We all love a good trip to the lake.
And now that Lake Travis is officially full and summer is just around the corner, we’re going to have many more chances to find ourselves in the water and enjoying life to the fullest.
Some of us are lucky to live out here and so close to all of the lakeside action. But if you’re looking to take a trip out west to Lake Travis, it helps to have a few key provisions … just in case.
What to pack for a visit to Lake Travis
Whether you’re staying for an extended holiday or just for a quick day trip, you’ll have plenty of options to enjoy your time on and around the lake. Explore all the Lake Travis area swimming spots, relax to live music and happy hour on a patio, or knock off something on the Lake Travis bucket list.
With so much to see and do, it’s good to plan ahead when you’re on your way to visit Lake Travis. Some things you’ll want to bring along include:
- flip flops
- tennis shoes
- plenty of towels
- cooler with drinks and snacks
- drink koozies (trust me, they come in handy on those 100 degree days)
- swim floaties or life vests if you’re going out on the boat
- your favorite pooch
- your favorite hat
- sunglasses — a couple pairs (it’s the most commonly found item at the bottom of Lake Travis)
- waterproofed smart phone
- GoPro camera
- extra clothes (hey, ya never know!)
What you wear depends on the type of activities you have planned for the day, but if you’re like us, you’ll probably find yourself at the water’s edge soon enough.
Fun out of the water, too
When it’s time to dry off, don’t forget the awesome eateries that can be found near the lake. I’m always hungry after a long day of swimming, so it’s good to know of a few Lake Travis area restaurants that aren’t far from where you are.
From Lucy’s on the Lake along the south shore to MORE! and Haven on Lake Travis along the north shore, you’ll have all types of foods to satisfy your hunger after a day on the lake.
When you find that it’s too hard to leave, you can extend your stay with a room at Lakeway Resort and Spa. Or find a romantic spot on (or off) the water.
Visit Lake Travis
Lake Travis is just one of the many reasons why it’s so awesome to call the area home. And it’s no secret — with locals and visitors — that it’s even more awesome when the white rocks that line the Lake Travis shoreline disappear and Sometimes Island is submerged.
Whatever your plans, you’ll have plenty to do and see while you tour the area near one of Texas’ most-loved Highland Lakes.
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