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Best Personal Water Park

Volente Beach

A sliver of Lake Austin equals a slice of paradise. Stair-stepping like a waterfall down to the shoreline, Volente Beach packs a waterpark punch via a perfect stacking of day-at-the-beach. Start at the restaurant overlooking the kiddie pirate ship first pool. Go past the primo volleyball court, then curve around the two enormous water slides to the adult pool. Behold the full bar above, taco food truck below, and – as of this past Memorial Day weekend – a new poolside bar. (Jell-O shots for the grownups!) A clutch of bungalows across the way make for weekend shack blasts and inner-tube screenings of Jaws. Season passes pay for themselves.

Volente Beach Waterpark
16107 Wharf Cove (FM 2769), Volente, 512/258-5110

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