboarding, or canoeing. Go white water rafting or kayaking on the Colorado River. Only a short distance from Austin, it’s easily accessible for city dwellers looking to make an escape. Make memories on your next glamping adventure by heading to Mason, Texas.