Welcome to Round Rock

Located just outside of Austin, Round Rock, Texas has a population of over 99,000 people, and has been consistently growing throughout the last decade. Rich in history and culture, Round Rock offers visitors - and residents - many options for entertainment and recreation.

For those that are sports-minded, Round Rock has a few options. The city is home to the class AAA Pacific Coast League minor league baseball team Round Rock Express, which was founded by Nolan Ryan's son. The team's home games are played at Dell Diamond - the field's name is an homage to the Dell computer company, whose corporate headquarters is located in the city. Another draw is a public skate park behind the Clay Madsen Recreation Center, which is free and open to the public.

Also available are a number of golf clubs including the Teravista and Forest Creek facilities, which serve a high volume of people year round. Another area for those with recreation in mind is Old Settlers Park, which has something for everyone. The Rockin' River Family Aquatic Center is only one of the park's many features, it also includes multiple baseball and softball fields, soccer facilities, a disc golf course, and cricket. The area is 570 acres of outdoor activities, and can also be used to picnics, barbecues, and gatherings.

Visitors looking for some retail therapy should look no further than University Boulevard. This area is home to a Premium Outlet Mall, which has stores like Coach, Sketchers, Go! Games and Toys, and many more. Also nearby is an IKEA, as well as many restaurants and standalone retailers. Though the outlet mall's plaza is one of the largest, it is not the only shopping area in Round Rock, so for those looking for staples like Target, Game Stop, and JC Penny, Round Rock will not disappoint.

Round Rock is not all about sports and shopping. The city also boasts some great historical locations like the famous rock that the area is named after, which is located in the middle of Brushy Creek. Old Town, another historic area, allows visitors to see some of the original structures from the town's beginnings. These include cemeteries, the Palm House, and the St. Charles Hotel. Another activity that will immerse visitors in Round Rock's history is Chisholm Trail Crossing Park, which follows the Chisholm cattle drive. This is done through the use of plaques throughout the park, as well as bronze sculptures.

An old city with a rich heritage, Round Rock, Texas is sure to provide an activity that will please any visitor, as well as leave them with some new knowledge about one of the country's best small cities to live in, and an emerging "super suburb".