If you are looking for Lake Access during COVID – Click the link below for all parks, boats ramps, marinas, restaurants, boat rentals now available on the lake.


 
 

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 covers 18,929 acres. As the “Crown Jewel” of the Central Texas Highland Lakes, Lake Travis is THE most visited freshwater recreational vacation destination in the state. Lake Travis’ limestone bottom results in it’s unique crystal clear blue waters, making it a freshwater haven for water enthusiasts.

A typical call into our office is – is Lake Travis open? or how do we get in Lake Travis? Lake Travis is always open except for weather events like flooding or severe drought. We always explain there are hundreds of points of access to a 64 mile long lake, and LakeTravis.com is a great starting point to browse before you head this way.

Lodging

Reserve Lake Travis - Lake Travis Resort Community

There are plenty of lodging options on Lake Travis. Hotels, vacation rentals, bed & breakfasts, RV parks, houseboats and campgrounds. Check out our Best Of pages to find your pillow on the lake. Check out our Best Lake Travis Camping page for tent camping options.

Related Links:
Best Lake Travis Camping
Best Lake Travis Hotels
Lake Travis Vacation Rentals
Lake Travis Bed & Breakfasts
Lake Travis RV Parks
Camping at Lake Travis


Lake Fun

Liquid Thrillz - Lake Travis Boat Rentals

If you are coming to visit Lake Travis you’ll likely be spending some time on the water, and boy does Lake Travis deliver here.

Parks – If you’re day tripping, a visit to one of Lake Travis’ many lakeside parks may be perfect for you. Lake Travis parks allow for a variety of activities such as picnicking, grilling, swimming, hiking, boat ramp access and more.

Boat Rentals – There are an abundance of watercraft rental options on Lake Travis. Houseboats, party barges, ski / wakeboard / wakesurf boats, pontoon boats, jet skis and wave runners, sailboats, kayaks and stand-up paddle boards, and flyboarding.

Ziplining – Lake Travis has two great zipline operators.

Waterparks – Lake Travis has four fantastic waterparks.

Marinas – There are 20+ marina’s on Lake Travis. These facilities include boat access, covered and uncovered on-water slips, drystack, yacht clubs, ships stores and fuel docks.

Boat Sales and Service – If your looking to become a watercraft owner, Lake Travis is home to some of the nations Top Boat Dealers.  If your watercraft needs service or towing, local Lake Travis businesses have you covered there as well.

Visit our Best Of pages for great suggestions for on-the-water fun. Check our Upcoming Events Page to find out what’s happening on the lake during your stay.

Related Links:
Lake Travis Yacht Charters
Best Lake Travis Boat Rentals
Lake Travis On The Water Pub Crawl
Lake Travis Fishing Report
Lake Travis Sailing Report
Devil’s Cove on Lake Travis
Best Lake Travis Lakeside Restaurants
Best Marinas on Lake Travis
Lake Travis 4th of July Fireworks


Entertainment

Oasis Texas Lake Travis Craft Brewery

Not all of the fun on Lake Travis is on the water. Shopping, restaurants, vineyards, craft breweries, spirit distilleries, live music, golf and waterparks line the lake in abundance. Check our Best Of pages for great ideas in Lake Entertainment. Check our Upcoming Events Page to find out what’s happening on the lake during your stay.

Related Links:
Lake Travis Bars/Lounges/Pubs
Lake Travis Bowling
Lake Travis Craft Breweries
Lake Travis Distilleries
Lake Travis Golf
Lake Travis Live Music
Wineries & Vineyards
Lake Travis Waterparks
Lake Travis Zipline


Tours

Premier Party Cruises - Lake Travis Party Boats

If you’d rather not go it alone, Lake Travis has award-winning tour operators. Boating, good eats, and aerial tours can show you the local’s favorites and spectacular views over Lake Travis.

We hope you have a great stay on the lake and look forward to your visit.  Please feel free to call us (512) 261-5121 or peruse our site for any further questions you may have.

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  1. Thanks for a nice introduction to Lake Travis

    Anand Kumar,
  2. Man, These are some epic images of Lake Travis. I absolutely love that lake.

    Sarah Williams,
  3. Grew up at Lake Travis…way back…Class of 84 go Cavs!! Nothing like that now…but the pictures bring back memories!!

    Peggy Sue Edick,
  4. lake travis coming this summer on the 4th of july

    shannon rivers,
  5. How is the weather and lake water temperatures in April ??? I think I am coming for a bachelorette weekend then ! Thanks

    Jessica Jones,
  6. is this a good place to bring the little ones>? is it family friendly or for college-age only? Im a new Texas resident, looking for places where I can take my family (toodlers and preschoolers)

    Tania,
  7. Is Lake Travis too cold to swim in if we were to rent a boat in early April?

    Amy Scott,
  8. love lake travis

    lea,