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While Williamson County continues to grow, it holds tight to its history - a foundation that shapes the area's identity today. The county has consistently doubled in size every 14 years but manages to maintain its rural, Texas living. Even as industries attract new residents and an increasing number of college students funnel in, Williamson County maintains its downhome feel. It's the perfect mix of the old and the new, a unique blend of country charm and fresh perspective.

There are plenty of fun and educational family attractions that can be found in Williamson County. Some popular local favorites include skate parks, a train museum, concerts, libraries, movies, baseball games, farmers markets – just to name a few. Williamson County has a population that has shifted to a younger median age. This, in turn, means that the overall number of family-centered activities has increased. Williamson County provides numerous options for family fun that prove valuable to both children and adults alike.

If your family enjoys getting some air to complete 360s, put on a helmet and some knee pads and head over to skate parks in Cedar Park and Leander. Make sure to follow the rules that are in place, and you will have a great time with the whole family. If the family does not move at quite that pace, consider heading out to the Austin Steam Train Association in Cedar Park. Take a trip across the Texas countryside while enjoying a meal on board. The entire family is sure to have a wonderful, relaxing time.

Music is always a great family affair. Look into the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park for bands that will be coming into the area. You might end up finding a band or event you want your family to see. Williamson County offers many valuable activities in the arts as well. In addition to annual art festivals and galleries, there are many notable libraries that offer year-round opportunities for children and adults alike. A visit to Georgetown, Liberty Hill or Round Rock will provide your family with great options for movie viewing. You'll find comfortable, modern movie theatres in Williamson County that will keep you coming back for more. And don't forget the popcorn!

Another great idea is to take your family out to a ballgame with the Round Rock Express minor league team. The Express is an affiliate of the major league Texas Rangers. If you prefer college sports, take a short drive to Austin and take in a game or two at The University of Texas. The school is notorious for having some of the best athletics programs in the country. The University of Texas has some of the most notorious athletic programs in the entire country.

Williamson County has achieved a considerable variety of family entertainment. There is a great opportunity for families to experience many different activities that are all unique and valuable. With the growth and overall modernization of Williamson County, there are new opportunities for family entertainment being added each year. Below is a list of a few favorites: 

Family Fun

  • Dell Diamond
    Dell Diamond

    Dell Diamond is the home stadium of the Round Rock Express, the AAA minor league baseball of the Texas Rangers major league baseball team. The stadium serves as a premier Central Texas destination and... Read More >

  • Austin Steam Train Association
    Austin Steam Train Association

    The Austin Steam Train Association is a local tourist railroad offering trips on weekend! Bring your family and come explore the wonders of trains!

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  • Blue Hole
    Blue Hole

    The Blue Hole is a scenic lagoon bordered by limestone bluggs along the South Fork of the San Gabriel River. The park features picnic areas, restrooms, and wading areas.

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  • Brushy Creek Lake Park
    Brushy Creek Lake Park

    Brushy Creek Lake Park is a 90-acre park that offers active and natural-based recreational opportunities. Facilities include: A Playground; water playscape; hike and bike trail; nature trail; exercise station; three pavilions; picnic tables and... Read More >

  • Cedar Rock Railroad
    Cedar Rock Railroad

    Located between Cedar Park and Round Rock, this full train-themed park has become a magical spot for kids and families. Whether you are looking for some fun in the sun or a place to... Read More >

  • Escape Room Leander
    Escape Room Leander

    Imagine you’re in a room with family, friends, or coworkers, with codes and puzzles, locks, and brain teasers and you only have 62 minutes to solve as many puzzles as possible. Don’t worry,... Read More >

  • GattiLand

    GattiLand is Round Rock’s family fun destination! Combine fresh pizza, pasta, and salad with bumper cars, mini bowling, the Rock Theatre, the Dell Diamond Sports Room, and prizes- it’s great family fun!<... Read More >

  • Georgetown Paddle Company
    Georgetown Paddle Company

    Whether you are on vacation or live here in Central Texas, paddle boarding or kayaking on Lake Georgetown is sure to make your day splendidly fun! Located off of Williams Drive and Shell Road... Read More >

  • Glenwood Splash Pad
    Glenwood Splash Pad

    Is the summer heat too hot? Come cool off at the Glenwood Splash pad! Open everyday, from 10am-8pm, during the summer, this splash pad includes ground and raised spray features and a shaded... Read More >

  • H-E-B Center at Cedar Park
    H-E-B Center at Cedar Park

    The H-E-B Center is a multi-purpose arena presenting concerts, pro ice hockey and basketball games, family shows, and more! The capacity for Texas Stars Hockey games is 6,800 and the capacity for entertainment events can... Read More >

  • Inflatable Wonderland
    Inflatable Wonderland

    Discover the amazing fun at the leader in Indoor Entertainment! Enjoy some inflatable fun for you and your family!

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  • Inner Space Caverns
    Inner Space Caverns

    Inner Space is a living cave that has been changing and developing into spectacular display and breathtakingly beautiful formations for over 80,000 years. The Inner Space Cavern has a friendly kennel available free of charge... Read More >

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