Tag: Kid Friendly

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

Trick vs. Treat: Lubbock Edition

This Halloween, are you looking for a thrill or something chill? Whether you’re seeking ghosts and goblins or pumpkins and pixies, there are plenty of ways to celebrate this season in Lubbock. Keep reading to find thrilling tricks for adventure seekers and tame treats for the family-friendly crowd. THRILLING TRICKS Spooky Halloween Wine Tour Oct.

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.

Follow the Yellow Corn Stalks

It’s not every day you get to wind your way through a cotton themed corn maize during the fall. At’l Do Farms, just a few minutes outside of Lubbock, has continued The Maze attraction for the 18th year in a row. Don’t forget to conquer the challenge this fall! The Maze finishes its season on

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

Four Things to Do Before Back-to-School

It seems like only yesterday that we were celebrating the ringing of the final school bell and swapping pencils and backpacks for sunscreen and swimsuits. Now, with August winding down, it’s already time to start making preparations to return. But before you purchase the school supplies and start your back-to-school shopping, there are a few

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.”  

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

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,

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