Pflugerville, Texas, is approximately 17 miles northeast of Austin. Its location near Lake Pflugerville makes it a great place to live for those who enjoy water recreation.
Large backyards, family rooms and breakfast nooks are some of the amenities parents may find in houses near the city's schools. Pflugerville also has spacious houses with six bedrooms and cozy homes with two bedrooms.
Everyone in the family will enjoy visiting Lake Pflugerville and the park by the lake. Boating, fishing and swimming are permitted in the lake. There are jogging trails for people who want to exercise and picnic areas for those who want to relax. The park has a playground.
Recreational activities available in Pflugerville's parks include playing ball, hiking, bicycling and swimming. The city's parks cover a total of 500 acres. There are more than 40 miles of trails for hiking and bicycling in the city.
Zilker Park in Austin offers a variety of things to do outside. Visitors can wander through the Zilker Botanical Garden or swim in Barton Springs Pool.
History lovers can visit the Heritage House Museum to learn about Pflugerville's history. They can learn about the history of Texas at the Bullock Museum in Austin.
Albertsons and H-E-B are two of Pflugerville's grocery stores. Stone Hill Town Center has a Super Target, a variety of small stores, a movie theater and restaurants. The Domain in north Austin has Neiman Marcus and designer boutiques.
Pflugerville commuters can take trains operated by Capital Metro from Howard Station in north Austin to downtown Austin. The station is approximately 6 miles from Pflugerville. People who are heading out of town for vacations or business trips can fly out of Austin-Bergstrom International airport approximately 24 miles away. Trains depart from the Amtrak station close to downtown Austin.
Pflugerville's public schools are part of the Pflugerville Independent School District. The district has 20 elementary schools, six middle schools and three high schools. Pflugerville also has some private schools, and there are a number of private schools in Austin.