lake travis: Foodie Fridays - 6-13-14 - 06/06/14 12:51 PM
“Foodie Fridays” in Austin
 
We love our Mexican food here in Austin.  And, when you find great interior Mexican food and drink, you’ve got a winner!  This weekend if you’re looking for something authentic, drive out to the heart of our neighboring city, Lakeway, and treat yourself to these interior and coastal favorites in a cozy, inviting atmosphere. You won't regret giving this restaurant a try and am sure you wil give it a thumbs up after your visit!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

SANTA CATARINA RESTAURANT  http://santacatarinarestaurant.com
The owners of the Santa Catarina … (14 comments)

lake travis: A City of Austin Park in NW Austin: Trailhead Park in Canyon Creek - 09/05/13 11:25 AM
A City of Austin Park in NW Austin: Trailhead Park in Canyon Creek
 
Trailhead Park was completed by the city of Austin and is 57 acres of paradise! The park is located on Boulder Lane in the middle of the prestigious master planned community of Canyon Creek in NW Austin. Canyon Creek is strategically located in the Hill Country Northwest of Austin and is just 10-15 minutes from Lake Travis and Lake Austin with numerous beaches, boat docks and marinas.
If you choose to live in Canyon Creek, children will have access close to home to all that Trailhead … (9 comments)

lake travis: Beam It Over Please - 08/30/13 01:25 PM
 

While traveling in Norway on a cruise through the Fjords we got off in Flam Norway to take the train on the Flam/Myrdal Railway.  Flam is situated in the innermost part of the Aurlandsfjord, a tributary of the 127 mile long and up to 4300 foot deep Songnefjord which is surrounded by steep mountainsides, roaring waterfalls and deep valleys.  We found Flam to be a paradise as it was a one-of-a-kind experience with nature!

Now if only we could beam this water in its entirety to the west side of Lake Travis….our drought would be over in Central … (28 comments)

lake travis: Lake Travis Zipline Adventures ~ Go Big ~ Get Wet ~ Austin TX - 07/22/13 03:29 PM
 Lake Travis Zipline Adventures~Go Big ~Get Wet~Austin TX
Looking for an adventure in Austin this summer? You must contact Lake Travis Zipline Adventures and give zip lining a chance, the newest of Central Texas Zipline tours! It’s located only 25 minutes from downtown Austin.
 
Our granddaughter Maggie just celebrated her 12th birthday harnessed to a steel cable flying through the air for an astounding half mile whizzing over incredible canyons and lake inlets above Lake Travis for a real adrenaline rush!

 
 
 
 

 
We are so fortunate in Austin to have so many fun activities … (22 comments)

lake travis: Guide to Homes For Sale in Enclave@Villages of Spicewood~NW Austin TX - 06/24/13 11:49 AM
 
Homes For Sale in Enclave @Villages of Spicewood~ NW Austin TX~The Perfect Guide
 
What’s the neighborhood like?
Enclave @ the Villages of Spicewood is a secluded pocket of 106 single family one and two story brick or stone homes built by Newmark Homes and DR. Horton Homes in the late 1990's - early 2000’s. It’s located off Top Ridge drive in NW Austin or at the end of Scotland Well Drive coming from Old Spicewood Springs Rd. in Travis County with a 78750 zip code. These homes are nestled in the rolling hills of Austin’s Hill Country with some … (12 comments)

lake travis: Homes For Sale in Canyon Creek, NW Austin TX~The Perfect Guide - 06/18/13 04:57 AM
 Homes For Sale in Canyon Creek, NW Austin TX~The Perfect Guide
 
 
What’s the neighborhood like?
Canyon Creek is a master-planned community located off Highway 620 half way between Anderson Mill Road and Highway 2222 in Travis county. There are approximated 1,330 single family homes, garden homes and condos nestled in the rolling landscape of the Austin Hill Country and their zip code is 78726.
In the late 1980’s the Blanton Co. started development of the community The area had been a hunting and ranch area but Perry Blanton envisioned a master planned community with parks and hike and nature … (16 comments)

lake travis: Move-in ready home in Canyon Creek $350,000 - 05/02/13 02:42 PM
 
Move-in Ready Home in Canyon Creek $350,000
                         
www.9612airelibre.com

9612 Aire Libre Dr. is located in the master planned community of Canyon Creek located on Hwy 620 between Anderson Mill Rd. and Hwy 2222. This prestigious community is minutes to Lakeline Mall, close to the Arboretum & the Domain for shopping with nearby theatres and churches.  Canyon Creek offers an expansive park, community pool, playgrounds, tennis courts and has miles of hiking and nature trails.  Like the water? Lake Travis is just a short distance away for all your water sport activities.
                                                                                  
Click on the link above to … (17 comments)

lake travis: Homes For Sale in NW Austin Under $500,000 Near Lake Travis - 02/18/13 01:18 PM
Homes For Sale in NW Austin NW Austin Under $500,000 near Lake Travis  
                                          www.12104portobella.com

12104 Portobella Dr. is located in the prestigious community of Steiner Ranch “The Land Between The Lakes” in NW Austin.  Situated on 4600 beautiful acres between Lake Travis and Lake Austin on Hwy 620 between Hwy 2222 and Hudson Bend Rd.; this master planned community is convenient to the Arboretum & the Domain for shopping, close to theatres and churches and has 20 miles of hiking and biking trails.  Like the water? Lake Travis is just a short distance away for all your water sport activities.
Students … (23 comments)

lake travis: JUST LISTED ~ NW Austin ~ 10124 Tularosa Pass ~ 78726 ~ Canyon Creek - 02/11/13 02:04 PM
JUST LISTED ~ NW Austin ~ 10124 Tularosa Pass  Austin TX 78726 ~ Canyon Creek
                                 www.10124tularosa.com

You’ll be proud to show off 10124 Tularosa Pass as a living masterpiece that harmonizes nature, comfort and modern technology.  The elegance of the 2 story entry will quietly invite you past the working office and formal dining into the heart of the home.  The bank of windows across the back of the family room overlooks the greenbelt with its stunning views of the hill country.  The open floor plan allows for plenty of laughter and conversation whether you’re gathered … (14 comments)

lake travis: JUST LISTED ~ 10604 Beckwood Dr. Austin TX 78726 ~ Canyon Creek - 10/11/12 11:35 AM
Just Listed ~ 10604 Beckwood Dr. ~ Austin, TX 78726 ~ Canyon Creek
                        
   www.10604beckwood.com
 

Looking for trouble-free living on one level? This single story Austin white stone is nestled behind lovely oaks, is professionally landscape and has an impressive circular driveway and swing-in car garage.  Upon entering you will be drawn to the high ceilings, crown moldings, stylish pallet of color and updated light fixtures.  The floor to ceiling white stone fireplace with raised hearth in the family room will certainly catch your eye.  Move the overflow to the deck while burgers are grilling on the BBQ. You will … (12 comments)

lake travis: "Foodie" Fridays in Austin ~ 5-25-12 - 05/25/12 04:02 AM
"Foodie" Fridays in Austin



It’s Friday again and time to make plans to eat out this holiday weekend. Make Memorial Day weekend memorable by spending time at the lake! I’ve got some good choices for you at either Lake Travis or Lake Austin.
1. HULA HUT   http://www.hulahut.com/
“Aloha, Y’all!” A tropical Texas paradise...right here in Austin since 1995, the Hula Hut overlooks beautiful Lake Austin.  In fact, our last Active Rain meet-up was here at the Hula Hut! This is traditional Tex-Mex cuisine with a Polynesian twist that all culminates into the finest “Tiki-Mex” cuisine.  Relax as … (10 comments)

lake travis: "Foodie" Fridays in Austin 3-23-12 - 03/23/12 09:42 AM
 "Foodie" Fridays in Austin It's Friday and time to make plans to eat out.  Spring is here and if you’re in the mood for something casual and want to be out at Lake Travis I’ve got several choices you might be interested in! Head out to the Oasis..one of Austin’s icons which if you haven’t been out lately to see the “new” look you’re in for a treat!
After lightening struck our favorite lake haunt entrepreneur owner Beau Theriot has come back with a vengeance and created a spot like no other in Texas! The Oasis is dubbed the Sunset … (17 comments)

lake travis: Austin Texas: Labor Day 2011~ Drought Continues - 09/03/11 05:14 PM
Austin Texas: Labor Day 2011~ Drought Continues The drought is continuing and no rain in sight for this holiday weekend. The water authority, LCRA, warned that as the drought drags on, the bottom of Lake Travis begins to meet the top, creating obstacles for people in the water, especially those traveling at top speeds.  "The passengers could be ejected, and that means they'll continue forward and hit whatever's in front of them.  In this case it will be the rocks." These photos will show what Lake Travis looked like back in Feb. of this year before the drought really hit us; … (16 comments)

lake travis: The Best of NW Austin - 07/01/11 07:30 AM
The Best of NW Austin There is a reason you want to live, work and play in NW Austin.  From the vistas of Lake Travis and the rolling hill country landscape NW Austin has much to offer! If you're considering relocating to Austin and want to be part of the spirit and dynamics of our growing and exciting city then let me give you a taste of what you'll be experiencing: CLICK HERE TO SEARCH FOR HOMES IN NW AUSTIN,TEXAS
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lake travis: Grand-Kids Off to Camp For a Week! - 06/20/11 04:34 PM
Sunday was off to camp day for two of our grandchildren!
TBarMCamps is where they are off to in two different directions!  Hailey, the older granddaughter will be at the Lake Travis, TX location and her sister Maggie will be at the New Braunfels, TX location.  They have their trunks packed and are ready to roll (Maggie's is the purple trunk and Hailey's has the lime green!) Hailey has been before so she knows the ropes.  This is Maggie's first time so she can't wait!!  This is a non-denominational Christian camp and offers a wonderful program for young people.  Established in … (10 comments)

lake travis: NW Austin Canyon Creek May 2011 Statistical Report - 06/08/11 02:59 PM
NW Austin Canyon Creek May 2011 Statistical ReportCanyon Creek is a NW Austin master planned community located off Hwy 620 almost halfway between Anderson Mill Rd. and Hwy 2222.  There are approximately 1300+ residential homes nestled in the rolling hill country. The community features two parks, a junior Olympic size pool, tennis courts and an exemplary elementary school in the RRISD.  The residents enjoy an enviable suburban lifestyle and benefit from its ideal location....close to Lake Travis, Lake Austin, major highways, employers, shopping, churches and 35 minutes from downtown Austin!
There are currently 23 active listings and 17 other homes under … (12 comments)

lake travis: Social Media Live ~ Platinum Top 50 Realtors ~ Austin, Texas - 04/11/11 03:46 PM
Social Media Live ~ Platinum Top 50 Realtors ~ Austin, TexasLast week I made time to attend Social Media Live ~ Platinum Top 50 Realtors held at the Oasis on Lake Travis presented by Highland Homes. What a great event...Jeff Turner, recognized by Inman News as a top 100 most influential person in Real Estate, and Todd Carpenter were guest speakers along with Travis Kessler, Texas Association of Realtors President.  You could even sign up and receive 2 hours MCE credit!  What a deal!Great topics were discussed with different points of view on social media. Whatever the view it still came … (29 comments)

lake travis: NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek February 2011 Statistics Report - 03/03/11 04:42 PM
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek February 2011 Statistics ReportCanyon Creek is a NW Austin master planned community located off Hwy 620 almost halfway between Anderson Mill Rd. and Hwy 2222. There are 1300+ residential homes nestled in a lovely rolling landscape. The community features two parks, a junior Olympic size pool, tennis courts and an exemplary elementary school.  The residents enjoy an enviable suburban lifestyle and benefit from its ideal location...close to major highways, employers, shopping and Lake Travis and Lake Austin.
As of March 1st there are 12 active listings and 7 homes under contract. Inventory is low and buyers … (4 comments)

lake travis: NW Austin, TX: OPEN HOUSE ~ Sunday, Jan. 23rd 2-4pm ~ 12004 Montclair Bend Austin, TX 78732 ~ Steiner Ranch - 01/18/11 02:56 PM
NW Austin, TX: OPEN HOUSE ~ Sunday, Jan. 23rd 2-4pm ~ 12004 Montclair Bend Austin, TX 78732 ~ Steiner Ranch
   


                           www.12004montclairbend.comPreview this stately Austin white stone this Sunday, Jan.23rd from 2-4pm located in the Bella Mar section and Mediterra section of Steiner Ranch. Waeland Thomas with our NW Austin Coldwell Banker United office will be onsite and available to take you on a tour and answer any questions you may have about this home.  This beautiful home is move-in ready with established landscaping, blinds and plantation shutters already installed and a spacious 28.5 cu.ft. stainless refrigerator will convey. … (6 comments)

lake travis: Speechless Sunday ~ Solitude - 11/28/10 08:17 AM

450 feet up from the decks of the Oasis I spotted this solitary sail boat. Looks like an afternoon of bliss...away from the hustle and bustle of the throngs of shoppers at the malls!  Away from decorating the Christmas tree and putting up the outside decorations.  Looks like an enjoyable, carefree sail through the Lake Travis waters in Austn, Texas.  What a life!!
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