Category: Outdoors

Top 5 Fair Food Must-Haves at the South Plains Fair

The air is crisp and the leaves on the trees are slowly fluttering to the ground. Horsedrawn wagons are gathering. Farmers and ranchers are comparing produce and livestock. Their wives are hard at work, preparing dinner, while their children run and play nearby. The year is 1914 and young Lubbock, Texas is experiencing the first

Beat the Heat in the “Hub City”

Lubbock’s high-temperature weeks are well-deserving of a cooldown on the weekends. Good thing for us, Lubbock has just what we need to beat this West Texas heat. One hundred degrees has never felt so good as you splash your way through the wave pool, effortlessly float down a lazy river or paddle around a lake.

August 2018 Happenings

  Bring out your inner superhero at Hub City Comic Con, catch a show at a legendary Lubbock venue, ride along with ArtRideLBK for a tour of public art and so much more this August! For more events and happenings in Lubbock go to visitlubbock.org/events.

Cocina de La Sirena

Lubbock’s culinary scene is starting to make waves, and if you catch wind of this siren’s savory song, you may not be able to escape. Daughter of Lubbock restaurateur, Cat Traxler, Chef Jessica Fultz opened Cocina de La Sirena (Kitchen of The Siren or Mermaid), in 2016 after earning her culinary degree in San Francisco and gaining

New in Lubbock – July 2017

We’re always on the lookout for great new places to share with you, our guests. Lubbock’s rapid growth over the last several years has given way to a boost in businesses large and small opening up across town. Check out a few of the new spots for food and fun around the “Hub City.”  

Sneak Peek: Archaeology in Action

First referred to as Punta de Agua (point of water), Long Lake and now Lubbock Lake, this landmark may not seem significant at first glance, but if you look a little further, or should I say dig deeper, you’ll see stories from thousands of years past that are highly significant to this region and even

Destination Spotlight: 4ORE! Golf

When I was younger, my dad was an avid golfer. Naturally, I picked up the sport as well. By picked up, I mean I really only knew how to “pick up” the golf club. All jokes aside, I actually wasn’t half bad… until I realized I had a problem with letting go of the club

Savor Local, Organic Fruit at The Orchard

As you venture a few miles east of Idalou, lines of apple and peach trees break up the landscape along US-62. In the summer months, fresh fruit hangs off the branches and show the year-round efforts of the Crawford family at The Orchard. From apple picking to hayrides, The Orchard offers it all for visitors

Four Days of Fun and Fireworks: 4th of July Happenings in the “Hub City”

It’s that time of year again – the time of year that your shoulders rise and fall as you take a deep breath of satisfaction. You can rest in knowing that you have a weekend full of relaxation, sun and fun, family and friends, fireworks and greasy food, good times and a patriotic spirit that

What’s Happening in the “Hub City”

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The temperatures are rising in town and so is the fun. Something about this weather brings out some of Lubbock’s greatest treasures— the things Lubbock does best, such as live music, wine, sports, art and family fun with a little West Texas flair. From now until to Sunday, April 17, we have several events happening in