Tag: Old West

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

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

The Marriage of Meetings and The West in Lubbock

Whether visiting on business or pleasure, what better way to immerse yourself in a new city than by tapping into its distinct personality? What makes a city unique goes beyond its brick and mortar structure, but lies in the heart of its people and the spirit in which it was developed. When choosing a host

A Kid’s Guide to Lubbock, Texas

Hopefully you’ve seen our blog for “big kids” featuring the fun things going on in Lubbock. Now that we have mom and dad covered, we can’t forget about the little ones! Here are some of the places around Lubbock that bring back fond memories of childhood…when the going never got tough! National Ranching Heritage Center This Lubbock hot spot

Destination Spotlight – Bayer Museum of Agriculture

When it comes to history and heritage, Lubbock offers up a variety of options for those visiting to become enthralled with the culture of West Texas. The Bayer Museum of Agriculture does just that. This Lubbock gem shares the inspiring story of how agriculture revolutionized the home of Buddy Holly and the surrounding counties, making West Texas the

Don’t Miss Ranch Day!

One of Lubbock’s best annual events is fast approaching, and here’s what you need to know! Ranch Day, hosted annually by the National Ranching Heritage Center (NRHC), is Saturday, April 11 at the center (3121 4th St.). This Old West celebration will have you and your kids surrounded by education, history and most importantly…fun! More than 100

Introducing the 2015 Visitor’s Guide

We at Visit Lubbock like to start the New Year off with a bang! Not only did we launch our new website, but we are introducing the amazing 2015 Visitor’s Guide! The guide is hot off the press and now on the shelves around Lubbock and the surrounding region. We can’t wait for you to