Bests Things to See and Do in Graham, Texas

One of the many things to See and Do in Graham, Texas - feed "Big Boy" a Longhorn at the Wildcatter Ranch.Luxury Travel Writer Nancy D. Brown
One of the many things to See and Do in Graham, Texas – feed “Big Boy” a Longhorn at the Wildcatter Ranch.

Things to See and Do in Graham, Texas

The first place I take a visitor from out of town is to the Graham Downtown Square.

Possum Kingdom Lake is popular with the locals. It’s a great place to hang out and relax with the kids.

If you come to Graham, get your picture taken at the Courthouse Arch.

Graham, Texas has plenty of cowboys. If you are looking to purchase western wear essentials like cowboy boots and hats, you will find plenty of options in Graham, Texas.

Cowboy style dining in Graham, Texas

When you visit Graham, Texas, come with a cowboy-sized appetite. The chicken fried steak, homemade biscuits, gravy and fresh pie are fantastic at the Dinner Bell Cafe.

When I need my money to stretch far, I go to Mi Familia Mexican restaurant. Whataburger is the spot for late night dining.

For a huge splurge, I go to Wildcatter Steakhouse.  If you have to pick one things off the menu to order at Wildcatter Steakhouse, get the ribeye steak. I must say…there wasn’t one thing on the menu that I didn’t like!

The most random thing about Graham, Texas is the Wild Game Dinner put on by the Graham Rotary Club.

When you travel to Graham, Texas, take your picture in front of the Cattle Raisers Monument. There are lots of cowboys wearing cowboy hats in Graham, Texas.

The best vantage points from Graham, Texas are taken by walking to the top of Stand Pipe Mountain.




Horseback Riding in Graham, Texas

Luxury Travel Writer Nancy D. Brown goes horseback riding along the Brazos River at the Wildcatter Ranch. Horseback riding is one of the many things to see and do in Graham, Texas.
Nancy Brown goes horseback riding at the Wildcatter Ranch along the Brazos River in Graham, Texas

In Graham, an active day outdoors involves hiking, fishing and horseback riding.

My favorite walking route is the Downtown History Tour.

Graham’s best museum is the Old Post Office Museum.

For a night of dancing, go to the Senior Citizens Center. Yes, you read that right!

In case you are wondering, the Graham Leader is the local newspaper here.

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In the spring, check out Possum Kingdom Relays at Possum Kingdom Lake.

In the summer you should go to the Fireworks at Hell’s Gate.

In the fall you should take in a high school football game.

In the winter try the Wildcatter Ranch for New Years Eve celebrations.

Visit “Our Neck of the Woods” on Fourth Street and you’ll be in the historic Young County Jail Building. The Marlo Brothers escaped from this jail. Lots of history here.

Lady Bird Johnson launched the highway Beautification Act in Texas resulting in masses of wild flowers along the Texas highways. Photo by Luxury Travel Writer Nancy D. Brown
One of the many things to See and Do in Graham, Texas – stop and admire the Texas Paintbrush wildflowers.

For a great breakfast treat or espresso, go to the United.

Just outside of Graham, you can visit Possum Kingdom Lake. Have lunch at Bass Hollow.

The best way to see Graham is to walk around the square.

If you have kids, you’ll want to feed the ducks at Fireman’s Park.

What are your favorite things to do in Graham, Texas?

Thanks to Graham, Texas locals Anne Skipper and Jason McAlister for assistance with this post.

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