Places to Stay

10 Outstanding Hill Country Bed & Breakfasts On The Water

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Abloom with wildflowers, festivals, and crystal clear waters, there’s no better time to visit the Hill Country and unwind in a bed and breakfast with a view.

1. La Villa Vista

La Vista Villa

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Luxurious and lavish, Austin’s La Villa Vista brings the Mediterranean to you. Whether floating in the negative edge pool or lounging in one of the five suites, Lake Travis and the surrounding hills never looked so posh.

2. Painted Sky Inn

Painted Sky Inn Sunset

Photo: www.paintedskyinn.com

Tucked into Lake Buchanan’s eastern shore, the Painted Sky Inn not only offers gorgeous sunsets but also lake views from every room. Gather the whole family, including the dog because this pet friendly inn can accommodate up to 52 people.

3. Dabbs Railroad Hotel

Llano Waterfall

Photo: www.thedabbs.com

Dabbs, once was frequented by Bonnie and Clyde, is rich with history. Art galleries, a theater house, farmer’s market, crystal and mineral store, museum, restaurants and live music venues are all just steps away. Be sure to admire Llano Falls before setting out to explore the town’s many treasures.

4. Robin’s Nest Bed & Breakfast

Porch of Robin's Nest Bed and Breakfast

Photo: www.laketravis.com

Enjoy a private boat launch and pier onto Lake Travis. Just 20 minutes from downtown Austin, and pet friendly, bring the family dog along and hit the water, trails, and shops.

5. The Antlers

Caboose cabins at The Antlers

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The Antlers integrates its turn-of-the-century history in many ways, but none so fun as train car lodging. Whether in the historic hotel, the cabins, or the cabooses, this lakefront inn exudes charm.

6. Llano River Bed & Breakfast

Fly fishing on Llano River

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Untouched Hill Country surrounds this secluded inn, allowing the perfect excuse for taking in the outdoors. Fly fishing, biking, stargazing, wildlife watching, kayaking, and canoeing are just a few ways to soak it all in.

7. Ab Butler’s Dogtrot at Triple Creek

Ab Butler's Dog Trot at Triple Creek
Photo: www.fredericksburg-lodging.com

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