10 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!

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.

Lost Oak Winery in Burleson
Lost Oak Winery

1. 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. 

Jurassic Zone Mini Golf, Burleson

2. Jurassic Zone 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 dinosaur theme. 

3. Cabana Club Private Pool, 224 NW Summercrest Blvd., Burleson We celebrated my husband’s birthday at this great private pool in Burleson! The pool is wonderful, but so is the big yard, with games like cornhole, tons of tables and seating as well as a small clubhouse with foosball, a kitchen and restrooms/changing rooms. The pool can be rented by the hour, and does require a lifeguard, which they provide (but you pay).

4. 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

5. 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. 

Pirates Cove WaterPark at North Texas Jellystone
Pirates Cove Water Park at North Texas Jellystone

6. 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.

7. 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.

8.  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.

Old Town Burleson
Old Town Burleson

9. 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

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

Enjoy this unique and historic farm with a tour or one of their Special Events, including Story Times and Children’s Art activities. Click HERE for more information and upcoming special events.

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.

We really enjoy playing the Disc Golf Course at Bailey Lake.

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