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!!
  • 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.
  • 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 & Jet Ski Rentals – Rent a boat or jet ski and have it delivered right to our dock! Resort Ranch Marina offers delivery and pickup 512-333-0620. Briarcliff Marina also rents boats (w/o delivery or pickup) 512-264-2666. Or check out our Water Toy Rental page for owner rentals including a skippered boat right from our dock!

If you own a boat, you can tie it off (up to a 27′ boat) to our floating cabin.  Please contact us to reserve the slip.

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