The community Amenity Center includes a junior Olympic-sized swimming pool, children's pool, cabana, and a playscape area. Schools in the Vista Ridge Community are located within the Leander ISD and include Whitestone Elementary, Leander Middle School, Leander High School (12th grade only), and Rouse High School.
Cedar Park Regional Medical Center is just six miles away, and the community is minutes from the Crystal Falls public golf course. The community is also close to shopping at Lakeline Mall, restaurants, and entertainment. The Capital Metro Rail Leander Station is just two miles from Vista Ridge, offering convenient service between Leander and downtown Austin. The new Leander Public Library is also about a mile away, which includes a children's library, 24 computer stations, and free wireless Internet access.