Bastrop, TX is a small historic town with a beautiful historic Main Street, a small artsy and foodie community on the banks of the Colorado River, and a well-maintained historic homes neighborhood. The town has also been the backdrop of many movies over the last 40 or so years with the Oscar-winning movie Boyhood as one of the most recent ones.
Take a walk along the Colorado River
The historic area just next to the Colorado Bridge is perfect for a break after a long day. Small art studios and a handful of cafes and restaurants under the shade of trees.
5 Places to visit for R&R in Historic Bastrop
1. Tough Cookie Bakery
Even for non-vegans this vegan bakery is a gem with delicious treats – and did I mention coffee?
2. Neighbor’s Kitchen and Yard
Grab a lunch with a view of the Colorado River and the sound of live music.
3. Bastrop River Company
What’s better than kayaking, tubing, or paddle-boarding to round off the day?
4. Lost Pines Art Bazaar
If you are looking for some gifts to take home, this is the place to shop.
5. Copper Shot Distillery
A small local distillery using local water and their own rainwater collection that’s been purified.