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No better lake in the world

I grew up on Lake Travis, located just outside of Austin and have been going there for forty years... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
Sharon S
via mobile
Lake travis

The lake is long and narrow, but wonderful for tubing and waterskiing. Plenty of restaurants to... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
67PatT
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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Popular recreational lake near Austin.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“water level” (8 reviews)
“a lot of fun” (2 reviews)
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Lago Vista, TX
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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

I grew up on Lake Travis, located just outside of Austin and have been going there for forty years plus. It is clean, clear, warm, safe, not scary, and just plain fun for all water enthusiasts. Rent a boat for a day or a week....More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The lake is long and narrow, but wonderful for tubing and waterskiing. Plenty of restaurants to boat to for lunch and dinner. Had a great vacation!

Thank 67PatT
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

A beatiful lake nice to go in a picnic or náutico Sports if you hace the opportunity. Nice to swin and Speedtest a Day in

Thank Gustavo B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Very clean lake. Lot thing to do including fishing. we rented a pontoon from Aqua Vista Sports for 4 hrs and had a lot of fun. The owner was very helpful and gave us many tips where to go down the river.

Thank Giovanny R
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Great for any outdoor activity. Great boating, fishing, swimming, skiing, wake boarding, tubing and whatever else to enjoy. The water is pristine and the cleanest in the Highland Lakes chain.

1  Thank Anita C
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Lake was at capacity for water level. Went to Bob Wentz Park and paid 10$ per car. Set up under the yellow pavilion along the lake shoreline. Was able to walk into lake with no issue. I wear water shoes because with the water level...More

3  Thank vacationeverysummer
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Had a great day here. Stopped at every inlet to see the water and when possible walked down to the lake. Some areas had really good water access. Lots of camping sites with picnic tables and campfire pits. Enjoyed jumping off the rocks into the...More

Thank Theresa E
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

We love being on the lake. Especially during this winter we have had such fantastic weather we got out as often as possible. Probably go out this weekend since the rain stopped.

Thank RacerBruce4
Reviewed 10 March 2016

It's not actually too far...unless you get stuck in traffic on RM 2222; but the drive to the lake is very scenic. Any of the overlooks above Lake Travis will astound you at its size & beauty. Whether it be at "high water" or "low...More

2  Thank Abernathy15
Reviewed 5 March 2016

We are regular visitors to Lake Travis because it's a beautiful lake. The water is back up, yay! The sunsets are awesome, fishing is great, lots of yummy restaurants, and the Texas Hill Country is just lovely. Will we return to Lake Travis in the...More

1  Thank 738MelindaB
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AKASIS
4 October 2016|
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How can you get to Travis Lake from the airport
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Eric M
28 August 2016|
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Response from vacationeverysummer | Reviewed this property |
There are water sport rentals on the lake. Jet skis , rentlaketravis Also zip line Lake Travis is another fun activity. ziplaketravis
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