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Bastrop is the place to enjoy a fun-filled summer

If you told your children there’s a place where they can see dinosaurs and toads, go on scavenger hunts and edible plant hikes – and play with a green alligator – how long would it take them to calm down from all the excitement? The city of Bastrop is the perfect vacation spot for families. In…

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Fire Up the Fourth of July in Bastrop

We do things big in Bastrop, and the 4 th of July is no exception. You’ll see our special brand of American pride in every one of our celebrations on and around the holiday. Let us walk you through the best bashes so you don’t miss any of the fireworks. Get planning soon because things kick off the…

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Discover the cool fun you can have this summer in Bastrop

Texas summers are known for being a bit on the hot side, so places to cool down are a welcome relief. Fortunately, Bastrop offers plenty of spots for a relaxing swim, play in the water, and have a great time! The following are just a few of the numerous locations where you can soak in Bastrop’s…

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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: Camp in the Lost Pines Whether a comfy…

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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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Head to Bastrop for the 2024 Eclipse Show

Few events bring out the kids in all of us quite like a total solar eclipse. Well, get ready, Texas and the world, because the super science show is coming to North Texas on April 8, and Bastrop will be front and center for this exciting display. Make the celestial event an even more memorable one…

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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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