It’s no secret that Glen Rose has all of the elements of the perfect destination for a romantic getaway! With over 15 attractions, a diverse selection of dining, shopping, and entertainment, and a wide variety of lodging options, we’ve got just what you need to enjoy a romantic getaway close to home!If you’re looking for the best way to explore Glen Rose with YOUR valentine, let us help you find some romantic getaway ideas for you and your special someone. Here are a few sample itineraries to get you started:
Stroll hand-in-hand along our beautiful downtown square.
Choose a piece of art or locally crafted item from one of the unique boutique shops to cherish for years to come!
Enjoy a delicious lunch at one of the downtown eateries
Have a locally made dessert or treat
Learn about the historic downtown through the self-guided historic walking tour
Enjoy a glass of local wine, or craft beer along with a delicious dinner from one of our unique downtown eateries.
Hike your choice of 12 hiking trails at Dinosaur Valley State Park
Feed the animals with a drive-through safari tour at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center.
Climb on the rocks at Big Rocks Park, and stroll the River Walk at sunrise or sunset
Play a round (or two) of golf at the award-winning, 36 hole, Squaw Valley Golf Course.
Rest and Relaxation
Check in to one of our fabulously unique bed & breakfasts, guest houses, or cabins
Read a book (visit one of our great book stores on the square to prepare)
Curl up on the back porch with a cup of coffee or tea, or enjoy a fire in the fire pit!
Enjoy the peace and quiet.
Art & History
Enjoy the history and world-renowned artists’ masterpieces on display with a stroll through Barnard’s Mill & Art Museum.
Learn about the history of Glen Rose at your own pace through the Historic Walking Tour.
Take a step back in time and enjoy artifacts donated by local Glen Rose Citizens at the Somervell County Museum
Explore the Earth’s history through the scientific evidence for creation at the Creation Evidence Museum.
Enjoy the art and handcrafted items located in the boutiques on the Historic Downtown Square
And SO MUCH MORE!
With our many lodging, dining, shopping, and attractions options, you can choose your own adventure for an experience as active or as relaxing as you’d like. The Glen Rose Convention & Visitors Bureau is here to help you plan the perfect staycay by calling 254-897-3081 or you can plan your own adventure by using our website ExploreGlenRose.org!Here are some special events that our tourism partners have prepared for you!February 12th & 13thSpend Valentines Weekend with Inn on the River with a special Valentine’s Dinner Featuring the Foods Of Love!
Mussels with Garlic Wine Sauce and Crusty Bread
Crab Cakes with Avocado Crema
5oz Filet Mignon with Shrimp Scampi
Stuffed Pork Chop
8oz Filet Mignon
Rack of Lamb
Honey Glazed Fruits with Chili Chocolate Sauce over Ice Cream
Complimentary S’mores and hot cocoa for your campfire
Explore our trails on a scavenger hunt
Bring your favorite family photos and share stories
Feed the zebras and giraffes at Fossil Rim
Hike and picnic at Dinosaur Valley State Park
Complimentary cupcakes in your cabin
Call or text 325-998-8632 or 817-279-3002 or visit their websiteCountrywoodsinn.comFebruary 12th, 13th & 14thFossil Rim Sweetheart SafariLooking to woo that special someone for Valentine’s Day? Sweetheart Safaris are back!This event will be offered on February 12, 13, and 14. Their guided tour will leave the nearby Safari Camp at 4:30 p.m. The tour will return to camp at 6 p.m., as guests enjoy a three-course dinner in the glass-walled pavilion while the sun sets. For more information and to make reservations, give Fossil Rim a call at (254) 898-4268February 13th
Barnard’s Mill & Art Museum Valentine’s DinnerMake Valentine’s Day memorable with a dinner at the historic Barnard’s Mill. Tickets include a delicious dinner, tours of the historic Mill, and the ability to view one-of-a-kind art pieces in our art gallery. Seating is limited. Call 972-965-4455 or Visit Their Website to purchase your tickets
Oakdale RV Resortis hosting a Crawfish Boil Saturday, 2/13 from 2-5 pm! Join the for Live Music, Great Food, and Good Times! For more information, call Oakdale Park at 254-897-2321.
Events are subject to change without notice. Stay up-to-date with all of our upcoming events! Visit our Events Page for more information.