Bastrop, TX 78602
Things to Do in Visit Bastrop
From luxurious suites to historic inns, RV parks to cabins, Bastrop welcomes a variety of lodging options perfect for any occasion. From business trips to honeymoons, visitors are greeted by small-town hospitality wherever they stay.
Meetings, Events and Tours
With its close proximity to Austin, Houston and San Antonio, food and entertainment options and various lodging accommodations, it’s easy to find something to love in Bastrop. Whether it’s a working conference, a bus tour, an outdoor wedding or a special group retreat, Bastrop has all the amenities to suit meeting and event needs.
From hiking to fishing, biking to horseback riding, kayaking to zip lining, Bastrop offers an abundance of outdoor adventures. Explore natural history at Bastrop State Park, embrace your inner-child trying water sports or relax along the river in a canoe at Fisherman’s Park. Adventure awaits in Bastrop.
Eat and Drink
Bastrop serves honest-to-goodness, homemade comfort food with a grand spread of Texas cookin’ including American, Mexican, Chinese, Mediterranean and Italian cuisine. Home to world-class beverage makers concocting a variety of wine, beer and spirits, there is no shortage of friendly fuel in Bastrop.
Bastrop attractions include everything from a historic downtown to the famous Lost Pines Forest. With a variety of art fairs, cultural festivals and epic adventures, Bastrop is the perfect destination for a daytrip, romantic getaway, family vacation or gathering.
Arts and Culture
Spend some time in Bastrop’s burgeoning art scene and you’ll see why it’s becoming a destination for art lovers. Easy going, creative and outdoorsy, Bastrop is known as one of Texas’ most historic small towns . Plan at least half a day to enjoy historic Main Street, downtown and the dozens of distinguished historic homes and buildings. From live music to local theaters, Bastrop’s arts and culture scene is anything but ordinary.
Old Town Bastrop features more than 130 places where history buffs can get their fix. Culturally significant churches, historic homes and civic and commercial structures have all retained their place in the city and its history. Several movies have also been at least partially filmed in Bastrop, including the original The Texas Chain Saw Massacre and the remake of The Alamo, giving visitors another side of Bastrop to explore.
Bastrop offers plenty of events to make a trip memorable all-year-round. Enjoy local food and drinks during Table on Main, dance the night away at the Bastrop Music Festival or celebrate the holiday season during Lost Pines Christmas. There's always something special happening in Bastrop.
Bastrop, TX 78602