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Main Street Historic District

Address: Main Street, Bastrop, TX
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Ranked #1 of 8 Attractions in Bastrop
Type: Neighborhoods, Other
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Type: Neighborhoods, Other

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Volunteer at info centre/museum very friendly and helpful. Art tours on Friday evening interesting. Shame the quilt shop had to close but lots of little interesting shops and cafes to explore.

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49 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Just off the main highway and its big box stores and chain restaurants, lies a charming "old town" with narrow streets lined with one-of-a-kind shops and eateries. Friends folks. A couple girlfriends and I spent nearly 4 hours here on a pleasant day. The museum was closed to add new exhibits, but we did see the original fire truck and... More 

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Austin, Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Don't get me wrong- this isn't a Fredericksburg where you are going to spend an entire day or two shopping- but over all the shops have something for everyone. High Cotton Antiques is a go-to for me to pick up quick gifts and Cripple Creek is a must stop for unique wines. Several of the stores keep up with the... More 

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Houston, Texas
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241 reviews 241 reviews
69 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We enjoyed a nice stroll visiting the few shops and checking out the old building frontages. There are not a lot of stores and some were closed during the week we were there.

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Round Rock, Texas
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Main street shops are quaint and interesting for anyone who enjoys that sort of thing. Otherwise there are at least two good places to eat that I experienced and then a couple more that I will have to try next trip. It's a pretty short couple of blocks at this time, but I think that allows for a slower pace.... More 

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Port Aransas, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Bastrop has made a concerted effort to save the old buildings that were built before 1900. And a real treasure trove of wonderful old homes after touring downtown . Would like to comeback and do some further side streets.

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62 reviews 62 reviews
32 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is a town within a town. Set up for tourists to browse, buy and learn from the museum or notice boards. It was also great to visit a bank, post office and pharmacy after a tasty brunch. Worth getting off the highway for, and behind has a view of a creek. One area had old farm equipment to see... More 

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boynton beach, florida
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

From what I read online I thought Bastrop would be a artsy, unique, old town. It's barely two blocks long and the place is dirty. The shops are laughable. Not much was open on a Monday. I enjoyed Buckee's gas station more than the Historic District.

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Shreveport, Louisiana
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I've always known Bastrop was there but I had never gone downtown before and almost did not go this time. I was amazed at what I found. I have never sceen such a well preserved "old texas town". I will go back when I have more time to spend there. I am thankful for the hotel employee that told me... More 

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12 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Three of my friends and I visited Bastrop for a girl's trip. It exceeded our expectations. The historicity is quaint and cute. Be aware several buildings are boarded up but there are plenty of restaurants, a museum and several great boutiques. The wine shop is outstanding with. Umerous selections in wine, gifts, and believe it or not sun glasses. One... More 

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