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 Annual Lake Travis Holiday Boat Parade is sponsored each year by a large group of on-lake businesses and is the highlight of the holiday season on the lake. Start you illumination plans for the annual Lake Travis lighted in-the-water boat parade. Boat owners are invited to sign-up, decorate their boats and participate in this…

Here is our list of the best parks on Lake Travis. The Lower Colorado River Authority and Travis County Parks operate 15 parks on the reservoir. Several of these parks provide campgrounds, beaches, picnic areas, boat ramps and opportunities for shoreline fishing. Entrance and/or launch fees are charged at some parks. Mansfield Dam Park As…