Named the top Texas Lake for water sports, Lake Travis boasts over 60 miles of water, winding through the scenic Texas Hill Country. Lake Travis' clear waters, scenic surroundings and close proximity to Austin have made it one of the most popular lakes for recreational boaters. Whether you prefer skiing, jet skiing, boating, sailing, fishing, swimming, diving or snorkeling, Lake Travis is the perfect lake to spend time on the water.
Lake Austin is a water reservoir on the Colorado River in Austin Texas that was formed in 1939 by the construction of the Tom Mill Dam. Lake Austin is one of the seven Highland Lakes created by the Lower Colorado River Authority and is used for flood control, electrical power generation and recreation. As glamorous as that all sounds, Lake Austin really is a gem boasting some of Austin's most prestigious properties and beautiful settings in Downtown Austin.