From Stephenville, it's about 60 miles (97 kilometers) to the northeast to Fort Worth and 90 miles (145 kilometers) to the northeast to Dallas.
While it can be tempting to limit yourself to just the local sights when visiting Stephenville, remember, the surrounding region's abundance of natural and man-made attractions lie just beyond your doorstep. Places in the vicinity of Stephenville are Hico, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northwest, and Iredell, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the northwest.
Around 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the east of Stephenville is Cleburne, a regional center where you can explore Johnson County Sheriff's Posse, Splash Station and Johnson County Courthouse. Cleburne State Park, Layland Museum and Cleburne Golf Links are some of the other interesting sights here that should be high on every visitor's itinerary.
When the weather is fine, why not take the chance to explore North Central Texas' farms?.
The area around Stephenville offers plenty of excellent ways to get into its unique landscapes. Thrill seekers can enquire about one of the many horse riding or mountain biking experiences on offer here.
When it's finally time to bid goodbye to Stephenville, head to the nearest major airport situated in Waco, 70 miles (113 kilometers) to the southeast.