Round Top Texas to Austin

Some miles from downtown Austin in Fayette County, Round Top is a small town with only 90 people but a great tradition of antique shops and hunt for treasures. A unique place in Texas with excellent tourist offers is a must-see for all visitors to Austin. Round Top is also just 90 miles from Houston.

Round Top Texas to Austin

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Top Round Top attractions

Most people know this tiny Texas town because of its antique shops. The town's pinnacle is Antique Weeks in April and October and Antique show in January. For over 50 years, Round Top has an Antique fair in the Big Red Barn and an additional tent. You can find furniture from different eras like Texas primitive or early Americana. There are old European items as well. If you visit the town outside of the annual antique events, you can shop in several well-known places like Round Top Vintage Market, Dirty Bohemian, Junk Gypsy, and Bill Moore Antiques.

Henkel Square Market is in the center of Round Top, and most shops, galleries, and restaurants are located in that area. For people searching for quality cowboy boots, Townsend Provision is a two-story shop with numerous options.

Although small in population, Round Top has a significant cultural scene with a great venue in Round Top Festival Institute and its incredible venue.

Did you know Texas has excellent wineries, some that can challenge Californian Napa Valley? Round Top and Fayette County have several great places. You can visit Pleasant Hill, Saddlehorn, or Blue Mule winery. All are located outside of town, and if you can't be bothered to reach the wineries, there is a great wine bar in the city. Find a wine of your liking in Prost on Block 29.

Round Top is the smallest town in Texas, and it still has a public library. The city also has one of the smallest Catholic churches. Round Top is the location for Texas Quilt Museum.

Hotels near Round Top TX

One of the most unusual hotels in Round Top is Flophouze. The rooms are located in big shipping containers with numerous amenities, and they are incredibly comfortable. A colorful hotel is not the only accommodation option in the area. 

The Frenchie Boutique Hotel has three buildings with a coffee and wine bar and various accommodation options. It has luxury amenities, including an outside pool, and it's just a five-minute walk from the antique shops.

Farmsted Round Top is outside of town, but the small bad & breakfast has a great atmosphere, old-school buildings, and excellent reviews. This has been B&B since 1992.

Some 20 miles from Round Top is the slightly bigger town of Brenham, and in the downtown, you can find historic Ann Street Inn decorated in  Victorian theme and located in a historic building. Other accommodation options are further away in La Grange and Giddings.

Camping near Round Top, Texas

Some visitors prefer campgrounds and RV parks. If you come on a round trip, there are three nearby RV parks. Round Top RV Park is located in the city, while Dippel and Dillard RV parks are outside of the Round Top but still relatively close.

Carmine RR Cottage Campsite and Primitive Camping at Fireside ranch are the two closest campgrounds.

Best restaurants in Round Top TX

One of the most visited restaurants in Round Top is The Garden Company. You can find extensive wine cards, craft, domestic, and imported beers, and a special breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu.

Another Round Top cuisine gem is Local Roots with homemade ding dong. You can get sandwiches, bowl soup, wraps, and salads.

For more than 30 years, Royers Round Top Cafe serves gourmet comfort food. The small eatery is famous in Austin, and besides the great food menu, it is known for a great selection of pies.

Lulu is a Round Top Italian restaurant with a rich menu. Among other restaurants in the town, you can catch a bite in Teague's Tavern, The Sone Cellar, Popi Burger, etc.

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Bottom line

Round Top is probably the smallest Texas town, but it doesn't feel like that, especially during the music festival and three annual Antique Fairs. You can get cozy and old-school accommodation, and the town is full of great restaurants and bars. Round Top has several wineries, and it offers plenty of great attractions.