Is it time to start planning your next vacation? Make Granbury, Texas your next destination! Granbury has something to offer every traveler: children, teens, and adults; history buffs and science enthusiasts, the outdoorsy, the shop-o-holics, and those who loved to be entertained; and the foodies, winos, and beer connoisseurs. Stay tuned to hear about all that Granbury holds!
Walk the Paths of Dinosaurs
Granbury is home to the Dinosaur Valley State Park. Here you can, quite literally, follow in the footsteps left by dinosaurs thousands of years ago. There are over 1500 acres of dinosaur tracks to behold! Enjoy full scale models of Apatosaurus and Tyrannosaurus Rex. Not only are they marvels to behold in their own right, but they are also part of the 1964 to 1965 New York World’s Fair Collection. Dinosaur Valley features 20 miles of trails for hiking and biking, 100 miles of horseback riding trails, and a plethora of water holes for swimming and fishing. You are invited to stay overnight in one of the campsites.
The Great Outdoors
In addition to Dinosaur Valley, Granbury offers beach parks and water sports on the gorgeous Lake Granbury and Brazos River. For additional biking and hiking, check out the historic Moments in Time Trail and the majestic Acton Nature Trail. Stroll through the beautiful Shanley park, and bring your canine companions to the Bark Park. For the golfers in your party, there are three exquisite golf courses and country clubs to choose from.
Tours and Museums
Tour the Granbury State Memorial Cemetery (resting place of many killed in the Civil War), the Last Mile Cemetery (resting place of Jesse James), the Hood County Courthouse Museum built in the 1800s, the Granbury Dollhouse Museum, the Hood County Jail Museum, the Granbury Historic Railroad Depot, the Bridge Street History Center Museum, and Granbury Memorial Lane honoring Firefighters. If you love to be thrilled, take the Granbury Ghosts and Legends Tour. Hop in a car for the Windmill Farm Driving Tour, and get up close and personal with 50 species of animals at the Fossil Rim Wildlife Center. Read about Brigadier General Hiram B. Granbury, the city’s namesake.
Your exploring will make you hungry and thirsty! Refuel in the delicious restaurants of Downtown Granbury. Whatever cuisine you crave, Granbury has something to satisfy! Visit the bakeries for dessert, and then head on over to Farina’s Winery to sip and relax. Once you are comfortably stuffed, walk off your meal by browsing the many great shops of Downtown Granbury. You undoubtedly will find items to purchase for friends and family back home. Explore this Souvenir Buying Guide from CNN Travel to pick out the perfect things while you’re in Texas.
Granbury, Texas is a fantastic destination for any person seeking any type of adventure. History, nature, food, shopping, and endless entertainment await you in Granbury. Book your travel today so that you have plenty of time to plan every step along your journey!