Travis Heights

Travis Heights' fitness-minded citizenry take advantage of their expansive green spaces and walkable locale.

Travis Heights is a nature-lover’s residential paradise. This invitingly walkable neighborhood’s mix of colorful bungalows and modern apartments is bordered by Lady Bird Lake and surrounded by leafy trees, expansive parks, and biking and jogging trails. Although it’s conveniently located across the lake from Downtown and next to famously trendy hotspots like South Congress, Travis Heights’ own convivial cafes and breweries cultivate the neighborhood’s down-to-earth, unintimidating atmosphere.

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On the Map

Travis Heights is bordered by Parker Lane, Bouldin Creek, South First, Rainey Street, South Congress, Dawson, Downtown, East Downtown, East Riverside, and St. Edwards

Bergstrom International Airport: 17 minutes by cab or 45 minutes by bus
Zilker Park: 9 minutes by car or 28 minutes by bus
Downtown: 7 minutes by car or 25 minutes by bus
SoCo: 10 minute walk

  • Public transit is Possible
  • Having a car is Easy

A Leafy Escape Near the Noise of SoCo

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Travis Heights takes residential respites to new peaks.

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Replete with green space, green thumbs, and green-minded residents, this wholly natural neighborhood considers a morning jog a morning ritual.

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Its streets wide and its homes shrouded in sun-kissed foliage, Travis Heights is a favorite neighborhood when it comes to urban retreats.

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Living in Travis Heights is like living in a neighborhood-sized tree house.

Quiet streets and peaceful living await you here."

Stacey Park: Travis Heights' Green Refuge

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Stacey Park adds to Travis Heights' already-monumental green reputation.

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Playing in Big Stacey Pool, walking your dog, or working out courtside is all in a day's work in this ultra-active neighborhood.

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Before you leave the court, make sure to marvel.

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Green space like this isn't found in every metropolitan city.

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It's really quite fetching.

Conveniently located Travis Heights  is nearby great restaurants like Perla's, Vespaio, Home Slice Pizza, Jo's Coffee and Hopdoddy's, as well as the Continental Club. Walk to both Stacy Park and Big Stacy Pool, a wonderful place to swim laps or just jump in."


Hosts Cute house near South Congress

Laid-Back Lifestyle

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The Whip-In adds a splash of color to Travis Heights' earthy tones. Stop by and sample the bar-and-Indian-food-restaurant's locally crafted beers.


Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighborhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:

Suzanne Koett

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Suzanne Koett is a photographer and art educator living in Austin, TX. She first started in photography at age 14 in the SF Bay Area and hasn't put down the camera since. Her work has evolved, but you can still find her photographing in an occasional mosh pit. Suzanne's work oscillates between conceptual bodies of work shown in galleries and editorial essays that are published in magazines.

Nathan Michael

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I'm a photographer & designer living in Chicago, IL. I'm passionate about cultivating a culture of well-lived life through authentic community. When I'm not creating, you can find me: exploring new cities, drinking massive amounts of coffee, digging through vintage shops, enjoying the latest restaurants, and spending time with loved ones.