Round Rock was one of the top 19 ‘burbs featured in Apartment Therapy’s 2019 list of “Coolest Suburbs in America.” Other Texas cities listed in the ranking included Denton and Arlington. The list was assessed based on the availability of “diverse dining options, awesome coffee shops, walkable areas, outdoor recreation, unique boutiques, family-friendly activities, a sense of community, and a lively arts scene,” according to the site’s methodology.
People are flocking to the country’s booming metropolitan areas, but for those who want to deal with less hassles of big city living, there are the suburbs. These smaller cities and towns offer proximity to everything their larger neighbors have to offer, while oftentimes being safer and less crowded.
“Quite a few people who have their sights set on living in Austin end up in Round Rock, Texas,” according to the article. “The reasons for this switch are all but self-evident. From culture to recreation, the suburb has a ton to offer.”
“So it makes sense Round Rock is one of the fastest-growing cities of its size in the United States, according to WalletHub. Thankfully, Round Rock still has a small-town vibe. You’ll find plenty of southern hospitality here, from longtime residents to the new folks moving in next door.”
Be sure to check out Apartment Therapy’s breakdown of everything that makes Round Rock great, from best places to hang out, hidden gems and fun activities.