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 Depot Museum

The Elgin Depot Museum is a restored 1903 train depot that rotates exhibits on topics such as local history and railroads.

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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.

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Southside Market & BBQ

Southside Market & BBQ has been in business in Elgin since butcher William J. Moon opened his storefront in 1886. Sample some of their famous sausages!

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Meyer’s Elgin Smokehouse

Meyer’s Elgin Smokehouse, known as ‘Cuetopia, Texas, has been rolling out world-class BBQ since 1949.

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Elgin Antiques and Uniques

Elgin Antiques and Uniques is a multi-dealer three-floor store of antiques, collectibles, and vintage items located downtown.

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Elgin Christmas Tree Farm

Elgin Christmas Tree Farm is the town’s original tree farm, established in 1984.

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Nearby Shopping

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.

Typhoon Texas Waterpark in Austin

Get wet ‘n’ wild with the whole family every summer at Typhoon Texas in Austin. Enjoy Tube Slides, the Lazy River, Tidal Wave Bay, and much more!

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Rodeo Austin

With a rich history of preserving western heritage, the family-friendly event features a rodeo, livestock show, live music, carnival, and more.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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State Capitol

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.

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