Granbury is a unique city overflowing with enchantment, fun and excitement.  Visitors  take pleasure in 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 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 jetty at the resort with paddle boats available for use (Seasonal).  Neighborhood marinas offer boat rentals and charter fishing.  Canoeing or tubing along the Brazos River is also a popular sport.

Vacation rentals in Granbury range from small cabins to villas. The Inn on Lake Granbury is a luxurious bed and breakfast located directly on the lake and within walking distance to the historic city center of Granbury, Texas.  Featuring nearly 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 exquisite 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 & Spa is one more recommended house to dwell in luxury in Granbury.  This romantic bungalow 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 additional information about this incredibly special vacation rental, visit their web site at

For additional ambiance, reserve a horse and carriage ride through downtown Granbury.  Brazos Carriage will lead you on a tour of the city and even offers a few extra individual activities such as a Proposal Package.  For more information, or to reserve a carriage ride, call them at 1-817-723-2322.

Lake Granbury is fed by the Brazos River and has abundant fishing opportunities.  The lake carries 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 vacation rental or from many of the surrounding piers and docks.

Old Granbury Town Square is a beautiful way to expend 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 restitution of the Hood County Courthouse, built in 1891, sparked the interest in restoring Granbury square.   The restored structures have fine vintage shops, gift shops, art galleries, cafes and restaurants.

Granbury, Texas is a fabulous vacation destination found only a brief distance southwest of Fort Worth.  There are several distinctive historical sites to see, remarkable outdoor lake and river activities, fine dining, romantic bed and breakfasts and much more.