Longview has opened the three-mile Grace Creek Mountain Bike Trail for users to mountain bike, hike, or in wooded property owned from the Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex south along the Grace Creek corridor.
The 27th annual UT Tyler Suddenlink Patriot Million Dollar Hole-in-One Contest will be May 11-18 on The University of Texas at Tyler campus. Contest finals will be Sunday, May 19, at Hollytree Country Club.
The Tyler Parks and Recreation Department and Boy Scout Troop 335 have unveiled the sign for the new disc golf course at Noble E. Young Park.
The course, built by Lawson Barrett for his Eagle Scout project last summer with help from other members of Troop 335, features nine holes with concrete tee boxes. Barrett worked closely with Paul Owen, an avid disc golfer and overseer of the Louis and Peaches Owen Foundation, to design the course.
The second annual Caddo Lake Earth Day Regatta is scheduled for April 20, with three padding trails near Uncertain. Each canoe or kayak trail has unique features and all are good for birding and photography.
From the winding county roads going northeast out of Longview, the Piney Woods Wine Trail reaches four distinct wineries and vineyards that are vibrant canvases of the artistic depth of East Texas wine.
Discovery Science Place is bringing the traveling exhibit “Predators” to the science center in downtown Tyler, continuing through the summer. Created by the Museum of Discovery in Little Rock, the educational exhibit offers insight into some of the most dangerous animals on land, sea, and in the sky.
Roseville Bed and Breakfast in Marshall is something any East Texan or visitor must not miss for a hidden getaway.
The house is owned by Shreveport grandparents Melvin and Virginia McConnell who transplanted themselves closer to family 10 years ago. The bed and breakfast is located on Highway 80 five miles west of Marshall and about eight miles east of Hallsville.
Whether visitors come from the next town over or from out of state or even out of country, tourism remains a vital part of the economy for many cities all over Texas including the state’s Upper East Side.