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There's a particular section of shoreline on Austin's popular Lake Travis where the water is crystal clear, the limestone cliffs tower over and clothing is absolutely optional.

One of the only nude beaches in Texas is known to Austinites as Hippie Hollow, and it's a longstanding tradition for some visitors to lounge the day away on the popular rocky shores wearing only their birthday suit.

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The popularity of treehouses has exploded in the past few years, and these places have become whimsical-style Airbnb's across the U.S., including Texas.

There's a decagonal-shaped treehouse in the Lone Star State, The Treehouse On Lake Travis, which sits high above the popular Austin waterway.

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Texas glamping is officially putting the "glam" in glamorous. Hozhoni on the Hill, which will soon be known as The Retreat on the Hill, is a stargazer's dream.

You're at least an hour away from the light pollution of Austin, so the night sky is like a starry canvas, and you can see the heavenly bodies twinkle as you relax in bed or soak in the outdoor bathtubs.

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Just a stone's throw away from Austin is a whimsical nature center.

The Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center is complete with a short mile and a half hike that leads you through towering limestone caverns, and a 40-foot waterfall with some of the clearest water in Texas.

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The pandemic is likely taking a toll on all of us, so a spa might be the best place to go to ease your mind and feel relaxed for the first time in over a year.

The Lake Austin Spa Resort in Austin, Texas, which was ranked the #1 destination spa in North America by Condé Nast Traveler in 2019, offers plenty of relaxing activities so you can enjoy a stress-free getaway.

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Taking a vacation in a Disney cartoon house has never been very achievable without paying the high ticket price of Disney World, but now this dream can become a reality at this magical Austin Airbnb.

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The Texas Hill Country is arguably the most incredible of the Lone Star State, for many reasons. You're able to escape the busy city life that resides in Austin or San Antonio and feel at home in nature. For those interested in spending more than just a few hours here, perhaps a whole night, there's a treehouse Airbnb near Austin that's ideal for a solo retreat, a romantic getaway, or a weekend with a friend. 

Jacob is the Superhost of the Sycamore Treehouse that resides at HoneyTree Farm in Fredericksburg. 

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Living near a community pool is nice, especially during the summer, but when you live in Austin, there's no shortage of spots to take a dive into nature. Pace Bend Park near Austin overlooks Lake Travis and has endless opportunities to swim, boat, fish, and pretty much anything else you can imagine doing in the water. With the temperatures rising, so does our need to find somewhere to cool off, and this is the perfect spot!

Pace Bend Park is less than an hour away from Austin and is open every day from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Whether you're an early bird or a night owl, this is an ideal spot to hang out for either.

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If there's one gorgeous gem in the Lone Star State worth checking out, it's the Texas Hill Country. Not only is there so much to do and see, but flowers and other wildlife flourish in this particular spot where few humans call home. For those interested in taking in a good chunk of what this part of Texas has to offer, the Willow City Loop in Fredericksburg is exactly where you'll want to go.

Willow City Loop is 13 miles of pure beauty, especially from March through May when wildflower season is in full bloom.

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While most of us get around by car these days, trains were once the main form of transportation and unfortunately, most locals never got to experience that time. If you're looking to take a trip back in time, look no further than the 1894 Private Pullman Palace Car in Texas, an Airbnb located in Fredericksburg. The car was once used by Theodore Roosevelt himself, so you know it's historic.

1st Class Lodging is the Superhost of the 1894 Private Pullman Palace Car, one of the most unique stays listed on Airbnb.

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If there's one thing to be sure about when it comes to the Lone Star State, it's the size of it. Everything truly is bigger in Texas, and where there's more space, there are more things to do and see. Colorado Bend State Park near Austin is the epitome places with enough to do and see that, before you know it, you'll wind up spending your entire day there.

Less than two hours from Austin lies Colorado Bend State Park, home to Gorman Falls, Spicewood Springs, and more.

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When you're looking for somewhere to stay while on vacation, we think the better surroundings you have, the better your stay will be. There's no more scenic of an area in the Lone Star State than the Texas Hill Country, where you'll spot wildlife, wildflowers, and much more that you can't find coexisting anywhere else in Texas. A Live Oak Treehouse Airbnb in Fredericksburg is exactly where you'll want to be if you want a true Texas Hill experience.

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