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Discover this northwestern Texas town in the Llano Estacado plains while staying at one of our cozy rentals. These rentals are located around the city center of Lubbock in suburban districts that give you a warm, small town feel while still being near the downtown area and an abundance of things to do. Loads of parks, restaurants and family friendly places are nearby. A great destination to enjoy some quality family time while immersing yourself in American Southwest history and culture.Vacation rentals for all types of travelers
These rentals are suitable for families, couples and independent travelers looking to get away from the fast pace of the big city. They feature amenities such as internet, living room, fully equipped kitchen, TV, fireplace, outdoor fire pit and parking. Try having a BBQ in the backyard with your family and roast marshmallows over the fire with your kids. These rentals have everything you need to make your stay in Texas a comfortable one.
Vacations in Lubbock
The area and getting around
Lubbock is a city teaming with culture and history on the Llano Estacado plateau, a flat and dry landscape covered with cactus, mesquite trees, cottonwoods and dry grasses. Though not famous for its agriculture, there are several museums showcasing its roots as a trades and agricultural town. One of its most precious commodities is the underground freshwater springs located throughout the region making it possible for agricultural success. It’s loaded with national landmarks, museums and educational centers, that pay homage to its unique heritage and cultural icons, many of which are free, to enrich a visitor’s understanding of Texas, the Southwest and the world around us. There are also several heritage parks, exciting musicals, plays, concerts, art exhibits and award-winning wineries and breweries.Getting around Lubbock
The easiest way to venture out sightseeing is by car. There are plenty of Uber drivers and taxis available in the area. Alternatively, you can get around using CitiBus, Lubbock’s main transportation system. Lubbock also has many biking paths within its parks that make renting a bike very doable.
Travelers and activities
Geographically located in the Llano Estacado plains, Lubbock is a city in northwest Texas that pays homage to American war veterans and its agricultural and ranch history as well as an affinity for the arts while not excluding a broad range of fun activities for the kids such as its numerous interactive parks. For instance, prairie dogs are at home here and delightful to watch as they pop out of their holes in Prairie Dog Town. Archeologist’s treasure northern Lubbock for its Apache and Comanche relics buried here. Some of the earliest human artifacts have also been unearthed, making this a site for Anthropologists as well.Lubbock for museums and fun activities
World War II buffs can appreciate the role gliders played in the war at the Silent Wings Museum. And science enthusiasts will appreciate the art and science interaction at the Museum of Texas Tech and Moody Planetarium with its inspirational laser light, astronomy and sound shows. A great destination to enjoy some quality time while immersing yourself in America’s Southwest culture and amazing history. This is definitely a life enriching destination.
Lubbock is named after Thomas S. Lubbock, a Texan ranger who died fighting in the Civil War.
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Considered a world class museum, it also houses the Moody Planetarium, a site not to be missed. This museum features a vast collection of displays with over 5 million artifacts, covering anthropology, history, paleontology, fine arts and natural sciences. It also has rotating exhibitions, replicas of mammoths and dinosaurs, western art and Southwest Native American textiles and pottery. It delivers so much value you won’t believe it has free admission and parking. Now that’s real southern hospitality!2. Spend the day at McKenzie Park
Here you will find a perfect blend of activities for the whole family to enjoy. This Park is home to Joyland Amusement Park, Prairie Dog Town, horse trails, a fishing lake, disc golf and golf courses, an amphitheater and the remarkable FiberMax Center for Discovery uncovering the past, present and future of agriculture making it definitely worth the visit. Also, the American Wind Power Center is located nearby, offering an exciting history of natural wind energy sources.3. Learn about Native American culture
For a breath of fresh air, take a walk in Lubbock Lake National Historic Landmark and discover relics from the Apache and Comanche tribes salvaged by archaeologists in northern Lubbock, as well as miles of hiking and bird watching trails.4. Visit the Buddy Holly Center and cruise the West Texas Walk of Fame
This fun museum is full of memorabilia and rock-n-roll artifacts paying homage to Buddy Holly, a 1950s rock legend and Lubbock native, as well as other performing artists from West Texas. The Buddy Holly Center also houses a fine arts gallery dedicated to the contemporary and visual arts program and hosts many concerts annually.5. Eat like a Texan
Lubbock is known for its authentic Texan BBQ, genuine Tex-Mex cuisine and delectable desserts. Here you will find a rich range of options from rustic to fine dining. You can also enjoy delicious, traditional Mexican cuisine here, which is popular among locals. Be sure to sample the wines from Lubbock where there are three wineries to choose from: English Newsom Cellars at Caprock Winery, Llano Estacado Winery and McPherson Cellars.