Lake Travis

Lake Travis

Where every day feels like a vacation

Welcome to Lake Travis

Lake Travis is located in the Texas Hill Country and adorned with luxury homes, master-planned communities, and small neighborhoods along its shoreline. It is known for its Texas Hill Country views and natural landscape. Some of Travis and Hays County's most luxurious neighborhoods are along Lake Travis, with lakefront communities and residences sharing panoramic views, amenities, and proximity to good schools. Golf courses, hiking trails, tennis courts, and the expansive lake are just appetizers in the feast of experiences this sublime area offers. Read on to learn more about one of Greater Austin’s best luxury destinations.

What to Love

  • Action-packed community with boating, hiking, golf, and tennis
  • Upscale shopping and gourmet dining are minutes away
  • Downtown Austin is a scenic 30-minute drive away
  • Waterfront homes and stunning hill country sunsets

Local Lifestyle

When the locals in Lake Travis say they're active, they really mean it's in their DNA. Boating  and golfing aren't just hobbies here; they're rites of passage. 
Convenience is another cornerstone of life in Lake Travis. Need to shop for organic produce or the latest couture? Premium shopping destinations are a stone's throw away. So are state-of-the-art hospitals and top-tier schools. Oh, and let's not forget — you're never more than a half-hour away from downtown Austin's vibrant culture and nightlife.

Dining and Entertainment

For a place that makes you feel like you're on perpetual vacation, Lake Travis doesn't disappoint when it comes to dining. Sakura stands as a temple of gastronomic elegance, offering myriad vibrant flavors. The ambiance is welcoming yet undeniably posh, and the sake selection is nothing short of divine. Then there's The Oasis, where each cocktail crafted here is a mini-vacation in itself. The ambiance? Think tropical paradise with a chic twist.
Check out Sundancer Grill, a waterfront restaurant in Lakeway, Texas. It offers a variety of American cuisine, including seafood, steaks, and salads. The restaurant also has a full bar and a patio with stunning views of Lake Travis. It’s open daily for lunch and dinner, has a private dining room you can reserve, and offers live music on the weekends.
Lake Travis is renowned for its steakhouses, and two of the best are Steiner Ranch Steakhouse and SP Brazilian Steakhouse. The former offers a variety of USDA Prime steaks, premium A5 Wagyu, fresh seafood, and an extraordinary wine collection. Steiner Ranch also has a live music patio with stunning panoramic views of Lake Travis.
SP Brazilian Steakhouse is a casual churrascaria, or Brazilian steakhouse. It offers a variety of grilled meats, including beef, chicken, pork, and lamb, carved tableside by gauchos, or Brazilian chefs. The restaurant also has a salad bar and a variety of side dishes, such as rice, beans, and fried plantains.
And we're incredibly excited about the Square at Lohman’s Crossing, an upcoming events hub promising to blend modern convenience with untold luxury. From the buzz, it sounds like it's set to be another jewel in Lake Travis's already glittering crown.

Things to Do

Lake Travis Lakefest epitomizes everything great about living in Lake Travis. The annual festival takes place over Memorial Day weekend and features live music, food trucks, and activities for all ages. Lake Travis is also a great place to swim, sunbathe, fish, and picnic. Several parks and recreation areas on Lake Travis offer amenities such as picnic tables, grills, and playgrounds.
For the luxury-minded resident, the golf courses and wineries near Lake Travis offer leisure off the lake. Several hiking trails wind around the lake and offer rewarding views. A completely different way to experience the lake is by zipline via Lake Travis Zipline Adventures.
If you’re in town during the holidays, you won’t want to miss the vibrant 4th of July Parade & Firework Show and the Christmas Boat Parade on Lake Travis. Or you could choose a leisurely day at the City of Lakeway Park, take an invigorating hike on Mt. Lakeway Trail, or a serene walk on the Hamilton Green Belt. The options are as expansive as the lake itself.


School-aged children in Lake Travis typically attend schools operated by Lake Travis Independent School District. After graduating from elementary school, many students attend Lake Travis Middle School or Hudson Bend Middle School and Lake Travis High School.

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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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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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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Lago Vista Brewing, Taqueria Mex - Dom, and Nautical Boat Club - Lakeway.

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Dining 4.55 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.75 miles 20 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.98 miles 19 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.75 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.7 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 1.06 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars

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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