Do you need a reason or two to travel to a new place? Hopefully this top 10 places to visit in Lubbock (Texas) and why will prove useful.
National Ranching Heritage Center
If you want to learn more about how ranching evolved in USA, this museum is a must see. Most buildings and structures here are more than 100 years old and they really tell the story of those who first settled here.
By visiting this museum, people can learn more about the interaction between humans and the environment. The museum also teaches about the history of windmills and obtaining energy from them. Related wind energy exhibits are also a strong point of this museum.
Ballet makes little girls dream of romantic love stories while still captivating the minds of adults alike. If you don’t live near Lubbock you might want to come see a performance, but if you do live near-by enrolling in a ballet class is possible, as dancing can turn your life around.
Bayer Museum of Agriculture
It is well known that without agriculture people cannot survive. American agricultural practices might differ from those in other parts of the world. This museum aims to preserve the American agricultural style for future generations through a series of exhibits of old and new equipment.
For those of legal age, planning to go on a vineyard tour is something that should be tried at least once. This winery allows tours and wine tasting and can also hold various events such as weddings and other parties.
Charles Adams Gallery
If you like art you’ll definitely be delighted to visit this gallery that offers more services than just a place to showcase art. Most featured artists are contemporary and from around Texas. The collections are usually rotated, but a few of them are permanent.
Lubbock Lake National Historic Landmark
This landmark is recommended by the Smithsonian Magazine as a top destination for those who like learning more about history. The area contains a lot of evidence left behind by the first Americans. Keep an eye open for the Archaeology in Action, an event rarely seen by the public.
The Mackenzie Park is where residents come for various recreational activities. People come here to play golf, walk their dogs, ride their horses, and do almost any other fun activity in between, and you should join in!
Silent Wings Museum
Glider pilots played an important role in the World War II and their story is being told and showcased in this museum. There are three galleries to check out as well as a C-47 airplane that many like to take pictures of.
The Caviel Museum of African American History
The featured artists in this museum are of African American origin and their work speaks about their history as well as the many problems they faced due to their skin color. Visitors will soon be able to learn about African American medicine as well, an especially about about those who made an impact in the field.