Texas will be centerstage for a total solar eclipse on Monday, April 8, 2024!  In Bastrop, at approximately 12:20 pm, the moon will start to block the sun causing an (almost) total solar eclipse. The sun is expected to eclipse until 2:25 pm. We're located right outside the path of totality, making Bastrop a great place to view the eclipse without having to maneuver the crowds. Get accurate Texas Eclipse viewing information and plan your trip to Bastrop for the 2024 Solar Eclipse!

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Free and Fabulous Things to Do in Bastrop, TX

As “the most historic small town in Texas,” Bastrop is home to numerous places where you can discover our fascinating history for free. There are also plenty of activities and locations — from museums and markets to festivals and holiday adventures — where you can have hours of fun and excitement…

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Catch a Summer Like No Other in Bastrop

If summer weren’t big, it wouldn’t be Texas. We throw several big celebrations every summer, including Juneteenth, 4 th of July, and more. Here’s what you don’t want to miss this June, July, and August in Bastrop: JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION – June 17, 2023 Also known as Freedom Day, Juneteenth…

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Top 8 Spots for Family Fun in Bastrop

Swap screen time for family time in Bastrop, TX. In this friendly Texas town, you can hike through Bastrop State Park, drift along the Colorado River, walk through dinosaurs in the wild, zip along the longest dual zipline in Texas, and so much more. Read on for our top picks for family fun in…

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Explore the Best of Bastrop with Our Planning App

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…

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The Best Spots to Savor the Sunset in Bastrop

We’re not saying Bastrop has a lock on spectacular sunsets, but it’s definitely one of our specialties. With the famous Loblolly Pines, the Colorado River, and a charming, historic community, we’ve got a lot of spots for you to settle in and take in an amazing sunset. Here are our favorite spots:…

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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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Get Spooky in Bastrop this Halloween

Bastrop is home to a long and fascinating history, promising an unforgettable and even spooky escape this Halloween! Check out our list of Halloween fun happening in Bastrop this month! Haunted Night Zips Your favorite zip line tour gets SPOOKY this Halloween season. Night time zips with an added…

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Where to Stream Bastrop Fitness & Yoga Classes

It's tough staying inside - especially when it's so beautiful in our neck of the woods this time of year. Some of our favorite experiences include getting outside whether you are kayaking, zip-lining, fishing, or hiking - just to name a few. To help keep you moving, we've put together this list of…

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