Located in Central Texas 36 miles northwest of Waco, our authentic charm is hard to resist! Destinated the Norwegian Capital of Texas, spend the day visiting our historical Norwegian churches or go shopping in our unique downtown. Historical Downtown Clifton is the back drop to the beginning of Hill Country. We have everything to make you come back again and again.
Escape to the small-town life, enjoy fabulous food and drinks, and stay at a quaint bed and breakfast in Downtown Clifton.
Public Art: As of one of the 48 Texas Cultural Districts, Clifton is home to the Bosque Arts Center. Take a walk down Art Alley and snap a photo at one of the many murals in Downtown Clifton’s Art Alley.
One of a Kind Restaurants: With more than 25 different places to eat and grab coffee or a cocktail, Clifton offers some of the best cuisine in the Central Texas Some of our restaurants have even been featured in Texas Monthly’s Best Places lists.
Locally Owned Shops: Enjoy an array of locally-owned and operated shops in Clifton, where you will not only find one-of-a-kind treasures, you will also get the chance to talk with the store owners.
Historic Places: Catch a movie at the classic Cliftex Theatre that opened in 1916 is a must see stop on Main Street along with Market at the Mill which is a unique historical venue housing fabulous shopping.
Prime Location: Downtown Clifton is located in the heart of Central Texas just a short drive from the big cities. It won’t take long to get to Clifton, but once you are there, you’ll quickly want to turn your day trip into a three-day weekend vacation.