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The town of Granbury, Texas and the surrounding area offer numerous outdoor activities, live theater fine dining establishments, local wineries, and romantic excursions. For theater, come and enjoy a Texas-style Broadway play or musical or a nostalgia concert...experience a sizzling spring or summer festival on the Square...or just leisurely shop the many specialty shops on the historic downtown Square.

Granbury area restaurants offer American, Italian, Mexican, Japanese Steak, and exceptional Texas ranch-style cuisine. The Historic Town Square also has a wonderful sandwich and ice cream shop accented with rock and roll themes and a “merry heart tea room” that serves a wide range of salads, sandwiches, and unique lunch dishes.

If you have an adventurous spirit, you’ll find ample opportunities to exercise your mind and body. Rent a jet ski, boat, or kayak from local companies and enjoy the fun on sparkling Lake Granbury. Enjoy one of our nearby championship golf courses, or take a bicycle ride on the hike and bike trail or through rolling hills.

If you enjoy wine tasting, be sure to check out Barking Rocks Winery just north of town or Bluff Dale Winery to the west of Granbury. Both specialize in Texas wines and often have weekend musicians or concerts in the afternoon or evenings.

Whatever you decide to do, our special brand of Texas hospitality will invite you back to Inn on Lake Granbury time and time again.

Granbury Convention and Visitor's Bureau

The official Web site for Granbury tourism and the Historic District. Information on shops, restaurants, attractions, city beach, among many others.

Shopping on Historic Square

The merchants Web site – experience the unique shops on the Square.


There are a number of restaurants within a short drive or walking distance from Inn on Lake Granbury to the Historic Town Square. Some downtown favorites include Eighteen Ninety Grille and Lounge, Joe's Pasta and Farina's Wine Bar and Cafe. Others includeMiyako Japanese Steakhouse, Mi Familia Mexican, Ketzler's German Restaurant on the Square, and Let's Eat, a quaint "steak diner" in nearby Bluff Dale.

We would be happy to make recommendations and/or reservations for you. For a complete listing of area restaurants, go to

Live Theatre

Granbury Theatre Company

The newly renovated Granbury Opera House is home to musicals and plays by the Granbury Theatre Company.  Popular musicals and plays are performed throughout the year.   Call 817-579-0952 for show schedules or go to

The Promise
At the Texas Amphitheater in nearby Glen Rose, The Promise is a Golfing and Boating in Granbury Texas – Top Things to Dowonderful show about the Passion of Jesus Christ. Every Friday and Saturday evening from June through October. 800-687-2661

Outdoor Activities & Attractions

Lake Granbury Marina

Rent a pontoon boat or jet ski to tour the lake.  Call 817-279-1000 for rental information.  Summer and Fall hours.  Just a few miles from the Inn.

Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
Enjoy guided tours along scenic Wildlife Drive and marvel at zebras, giraffes, antelopes, llamas, and ostriches, among many wild animals. You'll travel 10 miles through a living laboratory, where groundbreaking research is conducted to benefit endangered species worldwide. Located approximately 20 miles from Inn on Lake Granbury. 254-897-2960


Squaw Valley Golf Club
This 18-hole public golf Wineries around Granbury Texascourse has been nominated as the best public golf course in the nation. Unique Scottish bries and water hazards will challenge your golfing skills. Guest privileges available at discounted rates. 254-897-7956

Sugartree Golf Course
This 18-hole championship golf course has been given a "four-star" rating by Golf Digest and was selected by the Dallas Morning News as one of the 18 best rural golf courses in Texas. Guest privileges available at discounted rates. 817-341-1111

Other Fun Things to Do

D'Vine Wine of Texas
Your "personal winery" store on the Historic Town Square provides on-site wine making and offers daily wine tastings and a large selection of wines for sale by the bottle or batch. Host a private event or ask for assistance in creating a custom, private-label wine. 817-573-7200

Revolver Brewing Company

Revolver is a Texas family owned brewery business, located within a short drive from the Inn. Tours are from noon - 3pm on Saturdays, and beer tastings are $7 per person.  It was founded by father and son, Ron and Rhett Keisler, along with seasoned Master Brewer and Cicerone, Grant Wood. Revolver is brewing world-class beer in the Texas countryside with fresh water from a Trinity Aquifer well and incorporating seasonal local ingredients.  817-736-8034

Wagon Yard
A wonderful furniture, lighting, and decor specialty shop directly behind the Historic Nutt House Hotel on the Square.

Barking Rocks Winery
Small batches of premium wines are being handcrafted in an old rock barn located between historic Granbury and Thorp Springs.

Brazos Drive-In
An authentic 1950’s drive-in movie theater located in Granbury. Experience one of the last of its kind in Texas. Open Friday and Saturday nights from May – October. Double feature begins just after sunset. 817-573-1311

Last Saturday Gallery Night

Galleries in Granbury stay open late with artist demos and more.

Brazos Carriage Company
Carriage rides in a white French Vis-a-Vis, drawn by a Percheron horse throughout Granbury's historic district, with a narrated tour. Bed and Breakfast taxi service or one-hour special request tours also available. Friday, Saturday and Sunday only. Visa, Mastercard, and Discover accepted. 817-723-2322


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