When we write about the Lake Travis area, we include the neighboring city of Spicewood, because it’s just too darn charming to ignore. With its rolling hills, wide-open spaces, parks, watering holes, vineyards, shopping and dining, the vibe in Spicewood is an authentic taste of Texas.
I mean, Spicewood is home to Willie Nelson. How much more Texas can you get?
Today we’ll take a look back, and a peek forward at three new businesses in Spicewood that just opened this summer. The list of places to visit in Spicewood keeps getting better.
Over the years, we’ve featured lots of excellent spots in Spicewood:
- Krause Springs
- Angel’s Icehouse
- Pace Bend Park
- Terra Purezza and the Pedernales Farmers Market
- Spicewood Vet Clinic & Mobile Care
- Spicewood Arts Society
- J5 Steakhouse
- Poodies Hilltop Roadhouse
- Apis Restaurant & Apiary
- El Gaucho Winery, Stone House Vineyards, Spicewood Vineyards
New & super hip in Spicewood
As Spicewood keeps growing, new businesses keep popping up, and we have to admit, we’re a little jealous.
Open Air Resorts caught our attention back in June. It’s a luxury RV park, y’all, fully equipped with a pool, clubhouse, longe, playground, Ga Ga ball and more. It’s family-friendly, pet-friendly and when you take a look at their website, you’ll want to book a stay immediately.
A month after Open Air Resorts opened, two more hip businesses opened their doors in Spicewood, Yellow Dog Coffee Co., and Hoekstra Bros Fine Wine.
Yellow Dog Coffee Co. is about as adorable as it sounds – the mascot is a yellow Labrador, the storefront looks like a rustic little barn, they serve all sorts of delicious food in addition to coffee. Let’s just say, if you were to drive by it on Hwy 71, you’d turn around to check it out.
Hoekstra Bros Fine Wine is sharing their love of wine with Spicewood. They taste every wine that they sell, and they even take tasting notes, so you know what to expect. They offer free wine tasting on Fridays from 4pm-7pm and feature a variety of wine at all price points. It doesn’t have to be pricey to be good.
In August, one of their tastings features Texas Tom Bombadil Mead with all local honey. They also sell seasonal beers and premium meats.
Do you have a favorite Spicewood spot that didn’t make our list? Let us know in the comments section on our Facebook page, and we’ll check it out.
Photo credit: Open Air Resorts