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Round-Top is a town in Fayette County in southeast Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 80 residents. Although small in size, Round Top is home to three very popular tourist attractions; The Round Top Antiques Fair, Shakespeare at Winedale and International Festival, a renowned music institute for young musicians. Round Top is also home to the oldest building in Fayette County; Moore's Fort. The Round Top Antiques Fair has been held here every spring and fall for over forty years. It features Americana, European and Country furniture, accessories and other unique items from all over the world. Many "tagalong" antique shows have appeared in nearby communities, so that today, the Antiques Week stretches from North of Round Top, Texas, Southward through Warrenton, Texas. The Round Top International Festival is a musical institute established in 1971 by pianist James Dick. It provides musical education programs throughout summer and hosts several concerts every year. Shakespeare at Winedale was created in 1970 and is affiliated with the University of Texas Austin. The performance space in Round Top, called Winedale, is actually a barn donated to the University. The centerpiece of the program is the summer performances, when students from the University of Texas spend 11 weeks preparing for 24 performances of three Shakespeare plays. The plays usually take place the last weeks of July and first weeks of August.

Surrounding areas: La Grange, Texas (15.4 mi), Brenham, Texas (19.2 mi), Cat Spring, Texas (26.9 mi), Bellville, Texas (27.4 mi), Smithville, Texas (28.0 mi), Hempstead, Texas (37.0 mi), Bastrop, Texas (37.1 mi)

Round Top Vacation Rentals




Round Top Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Ramada - Giddings4002 E Austin StGiddings, TX14.5 mi.(979) 542-9666
Northpointe Executive Suites Motel202 NorthpointeLa Grange, TX14.5 mi.(979) 968-6406
Econo Lodge GiddingsHwy 290 EGiddings, TX16.5 mi.(979) 542-9666
Comfort Suites2350 S Day StBrenham, TX18.8 mi.(979) 421-8100
Best Western Inn Of Brenham1503 Hwy 290 EastBrenham, TX19.2 mi.(979) 251-7791
Holiday Inn Express555 Hwy 290 EBrenham, TX19.2 mi.(979) 836-4590
Econo Lodge2217 S Market StBrenham, TX19.4 mi.(979) 836-1300
Super 8 - Somerville151 Ave B SSomerville, TX21.8 mi.(979) 596-3884
Super 8 Motel102 Townsend LnWeimar, TX25.6 mi.(979) 725-9788
Columbus Inn2208 Hwy 71Columbus, TX26.5 mi.(979) 732-5723
Country Hearth Inn2436 Hwy 71 SColumbus, TX26.5 mi.(888) 325-7817
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites4321 I-10Columbus, TX27.4 mi.(979) 733-9300
Oakridge Motor Inn205 W Ih Frontage RdSchulenburg, TX29.3 mi.(979) 743-4192

Round Top Weather & Climate

Southeast Central Texas has a subtropical humid climate with hot summers and mild winters. This region is one of the hottest in the state of Texas. From June through September, the temperature is generally always above 90 degrees F., and it's not uncommon for it to soar over 100 degrees. High humidity makes it even more uncomfortable. Winters, on the other hand, are mild and pleasant. Thunderstorms are possible in spring and sometimes bring tornadoes to the area. Snowfall is very rare, although it does occur once every couple of years or so. The average high in January is 63 degrees F. Average annual rainfall in this area is 50 inches. Flash flooding sometimes occurs when storms dump large amounts of rain in a short period of time.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 62°F 41°F 3.05 in. -
February 67°F 44°F 2.61 in. -
March 74°F 51°F 2.54 in. -
April 80°F 57°F 2.95 in. -
May 86°F 65°F 5.23 in. -
June 91°F 71°F 3.77 in. -
July 95°F 73°F 1.55 in. -
August 96°F 72°F 2.73 in. -
September 90°F 68°F 3.96 in. -
October 82°F 59°F 4.45 in. -
November 71°F 50°F 3.30 in. -
December 64°F 42°F 2.99 in. -

Round Top Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are Easterwood Field (CLL) located about 41 miles northeast of Round Top in College Station, Texas, the Austin Bergstrom International airport (AUS) located approximately 58 miles west of Round Top in Austin, Texas, the David Wayne Hooks Memorial airport (DWH) located roughly 68 miles east of Round Top in Houston, Texas, and finally the Sugar Land Regional airport (SGR) located around 69 miles southeast of Round Top in Houston, Texas.

Round Top Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
Six Flags AstroWorldHoustonTX82.5 mi.
Landa ParkNew BraunfelsTX89.2 mi.
 
Water Parks
SplashTown WaterparkSpringTX76.5 mi.
Schlitterbahn Waterpark ResortNew BraunfelsTX89.2 mi.
Splashdown San AntonioSan AntonioTX116.6 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Frisch Auf Valley Country ClubLa GrangeTX15.4 mi.
Giddings Country ClubGiddingsTX16.1 mi.
Weimar Golf ClubWeimarTX25.7 mi.
Columbus Golf CourseColumbusTX27.1 mi.
Bellville Golf & Recreation ClubBellvilleTX27.9 mi.
 
State Parks
Nails Creek State ParkTX15.0 mi. 
Monument Hill State ParkTX16.5 mi. 
Birch Creek State ParkTX16.7 mi. 
Baylor University State ParkTX26.7 mi. 
Buescher State ParkTX28.4 mi. 
Bastrop State ParkTX33.9 mi. 
Washington State ParkTX37.1 mi. 
Stephen F Austin State ParkTX39.8 mi. 
 
Museums
Star of the Republic MuseumWashingtonTX36.9 mi.(History)
Texas A&M Athletic Sports MuseumCollege StationTX44.5 mi.(Miscellaneous)
 
Zoos and Aquariums
Houston Zoological GardensHoustonTX82.5 mi.
The Texas ZooVictoriaTX89.0 mi.
Cameron Park ZooWacoTX106.0 mi.
San Antonio Zoological Gardens and AquariumSan AntonioTX116.6 mi.
Sea World of San AntonioSan AntonioTX116.6 mi.


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