NORTHWEST TEXAS | LUBBOCK
From canyon-hiking to Cadillac-painting to cattle-driving on a real dude ranch, city slickers can live the cowboy life in the Northwest Texas region of the Lone Star state.
Texas Outdoor Musical Drama
This internationally-known, award-winning, outdoor musical is the official play of the state of Texas and has been performed for almost 4 million people.
Palo Duro Canyon
Palo Duro Canyon, the second largest canyon in the United States, is known as the 'Grand Canyon of Texas' and features the outdoor musical drama TEXAS in summer months.
The Big Texan Steak Ranch
The Big Texan was made famous for offering its 72-ounce
Texas King steak, free of charge to anyone who can eat the entire meal in under an hour.
Visitors are welcome to participate in this always-open art installation and are encouraged to bring their own cans of spray paint to write graffiti.
Dynamite Museum Street Signs
The Dynamite Museum collection and Hoof Prints of the American Quarter Horse art installations are designed with a good-natured intent by local artists.
Bar H Working Dude Ranch
City slickers can live the cowboy life on this working cattle ranch located on 5,500 acres in the heart of the Texas Panhandle and open year-round.
Buddy Holly Museum
This historical site collects, preserves, and promotes the legacy of Lubbock's most famous native son, Buddy Holly, and the music of West Texas.
Fort Stockton, Texas
Paisano Pete is one of the largest and most photographed roadrunners in the world and stands poised to dart across the West Texas landscape.
Devil's Rope Museum
Get hooked on barbed wire at this West Texas museum dedicated to the history of barbed wire featuring artifacts, documents, memorabilia, and more.
Terrill Antique Car Museum
Visit this collection of restored pre-WWII cars including a one-of-a-kind 1901 Coffin Steam Carriage, a 1915 REO Speedwagon 3/4 Ton, and others.
© Photo (top) courtesy of Longhorn Dave
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