Author Archives: Gwen Carpenter

Image of guests paddleboarding from the sandy beach at our lake resort.

Vacation Spots in Texas with Water: Beat the Heat this Summer

With temperatures continuing to climb, the thought of spending any time outside and enjoying it is starting to become a distant memory.  Summer is in full swing, and we know it’s only getting hotter. However, that doesn’t mean you have … Read More

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Vacation Spots in Texas for Families: Why Willow Point is the Best Choice for Yours

Finding the best vacation spots in Texas for families seems like a quick Google search away. Yet, it doesn’t take long for things to suddenly spiral into an overwhelming array of options and factors to consider.  If you’re hoping to … Read More

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The Best Texas Lake Cabin Rentals: Find Yours at Willow Point Resort

Missed Spring Break with us this year? That’s OK! Set your eyes on summer and reserve one of the best Texas lake cabin rentals at our family-friendly resort. Our property features 11 Texas lake cabin rentals, so we highly recommend … Read More

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Bluebonnets in Texas: Why Burnet is the Best Place to See Them + Helpful Tips

Spring is such an enjoyable time of year in our beloved Lone Star State. The season’s March showers create the ideal conditions for bluebonnets in Texas to begin bursting into life. Starting in late March-early April, Texans from all over … Read More

Spring Break Destinations for Families in Texas: Why Willow Point is an Excellent Choice!

As our country continues to feel the impacts of the current global COVID-19 health crisis. We’re sure many of you are searching for alternative plans for your family’s upcoming Spring Break vacation. With most of us opting out of any … Read More

Romantic Texas Cabins — Find Yours at Willow Point

3. Nearby Wineries  Many of the fantastic nearby Texas HillCountry wineries host romantic events at their tasting rooms for special occasions, like Valentine’s Day.  Enjoy delicious food and wine pairings as you sip and soak in the beautiful Hill Country views in … Read More

Image of Lake Buchanan taken by one of our guests. There are plenty of texas hill country winter activities to be enjoyed at our family-friendly lake resort!

3 Best Texas Hill Country Winter Activities

Time at the lake is not just for the spring and summer months. There’s still plenty of fun to be had during the wintertime (December-February) at our Texas hill country lake resort!  Texas “winters” are relatively mild, pleasant, and offer … Read More

Home for the Holidays? Not Necessarily!

New Years’ during Covid doesn’t have to be a drag! You CAN still celebrate the end of 2020 safely with your loved ones.  With the novel coronavirus pandemic still impacting countries globally, most places have all but curtailed their traditional New … Read More

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You Can Still Have a Safe Covid-19 Christmas and New Year!

‘Tis the season to be…jolly? It sure is hard to feel that way most days, given the current global health crisis. With 2020 rapidly coming to a close, the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has thrown kinks into many of our traditional … Read More

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The Extra Safety Measures We’re Taking to Keep You Healthy and Safe During Your Stay

Here at Willow Point, we want to assure you that we take the current situation very seriously and are implementing extra safety measures to prevent the spread of this virus. As a retired Registered Nurse and owner of Willow Point, … Read More