Activities

TOP RECOMMENDED ON-SITE ACTIVITIES

***please always check availability before booking.

  • On-site Private Retreat: Indulge in an entire weekend of bliss! Packages for individuals, couples, girls weekends, & small groups!
  • On-site Massage: Pamper yourself with a relaxing Massage in our Tree House! $95/hr.
  • On-site Private Yoga: Personalized to your needs, unique private sessions available for individuals, couples, & small groups. Rates start at $95.

TOP RECOMMENDED LOCAL ACTIVITIES

  • Stone House Vineyard: Just a short walk from the property, the winery offers tastings Thursday-Sunday from 12-5pm.
  • Spicewood Vineyards: A short drive from the property, the winery offers tastings & special events Wednesday-Saturday 12-6pm, Sunday 12-5pm.
  • Krause Springs & Hamilton Pool: 2 different locations for natural springs & hiking ~ GORGEOUS!
  • Cypress Valley Canopy Tours: An eco-adventure where you can zip line through the trees!
  • Boat & Jet Ski Rental: Enjoy an afternoon or weekend adventure on the water. Please call ahead to check lake levels.
  • Travis County Parks: A complete list of our local parks for hiking, swimming, picnics, scuba diving, boating, & more.
  • Tomato Happy Hour & Market: Shop for local veggies, homemade bread, pies, salsa, & more! Kathleen, “The Tomato Lady” hosts a neighborhood Happy Hour on Fridays at 4-6pm & she’ll serve yummy appetizers & wine. Payment is by donation and it’s located at 2400 Fall Creek Rd (off of Highway 71).  A super unique experience!

PUBLIC BOAT LAUNCHES

Camp Pedernales — (512)264-2735 — $7.00 Launch Fee, Open 24 hours a day/7 days a week. From Hwy 71 go to Pace Bend Road (FM 2322) and go about 2.3 miles and make a Left onto Old Ferry Road. Go 2.5 miles and the ramp is on your Right.

Briarcliff Marina — (512)264-2666 —http://www.briarcliffmarina.com/ramp.htm —$10.00 Launch Fee, Open 24 hours a day/7 days a week. From Hwy 71 turn Left at the light onto Pace Bend Road (FM 2322) and go about 3 miles and make a RIGHT on McDaniel’s Dr. for approx 0.2 miles. Turn LEFT on Sleat Dr. to the end of the road. End at 406 Sleat Dr

SIESTA SHORES BOAT LAUNCH & MARINA.– (512)367-8800 or (512)626-1221 — www.siestashores.com — $10.00 Launch Fee inlcudes use of a loading dock. Day Slips available for $15 Per Day. From Hwy 71 turn at light on Pace Bend Park Road (2322) and go 2.3 miles and take a Right on Bee Creek Road–go 2 miles and turn Left onto Siesta Shores and go 1 mile and turn Left on Windy Shores Loop, then go 1 block to Bay Circle and the marina will on your left.

Pace Bend information please visit the website and there are directions and information there.

Narrows information please visit the website and there are directions and information there.

Lake LBJ or Ink’s Lake may also have open ramps.

BOAT & JET SKI RENTALS

Please call in advance to ensure the lake is high enough for boat rentals.

Briarcliff Marina Boat & Jet Ski Rentals – (512)264-2666

Liquid Thrillz – (512) 267-7530

Rent Lake Travis – To rent large boats, call (512) 266-1069 & for small boats call (512) 266-9600

ON LAKE GAS PUMPS

Resort Ranch– Across and 1/2 mile north from house. (512)264-2533. Open Saturdays/Sundays from 10-6 or call during weekdays for hours.

Briarcliff Marina –North 9 miles from the house at Mile Marker 26 at Cat Hollow (house is located near mile marker 35). (512)264-2666– www.briarcliffmarina.com. Open 9am till Dark 7 Days a Week.

WAKEBOARD & WATER SKI LESSONS

www.lakelessons.com or contact (512)947-7160 or instructors@lakelessons.comRates are $85 an hour and INCLUDE a wakeboard boat, gas, any equipment needed, and an instructor. Can handle up to 6 people per boat. The hourly rate doesn’t change with the number of people (they will just have less time behind the boat if they split if up between more people). Offer courses on almost everything pulled behind the boat as well as courses on saftey and operation of boats. Operates year-round by appointment only. Has a large staff and several boats, so they can accomadate most schedules.

GOLF

Pedernales Country Club -Home of the Willie Nelson 9 Hole Course!! Open Tuesday thru Sunday, year round. Green fees with Cart are $17.50 weekdays and $22.50 weekends. Rental clubs available. Also has a little Willie Memorabilia Museum . (512)264-1489. www.pedernalesgolfclub.com

Blue Lake Golf Course -9 Hole Course. Open Monday thru Sunday, year round. Cart rental available and In-House Pro Shop. Green Fee is $11.00. (830) 598-5524.www.bluelakegolf.com

Meadowlakes Country Club –18 Hole Gofl Course. Open Monday thur Sunday, year round 7am till 7pm . Green fee is $25.00 and Cart Rental is $12.50. (830)693-3300.www.meadowlakescountryclub.com

Rockhoppers Miniature Golf . 18 holes Miniature Golf, Miniature Bowling, Indoor Arcade, Power Jump, and Water Wars. Located at 1501 Hay 281 North, Marble Falls . Call (830)693-4386 or visit www.rockhoppersonline.com

TENNIS

Lakecliff Racquet Club 2819 Cliff Point Spicewood, Tx. (512)426-3160 or (512)633-7140 or visit the website at www.lakecliff.net. Enjoy Red Clay, Grass, and Hard Courts with coaches Trey Phillips and Michelle Stallard. Many scheduled Clinics and Private lessons.

WINERIES

Spicewood Vineyards –Open Wednesday thru Sunday from 12-5 for tastings and tours.

Call (830)693-5328 or

www.spicewoodvineyards.com

Stonehouse Vineyards — A short walk from Living Waters! Open Friday, Saturday, & Sunday 12:00pm till 5:00pm for tastings & tours. (512)264-3630www.stonehousevineyard.com

Flat Creek Estates –Open Tuesday thru Friday from Noon till 5pm and Saturday/Sunday from Noon till 5pm. (512)267-6310

www.flatcreekestate.com

Texas Hills Vineyards –Open Monday thru Saturday from 10am-5pm and Sunday from 12pm – 5pm.

Call (830)868-2321 or

www.texashillsvineyard.com

Becker Vineyards –Open Monday thru Thursday from 10am-5pm , Friday & Saturday from 10am-6pm and Sunday from 12pm – 6pm. Call (830)644-2681 or

www.beckervineyards.com

Grape Creek Vineyards –Open Monday thru Saturday from 10am-5pm and Sunday from 12pm – 5pm.

Call (830)644-2710 or

www.grapecreek.com

Lost Creek Vineyards –Open Monday thru Saturday from 10am-5pm and Sunday from 12pm-5pm . Call (325)388-0910 or www.lostcreekvineyard.com

Fall Creek Vineyards –Open Monday thru Friday from 11am-4pm and Saturday/Sunday from 12pm-5pm . Call (325)379-5361 or www.fcv.com

Texas Wine Trail — visit www.texaswinetrail.com for information on all the local wineries in the Hill Country and for an event calendar. Or call (866)621-9463

CANOPY TOURS

Cypress Valley Canopy Tours . A thrilling eco-adventure, where you zip through the canopy of old growth cypress trees, some up to 100 feet tall. A new world unfolds as you ride on steel zip lines from platform to platform high in the treetops. (512)264-8880.www.cypressvalleycanopytours.com

ZOOS

The Zoo Exotic Ranch– 137 Acre Drive Thru Zoo with over 500 Animals and 80 Different Species. Open 7 days a week from 9am till 5pm . (830)868-4357 orwww.zooexotics.com

CONCERTS

The Backyard Live Oak Amphitheatre Live concerts in an outdoor concert theatre. Check to the website at www.thebackyard.net to see who is coming!! Many great concerts come here like Willie Nelson, Jewel, Diamond Rio,Journey, and more.

Call 1-888-597-STAR.

HORSEBACK RIDING

Silver Trails offers guided 2 mile river trail rides on the LCRA Grelle Park trails start at $75/person. 4 mile river trail rides to the LCRA Grelle Park and on the park trails start at $100/person. On site trail rides start at $30/person (for 30 minutes).
 (512) 577-4791 www.silverstrails.com

Post Oak Farm offers Horseback Riding. (512)756-4647. Guided Trail Ride is $25 per person/per hour. Visit www.postoakfarm.com

BIKE RIDING TRAILS

Muleshoe Bend Recreation Area -7.5 mile loop trail-$5 entry fee-info at www.austinridgeriders.com/trails.htm

Pedernales Falls State Park -about 45 miles away. Lots of Trails–$4 entry fee-info at www.austinridgeriders.com/trails.htm

KAYAKING

Lake Buchanan Adventers Outfitter & Guide– River Kayaking Trips and Rentals–(512)756-9911– www.lakebuchananadventures.com

SUNSET CRUISES

Vanishing Texas River Cruise – offers Bald Eagle, Waterfall, Vineyard, Wildflower, Wilderness, and Sunset Dinner Cruises that last from 2 ½ to 4 hours and range in price from $15-$30 per person.

Call 1-800-474-8374 or www.vtrc.com

KRAUSE SPRINGS

Krause Springs — 32 natural springs and a swimming pool situated on a bluff overlooking cypress creek. Natural Waterfall, Caves, and Picnic Area. Year round water temperature of 70 degrees. $6.00 per person admission. Open 7 days a week, year round 9am to 8pm.

Call (830)693-4181 or www.krausepsrings.net

LONGHORN CAVERNS

Underground Cave — Open 7 days a week, year round 10am to 4 pm. $8.00 per person admission for cavern tour which takes about 1 ½ hours. Wild Cave Tours also available. Visit www.longhorncaverns.com for information.

1-877-441-CAVE.

ENCHANTED ROCK

The Rock is a huge, pink granite exfoliation dome, that rises 425 feet above ground, 1825 feet above sea level, and covers 640 acres. It is one of the largest batholiths (underground rock formation uncovered by erosion) in the United States. (325)247-3903. www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/enchanted_rock/

MOVIE THEATERS

Cinemark Hill Country Galleria located in Bee Cave.  12800 Hwy 71 West @ 620, Bee Cave, TX.

Call (800) 326-3264 or visit www.cinemark.com

Driftwood Theatre 8 at Lake Marble Falls. 8 screen movie theatre located at 2600 Hwy 281 North, Marble Falls.

Call (830)798-TIME or visit www.driftwoodonline.com

LAKE LBJ STATE PARK

Has Nature Trails, Swimming Pool, Restrooms, Visitor Center that has LBJ History, Danz Log Cabin and Sauer-Beckman Living Farm. $4.00 per person admission. Visit www.tpwd.state.tx.us for information.

(830) 644-2252.

PEDERNALES FALL STATE PARK

Has over 19 miles of hiking trails and a covered bird viewing station. $4.00 per person admission.

Visit www.tpwd.state.tx.us for information.

(830) 868-7304.

WESTCAVE PRESERVE

Natural treasure of the Hill Country were two distinct ecosystems meet. Guided tour into the canyon–1 mile Hike. Year-Round on Saturday/Sunday only. at 10am/Noon/2pm/4pm. (830)825-3442 WWW.WESTCAVE.ORG

MORE LOCAL PARKS

Enjoy hiking, swimming, picnics, boating, scuba diving, & more at these local state parks: https://parks.traviscountytx.gov

AUSTIN

Tons of activities, museums, restaurants, live music, & more! Visit www.austin360.com or

www.citysearchaustin.com for information

MARBLE FALLS

Great downtown historic buildings and shopping. Visit www.marblefalls.org orwww.marblefallstexas.com for information.

WIMBERLEY

Great Shopping and First Weekend of the Month Trade Days with everything imaginable!!

Visit www.visitwimberley.com for information.

FREDERICKSBURG

Wonderful shopping, wineries, and German History and Nimitz Museum.

Visit www.fredericksburgtexas.com for information.

JOHNSON CITY

Great Shopping & Antiquing. For information visit www.lbjcountry.com