DINOSAUR CAPITAL OF TEXAS, GLEN ROSE
Glen Rose is known as the Dinosaur Capital of Texas but there is more to be discovered in this quaint town. With an historic courthouse square, surrounded by hills and rivers, Glen Rose was voted Americas Dream Town for 2004.
Dinosaur Valley State Park features some of the best preserved dinosaur tracks in the world. The park also offer hiking, biking and horseback riding trails, as well as campsites, playgrounds and access to the Paluxy River. Dinosaur World adds to the dinosaur theme with a walk-thru park including more than 100 life-size dinosaurs, museum, fossil dig and more. Fossil Rim Wildlife Center is one of the most noted wildlife conservation preserves in the country, working with a number of endangered species including cheetah, black rhino, white rhino and red wolf. In addition to the important work in saving the animals, Fossil Rim also offers education opportunities, including drive-thru and behind the scenes tours. Glen Rose offers other attractions including museums, shopping, restaurants and a spectacular 36-hole golf course. Glen Rose features more than 30 unique lodging opportunities including bed and breakfasts, cabins, guest homes and hotels for your overnight relaxation.
CONTACT THE GLEN ROSE VISITOR CENTER AT 1-888-346-6282 OR GLENROSETEXAS.NET.
Get Away to Granbury A rare jewel awaits you just 35 miles southwest of Fort Worth, nestled in the heart of the Brazos River Valley alongside Lake Granbury. Stroll through the charming Victorian Historic Downtown Square reminding you of a time gone by as you search for treasures in more than 40 unique shops and boutiques. Enjoy Broadway-style musicals in the 1886 ambience of the Granbury Opera House. The whole family will love a trip back in time to the Brazos Drive-In, one of only a few left in the state, and The U.S. Veterans Museum at Granbury is a dont miss. Outdoor lovers can enjoy golf, water sports, City Beach, or a brisk hike or bike ride along theMoments in Time trail, or along the boardwalk, located behind the Granbury Resort Conference Center and the Hilton Garden Inn. Fine dining, wine tasting, art displays and historical sites add to the experience. Relax in one of Granburys cozy bed and breakfast inns or conventional hotels for the perfect retreat. History buffs will find mystery in the sites and tales surrounding Jesse James, John Wilkes Booth, Davy Crockett, and the hanging tower at the old jailhouse. You might even forget time altogether.
CONTACT THE GRANBURY CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AT 877-936-1201 OR 800-950-2212 OR AT GRANBURYTX.COM.
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