Will Taylor

Austinite for 29 years, owner and publisher of LakeTravis.com, street photographer, cyclist and amateur mountaineer. Splits time between homes in Austin and Crested Butte, Colorado.

Looking for a day of fun on Lake Travis ? Try out one of the great kayak and SUP rental companies on the lake. Lake Travis offers single, double and paddle kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, canoes, sailing dingys and deliver-to-your-site options. You’ll get up close and personal with the water and get some great exercise in…

Austin’s Lake Travis is the most visited freshwater lake in the state of Texas. It’s a mecca for water sports, lakeside dining and live music. Check out our best Lake Travis lakeside restaurants. All have great lake views, most are accessible by boat. Take the challenge. Fire up your boat and do the Lake Travis…

We’ve looked at our site analytics. We’ve found the Top things to do on Lake Travis ranked by pageviews. We’ve said it before, Lake Travis is a BIG lake. It’s 63.75 miles long, has over 271 miles of shoreline. It’s also the the most commercially active reservoir in the state. It’s crystal clear blue waters,…

Beginning July 2021…You’re Gonna Need a Bigger Boat Tickets now available while they last for Jaws 2021 (see below) Yes it’s back. The summer’s most sought after movie event returns for it’s 6th year (after a COVID break in 2020). JAWS ON THE WATER returns to The Volente Beach Resort and Beachside Billy’s on the…

Come visit the best Lake Travis distillers of spirits. Texas’ most beautiful lake, and the aesthetic surrounding hill country are home to some of Austin’s best spirit distilleries. Not only are these facilities commercial spirit producers but wonderful Hill Country escapes with tours, events, live music and good times. Iron Wolf Ranch and Distillery Iron…

Here are the best parks on Lake Travis. There are 17 parks on Lake Travis. The parks are operated by the Lower Colorado River Authority, Travis County Parks, and private park owners. Several of these parks provide campgrounds, beaches, picnic areas, boat ramps and opportunities for shoreline fishing. Entrance and/or launch fees are charged at…

Here’s our list of the Best Lake Travis Party Barges. Lake Travis has THE BIGGEST fleet of Party Barges in the state. No better way to enjoy the pristine waters than a ride out to Starnes Island with 50 of your closest friends. Premier Party Cruises Premier Party Cruises is home to some of the…

Need a boat on Lake Travis ? Here is our list of the best Lake Travis boat rentals. Over 30 different boat rental facilities operate to rent a boat on Lake Travis. Considered the “Crown Jewel” of Central Texas’ Highland Lakes, Lake Travis is THE destination for Texas freshwater fun in the sun. From stand-up…

Lake Travis is considered one of the best sailing lakes in the state. Beautiful clear water, over 20 full service marinas and a steady breeze makes this Texas’ freshwater sailing mecca. Here are the best Lake Travis sailboat rental and sailboat charter operators. sailATX sailATX is a Sailboat Charter Service located at Sail & Ski…

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