Life in Round Rock is peaceful and suburban, with various fun and cultural offerings nearby.
A suburb with a plethora of fun and exciting offerings
Life in Round Rock is peaceful and suburban, with various fun and cultural offerings nearby. Located just off Interstate 35, Round Rock residents love the ability to stay in their ‘burb bubble, travel to Austin’s premier entertainment destinations, and drive a short distance to the gorgeous rolling hills of Central Texas.
Round Rock offers everything that metropolitan areas do, minus the frustrations of the big city. Every necessity is at your fingertips, the weather is warm without the humidity of other Texas areas, and the schools are excellent. All in all, living in Round Rock provides many amenities that people of all ages appreciate.
Whether you’re an empty-nester or raising a family, life in Round Rock has plenty to offer you. Round Rock is a popular choice for those looking to relocate their families or businesses due to its family-friendly atmosphere and the steadily growing job market. Dell Technologies is one of the biggest employers headquartered in Round Rock, with over 14,000 employees and an extensive presence worldwide. Between the convenient location, surrounding outdoor recreation, many high-tech industry developments popping up, and a low unemployment rate, it’s clear to see why people love living here.
Round Rock is home to a wide range of restaurants, including Tex-Mex, Italian, American, Asian options, and more. New to the neighborhood, Cork & Barrel offers a Dublin gastropub vibe mixed with good ole Southern hospitality. For your next date or girl’s night out, check out Palermo Pasta House for homemade pasta or Jack Allen's Kitchen for a laid-back meal of locally-sourced eats or a great happy hour featuring half-priced appetizers and $1 off drinks. If you’re craving seafood but your love is in the mood for a steak, you must check out Salt Traders Coastal Cooking. Brunch with the fam at Cover 3 to savor biscuits and gravy and sip bloody marys, or indulge in Belgian waffles with exciting flavors and toppings at Waffle Love.
While the community is relatively tranquil, Round Rock is not without nightlife. If you’re a craft beer enthusiast, you gotta check out Bluebonnet Beer Company and Pinthouse Pizza. If wine and cheese are more your thing, stop by Wine Sensation for wine flights, artisan meats, cheese plates, and Croft Reserve Ruby Port with chocolates.
When you need to stock up on bath and body necessities and your favorite high-end designer apparel, head to Round Rock Premium Outlets, a shopping center that boasts over 125 stores. If you’re all about supporting small, local businesses, head to Downtown Round Rock to browse boutiques, wander through galleries, and more.
Though Round Rock is suburban, its community-oriented vibe gives locals access to a few fun pastimes. Watching the Texas Rangers take on opponents at the Dell Diamond stadium is a favored local pastime. You can catch a major league game or root for local school baseball teams represented by the University Interscholastic League.
When seeking a fun-filled adventure with the whole family, Kalahari Resort is the place to be. The resort features an array of amenities. The waterpark was voted the “world’s coolest indoor waterpark” and features 223,000 square feet of family-friendly activities. Visitors of all ages can find something to do here, from relishing waterslides to listening to live music, hitting up the fitness center, to pampering yourself at the spa. Between Tom Foolery’s Adventure Park, B-Lux Bowling, Escape Rooms, and spa services, your family will never experience a dull moment.
Round Rock is home to excellent schools, including:
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