These two neighboring cities are located just southwest of Fort Worth. Aledo, the oldest city in Parker County, and Benbrook, which resides in Tarrant County, are 18 minutes apart from one another. These family-friendly cities have thriving schools in both the Aledo and Fort Worth school districts. Visitors looking for something to do can head to Benbrook Lake, located just south of Benbrook, for camping, fishing, hunting, boating, and hiking.
Time to downtown: About 20 minutes from Aledo; about 15 minutes from Benbrook
Public school rating: Good
Housing costs: Moderate
Hot spot: Simple Things Furniture Company (Located off W. Vickery Boulevard in Benbrook)