Outdoorsy Weekend Trip to Round Rock

Did you know Round Rock has an average of 232 sunny days per year? That’s 232 reasons why you should plan an outdoor weekend excursion here. We have stunning scenery with an abundance of recreational activities for all types of adventurers. You can visit one of our many parks, go fishing, or tour our urban outdoor scene. Here is a two-day outdoorsy Itinerary to our city.

Saturday Morning

Brunch at First Watch

Breakfast entrees on plates with drinks
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You have a big day of activities in front of you. So you’ll need a Texas-sized brunch to sustain you throughout your intrepid itinerary. Fuel up with healthy options at First-Watch. They also have an outdoor patio so you can get your daily dose of vitamin D while you enjoy your meal.

Stock up on Outdoor Gear at Bass Pro Shops 

Front door entrance  of Bass Pro Shop retail store
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Need gear to explore the great outdoors? Bass Pro Shops is the spot to go! From fishing gear to hiking apparel, they have it all. The shop is also a blast to walk through! The detailed decoration will transport you to the outdoors, so you’ll forget you’re shopping inside. 

Hike through our Trails

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Once you’re geared up, it’s time to hit the trails! We have an expanding trail system that flows throughout Round Rock with 20 miles of terrain for you to traverse. Our paths are perfect for biking, running, or a leisurely walk. Make sure to take in the scenic views and unwind in nature.  

Saturday Afternoon

Get a Fresh Snack at the Round Rock Farmers Market

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You may have worked up an appetite after your hike. Shop for fresh seasonal produce, snacks, and local knick-knacks at the Round Rock Farmers Market. This market is year-round and is open every Saturday from 10 am-2 pm.

Go on a Round Rock Honey Tour

Hone in on your honey knowledge with a Round Rock Honey Tour. This tour covers the history of Round Rock Honey, the process of harvesting, beekeeping, and the blending and bottling process.

Eat a Late Lunch at Nancy’s Sky Garden

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Taste the rainbow with colorful, healthy choices at Nancy’s Sky Garden. They have fresh Asian fusion dishes that are gluten-free and vegetarian-friendly. Sate your thirst with a refreshing cup of iced tea.

Saturday Evening

Evening Game of Disc Golf

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(Disc)over the outdoors and try your hand at disc golf! We have an 18-hole professionally designed course at Old Setters Park, and it’s open 7-days a week. This exciting activity will score fun points with your group!

Enjoy Dinner on Finley’s Outdoor Patio

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This rustic-chic bar and restaurant offers a dog-friendly patio and delicious bites. They have a vast menu with fresh homemade cuisine. Finley’s is the optimal place to gather with friends and family for a fantastic time. 

Top off the Night at Bluebonnet Brewery

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After seeing beautiful fields of spring bluebonnets at Old Settlers Park, stop by the Bluebonnet Beer Company and get a cold brew. The Bluebonnet Beer company is a family-owned business that has been in Round Rock since 2013. They brew custom craft beers that will satisfy any taste palate. Top off the night with a craft beer on their outdoor patio. 

Sunday Morning

Soak up the Sun at Greenhouse Craft Foods

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Enjoy the sunshine and sunny-side-up eggs at Greenhouse Craft Foods, an award-winning restaurant with savory breakfasts and comfort food. They are a farm-to-table restaurant that serves clean dishes with bold flavor.

Sunday Afternoon

Go Fishing

Cast your stress away and take a relaxing fishing trip. Round Rock is home to several freshwater fishing spots filled with bass, catfish, panfish, and more. Pack a cooler and fishing gear and head to the water for a perfect day of fishing!  For an enhanced fishing experience, you can book a fishing guide with Living Waters Fly Fishing. They provide visitors with an educational and enjoyable experience out on the Round Rock waters. 

Picnic at a Park

Stop by H-E-B or pick up a to-go order and bring it to one of our local parks! We have 2,270 acres of picnic-ready parks and 40 picnic areas with barbeque grills. Spread out a blanket and enjoy your meal under an oak tree or near the banks of Brushy Creek.

Go Golfing

Forest Creek Golf Club

Hit at the driving range or play an afternoon round of golf!  Round Rock has spectacular courses for you to play on. Our top-rated golf courses have acres of pristine greens and rolling fairways. From Forest Creek Golf Club to the Teravista Club, we have a lot to offer any golf enthusiast!

Sunday Evening

Dine Al Fresco at Cork & Barrel

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Cork & Barrel is a sight to see! The restaurant sits on a breathtaking property with a spacious outdoor patio covered in lush greenery. Cork & Barrel is an iconic Irish pub with authentic architecture. They have hearty meals like Rosemary Campfire Hoey Irish Stew and Cliffs of Moher Ginger Mussels.

Enjoy an Ice Cream Cone and Stroll through Downtown

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What’s better than a scoop of ice cream and a stroll? Top off your trip with a tasty treat and splendid scenery. Visit 3 Star Candy Shop on Main Street and explore our urban outdoor scene to wrap up your trip to Round Rock.

We hope we’ve been inspired to get out and about in Round Rock! If you’re looking for more things to do during your vacation check out our blog page.