There are a variety of things to see and do in the surrounding area. If you can pull yourself away from The Retreat, checkout these local adventures and eateries.

Explore

WALK TO CLARK GARDENS

And enjoy the:

  • Magical 35 acres of winding paths.
  • 50 gardens of Texas native and Texas adaptable plants.
  • Waterfalls, lakes and lily ponds with geese and swans.
  • G-scale model trains that meander on 1200 feet of track through a miniature world of historic towns.
  • Walking distance to the Rails to Trails

Hours & Location

The Retreat guests are encouraged to enjoy Clark Gardens during open season hours.

www.ClarkGardens.org
567 Maddux Road
940-682-4856

Clark Gardens

More to Explore

THE NEIGHBORHOOD

There are a number of interesting places to visit and fun events to enjoy in Mineral Wells and Weatherford.

Use the links below to find out more about the communities that surround The Retreat.
MineralWellsTx.com
Weatherford-Chamber.com
PossumKingdomLake.com

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Includes Rails to Trails Trailway
tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/lake-mineral-wells
100 Park Road 71
Mineral Wells

Mineral Wells Fossil Park
MineralWellsFossilPark.com

National Vietnam War Museum
NationalVNWarMuseum.org
12685 Mineral Wells Hwy

Famous Water Company
DrinkCrazyWater.com
209 N. W. 6th Street
Mineral Wells

MOVIE THEATERS

Brazos Cinema III
2801 Highway 180 East
Mineral Wells
940-325-4222

City Lights Weatherford
1000 Cinema Drive
Weatherford
817-341-3232

Film Alley
(theater, bowling, arcade)
825 E Interstate 20
Weatherford

Local Dining

If you don't feel like cooking, try one of these restaurants.

MINERAL WELLS

Brazos Market & Bistro
940-468-2702
216 N Oak Ave

Chili's Bar & Grill
3607 Hwy 180 E

Fuzzy's Taco Shop
306 N Oak

Mesquite Pit
3915 Hwy 180 E

Pulido's Mexican Restaurant
100 NE 22nd St

Woody's
940-325-9817
6105 Hwy 180 East
Beer joint and burgers

The Black Horse Saloon
940-325-8787
113 North Oak
Salads, pasta, soups and sandwiches

WEATHERFORD

Baker's Ribs
1921 S Main St

Fire Oak Grill
817-598-0400
114 Austin Avenue
(on the square)
American, Southwestern, Southern

Mesquite Pit
817-594-2524
1201 Fort Worth Hwy
Mesquite grilled steaks, chicken, seafood and barbecue.

Rio Mambo
1302 S Main St

Shep's Place
816 S Main St

Vintage Grill & Car Museum
202 Fort Worth Hwy

Weatherford Downtown Cafe
101 W Church St

OTHER

Garner Store
940-682-7675
2305 Hwy 113 North
Garner, Texas
Old fashioned breakfast, burgers and plate lunch.
Mon - Sat, 6:30 am - 3:00 pm

The Switch Cafe
112 S Farm Market Rd 113
Cool, Texas 76066