Tag: History

Destination Spotlight – National Ranching Heritage Center

One of my favorite attractions in Lubbock is the National Ranching Heritage Center (NRHC). You can not only see, but fully experience the Old West at this magical place. I couldn’t wait to feature them as the Destination Spotlight! I caught up with Julie Hodges, the Helen DeVitt Jones endowed manager of education, to learn

Top Things to do with your Family in Lubbock

When looking for a great family destination, Lubbock, Texas, is one of the best places you can visit to experience outdoor adventure, culture, and fun festivals and events. Our family-oriented city has an impressive collection of attractions, museums and places to take the family where they won’t get bored. Here are some of the top

Rich in History: 4 of Lubbock’s Must-See Historical Markers

As the daughter of a Texas historian, I grew up hearing about the importance of history on a daily basis. Although I never could appreciate the historical significance my dad could find in just about anything (and I do mean anything), I’m starting to understand why it is so special to him, but we’ll keep

5 Reasons Lubbock is the Perfect Meetings Destination

When it comes to finding a destination for a meeting, planners have countless factors to consider. Depending on the group and the meeting, those factors vary from planner to planner. The “Hub City” takes pride in being a destination with the perfect combination of big city flair and West Texas hospitality.  With world-renowned museums, award-winning

Insider’s Look: Visit Lubbock Meeting Planning Guide

Not sure where to start when planning your Lubbock meeting? Thanks to the team at Visit Lubbock, you have a one-stop-shop with the Visit Lubbock Meeting Planning Guide, which shows you a wide variety of venue options, catering companies, local attractions and much more. You can request a copy of the Visit Lubbock Meeting Planning Guide, but first,

5 Ways to Add Entertainment to your Meetings in Lubbock

If you’re looking to spice up a typical meeting or event, Lubbock is a perfect fit. With a variety of unique and convenient venues to choose from, planning for your business ventures in the “Hub City” isn’t a problem, but what about planning for play? Spending long days at a business conference is hard on anyone, so

Top Meeting Trends in Lubbock

Faced with the responsibility of hosting a meeting? Whether it’s a convention for 2,000 people, a small conference for 40 guests or a gigantic family reunion, Lubbock has plenty of flexible venues to choose from. Create an unforgettable meeting experience in the town True West Magazine labeled as the No. 1 Western Town for 2016.

Top 4 Must-Sees at New Wind Energy Experience

The American Windmill Museum recently unveiled its new Wind Energy Experience building, a 33,000-square-foot building equipped with new exhibits and displays. The main purpose of the new exhibit is to educate visitors on the history and relationship of trains and windmills. In fact, one of the main features in the new building is a G-scale

Venue Spotlight: Overton Hotel & Conference Center

This month’s venue spotlight is a Lubbock favorite. The Overton Hotel & Conference Center plays host each year to hundreds of meetings and events and thousands of guests. As the only Four Diamond hotel in all of West Texas, it’s no surprise that both out-of-towners and locals alike enjoy spending time at the Overton. We caught

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