PLAN YOUR VISIT
Explore all Bastrop has to offer.
Willow Riverside is located in the heart of Bastrop, which means our guests have easy access to their very own Bastrop adventure. Truly a unique place, we want our guests to experience it all. Take a look below at some of our favorite things to do and get ready to make some memories!
- An hour east of Austin.
- Walkable streets with lots of historical structures.
- Keep an eye out for our painted utility boxes. Unexpected works of art!
- Weekends you will find local artist playing at restaurants.
- Stand up paddle boarding trips start right across the street from your room.
- Most activities within walking distance of your room.
Food and Drink
Texas is world-famous for hospitality and honest-to-goodness, homemade comfort food. The Bastrop food scene is served with Texas warmth. An appreciation for high-quality food and drinks is apparent all around, Bastrop is a Texas-sized hub for artisanal goods in an incredible location. It’s easy to plan a day or afternoon just exploring the food and beverages of Bastrop!
No matter what you’re in the mood for, downtown Bastrop has everything to offer. From engaging history, like the Old Iron Bridge to charming shops, and sophisticated restaurants and a burgeoning art scene. From the Bastrop Museum to the handcrafted designs of the Monarch Art Gallery. Come see why Bastrop is becoming a remarkable retreat destination from the everyday.
Music and Festivals
Easily find live music and festivals in Bastrop year around. Be serenaded by firelight at cozy restaurants and bars along the Colorado River. Big bands and country singers make for festive foot-stomping events around town. The beauty of Bastrop and the charm of the area make it the perfect destination to celebrate! Make sure to check out our Calendar of Events for specific dates!