Located on the North side of Lake Travis and accessed from RR 1431, Lago Vista is a beautiful community that enjoys an abundance of scenery, wildlife and a relaxing environment. Whether boating on Lake Travis, hiking or biking the hill country, or enjoying the beautiful sunsets, Lago Vista provides a quality of life that many people desire. The community of Lago Vista strives to provide a quality of life that preserves the natural beauty while promoting economic growth. As the gateway to the Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge, bird watchers can observe the endangered Golden-cheek Warbler and Black-capped Vireo in their natural habitat. Other native wildlife includes deer, fox, and armadillos. Lago Vista offers two golf courses that provide enjoyable golf opportunities for everyone from beginners to pros. Lago Vista also offers a small aircraft airport called the Lago Vista Rusty Allen Airport.
Lago Vista supports an active lifestyle with many local groups offering opportunities to participate in theater, recreation or city government. There are many opportunities for school children to participate in extracurricular activities as well as receive an excellent education. Lago Vista students attend Lago Vista Elementary, Lago Vista Middle School and Lago Vista High School.