Clifton has plenty of things to do – from shopping, museums, and movies to restaurants and wineries.
The Bosque Arts Center is a non-profit community entity dedicated to the promotion and support of the performing and visual arts in Bosque County. Members of the community are eligible to enroll in educational enrichment classes, attend workshops, and join member organizations hosted by the Arts Center. Currently, there are many active member organizations or branches under the Arts Center, including: Tin Building Theatre, Art Patrons (Art Council), Photography Guild, Art Club, Pottery Guild, Artisans Guild, and the Civic Music Association.
Website: Bosque Arts Center
The Bosque Museum is a local non-profit corporation dedicated to protect and preserve Bosque County’s historic and prehistoric resources for the use, education, enjoyment and economic benefit of present and future Bosque Citizens. The museum’s current collection grew out of the early collection of Jacob Olson, an early immigrant to Bosque County. Mr. Olson collected the important artifacts of that time and saved them for his own enjoyment.
Website: Bosque Museum
Bosque Valley is a well-maintained 9-hole course that is mentioned at the top of the list for its kind in Texas. Situated 50 miles west of Waco, this quaint, casual course rests along the Bosque River and features mature oak trees lining its narrow fairways. The greens are small, of average speed, and putt true. The course rating is 34.0 and it has a slope rating of 114. Bosque Valley golf course opened in 1971.
The Clifton Classic Chassis Auto Museum features a collection of nicely preserved and restored American cars from the 1940’s through the 1970’s. There are Corvettes, a Thunderbird, Buicks, Pontiacs, and Chryslers. Besides automobiles, the museum features a large collection of memorabilia from the 50’s through the 70’s, such as radios, LP albums, and televisions. A continuously playing group of commercials for cars from the 60’s runs on one of the TV sets. The original projector used at the Cliftex Theatre from 1935-2011 is also on display.
The CLIFTEX Theatre is Texas’ oldest, continuously operating movie theatre and has been showing movies in Clifton since 1916.
Website: CLIFTEX Theatre
The Chamber of Commerce is designed to stimulate commerce by encouraging exchange of goods and service to create a growing economy. It does this by working with the Clifton Economic Development Corporation and the City of Clifton to improve the financial standing of the community by working with business and industry to locate here. Through their investment members add to a synergy of economic development from which everyone reaps benefits.
Website: Clifton Chamber of Commerce
The River’s Bend Doggie Drop Inn will keep your dog safe, healthy and happy, and provide care that is as close to what is given at home as possible.
Website: Doggie Drop Inn
The Horny Toad Bar and Grill is the next Luckenbach in our eyes, and once you visit we hope the special atmosphere makes you feel the same way! The Horny Toad opened in November of 2006 by Dusty and Misti Glass, it exploded and was such a success they knew they would need help. Owen and Sandi Carlson answered the call and now this is truly a family owned and operated business. Awesome food, cold beer, good friends and good times await all at the Horny Toad!
Website: Horny Toad Bar & Grill
Lake Whitney has over 35 square miles of clear, blue water, and the area has almost 40 square miles of parks and public lands. Rugged white limestone cliffs border much of the lake, providing a dramatic backdrop to the crystal blue water. Picturesque coves, often with small waterfalls, offer pleasant surprises to boaters throughout the lake.
Website: Lake Whitney
Red Caboose Winery has two tasting rooms open in Meridian and Clifton, TX. Take in the breathtaking views, rock patio, and vineyards in Meridian or enjoy our deli and 20ft tasting bar in Clifton. They sell award winning wines by the glass or bottle. Tastings are $5.
Website: Red Caboose Winery
Jennie’s Garden is located at the top of the staircase, above the lobby. This large secluded room with a street view of downtown has a King bed and private shower.