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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Docent-Led Tours at the Museum & Visitor Center


Enjoy an exciting tour of the Bastrop Museum with a knowledgeable and engaging local docent. Learn all about Bastrop history in a beautifully-curated Museum that follows the historic time-line of our town from the age of the mastodons through World War II and up to the 2011 fires.

Bastrop history is Texas history!

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