Self-Guided Tours

Here are some nifty self-guided tours to help you explore Bastrop County. Take a walking tour to explore our historic downtowns. Learn about the county’s history as you stroll through sidewalk medallions along Chestnut Street in Bastrop. Check out our museums! Or perhaps a tour of Bastrop County’s fine distilleries is more to your interest?


Bastrop County Barbeque Trail

Bastrop
Elgin
Other Communities
Smithville

Treat your taste buds to a weekend in Bastrop County where you can explore several of the best barbeque spots in Texas! With a wide collection…

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Bastrop Historical Downtown Walking Tour

Bastrop

Welcome to the City of Bastrop, Texas! The city itself is named after Felipe Enrique Neri, who called himself the Baron de Bastrop. Bastrop immigrated…

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Bastrop Medallion Tour

Bastrop

El Camino Real de los Tejas (The King’s Highway) has existed for more than 300 years and the Old San Antonio Road section came directly…

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Elgin Historical Downtown Walking Tour

Elgin

Welcome to the City of Elgin, Texas! Incorporated on May 13, 1872, the City of Elgin was named for Robert Morris Elgin, the railroad land…

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Smithville Historical Downtown Walking Tour

Smithville

Welcome to the City of Smithville, Texas! The village of “Old Smithville” was laid out on 640 acres of land granted to Thomas J. Gazley…

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Tour of Bastrop County Museums

Other Communities

In addition to the museums located further below, here we have compiled several notable sites worthy of attention for our heritage tourists: Bastrop County Courthouse…

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Whiskey, Wine & Ale Trail

Other Communities

Plan an afternoon exploring the beverages of Bastrop County on the Whiskey, Wine & Ale Trail! Bastrop County has become quite the mecca for distilleries…

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