The Perfect Summer Getaway: Lake Travis

By Fabi R. Gomes | June 3rd, 2019

With an ever-changing skyline and an exponentially increasing population, Austin, the fastest growing city in the country, is also home to some of the most stunning wonderlands in the Lone Star State.

Lake Travis, one of the largest man-made lakes in Texas, is a 63.5 mile branch of the Colorado River located approximately 30 minutes from central Austin. The lake is an aquatic playground with activities such as boating, water sports, yacht rock, and outdoor living. Below, find the most exotic and renowned adventures to make your Lake Travis getaway one for the books.

1. Austin Helicopter Tours:

Fly over the picturesque Texas Hill Country and downtown Austin on your way to Lake Travis, and gain a new perspective and appreciation for the city.

Austin Helicopter Tour

2. Lunch at The Oasis on Lake Travis:

Considered the largest outdoor restaurant in the state, The Oasis has earned the reputation as the Sunset Capital of Texas. This well-known jewel is nestled 450 feet above Lake Travis and offers a great menu selection with picture-worthy views.

The Oasis on Lake Travis

3. Lake Travis Zipline Adventures:

“The adventure of a lifetime,” Lake Travis Zipline Adventures offers five lines, with three being the the longest and fastest ziplines in Texas.

Lake Travis Zipline Adventures

4. Lake Travis Waterloo Adventures:

This floating water park features a 600-foot challenging obstacle course off a private island near Lake Travis. Start by boating to Adventure Island, then finish by playing on a giant blow-up slide, trampoline, and springboard-jumping tower. Opened in late June 2018, this relatively new attraction is already selling out regularly, so don’t forget to book your reservation in advance.

Waterloo Adventures

5. Volente Beach Resort and Waterpark:

Settled on over four acres of Lake Travis waterfront, Volente Beach Resort and Waterpark is a family-friendly boutique waterpark with slide attractions, a private beach, swim areas, and bungalows for overnight stays.

Violent Beach Resort and Waterpark

For more information about Texas living, please contact one of our CBHarper agents. They possess not only real estate knowledge and guidance but also the local expertise to help you experience all the state has to offer!

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