BASTROP, TEXAS | Restaurants, Events & Shopping

Are you looking for a charming and peaceful getaway? Look no further than Bastrop, Texas! This small city is nestled along the banks of the Colorado River, just a short drive from Austin. With its historic downtown, natural beauty, and friendly locals, Bastrop offers a unique experience for visitors of all ages.

One of the main attractions in Bastrop is its picturesque downtown area. Lined with beautifully preserved buildings dating back to the 1800s, the historic district is a delight to

explore. Take a leisurely stroll down Main Street discover charming boutiques, antique shops, art galleries, local eateries and if you're lucky, you just might experience a local event happening downtown or nearby. The warm and welcoming atmosphere will make you feel right at home.

If you're a nature enthusiasts, you will be thrilled to discover the abundance of outdoor activities in Bastrop. The city is surrounded by stunning natural beauty, including Bastrop State Park and the nearby Lost Pines Forest. There are plenty of hiking opportunities through scenic trails, biking along the riverside, or even horseback riding through the vast wilderness. For a more relaxing experience, enjoy a picnic by the river or go fishing in the tranquil waters.

Bastrop is also known for its vibrant arts and culture scene. The city hosts various events and festivals throughout the year, including the popular Bastrop First Friday Art Walk, where local artists showcase their talent. Enjoy a play at the Bastrop Opera House or enjoy live music at one of the many restaurants who often have local musicians performing.

When it comes to dining, Bastrop won't disappoint. From Texas barbecue joints to cozy cafes, you'll find a range of delicious options to satisfy your taste buds. Don't forget to try some authentic Tex-Mex cuisine, may we recommend Anita's Mexican Restaurant located in downtown Bastrop, a staple in the community. After a satisfying meal, treat yourself to some homemade ice cream or a slice of pie from one of the local bakeries.

If you're in the mood for some history, Bastrop has plenty to offer. Take a guided tour of the Bastrop County Historical Society Museum and learn about the city's rich past. Immerse yourself in the stories and heritage of this charming Texan town.

Transportation in the area can be challenging, ATX LUX RIDES is a local, licensed and permitted transportation company, offering 24/7 transportation to the City of Bastrop, Bastrop County, Fayette County, Austin, Texas and the surrounding communities. Schedule your City Tour, Wine Tour or your trip to and from the Airport by texting "RIDE" to 512-934-3707