Texas Prairies and Lakes
The Texas Prairies and Lakes Region is a diverse place with much to offer, from the fast-paced cosmopolitan excitement of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex to its beautiful lakes and laid-back country lifestyles found throughout the region. Discover the excitement of the Texas Prairies and Lakes region.
(The Colony) - Honor America’s heroes with a family-friendly festival commemorating service members and first responders. American Heroes: A Salute to Veterans is a weekend of celebration with activities for all ages at The Colony Five Star Complex.
(College Station) - Conduct the perfect Texas vacation, weekend getaway, or evening out at the Brazos Symphony Orchestra. In a-chord with the highest musical standards and dignified productions, you will feel movements of inspiration, captivation, and delight coursing through your inner landscapes. Audiences come in anticipation, and always leave with greater joy than when they arrived.
(College Station) - The Brazos Valley Worldfest is a popular College Station event held in November that celebrates international cultures with cuisine and entertainment.
(Bryan) - Embark on a journey to the “heart and soul of the Texas Triangle.” Destination Bryan offers Southern hospitality in a charming small-town setting for visitors interested in a thriving community filled with rich history and diverse culture. Located in East Texas, travelers will find tranquility and fulfillment in the variety of outdoor recreation and fun-filled activities within this beautiful destination.
(Farmers Branch) - It’s little wonder why Farmers Branch is nicknamed ‘The City in a Park.’ With more than 30 award-winning parks, a faithfully cared for community garden, and a variety of rose gardens with walking trails, this vibrant, growing town is teeming with life.
(Columbus) - Columbus is known as the “Home of Live Oaks and Live Folks”, a motto that has stayed true in describing both the timeless natural beauty of town as well as the vibrant hospitality of its inhabitants. Located 70 miles west of Houston, 125 miles east of San Antonio and 87 miles south of Austin, Columbus is a relaxing small-town sanctuary just at the edge of the cities.
(Grapevine) - Welcome to the Dallas/Fort Worth Area - the Destination for Great Family Fun! You are sure to enjoy exploring the region and discovering hidden treasures and fantastic sights at every turn. Come experience the D/FW area for yourself and take home a lifetime of memories.
(Dallas) - Visit the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Dallas to experience one of the presidential libraries in Texas for yourself and learn U.S. history.
(Granbury) - An unexpected jewel awaits you nestled in the heart of the Brazos River Valley alongside Lake Granbury. For romance, a family get-away, or groups, Granbury, Texas offers a wide variety of unique accommodations, attractions and entertainment. Get Away to Granbury... Your Not So Far Away Getaway.
(Irving) - The performing and fine arts community in Irving welcomed a new home in 1990 with the completion of the Irving Arts Center. The Arts Center's 10-acre complex, nestled in the heart of Dallas-Fort Worth, features two fully-equipped theaters; four galleries; meeting, classroom, reception and rehearsal facilities; and a verdant sculpture garden. The Arts Center - a department of the City of Irving - was designed to accommodate a wide range of cultural and civic needs.
(Salado) - Modeled after the Texas Cowboy Gathering in Alpine, Texas, the goal of the Salado Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering will be to give our entertainers an opportunity to share their many talents. All are now or have been in the past, a part of the working cowboy environment.
(Todd Mission) - Eat, drink, and be merry at the Texas Renaissance Festival in Todd Mission, TX! Embark on an enchanted journey into the Nation’s Largest Renaissance Festival for 9 weekends in October through November, and experience entertainment, food, drink, vendors, and games. From bagpipes to belly dancers, you will not want to miss this medieval celebration!
(Denton) - Everyone loves a good story, and the Texas Storytelling Festival offers just the right story for everyone. This year’s event will be hosted virtually, giving you the opportunity to hear these tales while sitting in the comfort of your living room.
(Grapevine) - Celebrate the holidays in Grapevine, the Christmas Capital of Texas, with live concerts, parades, train rides, snow tubing, classic movies, and more.