“Fall” in Love with Round Rock

The leaves are changing, and Thanksgiving is quickly approaching. Seize the season and plan a fall trip to Round Rock! The landscape is picturesque, the weather is superb, and there is plenty to do. Here’s an autumn guide to Round Rock stuffed with activities that will make you “fall” in love. 

Take a Fall Foliage Hike

The seasonal scenery in Round Rock is a sight to see! Take in the gorgeous hues of gold, red, and orange along Brushy Creek and our many parks. We have 2,270 acres of parks and 20 miles of trails with a variety of deciduous trees that look stunning this time of year.  

“Brushy Creek” Photo by: City of Round Rock

Enjoy an Autumn Treat

It’s pie and pastry season! Nothing is better in fall than a homemade slice of pie and a warm pastry. Luckily, we have pie and pastries galore. Satisfy your cravings at one of our specialty bakeries! Then pair your treat with a pumpkin spice latte or americano from one of our gourmet coffee shops

A slice of cake on a plate

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Photo credit: @papsipies 

Sip on a Seasonal Drink!

If you’re in the mood for cider, wine, or seasonal craft beer, Round Rock is filled to the brim with places to grab a drink. We have breweries with custom craft beers and ciders, or if you’re a wine drinker, head over to the Wine Sensation or Craft & Racked Wine Bar to unwind and enjoy a great glass of wine. 

A table with wine glasses

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Photo credit: @thetravelingwinechica

Go to the Holiday Bazaar

Get in the holiday spirit at the Annual Holiday Bazaar! The 17th Annual Rockin’ Around the Holidays Bazaar will be held Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  There will be a variety of vendors with unique handcrafted items and creative merchandise. 

Photo by: Round Rock Parks and Rec

Get your Holiday Shopping Done Early

Looking to get your seasonal shopping done early? Round Rock has tons of specialty shops and retail outlets for you to visit! Cross off items on your Christmas list at The Mercantile on MainPremium Outlets, or La Frontera Shopping Center! For a full shopping directory, click here

A bench in front of a brick building
Photo credit: @Mercantileonmaintx

Get Crafty!

Now is the perfect time to get crafty and make homemade holiday presents! If your inner DIY is craving for a new project, book a workshop at the Board & Brush Creative Studio, or plan a paint night with your friends at Painting with a Twist! If you have a knack for pottery, you can mold a custom clay or glass gift at the Ceramic Lodge

Photo by: @paintwithatwist

Play a Fall Football Game 

If your family has a tradition of playing an annual Thanksgiving football game, Round Rock is the place to play! The Round Rock Multipurpose Complex has turf and natural grass fields available to rent for your family football game. For more information on field rentals, click here

A large green field

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Take Advantage of Discounted Hotel Rates!

We have over 30+ hotels to choose from, and each hotel has something for each traveler. If you’re planning a seasonal stay in Round Rock, now is the time to book! The rates are looking great, and some hotels are offering special discounts. The Ruby Hotel is also offering a special Thanksgiving rate for your fall vacation. For more information on this Thanksgiving discount, click here.  

The ruby hotel on the side of the road.
Photo by: @therubyhotel

We can’t wait to welcome you to Round Rock this season! If you’re planning a fall trip, make sure to request a Visitor’s Guide for more activities. See you soon! 

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