Take a vintage train ride through rolling tree-lined hills, sip and savor a local craft brew, go on a shopping spree, or check out a basketball or hockey game. These are just some of the many things you can do in Cedar Park Texas. Located just 30 minutes north of downtown Austin and Austin Bergstrom International Airport, Cedar Park offers a laid back, small town feel with big city amenities.
Cedar Park hasn’t always been the bustling city that it is today. Pioneers George W. Cluck and his wife Hattie Cluck were some of the founding members of the city and Hattie Cluck was one of very few women who drove cattle on the Chisolm Trail. It was on the trail that George and Hattie decided to stay awhile and build their homestead. They arrived in 1873 and purchased 329 acres. The city went through a few name changes over the years, and then in 1887, its final name was chosen as “Cedar Park”. The name came from the Cedar trees that populated the area and a large park that was located at the railroad stop to welcome visitors. Even though Cedar Park continues to grow and become a major destination for visitors, that welcoming hospitality and pioneering spirit hasn’t changed.
Brushy Creek Lake Park. This 90-acre park has many recreational opportunities such as kayaking, fishing, and miles of hike & bike trails. Just 20 minutes away from Cedar Park is the breathtaking Lake Travis where you can enjoy some outdoor fun and relaxation on the water. For thrill-seekers, check out Lake Travis Zipline Adventures, featuring some of the longest fastest ziplines in Texas.We put the “Park” in Cedar Park with an abundance of outdoor parkland. Take in the natural beauty of
Once you’re done with all your outdoor adventures, you’ll find there are plenty of things to do in town to keep you busy. Check out the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park to catch music acts from famous chart-topping artists, family friendly live performances, and professional sports such as Austin Spurs basketball and Texas Stars hockey teams. You can also can climb aboard a vintage train at the Austin Steam Train Association for an excursion that will take you through the beautiful Hill Country to nearby Bertram. The train also offers special events and activities throughout the year.
Enjoy some retail therapy at some of our major shopping centers or go to one of many boutique stores for some unique finds. There are also plenty of dining options in Cedar Park to choose from, but if you’re in the mood for a craft brew, check out two of Cedar Park’s local breweries. From our natural outdoor space, to live music, shopping and dining, there’s no wrong way to experience Cedar Park. Start planning your trip to and discover all there is to see and do.
Cedar Park, TX 78613