Everything Comes Up Roses in Tyler!
Beautiful Tyler, Texas is known as the “Rose Capital of America.” In season, thousands of rose bushes adorn the manicured grounds of the Tyler Municipal Rose Garden. The Tyler Rose Museum also celebrates the city’s annual Texas Rose Festival. Over 100,000 folks call Tyler home with its a diversified economy, two colleges, and a major university.
Tyler Rose Garden
Open 7 days a week and free to the public, the Tyler Rose Garden celebrates the beauty of Tyler’s roses across 12-acres with over 38,000 rose bushes and walking paths. The Tyler Rose Museum chronicles the history of the Texas Rose Festival and rose industry.
The Goodman Museum
The Goodman Museum, an 1859 mansion in landscaped LeGrand Park, features antique furnishings and Civil War–era medical artifacts. Added to the National Register of Historic Places listings in Smith County in 1976, it is also a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark.
Tyler State Park
Tyler State Park boasts nearly 1000 acres with a 64-acre lake. Folks come to picnic, camp, boat, fish, hike, mountain bike and swim. There are many fun, outdoor places and spaces, including a campsite with water, group dining hall, amphitheater and more!
Caldwell Zoo resides on 85 acres in Tyler, with more than 3,400 animals to amaze and educate! Animals from all over the world roam and play in multi-species environments carefully created to represent their natural habitats. Enjoy monthly, family-friendly events!
Tyler Museum of Art
The Tyler Museum of Art is an educational and cultural center dedicated to enriching the lives of visitors through the collection, preservation, study, exhibition, interpretation, and celebration of the visual arts. The museum is now 45 years and 1 million visitors strong!
East Texas State Fairgrounds
Welcome to the host site for the largest and longest-running event in East Texas: The East Texas State Fair! Only 7 minutes from Creekside, the fairgrounds explode with live entertainment, thrilling rides, great food, competitive events, amazing attractions, and much more! The community comes together to have loads of fun, all while benefiting the youth of East Texas.