Fortune 1000 execs and groups galore flock to this resort on 4,000 acres of prime Hill Country acreage, just west of Austin. Among the top-resort amenities are four championship golf courses, 11 tennis courts, a full spa with salon services, and a huge fitness center. Omni recently acquired the property, with proposed plans to update the outdated guestrooms and aging interiors. Standard rooms are spacious, with one king- or two queen-size beds, iPod docking station, 42-inch
flat-screen TV, and minibar. Many have panoramic Hill Country views. Downtown is a 25-minute drive outside of rush hour.