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Main Street in Bastrop Texas
Downtown Bastrop almost gives off that old Austin vibe. Courtesy photo
Hyatt Lost Pines
If you’re looking for an entirely new Texas destination that feels worlds away, the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa is it. Photo courtesy of Hyatt Lost Pines Resort
kayaking at Hyatt Regency Lost Pines resort
Among the many activities at Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa is kayaking. Courtesy photo
Lost Pines Art Bazaar
The Lost Pines Art Bazaar in Bastrop has an eclectic collection of Persian rugs, home goods, décor, and fun little knickknacks.  


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Southside Market and Barbecue in Bastrop
Try some Central Texas barbecue at Southside Market Barbeque. Courtesy photo