The quaint town of Cleburne, Texas offers big adventures! Enjoy a fun weekend getaway or a great place to raise your family. There's something for everyone here. From rich history, museums, and parks to shopping, dining, and theatre, you'll never tire of all the local attractions just waiting for you and your family to explore. Spend the weekends enjoying some live music or playing a round of golf.
Cleburne offers a friendly atmosphere, plenty of outdoor recreation - especially at Cleburne State Park, and fun around every corner. Cleburne also just built a new minor league baseball stadium for the Cleburne Railroaders. Come out and discover all that's waiting for you and your family in Cleburne!
Your new homesite at The Ranches at Bobcat Ridge will be within minutes of shopping, dining, parks, historic sites, museums, and much more in Glen Rose and Granbury.
As soon as you make the turn into the historic Downtown Granbury Square, it's easy to see why Granbury's motto is "Where Texas History Lives." From the grand Hood County Courthouse, front and center, to its well-preserved and maintained 19th Century storefronts, Granbury's pride for its past is on full display. From festivals and events, to entertainment and attractions, to gift shopping, Granbury is an ideal relaxing place to spend a weekend or a lifetime!
Lake Granbury is a scenic 33.5-mile long rural recreational haven on the Brazos River in downtown Granbury. Lake Granbury has 5 public boat ramps, two fishing piers and 4 overnight camping areas. Granbury City Beach provides a boat ramp, public swimming and picnicking. If Golf is your game, you can play 9 or 18 holes. There are several golf courses closeby including the Granbury Country Club, Harbor Lakes Golf Club, Hidden Oaks, Nutcracker Golf Club and Pecan Plantation. City Beach Park & Convention Center Lake Granbury has its own white sandy beach at the City Beach Park which is perfect for swimming and picnicking. The beach is a great place access our boardwalk. It is within walking distance to our historic downtown square where there are many places to eat and shop.
Events, Food & Drink
Every month, Granbury Square hosts Girls' Night Out for late-night shopping and eats. Of course, everyone is welcome to Granbury's numerous events, like a community carnival and "Wine Walk." Dining in Granbury features everything from home-cooking to fine dining. Whether you are looking for a family-friendly restaurant or the perfect romantic cafe, you are sure to find the perfect place. Granbury also has many different craft drink options. Nestled in North Texas and the Upper Hill Country, Granbury is home to three local vineyards, a winery on the downtown Historic Square, custom winery tours, and one of the most well-known craft breweries in Texas: Revolver Brewing. The Revolver Brewing is a Texas family-owned business and they take extreme pride in their craft and brew world-class beer.
History & Culture
Granbury Town Square is the most historic courthouse square in Texas. Enjoy boutique shopping at more than 40 unique stores and nearly a dozen restaurants and eateries. Viewed as a model for downtown revitalization, the Granbury Square is proud to have been the first downtown in Texas to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Granbury is home to everything involving the arts. Find galleries, sculptures, well-known artists and make-and-take studios. The vibrant art community in Granbury is full of many talented, homegrown artists. The Granbury Theatre Company performs at the beautiful Historic Granbury Opera House, which just recently underwent a major renovation making it a state of the art venue where you can see live musicals and stage plays.
Glen Rose, Texas, is one of the best weekend getaways in America. You can kayak, go on a safari, hunt for dinosaur fossils, mountain-bike, hike, swim, see endangered black rhinos and Arabian onyx, ride horses, golf, camp, go antique shopping, attend blue-grass festivals, hunt, enjoy world-class entertainment and food, or see a rodeo! The county is home to the mighty Brazos river. The crystal clear river offers beauty and recreational enjoyment. If there's anywhere to try something you've been dreaming about, it's here in the "City in the Country."
Glen Rose is home to the Dinosaur Valley State Park that contains some of the best preserved dinosaur tracks in the world. There are two fiberglass models, a 70-foot Apatosaurus and a 45-foot Tyrannosaurus Rex. They were built, under commission of the Sinclair Oil Company, for New York World's Fair Dinosaur Exhibit of 1964 - 1965. Other activities include camping, picnicking, hiking, mountain biking, equestrian use in a separate 100-acre area, river swimming and fishing, and wildlife observation. Dinosaur World offers fun for the entire family, but especially for the youngsters that are fascinated by dinosaurs. Visitors have an opportunity to literally walk among the dinosaurs. Covering approximately twenty acres, Dinosaur World feature more than 100 life-size dinosaurs along a winding walkway. Another great attraction is the Fossil Rim Wildlife Center. It features living, at-risk animal species from Africa roaming freely on the open ranges. You can drive yourself along the park's 10-mile road or take a guided tour that allows you to enter areas off-limits to the general public.
Things To Do
The Promise, based on Scripture, brings a modern touch to the most amazing story ever told. Audiences experience a smiling, approachable Jesus who reaches out to people and changes lives. With its sweeping musical score, live animals, and a cast and crew of more than 150 dedicated Christian artists, The Promise is truly the experience of a lifetime. Any visit to Glen Rose should start at the native-limestone courthouse. The square is home to several antique shops where you can prowl through nooks and cubbyholes in three buildings crowded with goods, from quilts and antique jewelry to Christmas items. Just up the street Bernard's Mill & Art Museum. The mill's third floor hosted dances, court proceedings, and posse gatherings. The mill, whose foundation goes down 25 feet to bedrock, has three-feet-thick walls and hand-hewed beams bolstering 12-foot ceilings.
Lake Granbury is a North Texas reservoir in Hood County near Granbury, Texas. It was created in 1969 and is one of three lakes damming the Brazos River. Lake Granbury is contained by the De Cordova Bend Dam and is a long, narrow lake, encompassed by 103 miles of shoreline. Fish populations in Lake Granbury include: Largemouth Bass, Striped Bass, White Bass, Channel Catfish, Flathead Catfish White Crappie, Sunfish and Long-nose Gar. The lake is annually stocked with bass in past years catfish. Along with fishing, other recreational uses include boating, wakeboarding and water skiing.