Cities & Towns

Looking to explore all of Bell County? The area is home to Temple’s neighboring cities, Belton and Salado. 


Just minutes away from Temple lies the charming town of Belton. Featuring several locally-owned eateries that are sure to satisfy your cravings, this small town makes an excellent stop along the way. Don’t miss some of the best BBQ in Texas, brunch overlooking Belton Lake, or find historic landmarks and local favorites. Stop by downtown or visit the overlook on top of the Belton Dam where visitors can find the fencing full of padlocks of all shapes and sizes left by couples, families, and friends.


This lovely Texas town lies a short drive away from Temple and features all kinds of incredible attractions like delicious food, local shopping, homemade fudge, art galleries, and more. Whether you love bakeries, barbeque, burgers, or local crafts, you can find everything you could possibly imagine in Salado. Visit local breweries and wineries, check out a few art galleries around town, or stop by Salado College Hill Park. Experience the heart of local culture and charm in this small town. 

Between Temple, Belton, and Salado, visitors to the region will love the opportunity to check out this great destination.