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Pick Palestine for Your Next Adventure

Palestine’s Historic Main Street District is 44 blocks long, starting at its Visitor Information Center, housed in a restored railroad depot at 825 West Spring Street, and ending at the historic Anderson County Courthouse, an impressive neoclassical structure built in 1914.
September 14, 2018

Nominees Announced for Texas Downtown Awards

Texas Downtown Association announced finalists today in their 2018 President's Award Program. Of the 36 nominees selected from 111 entries, 14 — 40 percent — are in the Upper East Side of Texas.
September 13, 2018

New Attractions in Store for Fairgoers

While fairgoers can expect all the tried and true favorites, exciting new additions promise the likes of mind-bending magic, sea lion stunts, craft beer, and a cappella shows, just to name a few.
August 25, 2018

Fifth Annual Asian Festival Comes to Shreveport

Free event will celebrate the Diwali Festival of Lights as well as traditional Asian street foods.
August 21, 2018

Enjoy a Fun Day in Tyler

Tyler has a long list of family-friendly things to do that are appropriate for groups with an age span from toddling to doddering. Visitors spending a day or longer in the “Rose Capital of America” have no shortage of activities to add to their agenda. Here are a few of the must-see places.
August 20, 2018

Unique Museums Are Out of the Way, but Big on Curiosities

No list of area adventures is complete without the region’s offerings of oddball treasures in museums and quirky educational exhibits.
August 17, 2018

There's an Explore Guide for that Place!

Tap into the restaurants, hotels, shopping and activities in numerous cities, towns and destinations in the Upper East Side of Texas with this helpful online tool.
July 15, 2018

The Centuries-Old Road that Still Has Plenty to Offer

Early Spanish explorers, traveling from Mexico City, embarked upon the untamed wilderness that was Texas 300 years ago. They followed a series of trails first trodden by Native Americans like the Caddo tribe.
July 14, 2018

Dive into Cool Clear Water in the Region this Summer

East Texas is fortunate to have an abundance of inviting cool water in the region — from diving ponds to massive lakes — so it’s no surprise how many choices people have to explore throughout the summer.
July 13, 2018

Patriotic Spirit on Exhibit at American Freedom Museum

See artifacts, photos and more at this out-of-the-way museum covering the nation's fight for freedom around the world.
June 20, 2018

Readers Pick Best B&Bs

The latest Bed & Breakfast to win the honor is Clark House in Winnsboro, but others from past years are located in Pittsburg, Mineola, Celeste and Jacksonville.
June 19, 2018

City's Statue Collection Tells the Texas Story

Put on your walking shoes and venture down the Nacogdoches Statue Trail, a collection of noteworthy monuments to individuals who played pivotal roles in the establishment of the Lone Star State.
June 17, 2018