Summer is possibly the best season in central texas, with plenty of sun and fun to spare. Here are some fun ways to make the most of the season with summer activities around Travisso.
Explore what our community has to offer
You don’t have to go far to find summer activities, there are a plethora of options right inside Travisso. The community has 10 miles of paved trails perfect for running, walking, biking, or just getting around the neighborhood. There are also wide open recreational fields for a game of pickup Wiffle ball or football with your neighbors. Looking for fun for the little ones, there are playgrounds and playscapes that are sure to keep them entertained – or go down and take a dip in the expansive resort-style pool! Of course, Travisso also offers a ton of events for the community – make sure to follow us on social media to keep up to date on all events. There are plenty of summer activities to choose from without even leaving the community.
Check out some great nearby Leander summer activities
If you’re looking to get out of the neighborhood for some fun there are numerous options to choose from without having to go far. The nearby Splash Shack offers a family-friendly waterpark just a short drive away. With plenty of obstacles and attractions, it’s sure to keep the little ones entertained. If you are trying to stay dry, The Cedar Rock Railroad has got you covered. It is a quarter-scale train that takes its passengers on a relaxing 1.4-mile loop through the beautiful scenery of central texas. Looking to keep your child engaged in education over the summer? iCode offers fun summer programs for kids to learn tech skills through exciting topics in computer science. It’s the perfect way to keep your child entertained through learning over the summer while also giving them a leg up in future studies. It’s also easy to keep them active and engaged in sports, there are tons of summer sports leagues around Leander. Whether they are interested in baseball, football, swimming, or anything else you sure to be able to find a league for them nearby.
Get in touch with nature
The area around Travisso is ripe with opportunities for outdoor summer activities. Whether you’re looking to hike, bike, canoe, bird watch or just walk the dog there are plenty of options to choose from.
For those seeking an unparalleled outdoor experience, the Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge should be at the top of your list. This expansive preserve is managed by the Fish and Wildlife Service and is home to several migratory bird and butterfly species. With 7 miles of nature trails, there is plenty to explore over multiple visits. Just make sure to bring a good pair of shoes and plenty of water.
For those seeking a more laid-back nature experience, there are still plenty of options to choose from nearby. Brushy Creek Lake Park and Lake Travis both offer great outdoor activities. Brushy Creek Lake Park boasts 90 acres of outdoor recreational space encompassing a 38-acre lake. There are kayaks and canoes available to rent for those looking for some time out on the water. The Brushy Creek trail meanders all throughout the park and is the perfect place to bike, run or walk your furry friends. On top of that, there are three outdoor pavilions perfect for an afternoon picnic, as well as a playground, sandbox, and waterpark to keep the kids entertained. A quick drive away Lake Travis also has plenty of outdoor activities to choose from with over 200 miles of shoreline. Check out the lake by air on Texas’ longest zipline and fastest zipline that flies right over the water. If that’s not your speed there are plenty of boat rental options for you to enjoy your day out on the lake. Whether you’re looking for a ski-doo, party boat, or even a sailboat they’ve got you covered. Not looking for a motorboat but still wanna get out on the water? There are also lots of places to rent canoes, kayaks, and paddleboards. Finally, there’s plenty of good fishing for those anglers looking to catch a big one.
Finally, don’t forget, that Travisso also offers a ton of events in our community each month! From Savory Farmers Market to book clubs and group fitness classes, follow us on social media to stay up to date with our current and upcoming resident events. New events are being posted all the time so don’t miss out on what the community has to offer.