Tag: Family Friendly

Gluten-Free in the “Hub City”

From coffee shops to five-star restaurants to hidden local gems, one of my favorite things to do in any city is to explore the local fare, but navigating a city’s dining options while visiting can be equal parts adventure and challenge, especially when there are dietary restrictions to consider. Lubbock is home to almost 1,000

Live Love Lubbock with Jay Leeson

You may recognize his voice from your West Texas drives, but Jay Leeson does plenty outside the studio walls. Jay is Lubbock as get out; you’re likely to find him watching Robert Earl Keen, eating the “Greatest Sno on Earth,” or exploring Lubbock’s Prehistoric era with his three boys. Sit down, be humble as Mac Davis

Making the Most of Summer Weekends in the “Hub City”

For those of us who aren’t blessed with summers off (enjoy it while you can), weekends are when we can experience the joys of summer. Luckily for Lubbockites, the “Hub City” has an endless list of ways you can make the most of those summer weekends such as playing at an amusement park, watching a movie

6 Reasons to Host Your Next Event at Buffalo Springs Lake

With summer right around the corner, we’re always looking for any excuse to spend more time outside. What better place than Lubbock’s own Buffalo Springs Lake? The lake is the place to cool off here in the “Hub City,” offering swimming beaches and great fishing, hiking, camping, dining and live music. Not only that, it’s a fantastic venue for special events large and small. If you’re looking to add a bit

Top 10 FAQs About Lubbock

At Visit Lubbock, promoting the “Hub City” is our full-time job, and we couldn’t be happier to be on the front lines, welcoming conventions, meeting attendees and travelers. We get 5.8 million (that’s right, million) visitors to Lubbock each year, and those visitors come with plenty of inquiries. In honor of National Travel & Tourism

6 Essential Tips for Visiting the First Friday Art Trail

Here in the “Hub City,” a night at First Friday Art Trail (FFAT) is filled with thousands of visitors every month looking for a unique cultural experience comprised of art, music, food and wine. Hosted in the Lubbock Cultural District, FFAT is an art lover’s dream and inspires the artistic eye for anyone doubting their

Step Into Lubbock Culture

To experience Lubbock, you gotta walk the walk. Whether you hike, bike or are just an experienced “art walker,” there are plenty of ways to experience our city. Lace up your shoes, grab the family and head outside to get your steps (and a lotta culture). Texas Tech Public Art Collection (2500 Broadway) Average Steps:

6 Ways to Celebrate Love in Lubbock

It’s hard to believe the day of love is just around the corner. We all know the feelings this holiday can bring, the excitement, the doom and everything in between. However, over the years, Valentine’s Day has evolved as people have started to make it their own. Shout out to you, “Galentines.” This has me asking,

12 Days of Christmas: The Lubbock Edition

‘Tis the season for Christmas presents, stocking stuffers and, of course, for Christmas carols. To celebrate the most wonderful time of the year, we’ve taken one of the most popular holiday tunes and given it a distinctly Lubbock twist. On the first day of Christmas, Lubbock gave to me, lots of arts and culture to

How to Keep Your New Year’s Fitness Resolutions While Visiting Lubbock

As we are licking the crumbs off of our pecan pie pans, finishing off our holiday leftovers and pouring the last drops of eggnog, we look forward to all the possibilities of a fresh start in a new year. Not only is the holiday season a time of joy, it’s a great time to reflect