Holidaymakers looking for a lovely place to stay in the United States with wonderful scenic views might like to stay at Spicewood. Situated in the state of Texas, Spicewood offers many things for holidaymakers to see and do. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, condos, apartments, villas and B&Bs.
Spicewood offers holidaymakers some wonderful activities including watersports on Lake Travis. Water based activities such as canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing and sailing as well as fishing can be tried on the lake. Visitors can play tennis on the fine courts located here, whilst golfers will find excellent courses including 18-holes at Lakecliff Golf Course and Barton Creek Lakeside Golf Course. There are many ways to explore the beautiful scenery here but arguably the best ways are by hiking, cycling and horse riding. Restaurants, bars and cafes located in the region offer delicious southern cooking as well as various dishes from overseas. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food, drinks and other provisions from the local stores and markets.
Visitors taking a holiday in Spicewood will find some wonderful places to visit nearby. For example about 20 minute’s drive from Spicewood is Marble Falls where there are attractions such as the Falls on the Colorado Museum. The city of Austin is just 45 minute’s drive from Spicewood. Here tourists will be able to see sights such as the Texas Memorial Museum, the South Austin Museum of Popular Culture and the Moonlight Towers. About one hour’s drive away is Round Rock where there are some fine attractions such as the Palm House Museum. A little further away is Georgetown with its wonderful parks including the picturesque Blue Hole Park and Sun Gabriel Park. Other attractions in Georgetown that are well worth a visit include the Georgetown Firefighters Museum and Levy House.
The warmest month of the year is July with an average high temperature of 92 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is January with an average minimum temperature of 38 degrees Fahrenheit. The annual average precipitation in this part of Georgia is almost 50 inches. Rainfall in is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year with the wettest month of the year being August at an average of seven inches.
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) is approximately 50 minute’s drive from Spicewood. Flights arrive here from other U.S cities including Atlanta (ATL), Charlotte (CLT), Chicago-O’Hare (ORD), Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW), Los Angeles (LAX), Seattle-Tacoma (SEA) and Washington-Dulles (IAD) amongst others. ACE, Advantage, Alamo/National, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz and Thrifty are car rental firms located at the airport in Austin. Overseas visitors can fly to Dallas-Fort Worth and get a connecting flight to Austin. Flights arrive in Dallas from Frankfurt (FRA), London-Heathrow (LHW) and Toronto-Pearson (YYZ).