Happy New Year! We’ve enjoyed our first year of sharing all the fantastic places, people, and things to do in our little corner of the planet. It has been an amazing year and we’ve enjoyed all your likes, shares, comments, and criticisms along the way. We’re looking forward to continuing to provide you even more about events, outdoor recreation, restaurants, shopping, real estate and feature articles throughout 2014.
In celebration of a great year—and in case you joined us late or missed a post or two along the way—we thought it would be fun to recap Lake Travis Lifestyles top posts of 2013 based on pageviews.
Here are the top 13 posts of 2013:
13. Lake Travis Area Parks Guide: Bee Cave Central Park
Walking your dog, letting the kids run around or just taking in a breezy afternoon doesn’t get any easier than this.
12. Kid Friendly Restaurants in the Lake Travis Area
You can have the best of both worlds where dinner is served, dishes are done, and you can let your kids do what they are best at—being kids.
11. Nightlife in the Lake Travis Area
A special dinner, movie night, or conversation with friends over some nice cocktails—here are a few places to enjoy nightlife in the Lake Travis area.
10. Lake Travis Area Halloween Events
Amazing fall weather and family fun is what October is all about in the Lake Travis area.
9. Hill Country Galleria Weather Forecast for Saturday: Snow!
Ok, so we live in Austin where it snows once every, oh, 10 years or so? Lucky for us, there is an exception right here in the Lake Travis area.
8. The Official Beer of Lake Travis – Infamous Brewing Company
The Austin craft beer scene is exploding. With the abundance of choice beers created in and around the city, don’t forget to try the burgeoning brews that are being bottled in our own backyard.
7. Texas Water Proposition 6 – Yes or No?
The Highland Lakes are the primary source of water for Central Texans. No water in the lakes = no water coming out of your faucet.
6. Bee Cave Sculpture Park – A Vision Comes To Life
This park is truly a hidden gem, tucked behind the Police Department near the Galleria shops. The large, 7-acre natural area with enormous oak tress and a pond somehow seems a world away.
5. Schmidt Family Barbecue Now Open in Bee Cave
It’s open! The highly anticipated Schmidt Family Barbecue finally opened its doors in Bee Cave. For fans of both Kruez Market and Smitty’s Market in Lockhart this is cause for major celebration.
4. 5 Family Friendly Holiday Activities in the Lake Travis Area
‘Tis the season! When the holidays are in full swing you might be looking for festive things to do with the family.
3. Ugly Christmas Sweater Party Ideas
During the holiday season there’s a good chance you’ll have an excuse to don an ugly Christmas sweater.
2. Lake Travis Area Celebrity Sightings
You don’t have to be in LA or New York to enjoy celebrity sightings these days.
1. A Plea from One Lake Travis Lover to Another
Think about the first time you drove out to the lake and the view of open hill country with the waters of Lake Travis came into sight. Things looked a lot different if it was a time when Lake Travis was full.
Say goodbye to 2013 and hello to 2014. All of us here at Lake Travis Lifestyle wish you a healthy and prosperous new year!