50 Trendy Things to Do In Round Rock, TX

Round Rock is growing faster than a viral video, and with that growth comes new tourist attractions! There are trendy spots and one-of-a-kind experiences around every corner. We did the scrolling for you and discovered 50 trendy things you must do! Make sure to tag us at @goroundrock on social media—we’re all about living vicariously through your adventures!

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1.) Bowl Under the Sea at Uncle Buck’s Bowling: Strike like a shark at Uncle Buck’s immersive ocean-themed alley! Water you waiting for?

2.) Try Mystery Soda Flavors and Candy at 3 Star Candy Shop: Dare to taste Kale Candy Canes, giant spicy gummy bears, Pickle Lollipops, and sodas flavored like Buffalo Wings and Bacon. Your taste buds will be shocked!

3.) Be a Human Claw at Tom Foolerys: Become the claw machine—literally! You can dangle from over 6 feet high and grab the reward as you repel down in this rare attraction.

4.) Conquer a 2-pound Donut at Round Rock Donuts: Everything is bigger in Texas, especially at Round Rock Donuts. This colossal 2-pound pastry is sure to please!

5.) Slide Down a Waterslide at 40mph at Kalahari Waterpark: Experience a rush as you twist down the Tanzanian Twister waterslide—your heart will race as fast as you do!

6.) Have a Magical Tea Party at Unicorniverse Bakery & Cafe: Step into a fantasy with enchanting teas and whimsical treats. Unicorniverse feels like it’s straight from a page in a fairytale.

7.) Catch a Guadalupe Bass on a Guided Fishing Tour: An expert Living Waters fly fishing guide will help you reel in a catch and enjoy the tranquil beauty of our local waters.

8.) Strike a Pose in Front of the Famed “Round Rock“: Snap a selfie with the famous historic rock that named our city!

9.) Play Chicken Poo Bingo at Backporch Social: Yes, it’s as quirky as it sounds—place your bets and see where the chicken drops its mark!

10.) Throw Ninja Stars at Top Notch Axe Throwing: Channel your inner samurai warrior and chuck ninja stars at the bullseye.

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11.) Take a Bite of Hoody’s Popular Philly Cheesesteak: According to Texas Tasty, this is one of the best sandwiches in the Austin area. It’s a must-try for every food enthusiast!

12.) Enjoy a Guided Wine Tasting at Swallow Wines: Sip and savor at Swallow Wines, where a sommelier will take you on a wine journey.

13.) Watch Pasta Magic in Action at Gourmet Texas Pasta: Be mesmerized as craft pasta is made right before your eyes, and make sure to buy a box or two to bring home. It will be amore at first bite!

14.) Visit a (Virtual) World at Virtropolis VR Escape Rooms: Embark on a virtual adventure that will transport you to another dimension.

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15.) See the Buzz Behind Round Rock Honey Tour: Get the buzz-worthy news on how Round Rock honey is made and meet the bees working behind the scenes.

16.) Indulge in an Award-Winning Cherry Pie at Papi’s Pies: Savor a slice (or whole pie) of the “Best Pie in Texas,” crowned by Eat This, Not That. Papi’s Pies doesn’t just bake—they work magic in the kitchen!

17.) Visit a Mini Town at Play for All Abilities Park: It’s a perfect spot for kids to play in an inclusive and imaginative environment.

18.) Try a Grilled Cheese Waffle at ATX Waffle Love: This delicious, cheesy fusion offers the best of both worlds.

19.) Pick Out Some Vinyl at Piranha Records: Find hidden classics and old hits as you sift through stacks of records.

20.) Taste a Latte Flight at Mi Mundo: Experience a coffee lover’s dream with a flight of unique and delicious lattes.

21.) Visit a Lego Wonderland at Nessie Bricks: Immerse yourself in a world of bricks and creativity that will delight all ages.

22.) Find the Hoot & Annie Speakeasy Bar: Discover this secret spot for a sophisticated cocktail and upscale ambiance.

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23.) Birdwatch While You Enjoy Happy Hour at The Ruby Hotel: Enjoy happy hour with a side of nature watching in a picturesque setting.

24.) Try a Massive Milkshake at B-Lux Grill & Bar: Indulge in over-the-top milkshakes that are picture-perfect and taste just as good as they look!

25.) Visit an Indoor Playground and Coffee Shop at Tot Box Cafe: Escape the Texas elements and let the kids play while you relax with a latte.

26.) Get Your Photo with the Angel Wings at Haute Boutique Downtown: Get a heavenly photo op that’s perfect for your social media feed. (Pro tip: the wings are on the west side of the building near Lewis Street).

Round Rock Amp Stage with fans waiting!

27.) Jam at an Outdoor Concert at Round Rock Amp: Rock out under the sky at one of the city’s premier live music venues.

28.) Taste a Korean-style Corn Dog from Two Hands Fresh Corn Dogs: Enjoy this cheesy, crispy, savory, and very Instagrammable street food.

29.) Try Homemade Ice Cream from Best Scoops: Treat yourself to a scoop of ice cream. You can taste the difference when it’s homemade!

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30.) Relax during a Salt Room Therapy at Spa Kalahari: Unwind and rejuvenate in a calming salt room session.

31.) Dig into Souffle Pancakes at Sweet Memes Bakery and Cafe: Enjoy fluffy, dreamy pancakes that are a feast for both eyes and stomach.

32.) Hunt for Collectibles and Custom-Made Items at The Antique Gallery: Explore treasures of the past and unique trinkets at this expansive antique gallery.

33.) Eat a Pizza Slice Bigger Than Your Face at 600 Degrees: When you order a slice of Pizza at 600 Degrees, they deliver on quality AND quantity! They give you a piece that will make your mouth drop. It’s enormous and so tasty!

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34.) Enjoy an Ice Cream Donut Sandwich from Sweet Charlie’s: Indulge in the ultimate sweet treat combination. We’re drooling, just envisioning the first bite!

35.) Try a Texas-Sized Pretzel from Cork and Barrel: Enjoy a giant pretzel that’s perfect for sharing—or not!

36.) Watch Mexican Free-Tailed Bats Emerge from McNeil Bridge: Nearly half a million Mexican free-tailed bats call the McNeil Bridge their home. Visit batsinroundrock.com for flight times and viewing info.

37.) Attend a Group Puzzle Competition and Drink Craft Beer at 3rd Level Brewing: Who knew a group puzzle competition was a thing? Count us in! It’s a perfect way to combine brain power and brews for a fun night! Visit their event calendar for more unique events.

38.) Cheer on the Round Rock Express and Explore the Epic Ballpark: Step up to the plate and purchase a ticket to a Round Rock Express Game! There’s plenty of excitement at this fully loaded ballpark.

39.) Enjoy a Charcuterie Board and Specialty Cocktails on the Rooftop at Urban Rooftop: Elevate your evening with gourmet bites and stunning views of the city.

40.) Try BBQ Trash Fries at Liberty Barbecue: Dig into a plate of loaded fries! They are messy, meaty, and marvelously delicious.

41.) Go Blacklight Golfing at Monster Mini Golf: Play mini-golf with a spooky twist in a glow-in-the-dark setting.

42.) Try Cookie Artwork at Paige’s Bakehouse: Indulge in beautifully decorated cookies that look so good you may want to frame it instead of eat it.

43.) Attend a Round Rock Car Show: This is a perfect opportunity for car enthusiasts to marvel at vintage and custom cars. The show is held every third Sunday from 10 am to 1 pm.

44.) Challenge Yourself to Escape at a Rapid Speed in Escapology: Test your problem-solving skills and teamwork in a nail-biting escape room.

45.) Find Homemade Items from Mexico and Texas at Casa Turquesa Boutique: Discover unique and handcrafted items that showcase local and Mexican artistry.

46.) Bring Home Hand-Crafted Artwork from Merry’s Mud Pottery House: Take a piece of local art from Merry back with you! Each piece is crafted with an extra sprinkle of love and care.

47.) Visit The Sam Bass Death Site on a Historic Walking Tour: Walk through history and learn about the infamous outlaw Sam Bass.

48.) Rent a Private Bungalow and Relax at the Rock’N River Waterpark: Escape the Texas sun in a shaded oasis, then go make a splash in the waterpark!

49.) Play Disc Golf at Old Settlers Park: If you’ve never played disc golf or checked out the playgrounds at Old Settlers Park, now is the time to (disc)over it! The 18-hole course is top-notch.

50.) Get Custom Round Rock Souvenirs at Hometown Gift and Decor: Bring a part of our hometown with you and get a personalized souvenir from this adorable boutique.

We hope these 50 ideas have ignited your wanderlust and you’re ready to experience all Round Rock has to offer! So, go forth, seize the day, and make some unforgettable memories!