Granbury is a distinctive city filled with enchantment, entertainment and excitement. Guests get pleasure from the backdrop of the Texas outdoors along with the activities it offers. Only a quick drive from Dallas and Fort Worth, this fascinating place offers fishing, hiking and bird watching just to name 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 on hand for use (Seasonal). Neighborhood marinas offer boat rentals and charter fishing. Canoeing or tubing along the Brazos River is also a popular sport.
Rentals in Granbury span from diminutive cabins to villas. The Inn on Lake Granbury is a well-appointed bed and breakfast situated directly on the lake and within walking distance to the historic business district of Granbury, Texas. Featuring nearly two acres of landscaped gardens, a flagstone pool with waterfall, scenic lakefront views and gorgeous furniture, this bed breakfast will spoil you with extras. Each room is exquisite and the service is top notch. For additional information regarding this bed and breakfast vacation rental, visit their website at Innonlakegranbury.com.
The Arbor House Bed and Breakfast is another suggested home to stay in luxury in Granbury. This romantic cottage includes quite a few decadent rooms. The hosts of the bed and breakfast offer such services as a birthday or anniversary cake for two, in room massages, roses delivered to your room, chocolate covered strawberries, and more. For additional information concerning this fantastically distinctive vacation rental, visit their web site at Granbury-bed-breakfast.com.
For additional ambiance, book a horse and carriage ride through downtown Granbury. Brazos Carriage will engage you on a tour of the city and even offers a few extra special activities such as a Proposal Package. For more information, or to put your name down for a carriage ride, call them at 1-817-723-2322.
Lake Granbury is fed by the Brazos River and has great 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 tours that can be scheduled through your Texas vacation rental or from many of the surrounding piers and docks.
Old Granbury Town Square is a lovely 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, constructed in 1891, sparked the significance in restoring Granbury square. The restored buildings have fine vintage stores, gift shops, art galleries, cafes and restaurants.
Granbury, Texas is a marvelous retreat destination situated just a brief distance southwest of Fort Worth. There are many different historical sites to see, terrific outdoor lake and river activities, fine dining, romantic bed and breakfasts and much more.