If you’re in looking into visiting Rough Creek Lodge, first you need know a little about its unique location.
Glen Rose, Texas is just 90 minutes south of Dallas/Fort Worth, smack-dab in the middle of the beautiful Texas Hill Country. Recently named a “Top-ten great weekend getaways in America” by Travel & Leisure, Glen Rose is known for its small town charm, laid-back atmosphere, and activities for any group of family or friends.
From going on a safari to hunting for dinosaur fossils, Glen Rose offers an experience that you can’t get anywhere else in Texas. Here are some of the awesome spots you should also visit when you plan a getaway to Rough Creek Lodge:
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
The Fossil Rim Wildlife Center is an endangered species research and conservation center. The facility has over 1,000 animals from 50 species. You can take a guided tour or roam the land on your own in a self-guided tour with your family.
Covering approximately twenty acres, Dinosaur World features more than 100 life-size dinosaurs along a winding walkway. Find out info about type of dinosaur, when they existed and where they roamed. There is also a museum complete with replicas and fossils and a dinosaur dig for the kids.
Glen Rose also plays home to the last “wild” river of Texas, the Paluxy, and the mighty Brazos. These two crystal clear rivers offer beauty and recreational enjoyment. The ideal time to visit is when summer finally gives in to fall, where you will see some of the most pronounced changes in all of Texas. Some even say it is the closest thing to the New England area in the state.
You see, Glen Rose, Texas is a pretty unique place and when you’re ready to explore the great outdoors you should start and end your days at Rough Creek Lodge! Whether you’re searching for a weekend getaway or a family vacation, Rough Creek is ready to accommodate your every need. With an almost endless list of activities, you will definitely enjoy your experience and will have your kids itchin’ to come back!
So come enjoy the serenity of Glen Rose, Texas! And do it at the Rough Creek Lodge and Resort .