10 Captivating Castles You Won’t Believe Are Near Austin

Did you know that Texas was once a very royal place? There are castles all over the state, and lucky for us, there are captivating castles that you wouldn’t ever believe are right near Austin. Take a day and go live out your fairy tale with a visit to one of these enchanting landmarks. Visitors beware…Not every castle was built for kings and queens. Some were built for jails and courthouses, while others built for entertainment and hotels. Here are 10 castles in Austin and the surrounding area:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Don’t judge these castles by just their beautiful exteriors – Schedule a tour and see them for yourself!