Where to stay around Lake Travis?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 1,657 vacation rentals near Lake Travis. From 926 houses to 210 condos, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Lake Travis for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Lake Travis?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Lake Travis. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Austin: 2,781 vacation rentals
  • Texas Hill Country: 7,205 vacation rentals
  • Wimberley: 815 vacation rentals
  • Lake Austin: 2,547 vacation rentals
  • Lake Lyndon B Johnson: 418 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Lake Travis! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Lake Travis?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Lake Travis:

  • Austin: 2,781 rentals
  • Wimberley: 815 rentals
  • Marble Falls: 953 rentals
  • Horseshoe Bay: 364 rentals
  • Dripping Springs: 899 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Lake Travis?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Lake Travis are:

  • Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS): 2,034 vacation rentals
  • Camp Mabry Austin City Airport (ATT): 2,601 vacation rentals
  • Georgetown Municipal Airport (GTU): 193 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Lake Travis?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Lake Travis. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center: 2,492 rentals
  • Zilker Metropolitan Park: 2,627 rentals
  • Lake Austin: 2,680 rentals
  • Lake LBJ Yacht Club and Marina: 497 rentals
  • Lake Marble Falls: 497 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lake Travis listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Fun-filled Days Are Yours at Your Lake Travis Rental House

Lake Travis is a large, man-made lake located within the Austin metropolitan area, and it is a crown gem in the Texas Hill Country. You will love splashing and playing in the lake with family and friends, and the area offers much more for you to see and do as well. The best way to experience all that the lake has to offer is to treat yourself to a lovely Lake Travis rental house onto or close to the lake. These lake houses boast great views or lake access, a barbecue grill, a hot tub or pool, a large kitchen, spacious bedrooms and much more.

Outdoor Recreation

When you visit the Lake Travis or Texas Hill Country area during the warmer months of the year, you will want to spend ample time outdoors enjoying the refreshing water of the lake. You can rent a boat at one of the nearby boat rental companies, or you can go to area parks, such as Windy Point, Sandy Point or Pace Bend State Park to enjoy fun on the shoreline of the lake. When you want a departure from the lake, hiking opportunities abound in this area. Some of the top hiking spots include Hamilton Pool, Pedernales Falls State Park and McKinney Falls State Park.


The Austin metropolitan area is one of the largest in the state, and this means that there are some prime shopping opportunities available for you to enjoy close to your Lago Vista or Lake Travis vacation rental home. For example, you can shop at The Domain, Lakeline Mall, the outlet malls in Round Rock or San Marcos, Barton Creek Mall and several other top locations. There are hundreds of brand name shops and department stores at these combined shopping destinations, providing you with the opportunity to enjoy several days of endless shopping fun while in the area.


The Hill Country is one of the top wine-growing areas in the country, and you can take self-guided tours or guided tours of the wineries while you are in the area. Some of the wineries are located close to Lake Travis, such as the Lakeview Winery, the Flat Creek Estate and the Stone House Vineyard. However, there are also dozens of other wineries throughout the Hill Country, including in areas close to Burnet, Fredericksburg and more.


The Lake Travis and Austin metropolitan area is widely known as having some of the best weather in the country because of its mild fall, winter and spring months. However, the summers can be downright hot, and the lake provides you with a great way to refresh yourself and cool off on hot summer days. Average highs in the summer are in the 90s, but 100-degree days are common. The average low during these months is in the 70s. During the winters, the average high is in the mid-60s to 70s, and the average low is in the 40s and 50s. The wettest months of the year are May, June and October.

How to Get There

If you are traveling into the Lake Travis area, you will find that reaching the Austin metropolitan area is easy to do. You can fly into the Austin-Bergstrom International airport or take a bus. From there, you can rent a car or take your own car the rest of the way to Lake Travis. This is a sprawling and winding lake that has many access points throughout the region, so it is best to use your online mapping tools to locate the exact area of the lake that you want to reach after you arrive in the Austin metropolitan area.