Tag: Family

Destination Spotlight: Stars & Stripes Drive-In Theatre

We are now in 2017, and change is more inevitable than ever. In a world where technology rules, time seems limited and we are busier than ever. How do we stop and take a breather? Somehow in this midst of all this clatter, one down-time preference has stood the test of time. It’s something that

6 Reasons We’re Thankful for Lubbock

Thanksgiving includes so many things we love, family, friends and the obvious, food. Here at Visit Lubbock, we’re especially thankful for this great city we call home and the community that makes it such a wonderful place to live and visit. Here are just a few reasons we’re thankful for the “Hub City” this year.

Create Your Own Art in Lubbock

As the writer Thomas Merton said, “Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” Lubbock is the perfect destination to do just that because of our big skies and inspiring culture. For decades, Lubbock has been a hub for creatives. Musicians like Buddy Holly and Natalie Maines found inspiration here,

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

Lubbock’s Top Summer Activities for Kids


The final school bell has rung, and the kids are home and ready for adventure. Now what? This summer, head to Lubbock, a city that knows how to entertain your kids. From going on a night hike to finding prehistoric bones at an archaeological site, here are the top things to do with kids this

Top Things to Do in Lubbock on a Texas Road Trip

Next stop: Lubbock, Texas. Whether you’re just passing through for a few hours or staying for a full day, there’s plenty of ways to spend your time in this charming West Texas city on a road trip through the state. This 24-hour guide will give you tips on getting the most out of the area in

Destination Spotlight – The Rawls Course

Since spring is upon us and the temperature is on the rise, it only seemed fitting to have the Destination Spotlight for March be one that celebrates being outside. For golf lovers far and wide, The Rawls Course at Texas Tech University is very well-known, for both its beautiful design and challenging course. The Rawls Course,

Top Things to Do in Lubbock if You Love the Outdoors

Due to Lubbock’s great Texas location, it’s a popular destination year-round for outdoor attractions and events. Its rich, West Texas history is portrayed through attractions that teach about ranching and cowboys, and the area is also home to some of the best nature spots for wildlife viewing or hiking in the region. If you want to

Butterflies Alive! Sneak Peek

Butterflies Alive! is back at the Science Spectrum & OMNI Theater in Lubbock starting Saturday, March 5. Once again, it’s a can’t miss event! We stopped by yesterday for an inside look at what you can expect. See them come to life. First along the exhibit trail is a chance to see butterflies actually come to

Foodie Favorites from A to Z: West Crust Pizza


When I was in elementary school, I was given pizza coupons to a local pizza joint for meeting reading goals – an appropriate motivator since I had a voracious appetite for both. Pizza has been my favorite food since I was old enough to form such opinions. In my mind it’s synonymous with birthday parties,