Multiple days of activities, celebrations, parades and fireworks mark the 4th of July Independence Day holiday on Lake Travis. At the top of this page are dates and times for parades and fireworks on Lake Travis over the 2022 Independence Day holiday. Scroll to the bottom of this page for a list of ALL the…

Lake Travis’ most familiar landmark archipelago, Starnes Island, was simply a hill in Travis County until the early part of the 1940’s when Mansfield Dam was built on the Colorado River creating Lake Travis. Starnes is located in the Sandy Creek arm of the lake. The island is also know to some as Monkey Island,…

Your guide to Lake Travis Fishing. Our Lake Travis Fishing Report is brought to you monthly. Written by Professional Austin fishing guide, tournament angler and owner of Torwick’s Guiding Service, Tyler Torwick. You can contact Tyler by phone (512) 910-7255, or book a trip directly online. May 2022 June marks the beginning of summer, and…

Just northwest of Austin’s is Texas’s most visited lake, Lake Travis. This lake is BIG folks.  It’s 63.75 miles long, has over 271 miles of shoreline and its maximum width is 4.5 miles. Lake Travis is THE most visited freshwater recreational vacation destination in the state. It’s limestone bottom results in it’s unique crystal clear…

Is it safe to swim in Lake Travis ? The short answer is YES, by exercising common sense swimming safety. Hundreds of thousands of people swim annually in Lake Travis. Lake Travis is one of Texas’ largest lakes and the state’s most visited. Boat traffic on the water can be very high during peak season,…

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…

So you’re visiting Lake Travis….. welcome ! We’ve put together a short guide to fun on the Lake. Here we go…… Lake Travis is a BIG lake. There is no central/single point of access. The lake is 63.75 miles long, has over 271 miles of shoreline and its maximum width is 4.5 miles. The lake…

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,…

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