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…

The Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce will bring SpringFest back to the Hill Country Galleria. Presented by St. David’s Emergency Center, SpringFest will be bigger and better than ever. The full day community festival filled with shopping, food, music and fun for the whole family is always “The Biggest Time in the Smallest Town”. When:…

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 dam, with some features at recreational depths and others extending beyond 100 feet deep. In addition, there are walls and grottoes to explore, along with…

When you visit Lake Travis you can sleep on land and play in the water, or you can go all the way and rent one of the lake’s great houseboats and take your entire Lake Travis experience on the water. Here is our list of The Best Lake Travis Houseboat Rentals. Southern Riviera Houseboat Rental…

Austin’s Lake Travis is the jewel of Texas’ Highland Lakes. Check out our best Lake Travis lakeside restaurants. All have great lake views, most are accessible by boat. The Oasis As the largest outdoor restaurant in Texas, The OASIS has earned the reputation as the Sunset Capital of Texas. Located on a cliff 450 feet…

So your visiting Lake Travis. Here are a few ideas / options for your stay. This is a BIG lake. There is no central/single point of access. Lake Travis is 63.75 miles long, and its maximum width is 4.5 miles. The lake covers 18,929 acres. As the “Crown Jewel” of the Central Texas Highland Lakes, Lake Travis…

Here’s our list of the Best Lake Travis Party Boats. Lake Travis has THE BIGGEST fleet of Party Boats & 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. VIP Party Boats Come check out VIP Marina’s two great…

Austin is the Live Music Capital of the World, and Lake Travis is no exception. We’ve put together the venues serving up the Best Lake Travis Live Music: The Oasis on Lake Travis The Sunset Capital of Texas features some of the most exciting live music bands that Austin has to offer. During our peak…

The Best Lake Travis Hotels. As the jewel of the Highland Lakes and one of Texas’ most popular destinations, Lake Travis, with it’s clear blue waters, is proud to boast some fantastic accommodation choices. From Resort Properties to modern boutique hotel accommodations, Lake Travis is awaiting your stay. Here’s our list of Lake Travis’ best:…

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…