Situated within minutes of the charming town of Centerville, Texas, Horseshoe Lake Ranch is centrally located between Dallas and Houston – meaning entertainment, attractions, and the conveniences of the big city are never far away. Live surrounded by the peace and quiet of pure country living, while being close to the modern conveniences that your family craves. There's no better place to experience a relaxed country lifestyle, close to the big city and many recreational lakes, than at Horseshoe Lake Ranch!
Centerville is the Heart of the "Deerest Place in Texas" - Leon County and offers residents a friendly small-town feel, with a welcoming family atmosphere. It's a great place to browse antique shops, picnic in the gazebos on the square, reminisce in the recently remodeled 1887 courthouse, or play in the small city park. Annual festivals to enjoy year after year include the Fourth of July Celebration, Art in the Park, and Christmas on the Square.
Known for its pleasing blend of Texas country charm and modern conveniences, the area around Horseshoe Lake Ranch offers a diverse set of activities and events that are sure to appeal to all ages and interests. For big city ventures out of the beautiful Texas country, Huntsville is 49 miles from your door, College Station is 56 miles, Houston is 117 miles and DFW is 123 miles.
The style-savvy residents of the USA's fourth-largest city know there's no place quite like Houston. With more than 2.2 million residents, the city attracts visitors and transplants with a wonderful mix of world-class arts, booming businesses, professional sports and award-winning cuisine. And, the world is discovering what locals have known all along - Houston landed on several "best of" lists, including the Travel + Leisure round-up of America's Favorite Cities and the Hotwire.com index of most affordable U.S. vacation destinations. In Houston, much of daily life happens outdoors, thanks to mild, year-round temperatures. Take time to explore eclectic, culture-filled neighborhoods, galleries and attractions, which offer diverse activities and vibes that can only be found here. Houston even has its own version of Central Park with more than 600 hectares of green space in the heart of the city. Just inside "the loop," an interstate highway around the city, Memorial Park is home to a public golf course, swimming pool, tennis courts, trails and more. Downtown, Discovery Green is a park with Wi-Fi, a farmers' market, dog runs, fine dining and ice skating during the winter, just one more of the 650-plus urban green spaces filling the city.
Dallas offers incredible culture, entertainment, shopping! Take a stroll through the Dallas Arts District and discover some of the greatest architecture in the world. From galleries in the Bishop Arts District to street art in Deep Ellum, there's always something unique and interesting to see. Sports fans are in luck as Dallas is the only city in the Southwest to host five professional sports teams including "America's Team" the Dallas Cowboys. If you're looking for free activities with the kids, or a fun night out on the town, Dallas has so many things to do, like a visit to Reunion Tower and Perot Museum of Nature and Science, or must-see spots like Trinity Groves and the Design District. Dallas has some of the country's greatest shopping including the world-renowned NorthPark Center. And with over 8,000 restaurants, the Dallas area has something delicious to please any palate. If you are in Dallas for a night out, check out a live band or artist performance. Head to Granada Theater on Greenville Avenue in East Dallas or the Trees and The Bomb Factory. These venues showcase local, national and international artists on a weekly basis.