Change of Pace: 3 Great Vacations Spots on Lake Granbury




Locals know that Lake Whitney is one of the most beautiful lakes in Texas, but sometimes you just need a change of pace. About an hour drive upstream of Lake Whitney you will find the bustling Lake Granbury. Located right on the lake shore, Granbury Texas is home to a walk-and-shop town square, craft breweries, and all of the amenaties that a small city has to offer. The lake features 103 miles of shoreline and more than 8,000 square feet of water. Considered one of the best places for fishing in Texas, fishermen can find a variety of bass, catfish, crappie, sunfish, and Longnose gar. There is plenty do around Lake Granbury for the serious vacationer.

  1. Lakeside Haven - Lakeside Haven is just 45 minutes from Fort Worth a little over an hour from Dallas. This 2-bedroom, 2-bath getaway is the perfect site for a family vacation. It features 4 deck levels, a swimming pool, lots of shade trees, and beautiful lake views. With a private cove for the fisherman and a private dock for the boaters, there is never a moment for boredom. Amenities include a fully equipped kitchen, a wine refrigerator, a flat-screen TV with surround sound, wifi, board games, and books. This cute heaven-away-from-home offers peace and quiet with family fun.
  2. House of Sunsets - Texas is known for its beautiful sunsets. Lake Granbury has its own reputation. This big house is a great place to enjoy those sunsets with family and friends. With 5 bedrooms and 4 baths, there is plenty of room for a party of 20. And it’s less than a decade old, meaning its modern, equipped, and comfortable. The kitchen is fully stocked for the gourmet chef, the house includes an upstairs media room, and there’s a covered patio in the back of the house that runs the full length of the house. There’s also a firepit, a boat dock, and a picnic table. Close by are two golf courses, plenty of shopping, and awesome restaurants. While you’re hear, take the family to Dinosaur Valley State Park and Fossil Rim Wildlife Park.
  3. Sun Deck Cove - If you want privacy on your vacation, there’s no better place to get it than right here on this cul de sac. This comfortable 3-bedroom home is cozy and warm. Situated on a cul de sac overlooking a private cove, you’ll enjoy the beautiful views overlooking the lake and gorgeous sunsets. There’s a swimming dock and a nearby marina. There’s also a fully stocked kitchen and a fireplace. In town, you’ll find wineries, restaurants, a live theater, music, and some great shopping venues. Historic Granbury is one of the best places in Texas to visit. 

Lake Granbury is one of the best vacation spots in Texas. Located along the Brazos River just upstream from Lake Whitney, it is home to several vacation and recreation areas in North Texas. Mix it up with a quick trip to Granbury one of these days!




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Fishing Report from TPWD (Jul. 17)

FAIR. Water normal stain; 88 degrees; 0.19 feet below pool. Catfish are fair using cut shad in 20-25 feet of water. Striped bass bite is slow on live bait in 30 feet of water on artificial baits while trolling umbrella rigs and Alabama rigs. Crappie are slow on small jigs and minnows in timber in 15-20 feet on the north end of the lake. White bass fishing is slow. Largemouth bass fishing is slow. All boat ramps are now open. Report by Captain Cory Vinson, Guaranteed Guide Service.

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