Known as the "Historic Triangle," Bastrop County includes Bastrop, Elgin and Smithville, which were voted three of the most historic small towns in Texas. Explore Bastrop's culture at the historic cemeteries and museums in the county, or celebrate their vibrant community with the locals at one of many year-round festivals. Enjoy nationally ranked golf courses, or go camping, hiking and biking.

Kayaker on the river with Bastrop River Country
Bastrop River Kayaking. Photo by Bastrop River Company.

Spend the morning taking a walk by the Colorado River or strolling through the beautiful state parks, and then visit one of our unique eateries for lunch or dinner. For the shopper in your group, we've got art galleries, artists studios and boutiques.

Bastrop County is just a few miles east of Austin, Texas on Highway 71. Its just a short drive away from Austin!