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Best Places for Tourists in Round Rock

Written by Posted On Friday, 11 January 2019 20:02

Round Rock City is located about 30 kilometers from the capital Austin. The city is one of the fastest growing, developing and most advanced managed cities in the state of Texas. Thanks to its ideal location, tourists can easily reach the state capital and its most picturesque place, the central hilly region. Usually, they choose Enterprise rental car Round Rock and start their journey.

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What is the Origin of Round Rock?

An unusual name was given to it in honor of the famous stone. In 1851, a very small community was founded on the gentle shores of the Kusty Bay. The Bay was located near a large round stone in the very center of the communal settlements. Once this particular stone was a guideline and pointed out to the travelers a very convenient crossing for horses, numerous wagons and cattle. Initially, this settlement was called the Bushy Bay. And in 1854, this small town was renamed Round Rock in honor of the famous landmark stone. Nowadays, this stone is located not far from the central city street of Trail-Chisholm. Now on this street there is a huge number of old buildings. For example, the famous St. Charles Hotel is located here. This area of ​​the modern Round Rock is called the “Old Town” now.

Things to Do:

Fans of sales coming to the city will find them in the Round Rock Premium Outlets and La Frontera shopping center – it offers a variety of popular chain restaurants and shops.

With car rental in Round Rock, you can pay a visit to the wineries, admire the Texas lupine and enjoy nature fishing or horse riding.

Parks - Which are Most Interesting?

In fact, this suburb of Aspen can be called the City Park, as there are almost 50 different parks, which makes it a popular place for both locals and tourists.

If you would like to have a good time near the hotel, then you must have a barbecue in Old Settler’s Park or cool off in the Rock’n River’s water park with many slides and pools.

Park Old Settlers is a place, where local people like to run or just relax. Pig races, baseball games are often held here, there is a water park and recreation areas, including those near the lake.


Austin's Park N Pizza is an amusement park where you can drive in water boats and arrange car races, play golf, go bowling, and then eat tasty pizza and other tasty food.

Next to Round Rock is the "world capital of live music" (Austin). Here you will find music for every taste. You can get to live performances in Emo's, ACL Live at the Moody Theater, Mohawk and many other venues, and also book a room at the Round Rock Hotel during the South by Southwest music and technology festival, thanks to which Austin has deservedly become world famous.

Using a rental car, Round Rock parks can be reached at a short period of time. You can visit as many parks as you wish, but no more than 10. If you are here only for a week, this time wouldn’t be enough to drive around all the parks in the city.

Interesting Fact!

Did you know that Round Rock is the main headquarters of Dell's global giant? Be sure to see it with your own eyes, especially if you have a laptop of this company.

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