Welcome to Spicewood
Texas's most charming and beautiful neighborhood
Spicewood is located in Travis and Burnet counties and is the gateway to Hill Country. It is best known for its fantastic barbeque, incredible views, rolling hills, and fabulous vineyards. The famous country musician, Willie Nelson, has lived at the Luck Ranch in Spicewood since 1983.
Spicewood's prolific history as a thriving community dates back to 1899, when the USPS installed a post office. Bungalows constitute the predominant home architecture in the neighborhood. Residents and tourists enjoy the area's natural caves, rolling hills, and waterfalls.
What to Love
- Amazing shops and restaurants
- Master planned communities
- Breathtaking views
- 30 minutes from downtown Austin
Spicewood offers luxurious lakeside living in Hill Country. The neighborhood has a peaceful vibe thanks to its vast green spaces. Its spacious and private personality is a magnet for families who wish to escape the hustle and bustle of city living.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Spicewood offers residents and visitors a broad range of entertainment, dining, and shopping options.
Stone House Vineyard
is an exquisite winery overlooking Lake Travis. The winery produces boutique-quality wines and features a wine-tasting area, Beagle Bluff, walking paths, and patios.
is an elegant restaurant, live music, and dance hall venue in the heart of Spicewood. The venue boasts having hosted famous artists, including Toby Keith, Billy Thornton, and Kevin Fowler. You can visit the establishment for a night of cold beers, fantastic Texas music, and excellent food.
is a chic family-friendly restaurant that serves authentic American delicacies. The establishment features a dog-friendly patio and an outdoor children's play area. You can select your favorite drink from an extensive list of craft and bottled beers, signature cocktails, and wines.
Angel's Icehouse frequently hosts live music performances, sports, and events. Popular dishes on the restaurant's prolific menu include grilled pork chops, chicken fried steak, grilled turkey burger, and Frito pie.
is a stylish restaurant that serves authentic Texas barbeque in Spicewood. The restaurant features pit cookers and show-pits where you can pick your meat. Popular picks include brisket, jalapeno sausage, and pork chops.
Cypress Valley Canopy
Tours is a family-friendly destination in Cypress Valley. The place features zip lines and sky bridges that allow guests to take in the breathtaking Hill Country. You can also spend a night with family at one of the venue's tree houses.
Things to Do
Spicewood's multiple local attractions, services, annual events, and festivals make the community unique.
Spicewood hosts fabulous farmer's markets such as Pernadales Farmers Market. The farmer's market features artisan products, organically-grown produce, and quality food. The weekly market also allows children to learn about regenerative agricultural practices and play among beautiful oak trees.
Spicewood offers year-round outdoor entertainment options, including outdoor adventures and live music performances. Green Acres is a family-friendly getaway with luxurious camping facilities, a children's playground, and outdoor shopping facilities.
If your family loves annual holiday events, Spicewood is the place to be. The city hosts annual holiday events such as ice skating, Christmas tree lighting, and New Year's Eve parties.
The Spicewood Arts Festival is an annual event that draws hundreds of art lovers from Travis County and beyond. Artists ordinarily showcase creative art items such as paintings, jewelry, and wood sculptures. A panel of jurists also assesses the items during the event and announces the winner.
The Lake Travis Independent School District serves Spicewood. Notable public and private schools in the district that serve the community include:
- Lake Travis High School, grades 9-12, ranked in the top 20% of all schools in the state
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