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Getaways Are a Given, Thanks to the Boat and RV Show

There's something for the entire family at the annual East Texas Boat and RV Show, January 18 through 20 at Longview’s Maude Cobb Convention Center.
December 30, 2018

Award-winning Jellystone Park Sets the Pace with a 5K Race too

On Tuesday, January 1, the 5K Fun Run is open to the public as well as park guests.
December 28, 2018

Vanishing Texana Museum Displays Unique History

The Vanishing Texana Museum in Jacksonville contains a display of artifacts representing the history of Texas and Cherokee County. Included in the display are Native American relics, farm equipment, photographs, guns, dolls, typewriters, and many other items of interest.
December 26, 2018

Visit Mineola — a Small Town with a Big Heart

Almost 200 years ago, long before Uber, people’s main mode of transportation from town to town was horses. Then came the “Iron Horse,” a steam locomotive that quickly made travel more convenient and helped build small communities like Mineola, Texas. To celebrate its heritage, Mineola hosts its very own Iron Horse celebration each fall.
December 17, 2018

Here’s a Snow Globe Big Enough for the Entire Family

Unforgettable images seen during a planetarium show cause heads to drop back and the expressions from all to be something akin to “whaaaa!”
December 10, 2018

Pre-Civil War Home Still Welcomes Visitors

On Saturday, December 8, the home offers a "Victorian Christmas Open House" from 4 to 8 p.m. The event features refreshments and live music. Admission is free.
December 7, 2018

Tyler Flower Trail Switches to Lights for the Holidays

Visitors are invited to enjoy holiday lights and vote for their favorites as they tour the Azalea District. Visitors can ride through the trail at any time or ride an open-air shuttle the first three weekends in December.
December 3, 2018

Texarkana -- Defying Boundaries from the Very Start

Visitors to Texarkana will quickly understand the unique layout of the town straddling two state lines.
December 1, 2018

Ringing in the New Year in the Upper East Side of Texas

The world’s getting ready to ring in 2019 on December 31 and those looking for something special — but maybe not too rowdy — have some good choices in the Upper East Side of Texas. Some, like the delightful Four Winds Steakhouse in Wills Point as well as other locations, are already booked up for the evening since early October so mark your calendars for next year. Others may still have a spot just right for you.
November 26, 2018

Lufkin Museum Wraps Holidays in Fun

Events include the Family Day, a Members' Gala and the ever-popular Festival of Trees -- this year with 162 entries.
November 18, 2018

All Aboard the Polar Express!

Children of all ages will have a one-on-one experience with the cast of conductors, elves, waiters and chefs and, of course, the man in red … Santa Claus! The best part is that everyone gets to wear their pajamas out in public.
November 12, 2018

Run in the Annual Gobble Wobble for a Good Cause

Participants in the annual Longview fundraiser always include first-timers as well as event regulars -- called Gobble Wobblers.
November 7, 2018