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Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

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The Wolf Creek Heritage Museum provides exhibits describing the history and heritage of the county in stories of its ranches, farms, oil and gas industries but mostly through the stories of its people. The museum offers art exhibits featuring the work of local artists, provides educational programs and entertainment programs. With the historical commission the museum publishes books on history.

Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Canadian Chamber of Commerce

in Festival, Main Street

Hidden among the rolling hills of the Texas High Plains is a beautiful treasure, Canadian, Texas. Visitors are welcomed to our small community by some of the most unique shopping, dining, and lodging in Texas. The Canadian Chamber of Commerce is a membership organization of businesses and individuals who are working together to improve the economic, civic, and cultural well-being of the Canadian area.

Bayer Ag Museum

Bayer Ag Museum

in Attraction/Recreation

Over forty years ago, a handful of Lubbock civic leaders, including Alton Brazell recognized that the region‘s agricultural heritage was slipping away. In 1969, the Lubbock County Commissioners’ Court gave Brazell the authority to begin collecting the machinery that was a part of the technological transformation that took place on South Plains’ farms. The tractors, combines, plows, drills, and thousands of other farm-related artifacts became a part of the Lubbock County Historical Collection.

Freedom Museum USA

Freedom Museum USA

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An extensive collection of military equipment and memorabilia, including a rare WWII B-25 Bomber, a completely restored WWII Burma Jeep, and an M-6 Patton tank. All branches of the United States Armed Forces are represented in the Freedom Museum USA. Exhibits of both official and private memorabilia from military and civilian sources offer a well-rounded view of American military history.

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National Farm Life Insurance

National Farm Life Insurance

“It’s more than just business,” said Brad Coon, Vice President of Marketing for National Farm Life Insurance Company. “We try to treat the company as much like a family as we possibly can.” We gave back over 3 million to policy holders.

Largest Ginger Bread House - Overton Hotel

Largest Ginger Bread House - Overton Hotel

in Attractions, Tourism, Entertainment, Lodging

Largest Ginger Bread house in Lubbock. One of our favorite Holiday Traditions at the Overton Hotel & Conference Center is our annual Gingerbread Display.

Cactus Theatre, A Lubbock Legend

Cactus Theatre, A Lubbock Legend

in Attractions, Nightlife, Tourism, Events, Theaters

The Cactus Theater is a treasure of Lubbock’s Depot District. The historic theater offers patrons stunning acoustics and up-close performances from their favorite artists in an intimate venue. “It’s truly a listening room experience,”

Crosbyton, Texas

Crosbyton, Texas

in Attractions, Main Street, City Views, Events

Crosbyton, Texas is the perfect daytrip destination for the whole family. The revitalized downtown welcomes visitors with beautiful historic buildings, streets with vintage lighting, and boutique shops featuring rustic and rare items.

Lubbock's Most Haunted

Lubbock's Most Haunted

in Attractions, Nightlife

Legend has it the gates of hell itself are located just behind the Lubbock Cemetery. Hell’s Gates is the name given to an abandoned trestle of the old Santa Fe Railroad. The imposing structure spans a wooded canyon...

Escape to a West Texas Lake

Escape to a West Texas Lake

in Attractions, Fishing, Outdoors, Recreation, Campgrounds

West Texas is full of exciting lakes for relaxation and recreation. We highlight 4 West Texas lakes to enjoy for a weekend or a lifetime. Get out and cool off this summer in the natural waters of West Texas.

Welcome to West Texas!

 

We are the regions that are the iconic image of Texas known throughout the world.  Whether it’s the panhandle with the rolling hills of wheat, the south plains with endless fields of cotton, the Permian basin with oil wells and towering windmills, the Concho Valley with blue rivers and green hill county, or the red soil of the Red River Valley; the over 2 million people that call this area home are the heart of our land.

 

We are people who enjoy our independence, the open space, and beautiful sunsets. We are a proud group who work hard and live with energy. We know our neighbors and treat our visitors like family. 

 

TravelHost of West Texas is a quarterly magazine distributed in 100 counties.  It is our goal to provide you with the most relevant information to make your visit the most enjoyable.  If your looking for things to do, places to visit, where to eat, or shop and relax, our publication will meet your needs.

 

I am excited to be able to host you, the traveler, to beautiful West Texas.  We hope that you experience the energy, in the people and places that so many of us call home.  I welcome you to the real Texas and look forward to your return. 

 

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