7 Ways to Staycation or Vacay in Round Rock

Looking to change up your routine? How about a staycation or vacay in Round Rock! Whether you’re visiting from out of town or playing tourist in your own city, we want your time to rock! Here’s a list of activities for you to enjoy while social distancing. 

1. Unwind In Your Relaxing Accommodations

We have over 30+ hotels to choose from, and each hotel has something to offer every traveler. If you want to relax in the room or spend time out and about, our hotels can accommodate your needs. You can enjoy hotel amenities, lounge by the pools, and order food to your room. If you’re in the mood for brunch and entertainment, the Ruby Hotel has a special brunch offering, and live music during the weekends. To see a full list of our hotels and their amenities, click here

Couple laying in bed drinking coffee in white robes
Photo by @therubyhotel

2. Enjoy a Day of Golfing

Round Rock has top-notch golf courses where you can spend your time soaking up the sun and improving your game all while social distancing! Our two clubs, the Forest Creek Golf Club and Terravista club, have pristine courses for a fantastic day of golf! 

View of fairway and putting greens next to fountain in pond on golf course.
Photo by RRCVB

3. Taste Our Cuisine

Round Rock is a foodie destination, and we have cuisine for every food enthusiast. One of our most famed spots is Round Rock Donuts located in our Historic Downtown. People travel near and far to get a taste of these homemade donuts with their signature orange color. If you’re in the mood for something savory, we have plenty of choices to satisfy your craving. You can treat yourself to Texas BBQ, authentic Mexican food, handcrafted Italian food, and more! To view our full list of restaurants, click here

Three Round Rock Donuts sitting on Round Rock Donuts box
Photo by @georgetownfoodie

4. Explore the Great Outdoors

Get some fresh air and vitamin D on an outdoor excursion in Round Rock! With 37 parks and 2270 acres of land, there is plenty to explore. Our largest park is Old Settlers Park, and it has ample space for recreational activities like disc golf, cricket, and even horseshoes. You can also take a stroll through our many trails and stop by our famous Round Rock!

Round rock in middle of creek with sun rising in background
Photo by @roundrocktexas

5. Go Fishing

Plan the ultimate fishing trip! Take your fishing pole and cooler to Old Settlers Park or Brushy Creek for a day by the water. If you want to improve your fishing skills, you can book a private fishing guide through Living Waters Fly Fishing

Fisherman fishing in creek
Photo by: @livingwatersfly

6. Shop the Rock

Need some retail therapy? Go on a shopping spree in Round Rock! We have a variety of stores ranging from smaller boutiques to larger shopping centers. If you’re searching for a Texas-inspired gift, The Mercantile on Main is a great place to find a Round Rock keepsake. If you’re hunting for a bargain, you can stop by the Round Rock Premium Outlets and shop at one of their 113 stores. 

Pillows, water bottles, candles on boutique product display shelf.
Photo by: Mercantile on Main

7. Virtual Vacay

If you would prefer to take a virtually vacay, you can experience our city from the comfort of your home. Take a virtual hike through one of our parks or attend an online event hosted by our library! You can also browse goroundrock.com to see all that Round Rock has to offer and plan for your future visit. We can’t wait to see you here soon!

We have exciting news! Kalahari Resort is opening on November 12th, so you can start planning your stay now. Find more information on the “World’s Largest Indoor Waterpark” here.

*Our hotels, stores, restaurants, and facilities are taking precautions to ensure that you have a safe staycation or vacation in Round Rock. Please visit individual websites beforehand to see their health and safety protocols. *