Attractions

Bastrop County makes for some of the best vacation spots in Texas. Within its boundaries you’ll find lovely scenery, family-friendly establishments, historic and iconic landmarks plus fantastic restaurants. Bastrop County offers fun places for kids, romantic spots for couples and everything in-between.


RC’s Playhouse

Bastrop

962 Highway 71 E. Bldg 1, Bastrop, TX 78602

512-412-6228

RC’s Playhouse is an indoor playground which encourages young minds to think outside the box and use their energy for something constructive, like building with…

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Rising Sun Vineyard

McDade

233 Edmonson Ranch Road
McDade, TX 78650

512-844-3699

Rising Sun is family owned and operated in McDade Texas, where creating exceptional wines of the highest quality is their passion. They take great pride…

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Scream Hollow

Smithville

149 Split Rail Lane, Smithville, TX

512-710-8267

Just miles from the site of the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Scream Hollow Wicked Halloween Park is the ultimate Halloween experience and is quickly becoming one of…

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Shenandoah Soccer Park and Greenbelt

Elgin

1490 North Avenue C, Elgin, TX 78621

512-285-6434

Shenandoah Soccer Park and Greenbelt is a 40+ acre park that began development in September 2003. The park includes a series of five soccer fields….

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Sherwood Forest Faire

McDade

1883 Old Highway 20, McDade, TX

512-222-6680

Visit Sherwood Forest Faire, a venue near McDade Texas, east of Austin, over eight weekends for its annual medieval-themed festival with over 100 musical, comedic…

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Sherwood Forest Faire Castle

McDade

3106 US Hwy 290 E
Paige TX 78659

940-521-2488

Live like a Lord of the castle in Sherwood Forest in McDade, Texas! The Great Hall section of Nottingham Castle includes five bedrooms that are…

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Smithville Cultural District

Smithville

206 Main Street, Smithville, TX

512-237-9299

Smithville received the Cultural District designation from the Texas Commission on the Arts. Smithville received this prestigious designation because within the one mile radius that…

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Smithville Disc Golf Course

Smithville

107 Hwy 71 W
Smithville, TX 78957

512-237-3282 x7

Vernon Richards’ Riverbend Park is home to an 18-hole disc golf course which plays through the tall pecans, sycamores and oaks along the Colorado River….

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Smithville Municipal Airport

Smithville

789 NW Hwy 95, Smithville, TX 78957

405-990-7535

Bastrop County’s only airport. Flying lessons are helicopter rides are available through vendors at the airport. It’s the perfect place to park your plane during…

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Smithville Texas Veterans Memorial Park

Smithville

311 NW 2nd Street, Smithville, TX

512-237-3282 x7

The mission of the Friends of the Smithville Texas Veterans Memorial Park is to tell the story of Bastrop County Veterans and other individuals from…

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Smitty – Guinness World Record Gingerbread Man

Smithville

102 NE 1st Street
Smithville TX 78957

512-237-2313

How Smithville set a world record. The gingerbread man has symbolized Smithville’s annual Festival of Lights celebration for many years, but in 2006 one of…

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Texas Halloween History Museum

Smithville

149 Split Rail Lane, Smithville, Texas 78957

512-658-7996

Located at Scream Hollow Wicked Halloween Park just south of Bastrop, Texas, learn some fun history and spooky entertainment at the Texas Halloween History Museum….

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Thomas Memorial Park

Elgin

411 Madison Street, Elgin, TX 78621

512-285-6434

Thomas Memorial Park is a 12-acre park with baseball fields, playground, volleyball court, pavilion and picnic tables plus a nine-hole disc golf course. It’s also…

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Toads in Town Hunt

Bastrop

904 Main Street
Bastrop, Texas 78602

(512) 303-0904

Complete the Toads in Town scavenger hunt for a great family-friendly adventure. See if you can spot these fun little creatures and help tell their story…

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Top 10 Public Birding Hotspots

Bastrop
Cedar Creek
Elgin
Other Communities
Smithville

We invite you and your family to be out in nature to find, see, and hear our feathered friends in their natural Central Texas habitat!…

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Vernon L. Richards Riverbend Park

Smithville

107 TX-71, Smithville, TX 78957

512-237-3282

This park is located along the banks of the lower Colorado River on the outskirts of Smithville, and is operated by the City of Smithville….

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Veterans Memorial Park

Elgin

109 Depot Street, Elgin, TX 78621

512-285-6434

Located on Main and Depot streets, adjacent to the H&TC Freight Depot, this park was constructed in 1930 in honor of veterans of World War…

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Wild Bunch Brewing Company

Red Rock

1764 Taylorsville Road, Red Rock 78662

512-629-2332

Craft beer enthusiasts will be thrilled to know Bastrop County has a craft brewery with a taproom located in Red Rock.

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Zip Lost Pines

Other Communities

1884 State Hwy 71 W, Cedar Creek, TX 78612

512-761-2323

We’re excited to offer the best zip line experience in Texas that’s inspiring and filled with adventure for you and your family, friends, and colleagues….

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