Welcome to Bedford

Bedford, Texas is a charming suburb that is in close proximity to the neighboring towns of Hurst and Euless. It is also just minutes away from the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex and contains an array of motels, hotels and bed and breakfasts for tourists needing accommodation. Bedford has a surprisingly diverse array of attractions and activities for visitors and residents alike, including cultural, historical and family-friendly sights.

Nature lovers should head to the Bedford Boys Ranch Park and Activities Center, a 68-acre park complete with a jogging path, volleyball and tennis courts, fishing pond and a small lake. Contained within Bedford Boys Ranch is the Bedford Splash Aquatic Center, a suitable destination for families with children, and adults who are kids at heart. It boasts three pools, including one with a zero grade entry, food and drink concessions, shower and locker rooms, shaded picnic areas, a full-fledged cabana and a large water slide.

Pennington Field is another sight in Bedford, Texas that is ideal for those who enjoy the outdoors, as well as athletes who enjoy skating. Educational and cultural attractions within Bedford, Texas include the Imagisphere Childrens Museum, an educational and entertaining spot for younger children and toddlers to explore, Struge Cultural Center and the Old Bedford School, a preserved schoolhouse that is an official part of the National Register of Historic Places. The Old Bedford School's 149-seat theater hosts numerous public performances throughout the year.

Live entertainment and traditional Texas fare can be found at Bedford Blues and Barbecue, a festival that showcases blues music artists and artisans from across the country, along with some of the best barbecue in the state. A highlight of Bedford Blues and Barbecue is its barbecue competition.

Adults looking to relax and unwind should treat themselves to a massage, facial or aqua detox treatment at Body Retreat, which is Bedford's premiere full-service day spa. Body Retreat enhances the spa experience with its offering of complimentary drinks, robes, and a jacuzzi. Partners looking for a getaway will find the spas's couple's room rejuvenating.

Though Bedford is a small town that is only 10 square miles in size, it is packed with a bevy of sights for people of all ages and is a must-see destination for those visiting the northeast Texas area.