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…

Here are your best options for great fireworks on Lake Travis over 2017 the Independence Day holiday. Check here for boat or party barge rentals. Check here for your Lake Travis lodging choices. Here are the best parks on Lake Travis. Starnes Island Starnes Island will once again be host to the biggest firework show…

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, has over 271 miles of shoreline and its maximum width is 4.5 miles. The lake covers 18,929 acres. As the “Crown Jewel” of the…

Austin has become a craft brewery mecca with some of the best national award-winning breweries right here. Beer in Austin is an institution like barbecue, and breakfast tacos. The sheer volume of craft brew choices at the local grocer isle makes local beer picking as challenging as your Netflix choice. Fortunately some of those 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 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:…

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 three great…

Lakeway Movies In the Park is a summertime series presented by the City of Lakeway at Lakeway City Park, 502 Hurst Creek Road. Movies will begin at dusk – 8:45 PM. Free popcorn and other treats will be available for purchase. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair to set up at our ‘Theater Under…

Here is our list of the best Honky Tonk dance bars in Austin. No stay in Austin is complete without exploring it’s music roots. Nothing says Texas, or Austin for that matter, than pulling on your boots and circling on the sawdust to some great country music. Broken Spoke The Broken Spoke is one of…

After soaking in Austin’s entertainment and eatery offerings, it might be time to take in some culture, art and history. Here’s our list of the best 5 museums in Austin. Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum Let history inspire you as you connect with Texas stories told by ever-changing artifacts, rare documents, photographs, and special…