Strike Out at the Palestine Bowling Center

palestine bowling center
It’s the moment of truth. All you need is to knock down two more pins and you’ll beat all the other players’ scores in the game. The problem? It’s the infamous 7-10 split staring back at you from the other end of the bowling lane. As your friends playfully tease you... [read more]

Discover the Best Wedding Venues in East Texas

Wedding Venues
It may not be officially summer yet, but that yearly flurry of June weddings is just around the corner. And whether you’re currently engaged and planning your special day or looking ahead, there’s no time like now to check out some of the best spots in East Texas to say... [read more]

Catch the Pretty, Texas Premier at the Texas Theatre

Texas Theatre
If you’re from around these parts – or even if you’re just visiting – you know that life in East Texas can be pretty colorful. Yes, the so-called Pine Curtain could be the setting for all sorts of fictional foibles. The playwrights who penned Pretty, Texas, knew that. That would... [read more]

Enjoy the Mission Tejas Park Folk Festival This Weekend

Folk Festival
Step back in time at this year’s Mission Tejas State Park’s annual Folk Festival, held April 28, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This popular yearly event gives visitors a unique perspective into the lives and activities of some of the earliest Texas settlers. Re-enactors in period costumes are... [read more]

See What’s New at the Museum for East Texas Culture

Museum for East Texas Culture
You’ll learn things you never knew about Texas when you visit the Museum for East Texas Culture. As you explore the exhibits, such as the Black History Room, Railroad Room, and School Room, you’ll appreciate the newfound knowledge and be able to share it with others. The Museum for East Texas... [read more]

It’s Almost Time for the 1836 Chuckwagon Race

1836 Chuckwagon Race
Grab your hat and boots and make your way to the 1836 Chuckwagon Race April 13 – 22, 2018 at the Diamond B Ranch in Neches, TX.  That’s over one solid week’s worth of races, cooking classes, cowboy poetry, live music, and more to get you into the festive spirit... [read more]

Lake Palestine Campgrounds to Try This Fall

Lake Palestine Campgrounds
Lake Palestine is one of the most visited lakes in East Texas because of its proximity to Tyler and Longview. The lake is beautiful any time of year, especially during the autumn when it becomes a popular destination to view foliage turning from their bright summer green shades to deep... [read more]

Plan Your Next Stay at One of These Palestine B&B’s

Palestine B&B's
Palestine, Texas is a small town located in Anderson County. It is near major airports and known for its scenic beauty. It has a seasonal dogwood blooming period and several sites on the Historic Register. The Texas State Railroad is a state park in town that has scenic train rides... [read more]

Coffee Shops to Visit This Fall in Palestine

Coffee in Palestine
Amid sun-baked hay and toasted pumpkin seeds, fall has a cornucopia of familiar scents. Yet, one of the coziest is a treat you can find any time of the year. Nothing compliments sweater weather quite like a delicious cup of coffee. Palestine is home to a host of local coffee... [read more]