Adventures in Cedar Park and Round Rock: 35+ Things to Do

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Traffic to and in Austin can get tiresome and do not get us started with parking!

To our Cedar Park and Round Rock readers, this is why we decided to make this awesome guide for y’all! Planning a day trip or pit stop as you travel somewhere fun? Here you’ll find the best activities to enjoy and some of our favorite spots to eat and sip at!

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Interstellar BBQ

In case you’re driving by, you need to make a pit stop at Interstellar BBQ nestled in Cedar Park. They were recently ranked number 2 in Texas Monthly’s Top 50 BBQ Joints but definitely #1 in our eyes!  At Interstellar they take their time cooking their “out of this world BBQ” and believe in quality over quantity. We’d recommend the Jalapeño Popper Sausage, Mac N’ Gouda, and some Tipsy Turkey. Too full for dessert? Grab a Banana Pudding cup to go! The salt and Dulce de Leche combo is straight fire!

Mon & Tues | Closed
Wed – Sun | 11:00am–5:00pm

📍 12233 Ranch Rd 620 N suite 105, Austin, TX 78750

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At H-Mart you can do some grocery shopping while enjoying a drink thanks to the Market Eatery. Treat yourself to some food court goodies before or after your trip! Here you’ll be able to find loads of Asian imported packaged foods, houseware, and a few beauty products too! 

Pro Tip: Stock up on items from the bakery Tous les Jours. We’re daydreaming about the Taro Cream Bread and Choco Cream Bread.

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Lucy's Fried Chicken

“An innovative take on comfort food” Lucy’s Fried Chicken is a crowd favorite. How could they not when they offer anything from Fried Green Tomatoes to the classic Chicken Fried Steak. Make sure to leave room for some Pecan Pie

Pro Tip: Make sure you check out their Happy Hour specials because $4 House Margaritas with some Raw Gulf Oysters sounds like a good Monday!

Sun-Thurs | 11:00am–9:00pm
Fri & Sat |  11:00am–10:00pm

📍 A, 401 E Whitestone Blvd #108, Cedar Park, TX 78613

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Whitestone Brewery

Whether you’re passing by or exploring all that Cedar Park and Round Rock have to offer, Whitestone Brewing should be on your list! It’s “5 o’clock somewhere” that’s our mentality and we’re sticking to it! We’re clearly ready for some cold 1431 Amber Ales and a juicy Ronburguesa from Van’s Damn Tasty Tacos and Ronburguesas!

Not into beer? No problem! At Whitestone Brewing they offer wines, Austin Eastciders, and their Whitestone Hop Water

Pro Tip: There’s something about Happy Hour that makes us really happy. Check out the specials here!

Sun-Tues | 12:00pm–9:00pm
Wed & Thurs | 12:00pm–9:30pm
Fri & Sat |  12:00pm–10:30pm

📍 601 E Whitestone Blvd Suite #500, Cedar Park, TX 78613

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Illuminate Coffee Bar

A relaxed environment where you can grab a pick me up and stay a while. Illuminate Coffee Bar is the perfect spot to get some work done while you’re sipping on a Mocha Nut or Loose Leaf Tea. No time? Get your caffeine fix to go! 

BTW: Soon you’ll be able to enjoy the relaxing vibes with some locally sourced wine and craft beer!

Mon-Fri | 7:00am–5:00pm
Sat & Sun | 8:00pm–5:00pm

📍 12129 N FM 620 #102, Austin, TX 78750

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Brushy Creek Lake Park

Enjoying some time outdoors is always a great idea. Yes, it can get pretty hot out there but there’s nothing wrong with a little Vitamin D and some fresh air. At Brushy Creek Lake Park there’s so much you can do and enjoy. From water activities like Fishing and playing around in the Water Playscape for kids, to even Sand Volleyball. Take advantage of the trails for Hiking and Biking or plan a fabulous outdoor picnic.

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Dart'em Up

Dart’em Up is a great activity for both kids and adults alike. Enjoy some friendly competitiveness with friends and family in the neon, foam dart arena. It’s perfect for when the weather isn’t being cooperative. Aside from the nerf battling you can play around in their arcade, grab some snacks and drinks at the concession stand or even play a round of neon dodgeball!

Mon | Closed
Tues-Thurs | 11:00am–9:00pm
Fri |  11:00am–11:00pm
Sat | 10:00am–12:00am
Sun | 11:00am–7:00pm

📍 13776 US-183 Hwy #104, Austin, TX 78750

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Liberty Barbecue

BBQ is BIG in Austin. Texas as a whole, really. Whenever you find yourself in the Cedar Park and Round Rock area, you’ve got to have some delicious food at Liberty Barbecue. This HOT spot is family owned and you can expect some good eats like the Loaded Grilled Cheese and Smokehouse Cobb Salad! Wash it all down with a Strawberry Jalapeno Paloma

Pro Tip: Don’t skip out on the Funnel Cake Fries topped with caramel drizzle and powdered sugar.

Mon | Closed
Tues-Sat | 11:00am–9:00pm
Sun | 10:00am–3:00pm

📍 103 E Main St, Round Rock, TX 78664

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Mi Mundo Coffeehouse & Roastery

If you’re looking for some energy and boost to get you through your trip, through exploring, or help you with your everyday errands, make a stop at Mi Mundo Coffeehouse & Roastery. Not only will the tropical vibes perk you right up but the Banana Bread and Mocha Latte will make you feel like you’re on vacation.

Btw, did we mention that Mi Mundo is sustainability-based and 25% of its profits go towards local and international charities? Go grab some coffee asap!

Mon-Fri | 6:45pm–4:00pm
Sat & Sun | 7:30pm–4:00pm

📍 106 S Mays St #100, Round Rock, TX 78664

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Rock'N River Family Aquatic Center

You’ll want to cannon ball your way into the Rock’N River Family Aquatic Center at Round Rock. It’s what you really need during those hot summer days, especially if you’re looking for some inexpensive family-friendly activities. Refresh yourself at the lazy river or catch a tan as you watch the kids explore the splash pads. Remember to reapply that sunblock and reserve that cabana ASAP!

Thurs-Tues | 12:00pm–7:00pm
Wed | Closed

📍 3300 E Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78665

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Kalahari Resorts

There’s so much to do at the Kalahari Resorts, a staycation is sounding better and better by the minute. However, if you’d rather just have fun there all day and go back home at the end of the day, that’s acceptable too. These are just a few of the fun activities that can be had:

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Before You Go

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Samantha Sanchez

Samantha Sanchez

Samantha is a UNATION team member and author of the Stuff to Do City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do near you, subscribe for updates and follow be sure to follow us on social!