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There’s never a shortage of exciting things to do in Pflugerville. Whether you’re exploring the outdoors, visiting a national landmark or indulging in a delicious meal, boredom is a foreign feeling to long-time residents and newcomers. Discover some of the region’s biggest hot spots and learn how to live like a true Pflugerville local.

Channel Your Inner Tourist:

Texas State Capitol

Standing as a testament to the history of the Lone Star State, the Texas State Capitol is widely recognized as one of the nation’s most distinguished state capitols. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970, it was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1986 and continues to attract tourists from all over.

Immerse Yourself in Nature:

Stoney Creek Park

Stoney Creek Park, located in Northtown Park, offers barbecue pits, picnic tables, a soccer field, a volleyball court, dirt bike trails, playscapes and a pergola for family gatherings. Its serene environment is the perfect spot to unwind with a cold drink in hand and some good company.

Enjoy a Delicious Meal:

FD’s Grill House

An Austin staple, FD’s Grill House is the best spot to grab an afternoon bite or family dinner. With fresh menu features such as North Atlantic salmon, in-house dressings and key lime pie made from scratch, this family-owned restaurant is one you won’t want to skip.

Have an Action-Packed Day:

Typhoon Texas Waterpark Austin

A launch pad for adventure, this 23-acre waterpark is open to all ages. Boasting a massive wave pool, a 10,000 sq.ft. activity pool with water features, a lazy river, and several multi-slide towers including both speed and tube slides, your kids will be begging you to stay.

Spend Time on the Water:

Lake Pflugerville Park

Lake Pflugerville Park is the ideal destination to stay refreshed on a hot day. The park includes a three-mile walking trail, playground, boat launch, pavilion and beach area that visitors of all ages can enjoy. Plus, for those who like bird watching, there are Purple Martin birdhouses for viewing.

Grab an Afternoon Treat:

Museum of Ice Cream

With just one location in Texas, the Museum of Ice Cream is a cool way to spend your afternoon — pun intended. Guests can celebrate the joy of uninhibited playtime and desserts in a vibrant wonderland of immersive installations including a rideable animal cookie, a tunnel of over a thousand bananas, and a world-famous sprinkle pool.

Walk the Pups:

Brushy Creek Dog Park

Switch up your daily walk at Brushy Creek Dog Park. This fenced bark park features several climbing and play areas, a watering zone, and seating to watch dogs play — keeping both you and your furry friends entertained for hours.

Golf with Friends:

The Golf Club at Star Ranch

Located in nearby Hutto, off of Toll 130, The Golf Club at Star Ranch offers an incredibly designed 18-hole golf course and clubhouse. With beautiful fairways and pristine white sand bunkers, an afternoon here is an afternoon well spent.

Indulge in a Tasting Experience:

Spirit of Texas Independent Distillery

Founded by Shaun Siems, a Pflugerville native, this family-run distillery started as a passion project and now specializes in small, handcrafted batches of premium spirits. Among the oldest operating distilleries in Texas, Spirit of Texas differentiates itself through its use of the finest ingredients and hand-built stills. Loved by locals, you won’t regret stopping by for a tour or private tasting.

Play Ball: D-Bat

Featuring 24,000 sq.ft. of play space, this indoor, climate-controlled facility encourages exercise no matter the weather. Between the 16 batting cages that throw real balls and guidance from professional instructors that live and breathe baseball and softball, you’ll leave feeling skilled and accomplished.



Interested in living in Pflugerville near Austin? Explore our available homes at Villas at Rowe or contact our New Home Specialist via email at rowe@empirecommunities.com or phone today.


Before you go, don’t forget to check out these impressive golf courses in Texas and some of the best school districts in the area.


Images courtesy of: Top Brunch Spots (Stoney Creek Park); FD’s Grill House (FD’s Grill House); Do 512 Family (Texas Typhoon); Artnet (The Museum of Ice Cream); UIC Athletics (Turf Training Facility).


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