Lake Buchanan

9 Texas Cruises to Keep You Cool and Charmed This Summer

July 26, 2018 | By Heather Brand, Matt Joyce, Clayton Maxwell, June Naylor, Jennifer Babisak

We love the idea of taking a boat ride—the cool breezes, sparkling waters, and rare perspectives you just can’t see from shore. Not everybody has a boat, though. For the otherwise landlocked, here are nine Texas cruise experiences—from spotting dolphins on a paddleboat to serenading your sweetie on a gondola—that make getting out on the water a summer treat anyone can enjoy.

Splash into adventure with a Highland Lakes holiday

June 15, 2017 | By Melissa Gaskill

The Hill Country around Lake Buchanan and Inks Lake is one of my favorite parts of the world.

Chain of Jewels

July 17, 2009 | By Melissa Gaskill

The legendary Highland Lakes—Buchanan, Inks, LBJ, Marble Falls, Travis, and Austin—wind like a meandering blue ribbon through the green canvas of the Central Texas hills.

The June 2024 cover of Texas Highways: Treasures from the Coast

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