Everything’s bigger in Texas, including lake houses. Boasting gorgeous views of Lake Travis, Austin’s Tower House by Andersson-Wise Architects is the ideal spot for relaxation under the Texas sun. Built to accompany the area’s limestone cabins, this three-story house comes with a bedroom on the bottom floors with a terrace up top, because what good is a vacation home without a terrace for happy hour? The building’s wooden exterior blends in nicely with the surrounding brush while its interior is designed with modernity in mind. With digs like this, who needs to travel abroad. Tower House Lake Travis is where it’s at.