Breathtaking scenery, urban access, and many outdoor recreational activities, are just a few of the amenities that make Lake Travis an execptional place to live. Lake Travis area is home to some of the best boating in the state of Texas. The lake is more than 60 miles long and almost 5 miles across the widest point. There is 270 miles of shorline, the lake has an average depth of 62 feet, and its deepest channel runs about 210 feet beneath the surface. This Texas gem was created by the impounding of the Colorado River with the construction of the Mansfield Dam in 1941. The water is a beautiful aquamarine color and welcomes water sports enthusiasts of every type.
Life could not be more perfect in the Lake Travis area. Few places offer the same combination of glorious scenery, urban activity and outdoor recreation possibilities. Residents now enjoy diversified employment opportunities, countless shopping and dining options, and tremendous recreation outlets throughout the Lake Travis area.
Looking for a relaxing place to watch the sunset above the lake? The Oasis offers a hillside view of Lake Travis. Spend the afternoon shopping at The Galleria in the city of Bee Cave. This elegant outdoor shopping area is filled with one of a kind boutiques and well known stores.
The communities and areas that comprise the Lake Travis area include the City of Bee Cave, the Village of Briarcliff, the Village of the Hills, the City of Lakeway, Apache Shores, Comanche Trail, Four Points, Hudson Bend, River Place and Spicewood. The beauty alone of the Lake Travis area makes it an exceptional place to reside. Add in excellent schools, Lake Travis ISD and welcoming communities, and it’s no wonder so many people call Lake Travis home.