Texas Hill Country Family-Friendly Bed and Breakfast
If you are looking for a place to get away and get back to nature with the entire family, Country Woods Inn is the perfect place to book your next vacation. Glen Rose, Texas, is in the heart of Texas Hill Country, alongside the Paluxy River. This family-friendly bed and breakfast resort is nestled on 40 acres of beautiful, wooded country land. It's a sprawling country oasis that offers numerous lodging options, from a historic Main Lodge to glamping opportunities out in the woods.
Reconnect with Nature
At the Country Woods Inn, there are plenty of opportunities for reconnecting with nature. For example, there are fire pits where you can gather with your family to enjoy the warm heat, share some campfire stories, and roast some delicious marshmallows.
There are hammocks and benches throughout the property if you want a little time to relax by yourself. Enjoy a nap, read a book, or enjoy the scenery of beautiful Glen Rose.
There are numerous hiking trails throughout the property so that you can go on a different hike every day of your stay. Go down to the Paluxy River and get in a bit of fishing or swimming during the summertime.
At night, away from the city lights, you can enjoy gazing at the stars. Before your visit, be sure to brush up on your knowledge of constellations and see how many you can find in the night skies of Texas.
Enjoy Farm Animals
One of the biggest attractions at Country Wood Inns is the farm animals. They are sociable and enjoy interacting with the visitors. There are ducks, geese, horses, bunnies, donkeys, and more farm animals on the property, all kid-friendly.
Engage in Family Fun
There are lots of different opportunities to have fun with your family! There are tree swings that allow you to enjoy the fresh air. Visit the arts and craft barn, full of special activities for everyone to enjoy. There are lots of board games on hand for all skill levels. In addition, there is space for playing volleyball, basketball, and horseshoes. However large or small your group, The Country Woods Inn has the amenities and activities that will make your stay incredible.
If your family needs some downtime, there are many DVDs to watch on the flat-screen televisions in each unit. Your family can easily spend your entire stay at this beautiful Paluxy River bed and breakfast, exploring all it has to offer.
Beautiful Lodging Options
The Country Woods Inn offers many different lodging options across the 40-acre property. You can stay in a comfortable old farmhouse, or you can enjoy more of a glamping experience out in the woods.
The Main Lodge has room to sleep up to 12 guests in four different rooms. The loft is in a renovated attic, with two full beds and two twin beds, perfect for a family getaway. For a couple or individual looking to get away, you can stay in The Bluebonnet Room, The Rose Room, or The Sunflower Room, each with its unique decorations, queen bed, and private entrance.
The Main Lodge is not your only option. There are multiple stand-alone buildings on the property to choose from, each with a unique style. For example, the Prairie House, with four bedrooms, is located near the barn and river. Or you could rent either The East Wing or The West Wing of The Farm House.
The Saddle House was initially a mechanic shop and is now a cute Texas Hill Country River cabin with two full beds and a beautiful scenic view of the meadow and wooded hills. The Carriage House was originally a hay barn and is now a perfect family escape, looking over the horse corral.
Outside of the more traditional rooms above, The Country Wood Inn also offers Adventure Travel Lodging options if you are looking for a glamping experience.
You can spend the night in a renovated boxcar, enjoy the woods in a revamped vintage airstream, or a cabin in the woods. All the Adventure Travel Lodgings options are in the woods on the property.
Breakfast in the Barn
When you visit Country Woods Inn from March through November, on the weekends, your stay will start with breakfast in the beautifully restored barn, where you will get to enjoy a family-style breakfast buffet in a rustic setting. In addition, you can enjoy family favorites such as fresh eggs, French toast, juice, and milk.
During the week, you can cook up breakfast in either the full kitchen or kitchenette that is included with each unit. Or you can grab some yummy breakfast Big Cup or Debbie’s located minutes away from the Inn.
Historic Downtown Glen Rose
If you wander away from the Inn, there's plenty to do in the nearby area. You can walk to the historic downtown area of Glen Rose or take a little drive. There are numerous dining options in the area to enjoy. Head to the Sexton Feed Mill, known for their great BBQ and finger foods for classic favorites. At Los Primos, known for their mouthwatering chimichangas, enchiladas, and fajita platters, you can try authentic Mexican cuisine. If you’re looking for something special, try Riverhouse Grill on the square, it’s considered to be the finest restaurant in town, and a great choice for all occasions.
Nearby Attractions to Explore
If you want to venture out, be sure to check out Dinosaur Valley State Park, where you can see actual dinosaur footprints on the riverbed, and don't forget about Dinosaur World, where there are life-size models of dinosaurs to explore. Or you can drive through Fossil Rim Wildlife Center and take in some wildlife.
For some real old-school fun, you can enjoy a movie at the Granbury Drive-In Movie Theater on the weekends. Events are also held regularly at the Somervell County Expo Center.
The Country Woods Inn is owned by twin sisters Helen and Ann, who have been passed the baton from their mother, who founded the family destination. When you visit Country Woods Inn, you will be taken care of by the manager, Wendy Huggins, a very welcoming and accommodating host. Wendy is well-known for going out of her way to ensure all guests enjoy their stay.
Amenities and Activities
- DVD Player
- Kids Allowed
- Outdoor Garden
- Parking Lot
- Pets Allowed
- Smart TV
- Air Conditioning
- Alarm Clock
- Coffee Maker
- Bird Watching
- Fire Pits
- Golf Course
- Horseback Riding
- Movie Theatre
- Wildlife and Nature
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