Posts Tagged ‘boating

Mansfield Dam Park

In: Outdoors

17 Jul 2015

This park gets 300,000 visitors a year, and it’s easy to see why. It’s beautiful and beautifully maintained. Mansfield offers shaded picnicking, swimming and camping areas across 71 acres on one of the most scenic spots on Lake Travis. There’s a designated swimming cove, with shallow areas for

Just For Fun

In: Outdoors

29 May 2015

(map)¬†With Lake Travis at 660 feet and rising, now’s the time to think about getting out on the lake. Just For Fun rents everything from houseboats to ski boats to Waverunners, and it’s all in tiptop shape. Thomas (on the left) says they get a whole new fleet of Sea Rays

My Fun Wine

In: Drinking

21 Sep 2011

What’s so fun about this wine? Well, for one thing, the price – it’s $7. For another, it comes in a plastic bottle. Looks like glass, but it’s 100% plastic (and 100% recyclable). That makes it perfect for any picnicking, boating, or just hanging-around-the-dog-park activities you might be doing now that the weather’s cooling off. […]

Cafe Blue

In: Drinking|Eating|Music

14 May 2010

Any place you can get to by boat is usually cool, but Cafe Blue is exceptionally so. It has an ideal setting on Sandy Creek, one of the most beautiful arms of Lake Travis, facing the sunset. It has a simple, contemporary decor of teak and canvas. And it has a great Caribbean-inspired menu


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