Visit Bastrop's Going the Extra Mile (GEM) program gives YOU the opportunity to recognize employees in our community for exemplary service and dedicated performance to their role in hospitality. One of the most important components of the visitor experience is the quality of the interface between the visitor and the tourism worker, and their experience with tourism service providers. This award recognizes the hard work and dedication of employees in the hospitality community! Vote now through April 14!

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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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Visit Bastrop with Your Dog

Every day is National Dog Appreciation Day! What’s a better way to show your dog you love them than by taking them on a little adventure with you? Bastrop is full of pet-friendly places - including several lodging properties and restaurants. Here are a few of our favorites: Shopping Spree When…

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