When it’s time to start thinking about your next girls trip, consider something different this year and head to the quaint town of Cleburne, Texas. You’re in for a real treat since this charming Texas town has it all. From cute cafes and delicious family-owned restaurants to charming farmers markets and concerts, there’s plenty to do in Cleburne with the girls. The hardest part will be deciding where to go first.
Apos Western Wear
No girls trip to Texas is complete without a little western boot shopping, and the place to head for the best boots is Apos Western Wear. Between the boots selection and embroidered dresses and jeans on display, you can find everything that you need to create the perfect Texas wardrobe. In fact, it’s probably a good idea to start your trip here so you can wear your new outfit out with the girls.
110 N. Caddo St. Cleburne
J. Rae’s Boutique
A local favorite, J. Rae’s Boutique, at the intersection of North Pendell and West Henderson Street, is the place to go for everything, from Dear John Jeans to rompers. The girls behind the counter are always ready to help, and you’ll find more than just clothes here—super cute wine tumblers, anyone?
110 N. Pendell Ave. Cleburne
Cleburne Farmers Market
If you’re in Cleburne over the weekend, you should visit Cleburne Farmers Market. Held every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the farmers market has live music, local produce and jam, Texas raw honey, artisan cheeses and more. Buying here means you’re supporting these small businesses, so it’s a great way to meet the locals and support the community.
141 S. Ridgeway Drive Cleburne
The Published Page Bookshop
Located in a building that’s more than 140 years old, Published Page Bookshop is the place to get your literary fix. With more than 25,000 books, the bookstore has every genre for you to find a new vacation read.
10 E. Chambers Cleburne
Downtown Divas & Dudes Present Sip, Shop & Stroll
Every First Thursday of the Month
Mingle with locals as you shop and wander the streets with something delightful (and hopefully bubbly) in hand during the first Thursday of every month in historic downtown Cleburne for Sip, Shop & Stroll, when merchants open their doors to welcome everyone to this fun neighborhood event. Most of the local shops offer some sort of promotion during the night, and you can also expect refreshments and more as you make your way through, and get a real taste of, downtown Cleburne.
300 E. Chambers Cleburne
Mr. Pott's Paint Your Own Pottery
Events Every Week
At Mr. Pott’s Paint Your Own Pottery you’re the artist. Check the Visit Cleburne calendar of events to see what Mr. Pott’s is hosting while you’re in town, but expect everything from Drop in Art open workshops every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to designated Dog Days once a month, where you can bring your furry friend with you and create something special for them. Plate of the Month events also take place every Wednesday and Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m., where you can create your own plates based on a seasonal theme.
501 N. Main St. Suite G Cleburne
Chisholm Trail Market Days
Every Fourth Saturday of the Month
Part farmers and craft market, part museum programing and re-enactments, Chisholm Trail Market Days is held every fourth Saturday of the month through the end of October. This is a fun event for everyone in your group. Chisholm Trail is an outdoor museum that’s perfect for learning more about this part of Texas, including the history of the Native Americans in this area as part of the Big Bear Native American Museum that’s a part of Chisholm Trail. Attending the Market Days is a great way to support the museum and get a look into historic Cleburne.
101 Chisholm Trail Cleburne
Cleburne Wine & Art Festival
Sept. 29, 2018
Who doesn’t love a great art and wine event? This annual event features local food trucks, Texas wineries and eclectic artists. This year’s event has some great live entertainment from Brittany Oviedo, Holland K. Smith, Rio Vista Social Club and The Dolan Band. Proceeds from this year’s event will support the Johnson County Rainbow Room, a nonprofit organization that provides emergency resources and support for abused and neglected children in Johnson County.
302 S. Main Street Cleburne
Susannah's Home-Style Cooking
There’s just something about a home-cooked meal that always hits the spot, especially when you’re traveling. Locals love Susannah’s Home-Style Cooking, which has been around since 1991. Grab the girls and order the biscuits when you go; it’s what everyone raves about.
1514 W. Henderson Cleburne
Lindy’s Treats & Treasures Bakery & Gift Shop
Stop into Lindy’s Treats & Treasures Bakery & Gift Shop for the handmade jewelry, clothes and antiques, but stay for its famous cinnamon rolls and sandwiches (hello, grilled pimento cheese sandwich of your dreams). You’ll get a real feel of the Cleburne life here at this local hangout spot. Grab lunch and a coffee or tea and stay awhile. The restaurant even has a selection of dog accessories and treats, so you’ll see plenty of furry friends wander in here, too.
206 E. Chambers St. Cleburne
With one of the best burger menu’s in town (seriously, they have 10 different burgers to choose from) you can’t go wrong by stopping at Heroes Café for lunch. There are just as many wrap and salad options on the menu too, if burgers aren’t your bite.
115 S. Main St. Cleburne
La Cima Mexican Cuisine
Voted TripAdvisor’s No.1 restaurant in Cleburne, La Cima is the place to head for a fun dinner that’s complete with delicious margaritas. Sip on a prickly pear margarita on the rocks or go for a frozen watermelon margarita; either choice pairs well with any one of the enchiladas or tacos on the menu.
736 N. Main St. Cleburne
Family owned, Pastafina is one of those Italian restaurants that knows how to deliver authentic northern and southern Italian dishes without missing a beat. Plus, it has a great wine selection to match. Find all of your favorite Italian dishes here, including lasagna, pizza and lobster ravioli. The warm, casual atmosphere and family touch make it the perfect place to spend all night eating, drinking and talking with the girls.
1670 W. Henderson Cleburne
Walk Off Your Meal Along Buffalo Creek and Downtown Cleburne
Burn off some calories by taking a stroll along the trails that run along Buffalo Creek and Downtown Cleburne. The trail starts behind First Financial Bank and ends at Hulen Park.
600 N. Buffalo St. Cleburne
Live Music on Saturdays
A popular venue in town thanks to its wide mix of artists and bands, Songbird Live never has a dull night. As part of historic downtown Cleburne, this music venue offers you a unique experience in this Texas town. Music is ingrained in the culture here.
210 E. Henderson St. Cleburne
Plaza Theatre Company at Main Street presents "The ImPLAZAbles" Comedy Show
Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.
There’s never a dull moment when improv comedy is involved, and when the Plaza Theatre Company presents “The ImPLAZAbles,” you’ll be laughing at the hilarious things these comedians say and do. They perform everything based on audience suggestions, so they never know what they’re going to do or say next, which is exactly what makes the shows so entertaining.
111 S. Main St. Cleburne
Cleburne Spa & Wellness
When you and the girls need to relax and reset your minds and bodies, nothing does the trick like a massage, and the team at Cleburne Spa & Wellness is one of the best in town. Founder Tina Pollock, LMT, MTI, MMP has been recognized by the Cleburne Times-Review as the “Reader's Choice No. 1 Massage Therapist Award” recipient for five consecutive years.
121-C Prairie Ave. Cleburne
Walk into a bohemian chic oasis dedicated to healing your mind, body and soul at this super cute massage spot. From foot reflexology to hot stone massages, Amani Massage is the place to go for peaceful, reasonably priced treatments. You can even book appointments for you and your girlfriends via text.
909 W. Henderson Cleburne
Steamwerks Therapeutic Massage
This Cleburne hidden gem offers therapeutic massages or far-infrared sauna sessions. Steamwerks Therapeutic Massage is an appointment-only spot with a top-notch masseuse that specializes in realignments. Whether you find yourself tight and sore from traveling or just want to keep your body in shape, choose from a traditional Swedish, deep-tissue massage, trigger point therapy or medical cupping therapy treatment.
1 N Walnut St., Suite 115 Cleburne