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Enjoy a prime location overlooking Lake Travis from Inspirato’s sprawling standalone home. Waterstone Lodge channels a rustic lodge, situated on two acres of lakefront property with its own private boat dock, pool, and abundant outdoor living space including a kitchen, fireplace, and fire pit. Inside, an open living and dining area features vaulted ceilings and a stone fireplace.
Closer to downtown Austin, Archer Austin offers rooms and suites within walking distance of the shopping, dining, and entertainment district of northwest Austin.
Expect the laid-back, embrace the offbeat, and prepare for a different kind of luxury vacation in the Texas hill country. Flat plains give way here to wooded canyons, spring-fed rivers and the occasional cave. Along these hills, the more traditional Texas culture bows to the eclectic, from the unique German settlement of Fredericksburg to Marble Falls, the center of the Highlands Lakes area. Try a Texas-flavored getaway and enjoy smoky barbecue, sunshine on the lake or river, championship golf and soothing spa treatments tucked away in the hills.
A trip to the historic town of Fredericksburg is a must. Known for its fantastic shopping and dining, Fredericksburg is also the gateway to the Texas wine country and several great wineries in the area offer tours and tastings.
Floating the scenic Guadalupe River is popular here; visitors and locals will spend a few hours on innertubes being pushed by the slow-moving current. Also try canoeing and kayaking. For the best currents, head to Kerrville Schreiner Park.
In summer, Crider's Rodeo and Dance Hall is a must. A local institution for nearly 100 years, Crider's features an evening rodeo then dancing to live, authentic "Texas" music. Put on your best hat and boots and two-step under the Texas stars.
Stop by the local watering hole and one-stop shop the Hunt Store. Over time, this quaint store has become a favorite of residents and visitors. Order a burger, sit at a picnic table and soak up the Texas sun.
Make like a true Texan and saddle up. There are ample opportunities and outfitters available for a day of horseback trail riding or simple lessons. Talk to your concierge for a preferred recommendation.
You'll have golfing privileges at Riverhill Country Club, a famed private club with an 18-hole course designed by Byron Nelson and Joe Finger. After a round, adjourn to the historic mansion and enjoy a cocktail.
Visit nearby Austin for a musical adventure. Try the rock-a-billy, swing and blues of the Continental Club or Antone's for blues and national acts. And, don't miss Austin City Limits, an intimate venue with some of the best bands in the world.
You may want to spend a half-day (or more) cruising around the hills. There are more than 30 wineries in the region, BBQ restaurants to discover, golf courses to play, day trips to Austin or amusement parks, and beautiful scenery.
One of the sights you should see in the Texas Hill Country is its varied wildlife, including more than 300 species of birds. Enjoy watching nature from a spot along one of Stablewood Resort's many scenic trails.
With plenty of activities, your kids won't be bored here: take them floating on a river or horseback riding; visit a farm, make jewelry and more. In addition, Six Flags® amusement park and SeaWorld® San Antonio are easy day trips away.
Unwind with a soothing massage; the best part is that it comes to you! Stablewood Springs Resort can arrange for an in-residence massage so you can truly relax. Book at least a week in advance; your concierge can make arrangements.
Much of the year is pleasantly warm, but in the heart of the summer, temperatures can hover near 100 degrees. If you're averse to the heat, you may want to travel here before early June or after late August.