Lake Travis

Its peaceful, waterfront lifestyle provides an atmosphere of serenity and tranquility.

Welcome to Lake Travis

Peaceful, outdoor-oriented, lakeside neighborhood.
One of the largest communities in Texas, Lakeway lies on the southern side of Lake Travis. Home to premium golf courses and expansive lakefront property, this neighborhood was developed in the 1970s. Perhaps its most unique feature is the privately-owned airport Lakeway Airpark, which is open for residents and guests.
With some of Austin’s best views, Lakeway may have the amenities of a city, but its peaceful, waterfront lifestyle provides an atmosphere of serenity and tranquility. 20 miles from Austin, the outdoor activities here attract many people to the community.

What to Love

  • Lakeside residence 
  • Peaceful getaway from the city
  • Easy access to outdoor fun
  • Gorgeous sunsets

Local Lifestyle

An incredible escape from the excitement of the city, Lake Travis boasts a casual and sophisticated lifestyle for those who value privacy. Sailing, swimming, and other water sports are fun for everyone, and top-notch amenities make the seclusion welcoming and relaxed. This is a highly sought-after community, and for very good reason!

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

With a reputation for being the Sunset Capital of Texas, The Oasis on Lake Travis has multiple decks with a view of Lake Travis and eight event rooms, allowing for parties of anywhere from two to over 2,000. This restaurant can be booked for celebrations and weddings or enjoyed by guests looking for a breathtaking view of the sunset over the lake.
Found on Emerald Point Marina, there’s no better place to eat, drink, and enjoy local live music than Vincent’s on the Lake. This waterfront eatery has some of the best views on Lake Travis. Find excellent views of both the lake and sky at Canyon Grille Rough Hollow. Guests can choose to sit on the expansive patio or in the dining room while enjoying fantastic food, wine, and professional service.
Hill Country Galleria is the best place for shopping, dining, social activities, and the arts. Housing more than 100 businessesfrom local shops to eateries to a movie theaterHill Country Galleria has it all. It also serves as an art district for the community, with art benches, murals, an art walk, and the Cave Arts Foundation. As well, the Galleria hosts concert series, holiday celebrations, and community workouts, turning the shopping center into a social center.

Things to Do

With a lake on the doorstep, Volente Boat Club is a great way to have fun in the sun. The oldest and largest boat club in Austin, which opened in 2004, Volente Boat Club is the only club in the U.S. that not only buys brand-new boats but replaces them every two to three years, so their guests are guaranteed the best watercraft. Members have year-round access to over 70 boats, insurance and maintenance, water toys, and premium dockside service.
Half-resort and half-waterpark, Beachside Billy’s sits on four acres of Lake Travis shoreline, giving guests easy access to the beach. This waterpark has a lazy lagoon, several water rides, two pools, a beachside bar, and a private beach and swim area. It also provides overnight bungalows and indoor and outdoor dining.
Stellar Lake Travis views and a variety of wildlife await those who tee at the Lake Travis Golf Course. With high elevations giving players a unique experience, this luxury course also has two disc golf courses with 18 baskets and, of course, beautiful scenery.
Windy Point Park has something for everyone, from lovely picnic grounds to great camping. With trees casting shade and a carefully maintained lawn, it’s a beautiful place to camp out. This park is also one of the top diving spots in Central Texas, where divers will find anything from boat wrecks and sculptures to sea turtles, manatees, and sharks.



Overview for Lake Travis, TX

32,064 people live in Lake Travis, where the median age is 52 and the average individual income is $69,858. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Lake Travis, TX

Lake Travis has 13,745 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lake Travis do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 32,064 people call Lake Travis home. The population density is 1,126.329 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Lake Travis, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Lake Travis. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Rough Hollow Elementary
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Around Lake Travis, TX

There's plenty to do around Lake Travis, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Taqueria Mex - Dom, Lago Vista Brewing, and Amanda Yetley Yoga + Ayurveda.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 1.75 miles 20 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.55 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.12 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.7 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.75 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.62 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

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