Want to have an amazing time in Bastrop? Well, we’ve got an app for that! Our Visit Bastrop Texas app is available on both Apple and Android and lets you plan your perfect Bastrop vacay. You can:

  • Mark events, attractions and tours you want to visit
  • See a map of what to check out in Bastrop based on your current location
  • Make your vacay plans and then save them in the app
  • Receive personal updates about events and attractions
  • Browse the feed to see what’s happening, including upcoming events
  • Share events, favorite spots and your travel plans with friends

We’ve loaded it with some of our favorite tours, so you won’t miss out on the best Bastrop spots while you’re here. Here’s a taste of what you can explore:

Historic Homes Walking Tour

Bastrop, TX is one of the oldest towns in TX and we’ve got over 130 historic homes, churches, and civic and commercial structures to prove it. This tour includes a map of our 12 favorite, historic homes all within four miles of each other. Put on some comfy shoes and head out for an up-close look.
Keep in mind that most of these homes are private residences, please enjoy the view from your car. 

HB Combs House

Historic Homes Driving Tour

If historic homes are your jam, but driving in air-conditioned comfort is more your style, then try this tour. We’ve mapped out 12 of Bastrop’s most beautiful historic homes with styles ranging from Victorian to Greek Revival and lots more.
Keep in mind that most of these homes are private residences, please enjoy the view from your car. 

Historic Downtown Buildings Walking Tour

Once you’ve seen our historic Bastrop neighbors’ homes, check out how they lived. These 29 charming stops are all so close together, they make for a fascinating walking tour. Feel free to mix in some driving too. You’ll see Bastrop’s historic courthouse, bank, barber shop, post office, Stand Theatre, Iron Front Saloon, apothecary shop and so much more.

Bastrop County Courthouse

Bastrop County Patriotic Tour

Start out at the Bastrop Museum & Visitor Center where you can see our vast archives, collections and exhibits spanning more than 200 years ranging from Native American artifacts to the late 20th century. Then you’ll head to three more stops including the Rockne Museum where you can explore antiques, artifacts and papers from the Civil and World Wars, the Veterans Memorial Park and Camp Swift.

Toads in Town Tour

This self-guided tour is a fun one, especially for kids and art lovers of any age. You’ll explore the heart of Bastrop searching for bronze toad statues created by The Heart Art Foundry owners, Clint and Jamie Howard, to educate about a local endangered species, the Houston Toad. You can pick up your official Toads in Town pack at the Bastrop Museum and Visitors Center, or print out your own!  After you’ve visited them all, turn the brochure in to claim a small prize. Get a peek at the statues here.

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We’re quite proud of our uniquely charming and historic town and we absolutely love sharing it with new neighbors and friends. We do hope to see you soon. Plan your visit to Bastrop today! Be sure to get on our email list as well, for the latest Bastrop happenings.