- Our list of the best things to do in Gatesville, Texas, features the top 21 nearby activities — including 11 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Gatesville, TX has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Amusement, Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 2 things to do within the city of Gatesville, TX , followed by 19 popular activities in nearby cities, including Killeen, Copperas Cove, Fort Hood and Belton
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718 E Main Street, Gatesville, TX 76528 MoreLess Info
Several local historical associations were combined into one entity in 1980 to found the Coryell Museum Historical Center. The history of the local area is documented and put on display at the center with special emphasis on pioneer immigration to the Texas Frontier.
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945 CR 118, Copperas Cove, TX 76522 MoreLess Info
Animals from 6 continents reside on the 3mile loop that makes up Topsey Exotic Ranch & Drive Thru Safari. The ranch has over 50 species of wildlife, many of which come right up to guests' vehicles.
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2218 Headquarters Avenue, Fort Hood, TX 76544 MoreLess Info
The 1st Cavalry Division Museum is a museum detailing the lives of the earliest horse soldier regiments up until the formation of the 1st Cavalry Division in 1921. The museum is known for its 'Soldier of the 80's exhibit.
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Fort Hood, TX 76544 MoreLess Info
Visitors can watch a live, historical Civil War reenactment of a mounted cavalry at the 1st Cavalry Division Horse Cavalry Detachment Stables. Kids are encouraged to have their pictures taken on the horse mannequin on the grounds.
The Belton Lake Outdoor Recreational Area is a location that offers a number of recreational amenities to its visitors. These include lake access, horseback riding and lessons, and an RV/Campground area, among others.
The Third Cavalry Museum provides a look at the history of one of the Army's most unique regiments. It is a large campus that includes outdoor equipment displays, a children's exhibit and the Third Calvary Association gift shop.
GarQuest Bowfishing specializes in guided freshwater bowfishing tours and day trips throughout the region. They also offer equipment to rent or purchase, as well as offering instructional classes in learning this method to catch large lake and stream fish.