Tag: History

Day 6’s “Hub City Hot Spot” is…

Silent Wings Museum In celebration of National Travel & Tourism Week (May 3-11), the Visit Lubbock Team surveyed thousands of past visitors to Lubbock asking them to share their favorite places to visit, eat and see. Based on those responses, we determined the top nine locations that past visitors feel every local and future visitor

Day 5’s “Hub City Hot Spot” is…

National Ranching Heritage Center In celebration of National Travel and Tourism Week (May 3-11), the Visit Lubbock Team surveyed thousands of past visitors to Lubbock by asking them to share their favorite places to visit, eat and see. Based on those responses, we determined the top nine locations that past visitors feel every local and

Day 4’s “Hub City Hot Spot” is…

Buddy Holly Center In celebration of National Travel & Tourism Week (May 3-11), the Visit Lubbock Team surveyed thousands of past visitors to Lubbock asking them to share their favorite places to visit, eat and see. Based on those responses, we determined the top nine locations that past visitors feel every local and future visitor

Live Love Lubbock with Larry Simmons

Larry knows Lubbock. As the owner of the Tornado Gallery in the Depot Entertainment District, Larry always has his hands on a new project. His character and dedication to building a better community is one of the many reasons why we Live Love Lubbock. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJ2J5PwqpJY

Day 3’s “Hub City Hot Spot” is…

Triple J Chophouse & Brew Co. In celebration of National Travel and Tourism Week (May 3-11), the Visit Lubbock Team surveyed thousands of past visitors to Lubbock by asking them to share their favorite places to visit, eat and see. Based on those responses, we determined the top nine locations that past visitors feel everyone

Day 2’s “Hub City Hot Spot” is…

Science Spectrum & OMNI Theater In celebration of National Travel & Tourism Week (May 3-11), the Visit Lubbock Team surveyed thousands of past visitors to Lubbock asking them to share their favorite places to visit, eat and see. Based on those responses, we determined the top nine locations that past visitors feel every local and

May the Fourth be with you in Lubbock, Texas

Star Wars fanboys know today as the film’s unofficial holiday. May the 4th—chosen for its similar sound to “May the force be with you”—celebrates the film trilogy, books, and culture of Star Wars.Although, you won’t be able to find lightsaber-wielding prairie-dogs, you don’t have to go to a galaxy far, far away to see lasers.

Destination Spotlight – American Windmill Museum

Latest Update: The American Windmill Museum recently opened a brand new Wind Energy Experience building, featuring 33,000 square feet of 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 train

Live Love Lubbock with Armando Godinez

When Armando takes off his creative hat as the art director for a local advertising agency, he enjoys creating his own adventures around Lubbock. Cheers to great craft beer, amazing dining options and of course, Red Raider football at Texas Tech. https://youtu.be/weZeYejM6U0

A Trip to the Legacy Play Village

I grew up in Lubbock and have always heard about the Legacy Play Village at McAlister Park (off Spur 327 and the Brownfield Highway). While I was too old to “play” at the village when it was constructed, it always had an heir of magic and discovery for children. I decided to test it out