If you choose to explore away from Living Waters property, allow this list to serve as your travel guide to world-class beer, wine, music and BBQ in the area. Throw in natural wonders like Enchanted Rock and LongHorn Caverns and you’ve got a yourself a true Texas Hill Country experience!

  • Stonehouse Vineyard: Just a short 7-minute walk from the property, the winery offers tastings Thursday-Monday from 12-6pm.
  • Opie’s BBQ: Simply the best around – authentic central Texas style pay by the pound bbq with great sides & dessert. Open 7 days a week. Can’t miss the tater tot casserole!!
  • Tomato Happy Hour & Market: Buy fresh veggies, breads, pies & more! Join the neighborhood Happy Hour with Kathleen, the “Tomato Lady,” Fridays 4-6pm where she’ll serve yummy appetizers and wine. Located at 2400 Fall Creek Rd, off of Highway 71. Payment is by donation.
  • Poodie’s Hilltop: Live music every night, classic roadhouse owned by Willie Nelson’s former tour manager. They’ll fry your chips for queso to order! There’s also house made veggieburgers.
  • Willie Nelson’s Cut n’ Put:  Purchased by Willie in 1979, the Club House became Willie’s operating recording studio that attracts recording artists from all around.
  • Living Desert Cactus Glass: Website does not do this place justice.  Go see this quirky frankenstein cactus nursery.  Great place to pick out a small gift and get inspired!
  • Jester King Brewery: authentic farmhouse brewery committed to making wild ales and spontaneously fermented beers that reflect the unique character in the beautiful Texas Hill Country.
  • Apis Restaurant & Apiary: Chef-Owned local fine dining restaurant.  Try a craft cocktail and honeybun with house made horchata ice cream. Dinner Wednesday-Saturday and brunch on Sunday.
  • Krause Springs & Hamilton Pool: 2 different locations for natural springs & swimming holes ~ GORGEOUS!
  • Cypress Valley Canopy Tours: An eco-adventure where you can zip line through the trees!
  • Longhorn Caverns: 45-minute drive passing through the town of Marble Falls.
  • Enchanted Rock: 1hr 10min drive, spectacular day hike and beautiful drive through true Texas Hill Country.

Boat ramps in the area

Public ramps available nearby; Briarcliff Marina and Muleshoe Bend.

Rentals in the area

Boat Rentals – Rent a jet ski, wakeboard or pontoon boat.  You can dock up to a 27′ boat on our floating cabin.  Please contact us to reserve the slip.

Jet Ski Rentals – Resort Ranch Marina offers delivery and pickup: 512-333-0620

Private Chef – Contact us for several options for private chef to cater a meal to your tastes for groups of varying sizes.