Things to Do

Bastrop County is home to the most adventurous of spirits. From action-packed sports to leisurely rest and relaxation, there’s no shortage of fun things to do in Bastrop County! Here are some of the most popular ways visitors spend their time here.


Budget Inn

Bastrop

506 Pecan Street, Bastrop, TX

512-321-6200

If you’re looking for a hotel that is clean and affordable, has excellent customer service, and is located near historic downtown Bastrop, the Budget Inn…

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Buescher State Park

Smithville

100 Park Rd 1-C, Smithville, TX 78957

512-237-2241

Buescher State Park is a state park located just north of Smithville. Mr. Emil and Mrs. Elizabeth Buescher, as well as the City of Smithville,…

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Buescher State Park Cabins

Smithville

187 FM 153, Smithville, TX

512-237-2241

Buescher State Park’s cabins bring back the nostalgia of summer camp, right down to the bunk beds. These quaint cabins feature electricity, water, A/C and…

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Cactus House in the Shire at Lost Pines

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Paige

The Cactus House is a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom cottage with a huge porch on a 42-acre Wildlife Preserve. Relax and escape to the sounds…

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Cafè Aroma at Community Gardens

Bastrop

1067 W Hwy 71
Bastrop TX 78602

512-549-3555

Know truly great coffee at Café Aroma at Community Gardens just west of Bastrop, Texas, offering exceptional espresso, quality, locally roasted coffee, and the best…

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Capital of Texas Zoo

Cedar Creek
Other Communities

376A Jenkins Road, Cedar Creek, TX

512-303-6675

The Capital of Texas Zoo is home to over 500 rare and beautiful wild animals. Our zoo also features a petting area where you may…

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Carne Lenta

Smithville

114 NE 2nd Street
Smithville TX 78957

(512) 619-9848

Carne Lenta (Austin’s taco mini-chain Taco Flats) is Smithville, Texas’ newest eatery with indoor and outdoor seating. At the former Micklethwait location downtown, Carne Lenta,…

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Casa Chapala

Bastrop

1800 Walnut St., Bastrop, TX 78602

512.985.5788

Authentic Mexican dishes like Conchita del Mar and Molcajete – prepared according to family recipes handed down through generations. Come taste for yourself!

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Casa del Rio Bed & Breakfast

Bastrop

428 Akaloa Drive
Bastrop TX 78602

Enjoy 2 private rooms and hilly outdoor spaces at Casa del Rio Bed & Breakfast which has sweeping views on the patio overlooking the Colorado…

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Casper Family Farm tiny home

Cedar Creek
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Nestled away on 2 acres in Bastrop county, this tiny home guesthouse is located 30 minutes east of downtown Austin, 18 minutes from Circuit of…

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CC Wine & CO.

Bastrop

924 Main Street, Bastrop, TX

(512) 412-6031

CC Wine & CO. (formerly Cripple Creek) is Bastrop County’s complete wine experience right on Main Street in Bastrop, Texas. They offer a large selection…

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Cedar Creek Park

Cedar Creek

5540 FM 535, Cedar Creek 78612

512-332-7201

Cedar Creek Park is Bastrop County’s first county park, sitting on 46 acres of Texas countryside, located near the intersection of FM 535 and Hwy…

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Cedar’s Mediterranean Grill

Bastrop

904 College Street, Bastrop, TX

512-321-7808

Cedar’s Mediterranean Grill has a great concept – to serve a variety of healthy offerings from around the Mediterranean. Plus, their crawfish chowder is to…

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Chemn Cafe

Elgin

114 N Main St
Elgin, Texas

(512) 827-9747

This educational design-inspired coffee shop opened in summer 2019 in the historic downtown district in Elgin, Texas.

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Cherry Blossoms Spa

Bastrop

1011 Chestnut Street, Bastrop, TX

512-332-2600

Escape to Cherry Blossoms Spa to enjoy your choice of facials, peels, waxing, lash and brow tinting, a relaxing massage or a healing Bio-Mat session….

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Cherry Cola Dog

Smithville

2055 Kellar Road, Smithville TX 78957

512-420-3686

Outgrowing Austin, Cherry Cola Dog moved their location east to outside Smithville and hosts “art campouts” for fun and creativity. The last Saturday event includes art, music, camping…

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Circuit of the Americas

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9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvc, Austin, TX

512-301-6600

Circuit of the Americas in Austin, TX is home to Formula 1, MotoGP, X Games, Austin360 Amphitheater, RedFest, and more. Circuit of the Americas often…

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Coffee Catz

Elgin

112 S. Main Street, Elgin, TX

512-285-2200

Stop by Coffee Catz for your favorite blend of coffee served up by friendly locals.

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Coffee Dog

Bastrop

49 Loop 150 West, Bastrop, TX

512-303-2244

Choose from a menu offering a variety of coffees, juices, smoothies, tasty sandwiches, and desserts.

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Colonels Quarters

Smithville

Smithville, Texas

Colonels Quarters is a sensational 1920’s refurbished farmhouse home in the heart of the historic district in Smithville, Texas. Colonels Quarters is owned by two…

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