Bastrop, in Texas on the Colorado River, is about 30 miles southeast of Austin and has been the location in various blockbuster movies and. It’s an authentic Texas town with a warm spirit and a welcoming community full of historical character.
To get your bearings and learn a little about the past, drop into the Bastrop County Museum and Visitor Center. Here, you can discover how Bastrop had its boundaries drawn time and again by Native Americans, the Spanish, Mexicans, and Texians -- not to mention how it used to be a German colony.
For outdoor fun, head to the state park of Lost Pines, a near 6,000-acre area filled with the famous Loblolly trees. There's also Buescher State Park and McKinney Roughs Nature Park, where visitors can go horseback riding, hiking, fishing or simply wander the scenic pathways through the pines.
Festivals are also big news in Bastrop. In fact, in this town, live music is very easy to find and travelers can while away hours listening to the live soundtrack of country and folk, banjos and bluegrass.
Downtown Bastrop has plenty of charm too, complete with many boutique shops, including artisans and artists selling their creations and a delicious array of food.
Visit during May for the Bastrop Music Festival with 30 bands across the town in various venues and representing many styles.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Bastrop. The hottest month in Bastrop is May, when temperatures peak at 106 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 28 ˚F. The wettest month in Bastrop is April with 4.64 inches of rain, while the driest month is March with 0.13 inches of rain.
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