11 Family Fun Things to do in Burleson

If you’re looking for a fun little family getaway, check out all the town of Burleson has to offer!

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Mural of Burleson by Family Orthodontist

Burleson sits just off I-35, South of Fort Worth, and was once a stop on the Katy Railroad Line, and it’s rich railroad history can be seen through out Old Town!  But there’s a lot more to do in this fun little town than just train watching.

the Brick Burleson

Image Courtesy of The Brick

11.  Indoor Pool at The Brick Recreation Center, 550 Northwest Summercrest Blvd.  Burleson

This fun, indoor pool has a climbing structure, small lazy river and even a hot tub, which keeps the pool a comfortable temperature all year long!  Click HERE for more information.

Burleson Ghost Tours at the Visitors Center and Museum

Burleson Ghost Tours at the Visitors Center and Museum

10. Burleson Ghost Tours, 124 W. Ellison St., Burleson

A unique tour of Old Town Burleson, explore inside some of the buildings in Old Town with a paranormal sensor and hear the stories of the ghostly meetings with these investigators.  Click HERE to visit their website.

Pirates Cove WaterPark at North Texas Jellystone

Pirates Cove Water Park at North Texas Jellystone

9. North Texas Jellystone Park, 2301 S. Burleson Blvd. 

Whether you are coming for the weekend or just the day, there is always something fun happening at Jellystone Park!  Themed-weekends included special events for the kids!  Stay in a cabin, RV site or tent camp in the back overlooking the fishing pond!  During the summer, Pirates Cove Waterpark is the place to keep cool in Burleson.  Click HERE for more information.

8.  Trout Fishing in Bailey Lake, 280 W. Hidden Creek Pkwy., Burleson

During the winter, the lake is stocked with Rainbow Trout, with a 5-fish limit per day.  Click HERE for more information.

Lost Oak Winery in Burleson

Lost Oak Winery

7.   Lost Oak Winery, 8101 County Rd. 802, Burleson 

From simple evenings listening to live music to wine tasting and their annual Grape Stomp, there is always something fun happening at Lost Oak Winery!

There is also a nice 2 mile hike and bike trail.  They even have picnic baskets you can purchase for a nice break along the way.  Click HERE to visit their website.

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Recess Time Indoor Playground

6.  Recess Time Indoor Playground, 12848 South Freeway suite #212 Burleson

A fun indoor play area specifically for children 10 and under with areas just for toddlers.  Click HERE to visit their website.

5. Hot Sounds of Summer Concert Series, 141 W. Renfro St. Burleson  

Enjoy live music all summer at this FREE concert series.

Be sure to check their calendar of events for FREE outdoor movies in Old Town, too.

Each December they also have a parade, tree lighting and fireworks!

Click HERE for more information.

Buffalo Nickels Mini-Golf and Arcade

Buffalo Nickels Mini-Golf and Arcade

4. Buffalo Nickels Mini-Golf and Arcade, 241 Elk Dr. Burleson

Your kids will love these fun games and you’ll love that they are only a nickel a game!  The mini-golf has a fun and unique Western theme.  Click HERE for more information.

Old Town Burleson

Old Town Burleson

3. Old Town Burleson

Filled with great restaurants and shops, you can’t beat a day or night in Old Town!  Old Texas Brewing Company is one of our favorites, but they also have a Grumps, Babe’s Chicken House, Moontower Pizza Bar and much more!  Click HERE for more information.

Streetcars in Old Town Burleson

Trolley in Old Town Burleson

Trolleys once ran daily on an Interurban line from Cleburne to Fort Worth, with a stop in Burleson, and two of the old restored cars are open for tours.  Built in 1903, #330 is the oldest remaining Interurban Railcar.

The Art Barn Studio in Old Town is a fun place for kids and adults to create a unique masterpiece on pottery, mosaic or wood!  No appointment necessary!  Click HERE for more information.

Hickory Tree Grill in Old Town Burleson

Hickory Tree Grill in Old Town Burleson

2. Tour the Historic Russell Art Farm, 405 W. County 714, Burleson

Guided tours are given each Saturday at this unique and historic farm.  Click HERE for more information and upcoming special events.

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The Farmhouse VRBO Weekend Getaway

1.  Spend the Weekend at the Farmhouse in Burleson

Located on 21 acres, just minutes from Downtown Burleson, this VRBO property has plenty of space for the kids to play, with a fishing pond, swimming pool, wrap-around porch and much more!  Click HERE for more information.

A Few More Fun Things to do:

Mountain bikers can enjoy the easy trails at Chisenhall Park Trail, 5 miles of trail at the park.  Click HERE for more information.

Hidden Creek Golf Course offers a nice course in town.  Click HERE for more information.


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