Lake Travis camping is the stuff camping dreams are made of. The abundance of nearby lakes, long stretches of open winding roads, bass fishing galore, abundant wildlife, and painted sunsets simply can’t be beat. But, you don’t have to camp in a tent to enjoy camping. The Texas Hill Country is full of quaint and cozy cabins. These range from lakeside cottages to rustic and off-the grid cabins. Many are perfect for a romantic couples getaway, while others are ideal for larger gatherings or a family weekend. So, the next time you decide to check out of reality, make sure you check into one of these Lake Travis camping cabins.
1 bed, 1 bath, sleeps 2
This log cabin will leave you feeling like Laura Ingels Wilder. Located in Spicewood Springs along the Colorado River, it sits on 26 acres and runs into 50 acres of uninhabited land. If you are looking for seclusion and privacy, this is the rental for you. As a restored cabin, it has all the rustic touches a cabin should. A screened in patio makes for the perfect place to enjoy a cup of coffee while watching the sunrise over unobstructed views of Lake Travis. Relax in a hammock with a good book as the deer graze in the evening. Soak in a clawfoot tub, wrap up in one of the provided plush bathrobes, and sleep peacefully under cotton bedding and a dreamy duvet. For those wishing to stay connected to modern conveniences, wifi is provided as is a grill and all the necessary kitchen essentials. You couldn’t find a cabin set against a more beautiful backdrop as the area is surrounded by green fields and large oak trees.
3 bed, 2 bath, sleeps 6
This luxurious 1500 square foot cottage is an excellent choice for those traveling with a larger group. Located in Devil’s Cove, it backs up to the scenic trails of Bluff’s Park. The open concept layout is ideal for group gatherings. Spacious, bright bedrooms make for a comfortable stay and the fully stocked kitchen will ensure you have everything you need. The living space is extended with a large patio and outdoor area complete with a grill and chairs. For an added benefit, guests have access to the neighborhood pool nearby. There are other homes on the property also available for rent, so you can grab your nearest and dearest for a big weekend on Lake Travis.
1 bed, 1 bath, sleeps 4
This tiny house packs a punch. Located on two acres of the Hudson Bend of Lake Travis, this cabin is near some of the main attractions the lake has to offer. Guests can enjoy a lively afternoon at Devil’s Cove directly across the lake, or go south around the bend to The Oasis on Lake Travis and take in a Texas sunset over dinner. Active weekenders can spend the day hiking through Bob Wentz Park or Windy Point Park, both also located south around Hudson Bend. This cabin sits lakeside with the ability to walk out the door and right onto shore. Plenty of windows allow natural light to flood in, creating the feeling of openness and warmth. This cabin earns bonus points for welcoming your pets to stay with you. The kitchen is stocked with basic essentials such as a microwave, mini fridge and a coffee maker. Wifi, a kayak, a two person jon boat and a gas grill on the patio ensure you will have an excellent stay.
2 bed, 1 bath, sleeps 4
Built in 1948, this stone cabin dates back to when Lake Travis was created. Don’t let its old age fool you though, it was updated in 2020 and has all the modern conveniences you could want. Nestled on the north side of Lake Travis, just south of Lago Vista, this house gives you direct access to the water. Settled on nine acres, the only sounds you will hear are the soft rustling of oak trees swaying in the breeze and the calming choir of summer evening crickets. This property features a wooden tree swing, kayaks and canoes at your disposal, and a clay chiminea for roasting marshmallows. Inside the cabin, the stone walls and cedar furniture will give you a feeling of being transported to a different era. The kitchen offers everything you could need for your stay. If you are looking for a picturesque retreat, this is your place.
Lakeside at Tessera
When you live at Lakeside at Tessera in Lago Vista, Texas you have easy access to wonderful camping spots around Lake Travis. Lakeside offers the benefits of living in the Texas Hill Country while still being just a quick drive away from Austin. Come explore all of our amenities and see why our residents love living at Lakeside at Tessera.