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Have a Happy New Year's Eve in Austin

by Rebecca Shahan

The time has come to put on our party hats and celebrate the new Year in Austin! 2019 is almost here, so it's time to plan for a fun evening in Austin. Here's a few events to help you bring 2018 to a close.

Experince Austin: NYE 2019
Monday Dec 31, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – Tue, Jan 1, 2019, 3:00 a.m.
NYE Industry Mixer

Experience Austin will have VIP stretch limos and party busses, a private open bar mixer, and performances from Torin, Victor Cyrus, King Paida, and DJ Hubbard.

 

2nd Annual Fire & Ice New Year’s Eve Party
Monday Dec 31, 2018, 8:30 p.m. – Tue, Jan 1, 2019, 2:00 a.m.
Moonfire Lounge

VIP Seated Tables are available for purchase, which include admission for your group, Champagne, bottles of spirits w/mixers, lite bites, and a Champagne toast at midnight, as well as upgraded party favors.

 

Gatsby’s House – Austin New Years Eve 2019
Monday Dec 31, 2018, 9:00 p.m. – Tue, Jan 1, 2019, 2:00 a.m.
Omni Austin Hotel Downtown

Take a trip back to the roaring twenties, where Flapper and Zoot suits are encouraged at this awesome Gatsby themed NYE party! This event has a little something for everyone with two dance floors, a five hour prepaid bar, and a Casino Night with Craps, Roulette, and Blackjack where you can win up to $250 in VIP gift certificates.

 

The Black Puma’s
Monday Dec 31, 2018, 8:00 p.m. – Tue, Jan 1, 2019, 2:00 a.m.
Antone’s

The beat-heavy psychedelic soul project lead by vocalist Eric Burton and guitarist Adrian Quesada will be hosting a NYE Party from 9pm -2am at Antone’s; doors at 8 pm.

 

The Black Angels – New Year’s Eve at Mohawk
Monday December 31, 2018, Doors at 7:00 p.m.
Mohawk

 

Keep It Quiet Presents: The NYE Party
Monday Dec 31, 2018, 9:00 p.m. –Tue, Jan 1, 2019, 2:00 a.m.
Fair Market

Ticket purchase includes an open bar, PIZZA, and music from Thank You For Sweating. The event will be sponsored by, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Playa Real Tequila, Red Bull, Nine Banded Whiskey, and others.

 

New Year’s Eve: A Labyrinth Themed Masquerade Ball
Monday Dec 31, 2018, 9:00 p.m. –Tue, Jan 1, 2019, 1:55 a.m.
Indian Roller

Special Creeps will be performing a two-hour live set, followed by DJ Shewolf. There will be a free photo booth and champagne toast at midnight. No cover for this event, doors open at 9pm; 21+ only.

 

Have a happy and safe New Years 2019 in Austin!
 

Top Things to Do In Lake Travis

by Rebecca Shahan

The 4th of July may have passed us by, but that doesn't mean the fun is over.  If you live in or near Lake Travis, there's plenty of ways to continue to enjoy the week. Whether it's having an amazing sunset dinner, cruising the lake, relaxing at a spa, or ziplining, there's something to keep the whole family active and have fun in lake Travis this summer.  Take a look at the top 4 things to do in Lake Travis:

Watch the Sunset

Lake Travis is known for it's spectacular sunsets. There's plenty of outstanding vantage points to view it from, whether on water or land. One particularly great place to enjoy these sunsets is at Beau Theriot’s “Sunset Capital of Texas”The views from it's terraces perched 450 feet over the lake will leave you breathless. And so will the food. The Oasis, as it's known, is home to some of the best live music anywhere on the lake.

Have a Spa Day

Why not pamper yourself with a spa day at the Lakeway Resort and Spa. This full service spa and resort features a great array of ways to enjoy yourself. In addition to the full-service spa, there's three large swimming pools, a whirlpool, a swim-up bar and a slide area perfect for the kids. After a day of relaxing and playing, you can cap off the evening with a splendid meal at restaurant with outside seating featuring spectacular lake views. 

Zip Along on an Adventure

With 5 zip lines spanning from 250 to 2800 ft, Lake Travis Zipline Adventures will put you on the fast track to thrills and chills with he longest zipline in Texas. As you hike up to your zipline launching point, your professional tour guide will offer an educational and fun experience.  Then you launch off a cliff and soar for over 2800 ft. What could be more thrilling?

Play or Relax at Volente Beach Resort

Volente Beach Resort is a great place for the whole family to relax and play. The resort features a waterpark with a number of themed areas for the kids. You can also enjoy a casual meal at Beachside Billy’s restaurant with a beach bar and grill. You can even rent a bungalow to stay overnight and enjoy the amenities even longer.

There’s more to Lake Travis than meets the eye.  Make sure to check back on our blog for more great things to do in Lake Travis and Austin. You can search for the perfect home on our website using our powerful home search tools. You can also get free listing alerts of homes as they hit the market at WelcomeToLakeTravis.com. And you can always feel free to call us at 512-657-4467​ to talk to an experienced agent today.​

Experience the Lake Travis Pub Crawl

by Rebecca Shahan

Experience the Lake Travis Pub CrawlWhat could be better than enjoying amazing food and drinks by the lake? Lake Travis is the jewel of the Highland Lakes, making it the perfect setting for the restaurants and pubs that dot the coastline.  Not only do these restaurants have spectacular views, but you can access most of them by boat. So why not fire up the boat and take a delicious and refreshing Lake Travis On the Water Pub / Restaurant Crawl? There are 8 restaurants and pubs you can get to by boat on Lake Travis. You can stop for drinks at one of them, then food at the next.  Then top off the evening with live music at most of these venues. Here’s a few of the great dining experiences you can look forward to enjoying on the lake.

Volente Beach Restaurant & Waterpark

If you’re out with the whole family, pull into the private dock for the perfect blend of food and fun. You can enjoy burgers, chicken sandwiches, fresh-made pizza, great salads, wings, entrees such as pan-fried snapper, Ahi Tuna or MMMac n Cheese. Or have a drink at the full bar with lake views, along with live music. The whole family can have fun at the waterpark, featuring thrilling rides and a pirate themes park for the kids to explore. Then you can relax in the Lazy Lagoon featuring a waterfall fountain.

Shack 512

Enjoy Southern cuisine in this relaxing Hill Country setting.  This casual outdoor venue lets you indulge in the extraordinary panoramic views of the Lake Travis and the hills. Pull into the courtesy walk and it’s just a short walk up the ramp.

Cedar Street Dockside

Located just 3 miles southwest past Starnes Island and the infamous Devil’s Cove, this floating restaurant and bar features a large dock to accommodate all diners.  Dine indoors or outside while enjoying  live music and dancing.

The Oasis

As the largest outdoor restaurant in Texas, The Oasis has certainly gained a reputation for amazing food and equally splendid sunset views as “the Sunset Capital of Texas.”  You’re guaranteed spectacular dining with the outdoor seating in this venue located 450 feet above Lake Travis. When the sunset bell rings, get out your camera to capture the gorgeous sunset.  With live music on 2 stages, it’s the perfect way to top off your restaurant crawl experience.

There’s more to Lake Travis than meets the eye.  Make sure to check back on our blog for more great things to do in Lake Travis and Austin. You can search for the perfect home on our website using our powerful home search tools. You can also get free listing alerts of homes as they hit the market at WelcomeToLakeTravis.com. And you can always feel free to call us at 512-657-4467​ to talk to an experienced agent today.​

Top Things to Do Around Lake Travis

by Rebecca Shahan

The fun never stops at Lake Travis.  That's why people come from all over to buy their dream home or to visit.  There's so many great things to do and see around the lake, it's hard to keep track. Thats's not a problem, because we have great review sites like TripAdvisor.com to rate the best things to do around Lake Travis. Here's the top 3 picks from the list.

Lake Travis Zipline Adventures

If you want an adrenaline rush while enjoying the beautiful scenery of Lake Travis from above, this is the perfect solution. They offer a 2.5 hour zipline tour and all day passes on the 15 acre private beach, where you can swim, have a picnic, or just relax.

Hamilton Pool Preserve

Amazing scenery, a beautiful pool with waterfall, and a great hike make Hamilton Pool Preserve an ideal getaway. Make sure to make a reservation, as they keep the crowds to a minimum, making this an ideal place to relax away from the hustle and bustle.

Sail Austin Charters

Of course the main attraction of Lake Travis is, well, Lake Travis! Why not go sailing on the lake in a private yacht? Sail Austin offers a variety of sailing packages, including private charters, sunset sails, destination charters, and even lessons.

Have fun on Lake Travis!

Have a Happy 4th of July!

by Rebecca Shahan

It's time to celebrate our nation's freedom this 4th of July! And there's no better way to enjoy the holiday than on Lake Travis.  Here's what's coming up this 4th of July.\

Celebrating the 4th of July

Join Texas Sailing on Monday for a spectacular fireworks show on the lake.  They will also have Captained Private Charters available.

Lakeway Independence Day Celebration

The city of Lakeway is hosting an all day 4th of July event with a parade,  Pageantry of Flags program and patriotic music by The Wildflowers and the 36th Infantry Band.​

Have a fun and happy 4th of July!

Celebrate Memorial Day on Lake Travis

by Rebecca Shahan

Memorial Day is when we honor all of those who have given the ultimate sacrifice for the freedom we live today.

There will be a number of events in the Lake Travis and Westlake area to celebrate Memorial Day.  The Lakeway Memorial Day ceremony will feature guest speaker retired Navy Rear Admiral Judson Scott, the Lakeway Police Department’s color guard and patriotic songs performed by Lakeway Sing Along.  The event will take place at 11am at Emmaus Catholic Parish, 1718 Lohmans Crossing, Lakeway.

The Hill Country Galleria will have property-wide sidewalk sale on Memorial Day from 10 a.m.-9, 12700 Hill Country Blvd., Bee Cave. 

Poodie’s Roadhouse will have a  Memorial Day jam with singer-songwriters W.C. Jameson, George Ensle and Tony Ramey from 4 - 7pm.

Have a safe and happy Memorial Day on Lake Travis!

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