Bastrop turns red, white and blue with a fun-filled, patriotic schedule of activities this Saturday, July 2rd, for the 31st Annual Bastrop Patriotic Festival at Fisherman's Park!  We welcome you to patriotic fun and memory making for the whole family.

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Rev Up Your Roadtrip in Bastrop

When that summer vacay is calling your name, a roadtrip to Bastrop, TX is a fun and wallet-friendly way to make that happen. Whether you’re looking from some me time or just a little we time, read on for great ways to enjoy your stay in Bastrop. Water Play Take the whole crew for a tour along the…

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Join Us for Juneteenth in Bastrop

Juneteenth is an important holiday in Bastrop. Also known as Freedom Day, it celebrates the day 250,000 enslaved Black people were freed in Texas on June 19, 1865. Although the Emancipation Proclamation became effective in 1863, some former Confederate states didn’t comply until years later. On that…

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Make it a Memorable Memorial Day in Bastrop

Proud of our heritage, we always make sure we do Memorial Day right in Bastrop. Come launch your summer playing at Lake Bastrop or the Colorado River, camp among the legendary Loblolly Pines in our state parks or catch live music and great home cooking in Downtown Bastrop. You won’t want to miss out…

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Fill Up on Good Eats and Fresh Air in Bastrop

Hello, al fresco! Head to Bastrop, TX for excellent food and great views. Bastrop has that small-town charm with tons of fresh air and beauty to spare thanks to it being so close to the Colorado River and some large state parks. Read on for the best spots to chill in the open air and chow down on…

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We’re Eager for Easter in Bastrop

Hop in for a fresh and fun Easter weekend in Bastrop, Texas. With the weather being so welcoming, a picnic is a must, so we’ll fill you in on the best spots. We’ll also tell you where to head for a fantastic brunch with all kinds of Easter goodies. If you love dressing up the kiddos and watching…

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Step Up Your Meet Up in Bastrop

Gather round for good times in Bastrop. With a state park and an abundance of parks, small-town charm and welcoming folks, there are several unique and amazing spots for your next event. Imagine a restful retreat nestled in our famous Lobolly Pines, a secluded mansion with screen-worthy charm that’s…

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Make Vacation Time Your Time In Bastrop, TX

There’s no doubt. Your vacation days will be well spent in Bastrop. Our charming town is perhaps the friendliest little town in Texas with beautiful state parks, the peaceful Colorado River, incredible comfort food, and a wide variety of places to stay including 4-star hotels, luxury yurts…

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The Ultimate Guide to Birdwatching in Bastrop

In Bastrop, even the birds feel Welcomed To It All! Bastrop is officially Bird City Texas certified by Texas Parks and Wildlife. The certificate recognizes the community as leaders in bird conservation and officially makes Bastrop a perfect destination for birdwatching. Bastrop is located along a…

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Heroes and Hot Rods are Celebrating in Bastrop

Fuel up and cruise in with your crew to Bastrop this Veteran’s Day weekend for the 15 th Annual Heroes and Hot Rod’s Veteran’s Day Car Show. This Bastrop Area Cruiser’s Car Show is put on to honor American Veterans and boasts an impressive classic car display, plus a Veteran’s ceremony honoring all…

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