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Welcome to Lakeway

Nestled in the scenic western corner of Travis County lies the city of Lakeway. Taking its name from its privileged location on the shores of Lake Travis, Lakeway is a popular vacation destination among Texas residents and hosts a range of recreational activities, dining, and entertainment venues for families, friends, and individuals to enjoy. Forming part of Texas’ scenic hill country, Lakeway has become a popular property market among families and individuals looking to escape Austin to an idyllic waterfront retreat. 

What to Love

  • Located on the shores of Lake Travis and the Colorado River
  • Many recreational amenities and dining options
  • Laid-back, vacation-like atmosphere
  • Range of public parks and green spaces

Lakeway Real Estate Insights

Lakeway real estate is diverse. Contact the Lakeway real estate agents & realtors at the Dicker Morin Group to find houses, estates & luxury homes for sale in Lakeway, TX.

Local Lifestyle

Life in Lakeway mimics nostalgic memories of childhood summer vacations. Quiet streets, charming restaurants, and an abundance of outdoor activities and amenities have long made Lakeway popular as a vacation destination. However, permanent residents of the city equally enjoy its recreational amenities and access to the boating and sunbathing opportunities of Lake Travis.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Lakeway is a thriving city with a wide selection of restaurants and shopping centers. The family-owned Cafe Lago Coffee House has been around for 16 years and is a local staple for anyone’s morning caffeine fix and light breakfast. 
On the sit-down side of Lakeway’s establishments, Hops & Thyme is one of the most popular eateries in the area. Featuring live music, a spacious patio, and a large selection of beers on tap, it’s a perfect spot to enjoy a night out with family and friends. On the other hand, Torchy’s Tacos is undoubtedly the place to be when hit with a hankering for authentic Mexican tacos and street food in an energetic, welcoming atmosphere. For those looking to enjoy some of Lakeway’s best pizzas, The Grove Wine Bar and Kitchen is a great option for groups thanks to its casual setting and large outdoor patio. Another local favorite is Carmela’s Lakeway, home of authentic Italian pasta and pizza served from a charming, family-owned restaurant.
And for those in search of a little retail therapy, look no further than The Oaks at Lakeway, home to many popular independent establishments like Vivel Crepes, Tribeca Boutique, and Level 12 Salon.

Things to Do

Thanks to Lakeway’s status as a vacation destination, there’s never a shortage of fun things to do in the area. With much of the city’s recreational activities revolving around Lake Travis, some of the most popular hobbies shared by Lakeway residents include boating, fishing, and swimming in the lake’s refreshing waters. Alternatively, Lakeway City Park is another waterfront destination with beautiful trails, playgrounds, athletic fields, and a dog park for residents to explore. Boating enthusiasts will certainly appreciate Lakeway Marina, where residents and visitors can access many popular services and activities including jet-skiing, paddleboarding, and kayaking.
However, watersports aren’t Lakeway’s only attraction. Social clubs are common here, with many members signing up for access to one of the numerous golf clubs in the region and gaining access to their world-class courses, indoor and outdoor pools, tennis courts, and more. The Hills Country Club is one of the most popular in the city, offering a selection of incredible golf courses as well as the World of Tennis complex. For those looking to unwind after a long day, the Lakeway Resort and Spa offers a range of therapies including massages, skin care treatments, and couples’ specials.


Lakeway residents have access to many excellent schools forming part of the Lake Travis Independent School District. These include: 
Some children of families residing in Lakeway will be routed to Lake Travis Middle School and Hudson Bend Middle School even though both of these institutions are located outside of Lakeway itself. However, commutes to these schools are short and allow students to take full advantage of the very best the school district has to offer. 
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Overview for Lakeway, TX

18,471 people live in Lakeway, where the median age is 49.2 and the average individual income is $74,997. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Lakeway, TX

Lakeway has 7,458 households, with an average household size of 2.46. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lakeway do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 18,471 people call Lakeway home. The population density is 1,461.7 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Lakeway, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Lakeway. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Serene Hills Elementary
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Lake Travis Elementary
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Around Lakeway, TX

There's plenty to do around Lakeway, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Events By Collette, Texas Beef Traders, and Lakeway Botanicals.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 3.89 miles 19 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.13 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.58 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.81 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.2 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.07 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

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