Author: McKenna Dowdle

Road Trip out West

As we begin to ease our way back into the airports and daydream about where our return to travel will take us, consider planning beginning with a road trip across the Lonestar State to Lubbock, Texas this fall. The five-hour drive from Dallas offers beautiful views that will bring forth unforgettable memories – and that

4 Ways to Support Local Musicians

While music festivals and nightly live shows are postponed for the time being, that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy music from local, talented musicians. Lubbock artists have headed to social media to continue to virtually perform for music fans. Whether it’s a show from their living room or a performance in the parking lot of

Hub City Fit at Home

Put down the quarantine snacks and get off the couch. It’s time to get moving! We know physical fitness is a little harder with gyms closed and social distancing guidelines in place, but thanks to local fitness centers and studios, we are able to get creative with our workouts in our own living rooms! Whether

Can’t-Miss Hotels in Downtown Lubbock to Consider During Your Next Stay

In the heart of downtown Lubbock, the city comes to life. Music fans fill the restaurants and bars with each note played by their favorite musicians while local artists line the walls of galleries like Tornado Gallery or the Buddy Holly Center Fine Arts Gallery with pieces inspired by the South Plains landscape. As you

Online, Local Retail Therapy

Being at home all day has me daydreaming of life when life returns to some sense of normalcy. What is the first thing you’re going to do? What is the first thing you’re going to wear? Honestly, I have almost completed my post-quarantine wardrobe and I can’t wait to make my debut. Now is the

Celebrating Easter at Home

Celebrating a holiday dedicated to hope and faith is exactly what we need during this time. Social distancing, stay-in-place protocol and other guidelines set by our local leaders will make this Sunday anything but conventional. We at Visit Lubbock hope that among all of the uncertainty, celebrating this significant and special day will bring you

Experience Lubbock at Home

From virtual gallery tours to live-streamed classes and science experiments, your self-isolation can quickly turn into a Lubbock staycation. There are plenty of ways to stay in and explore the 806 – online! Check out our list of activities to do and videos to watch at home to help support local businesses, artists, museums and

5 Ways to Support Lubbock

It’s times like these when Lubbock, a city of more than 250,000 residents, truly feels like a small town. The strength of the community is showcased best by the relentless spirit of the locals. Whether it’s for a restaurant, coffee shop, museum, or retailer, see the tips below for ways you can support local businesses

Boost your Immune System in the LBK

During this unprecedented time, we are all taking precautions to ensure the health and safety of ourselves and those around us. Lubbock has a plethora of options related to all things imuno health and keeping active during this time. With fitness centers offering online streaming for classes paired with the number of parks and outdoor

Social Distancing: Your Guide to a Visit Lubbock Staycation

Lubbock is known for its thriving music and arts community, beautiful landscape and eclectic culinary scene. This summer, put a social distance twist on Lubbock’s main attractions. Whether you order in from local restaurants or make your way out to explore nearby canyons and parks, we have put together the ultimate guide to your spring