Get Carried Away In Granbury, Texas

Granbury is a distinctive city filled with charisma, fun and excitement.  Guests  get pleasure from the scenery of the Texas outdoors along with the activities it offers.   Just a quick drive from Dallas and Fort Worth, this fascinating area offers fishing, hiking and bird watching just to identify a few outdoor activities.

Lake Granbury was created in 1969 by the DeCordova Bend Dam.  This 30 mile long lake has 103 miles of shore.  The lake holds weight records for channel catfish, hybrid striped bass and large and small mouth bass.  There are boat docks, a boat launch, and fishing pier at the resort with paddle boats available for use (Seasonal).  Local marinas offer boat rentals and charter fishing.  Canoeing or tubing along the Brazos River is additionally a popular sport.

Rentals in Granbury range from diminutive cabins to villas. The Inn on Lake Granbury is a well-appointed bed and breakfast located directly on the lake and within walking distance to the historic city center of Granbury, Texas.  Featuring roughly two acres of landscaped gardens, a flagstone pool with waterfall, scenic lakefront views and wonderful furniture, this bed and breakfast will spoil you with extras.   Every room is tasteful and the service is top notch.  For further information about this bed and breakfast vacation rental, visit their website at

The Arbor House Bed and Breakfast is an additional suggested place to lodge in luxury in Granbury.  This romantic cottage has quite a few decadent rooms.  The hosts of the bed and breakfast present such services as a birthday or anniversary cake for two, in room massages, roses delivered to your room, chocolate covered strawberries, and more.  For more information concerning this very unique vacation rental, go to their web site at 

For additional romance, book a horse and carriage ride through downtown Granbury.  Brazos Carriage will take you on a tour of the city and even offers some extra unique activities such as a Proposal Package.  For more information, or to reserve a carriage ride, get in touch with them at 1-817-723-2322.

Lake Granbury is fed by the Brazos River and has abundant fishing opportunities.  The lake includes Largemouth bass, Striped bass, White bass, Channel and Flathead catfish, White Crappie and Sunfish.  There are boat rentals and fishing excursions that can be scheduled through your Texas vacation rental or from many of the surrounding piers and docks. 
Old Granbury Town Square is a beautiful way to spend the afternoon.  Listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1974, the Square is described by the Department of the Interior as “one of the most complete examples of a late 19th century courthouse square in Texas.”  The refurbishment of the Hood County Courthouse, built in 1891, sparked the awareness in restoring Granbury square.   The restored structures contain fine vintage stores, gift shops, art galleries, cafes and restaurants.

Granbury, Texas is a wonderful vacation destination located merely a small distance southwest of Fort Worth.  There are several diverse historical sites to visit, terrific outdoor lake and river activities, fine dining, romantic bed and breakfasts and much more.

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