About Lago Vista

The city of Lago Vista in Travis County, Texas, is renowned for its championship golf courses, vineyards and Cajun food. But it’s also a short drive from the state’s capital, Austin.

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About Lago Vista

Lying on the North shore of Lake Travis, around 20 miles from the city of Austin, it’s easy to see why this modern city attracts visitors throughout the year. The climate is warm – in fact, summers are hot and humid, so come here from June to September if you’re looking for sunshine.

It’s easy to get to Lago Vista from Austin, with Austin Bergstrom International Airport just a short drive away and the local Rusty Allen Airport serving the city, too.

While you’re here, don’t miss out on the opportunity to sample some of the most authentic Mexican food around, including the breakfast tacos on offer from food trucks and stands in Austin. You’ll also find fantastic BBQ meat and burgers in local restaurants and bars.

What to do in Lago Vista

Lago Vista is renowned for its golf courses – head for Highland Lakes 18-hole golf course on the beautiful shores of Lake Travis, or the par 72, 18-hole championship Lago Vista Golf Course. Competitions and challenges run throughout the year, so you can see some top-draw golfers or play a round yourself.

Birdwatching enthusiasts will find one of the best spots for birdwatching in Texas at Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge. Home to the Black-Capped Vireo and the endangered Golden-Cheeked Warbler, there are also plenty of hiking trails to explore at the refuge. The scenic surroundings are spectacular.

Why not head for Flat Creek Estate Winery and Vineyard in Marble falls to check out the 22-acre vineyard, sample local, award-winning wines? There’s also a bistro here.

Or take a day trip to Austin and hike Mount Bonnell, catch a University of Texas home football game, visit the Bullock Texas State History Museum, or take a refreshing dip in Barton Springs Pool. There’s certainly no shortage of things to do!

Top travel tips for Lago Vista

Car rental is a must when vacationing in Lago Vista. For the best deals, book your rental in advance – you can pick up your vehicle at Austin Bergstrom International Airport.

Come to Lago Vista in March for the Jonestown Annual Cajun Cook-Off, with festivities, music and the best Cajun food in Texas!

For some of the best vacation photo ops, head for Hamilton Pool Preserve. It’s a natural rock pool just over an hour’s drive from Lago Vista and a great spot for swimming.

Your vacation in Lago Vista can be as relaxing or as action-packed as you want it to be, and it’s easy to see why this Texan city is such a popular destination.

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