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Nearby Places

From historic towns to bustling cities, there’s something for everyone within easy reach of Glen Rose, Texas


Granbury – 17 Miles

Just a scenic 17-mile drive from Glen Rose, Granbury beckons with its historic charm and picturesque Lake Granbury. Explore the historic downtown square, indulge in some shopping, or enjoy water activities on the lake. Don’t miss attractions like the Granbury Opera House and the Hood County Jail Museum for a taste of local history.

Cleburne – 24 Miles

A mere 24 miles from Glen Rose, Cleburne offers a delightful mix of outdoor recreation and cultural attractions. Visit the Layland Museum of History for insights into the region’s past, or spend a day at Cleburne State Park hiking, fishing, or picnicking amid scenic landscapes.

Hico – 26 Miles

Known for its Old West charm and artisanal delights, Hico is just 26 miles away from Glen Rose. Explore the quaint downtown area lined with antique shops and boutiques, or satisfy your sweet tooth with a visit to Wiseman House Chocolate Factory. Don’t forget to snap a photo with the famous Billy the Kid statue!

Stephenville – 30 Miles

Venture 30 miles from Glen Rose to Stephenville, a vibrant college town with a rich cowboy heritage. Explore the fascinating exhibits at the Stephenville Historical House Museum, or catch a rodeo event at the Lone Star Arena. With its thriving arts scene and western flair, Stephenville offers a unique Texas experience.

Burleson – 39 Miles

Less than 40 miles from Glen Rose, Burleson invites visitors to discover its blend of small-town charm and modern amenities. Explore the city’s parks and trails, indulge in farm-to-table dining, or catch a live music performance at one of the local venues. Don’t miss out on the interactive exhibits at the Russell Farm Art Center.

Weatherford – 41 Miles

A short 41-mile drive from Glen Rose, Weatherford delights visitors with its historic downtown district and western heritage. Stroll along brick-paved streets lined with antique shops and art galleries, or learn about the city’s cattle ranching history at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center. Outdoor enthusiasts can explore nearby Lake Weatherford for fishing and boating.

Fort Worth – 54 Miles

Just 54 miles from Glen Rose lies the vibrant city of Fort Worth, where western heritage meets modern amenities. Immerse yourself in cowboy culture at the Fort Worth Stockyards, catch a rodeo or live music performance, or explore world-class museums like the Kimbell Art Museum and the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.

Dallas – 76 Miles

For a taste of urban excitement, head 76 miles from Glen Rose to Dallas, a dynamic city known for its arts, culture, and culinary scene. Explore iconic landmarks like the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, indulge in shopping at the Dallas Arts District, or experience the vibrant nightlife of Deep Ellum.