5 Reasons to Love Round Rock


Yes, there is a “round rock” in Round Rock, and it’s located in Brushy Creek along the historic Chisholm Trail cattle drive route. While proud of its history, today’s Round Rock is about much more than cattle, and there’s plenty to do and see in this fast-growing town.

  1. Round Rock Express. The city’s minor league baseball team plays at the Dell Diamond, named after the city’s largest private employer. With more than 8,600 seats, Dell Diamond is a true multi-purpose sports and entertainment complex, hosting Express games, concerts, expos and festivals.

  2. Round Rock Premium Outlets. If shopping is your sport, Round Rock Premium Outlets at I-35 North and University has 125 stores such as Burberry, Michael Kors, Nike and Banana Republic, offering prices 25% to 65% below everyday retail. For more entertainment, enjoy one of several restaurants, or catch a movie at the Cinemark 14. Bass Pro Shops is right across the street.

  3. Tasty stuff. Only in Round Rock can you tour a buzzing honey factory, eat a world-famous Round Rock donut or authentic Texas BBQ, quaff some locally brewed craft beer, and sip some local wine.

  4. Rock’n River Family Aquatic Center. Opening Memorial Day 2016, following a major expansion that doubled its size, this is the coolest place to be when summer heats up. In Old Settler’s Park, this fun attractions includes new features appealing to teens and adults, such as a rock climbing wall and a diving platform.

  5. Play For All Park. The wonderful result of a community wide design effort, this park serves more than 100,000 children in Williamson County, including nearly 8,000 estimated to have a disability. Its mission is to provide a safe, fun place where children of all abilities can play and develop new skills.