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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The Top Things To Do In Bastrop

No matter the time of year, there’s always something fun and fascinating to do in Bastrop. From family-friendly festivals and cultural events, to historic tours and adventurous outdoor activities, Bastrop is a beautiful place to stay for a day or a week … or longer. Coming up with just a few things…

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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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Make This Summer One To Remember In Bastrop

It’s summertime and the living is easy…especially here in Bastrop! There’s no better place to take a summer getaway. Spend some time unwinding in the beautiful natural landscape Bastrop has to offer, treat yourself to some local goodies or experience the town’s culture at a local event. There’s…

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Catch That Camping Bliss in Bastrop

When it comes to camping, there’s a lot of gorgeous to go around in Bastrop, TX and we’re definitely willing to share. With the Colorado River running through and the famous Lost Pines all around, we’ve got a lot of prime tent campsites, RV parks, and glamping spots. Here’s where you should head:…

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Make it a Memorial Day to Remember in Bastrop

Launch your summer right this Memorial Day weekend in Bastrop, TX. Lounge by Lake Bastrop, drift along the Colorado River, camp among the famous Loblolly Pines, or settle in for some live music and great home cooking in Downtown Bastrop. Here are our picks: Play in the Water Plan for a weekend at…

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The Top 5 Wheelchair-Friendly Spots in Bastrop, TX

Bastrop, TX is giving wheelchairs a big ol’ welcome with access to some of their most beautiful spots. Here’s where differently-abled visitors can find smooth roads ahead in Bastrop: 1) June Hill Pape Riverwalk A peaceful, smooth trail, the June Hill Pape Riverwalk extends ½ a mile right along the…

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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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Get Your Glamp On in Bastrop

Welcome to glamping greatness! With two beautiful state parks and the Colorado River running through, Bastrop, TX has several unique and luxurious places to stay in nature. Read on for the top glamping spots in Bastrop: 1) The Reserve at Greenleaf Who hasn't wanted to stay in a luxury yurt? Well…

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The 5 Best Spots for Epic Outdoor Play in Bastrop

With natural beauty like Bastrop’s, the call to play outside is an especially welcome one. Wander among the Lost Pines, drift along the Colorado River, and get a generous lung full of that gorgeous fresh air. Here are our picks for the best places to play in Bastrop for National Play Outside Day on…

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