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.

Welcome to the Best Marinas on Lake Travis. Lake Travis, the “Crown Jewel of the Highland Lakes” and one of Texas’ most active destination waterways, is home to some of the biggest, most modern marina facilities in the state. Lake Travis is a boater’s lake and these marinas offer the best in your watercraft accommodations.…

Over the last decade Texas Hill Country wineries have come into their own through a heavy reliance on grapes that grow well in the Mediterranean. The Texas Hill Country Viticultural Area (the term for a designated wine grape-growing region) stretches for 15,000 square miles. At it’s heart, between Fredericksburg and Austin, wine Road 290 is…

Lake Travis is an exciting destination for amateur and technical divers alike. Destination dives include the Shaker Plant, which was used to process the construction materials used to build the lake’s dam, with some features at recreational depths and others extending beyond 100 feet deep. In addition, there are walls and grottoes to explore, along…

There’s nothing like a great Italian pie after a day on the lake. Here are our go to spots for the Best Pizza on Lake Travis. Tony C’s A few degrees above the rest. Enjoy Austin’s original coal fired, New York style pizza, Italian cuisine, great wine & a full bar in a fun modern…

Lake Travis Boat Parade North It’s that time again! Last year was such a success, and we think this year will be even bigger! Decorate your boat and meet us out front at Emerald Point Marina to do our parade of lights! Sea Tow will be leading so please follow us. We will meet back…

When and where to vote around the lake in 2020 HB 1888, signed into law in June 2020, banned the use of mobile polling places for early voting in Texas. Travis County has for the past several years operated dozens of temporary polling places at various times during the state’s two-week early voting window, opening…

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