Just Minutes Away From the Heart of Texas
Whether you’re staying at Great Escapes Elgin for work or play, you’ll be near it all. Experience outdoor fun, historical treasures, unique attractions, delicious Texas staples, exciting local events, and more just a short drive from our relaxing RV oasis. Our convenient location near Texas State Highway 290 allows easy access to all of the excitement the Austin area has to offer!
In Elgin, Texas…
The bustling town of Elgin, Texas has a rich history of cotton and railroads dating back to 1872. Visitors will enjoy perusing the community’s museum, shops, and attending local events. Plus, as the Sausage Capital of Texas, it is a must to sample some hearty, juicy BBQ.
Elgin Farmers’ Market
The city has several year-round events like Elgin Farmers’ Market, which opens every Thursday from 4-7 PM at Veterans’ Memorial Park in downtown Elgin.
Meyer’s Elgin Smokehouse
Meyer’s Elgin Smokehouse, known as ‘Cuetopia, Texas, has been rolling out world-class BBQ since 1949.
Elgin Christmas Tree Farm
Elgin Christmas Tree Farm is the town’s original tree farm, established in 1984.
Find everything you want or need in nearby Elgin like Walmart, healthcare, and grocery stores.
Just a Short Drive Away…
Experience the culture, vibrant city life, attractions, and restaurants in nearby Austin, Bastrop, and surrounding suburbs. There are endless possibilities for fun, adventure, exploration, and meeting new folks.
With a rich history of preserving western heritage, the family-friendly event features a rodeo, livestock show, live music, carnival, and more.
Bastrop and the Texas Colorado River
Experience the mighty Texas Colorado River from a kayak or canoe. Bastrop River Company creates one-of-a-kind, memorable guided paddling trips down one of the largest rivers in Texas.
McKinney Roughs Nature Park
Find your next outdoor adventure at this day-use destination park featuring hiking excursions, horseback riding, UTV rides through miles of multi-use trails, zip-lining tours on the only dual zipline in Texas, rafting trips down the lower Colorado River, and more.
Circuit of Americas Racetrack
Visit the nation’s premier destination for world-class motorsports and entertainment. Circuit of The Americas has hosted the biggest names in racing, action sports, and music since 2012.
Tour the Texas State Capitol, the largest capitol building in the United States. Walk the historic halls and learn all about the Lone Star State’s past and present.