Lake Travis

Bigger Is Better for Ashley Kidd, 5-Time World Champion Wakesurfer

May 27, 2021 | By Pam LeBlanc

Growing up in Corpus Christi, Ashley Kidd splashed through waves on a boogie board and told her mom that one day she’d become a real surfer.

3 Reasons Why the Daytripper Is in Love with Lake Travis In The Summer

July 26, 2018 | By Chet Garner

Texas summers are so hot, the only choice a daytripper has is to head straight to the nearest body of water and stay submerged for as long as possible. On just that sort of sweltering day, I took a drive to visit one of the Hill Country’s most popular lakes, Lake Travis, just 20 miles outside of Austin. I found plenty of ways to get wet, and a whole lot more.

Scenic Route: Turkey Bend Recreation Area

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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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