People are flocking to Austin. Even though it was recently named one of the most traffic congested cities in the world it hasn’t stopped the migration of people putting down roots in the state’s capital city. However, according to state demographers it seems people have discovered the benefits of living in outlying areas that offer stress-free drive times and convenient alternative modes of transportation. The master-planned community of Travisso in Leander is one such area.
Conveniently located, Travisso is northwest of downtown Austin. Driving from Travisso to downtown via U.S 183 is a very accessible commute. For those residents living in Travisso that translates into less time sitting in traffic. And battling annoying drivers. The days of fighting with your radio tunes are over. There’s no doubt that reducing your drive time can be liberating. The equation is simple. Spending less time in traffic equals more free time. Though you may have some ideas of your own, here’s our ways to spend that extra hour. And live your best life.
Watch the sunset
Construction cranes and high-rises aren’t very appealing but rolling hills and hill country sunsets are definitely the icing on the cake. Located in the Texas Hill Country, Travisso offers countless hours of evening relaxation right outside your backdoor. And the ideal setting to watch the sunset. Mix up a pitcher of your favorite libation then wait until dark to enjoy the spectacular nighttime show. Because at night, the stars are big and bright, Deep in the Heart of Texas. And a great alternative to watching TV.
Relax and pull up a chair poolside
This family-friendly community boasts the Palazzo, an award-winning clubhouse with an adjacent resort-style pool and other first-class amenities. With that extra hour you’ll have time for an evening swim with the family and a pizza dinner under the pavilion. Weekends at the pool are the perfect time to destress with your favorite summer read.
Plan a trip to the Texas Hill Country
With that extra hour take the time to plan a trip to the Hill Country. This anytime destination provides countless hours of recreation and relaxation every day of the year. Whether you bring the kids, or plan a weekend getaway for two there is always something to do. From special seasonal events to wine tasting to country fairs to visiting Enchanted Rock and so much more. Camping, glamping, bed and breakfasts, resorts and ranches provide lodging options from the rustic to the luxurious.
Drive to the lake
Lake Travis is a five minute drive from Travisso and the center of activity on both weekdays and weekends. With its close proximity to Travisso you’ll have time during the week to take a quick after work drive and avoid the weekend crowds. Popular activities such as swimming, fishing, boating, kayaking, and ziplining offer opportunities for family togetherness. Dine al fresco or grab a lake view table at one of the many restaurants during the week when they are less crowded.
Create an exercise plan
Too busy to exercise? Spending less time driving will give you more time to work-in a daily fitness routine. Though 30 minutes of daily exercise is preferred, experts agree that having a plan will result in a commitment over time. Open seven days a week the Palazzo houses a 2,000 square-foot state-of-the-art workout room. With all the latest equipment such as treadmills, elliptical machines and stationary bicycles there’s no reason not to reach your fitness goals. Additional amenities include free weights, group exercise classes, educational clinics, and yoga classes too.
Spend more time outdoors
Tired of going from your office building to the car and not spending time outside? There are times it seems that we are just on auto pilot. Use your extra evening time to hike or take a walk. Travisso’s interconnected trail system is the ideal place to don a pair of headphones and listen to the newest bestseller on audio. Or, go for a bike ride. Travisso’s 10 miles of proposed trails is ideal for biking. Grab the kids and explore the many pocket parks along the way. They come complete with playground equipment and lots of open space to roam freely.
Discover Travisso in Leander Today
Travisso, is a place to explore; a place to relax; a place to call home. Discover over-the-top amenities, fabulous home designs and the natural beauty of the Texas Hill Country. When here explore our premier builders, and new neighborhoods and model homes. Your personal oasis in the hill country is waiting. Information is available by contacting 512-243-8583.