There’s nothing better than a summer getaway in Georgetown, Texas. Located 30-miles outside of Austin, with plenty of hustle but less of the bustle. The City, fondly known as, The Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas, offers small-town charm mixed with big-city tastes. 

Pack your tastebuds, Georgetown serves up the good stuff. 

Local foodie favorites, such as Blue Corn Harvest, Greenhouse Craft Food, Wildfire Restaurant and Nancy’s Sky Garden cook up everything from sizzling steaks to vegetarian plates. Whatever you fancy you’ll find more than enough to dine for on the Square and off.

Have a few sweet teeth? 18 Carrot Bakery and Galaxy Bakery and Coffee House will let you savor the yum down to the last crumb. 

From happy days to happy hours, you’ll have plenty to toast in Georgetown. 

Pints runneth over with craft brews at Rentsch Brewery and there’s always a comfy spot to sip a cold one at “Georgetown’s Living Room,” Mesquite Creek Outfitters.

Care to pair a cold one with a hot one, indulge in everyone’s guilty pleasure, pizza and beer, at 600 Degrees Pizzeria and Drafthouse.

Prefer grapes to hops? You’ll find plenty of Hill Country wine to taste. Enjoy sips straight from the vine at Georgetown Winery, Grape Creek Winery or our newest tasting room, Barons Creek Vineyards. And if that’s not enough to toast the good times, head on over to El Monumento for award-winning craft cocktails and vacay-worthy views. 

Need more than food for thought?

With its bounty of local charms, natural beauty, and summer-ready events, Georgetown offers the trifecta of “eat, drink and be merry”. Boutique lovers can discover artisan treasures around the Square or get cozy with a summer page-turner at Lark & Owl Booksellers off the Square.

Art aficionados can try their hand at painting classes from Sip N Stain, or take in gallery-ready pieces at the Georgetown Art Center. There are even opportunities for an encore at The Palace Theatre.

Or if you prefer shows produced by Mother Nature, outdoor adventurers can cast a line in Lake Georgetown or play in Blue Hole

Plan for an eventful experience.

Whether you are making the most of your summer break or are looking ahead for some fall fun, Georgetown has plenty of opportunities to fill a calendar year.

If you’re visiting during the dog days, tune in to tunes at Music on the Square, the summer concert series that occurs most Fridays from June through August. Thinking of getting away for another season, there’s Lighting of the Square and The Christmas Stroll during the holidays or enjoy spring’s biggest bloom, the Red Poppy Festival

Uncover a rich history. 

With its well-preserved Victorian Architecture and dedication to historical conservation, Georgetown has more than earned its accolades from the National Trust, Texas Commission on the Arts and Main Street America.

Beyond the bricks and mortar, these buildings have more than 170 years of stories to tell. Uncover the past while playing in the future.

Take a tour of Georgetown’s Historic Courthouse to learn about pivotal cases that affected the nation, then head on over to Williamson Museum for a full immersion into the heritage of Georgetown and Williamson County. Want to go even further back in time? Channel archaeological vibes with a visit to the Inner Space Cavern and explore geological marvels from prehistoric ages. 

Get a good night’s rest.

From national hotel chains to the 4-star rated Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel and Conference Center, the accommodations in Georgetown offer comforts and conveniences to make your stay as beautiful as the Square itself. So take summer by the shine and plan for more than a day to cool off and settle into your next weekend away in Georgetown.

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