- Our list of the best things to do in Midland, Texas, features the top 43 nearby activities — including 19 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Midland, TX has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Entertainment & Shows, Museums & Galleries, Outdoor Places, and Sports & Fitness.
- The results below include the top 22 things to do within the city of Midland, TX , followed by 22 popular activities in nearby cities, including Odessa
97% 100 votes
1310 North FM 1788, Midland, TX 79707 MoreLess Info
One of the most prominent venues in western Texas is the Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center that features a unique exterior design which combines themes of an open sky and bold geology within the 10 story frame. Cultural and educational entertainment can be found throughout the year at the center.
The Big Sky Drive-In Theater has two screens on which it presents first-run Hollywood films. Guests can watch the movies within their own vehicle or can sit outside their cars in lawn chairs or on blankets if desired.
97% 32 votes
5514 Champions Drive, Midland, TX MoreLess Info
Home of the Rockhounds, Grande Communications Stadium showcases professional and minor league games for baseball and soccer teams. There are 14,000 grandstand seats and 3,000 grass spots for visitors to watch the game from.
Roughly 230 million years of history is covered by The Petroleum Museum which is also officially called the Permian Basin Petroleum Museum. Interactive exhibits and entertainment for both young and older visitors are housed within the 40,000 square foot building.
100% 6 votes
1805 W. Indiana Ave, Midland, TX 79701 MoreLess Info
Dedicated to the Old West, Haley Memorial Library & History Center houses over 25,000 books, manuscripts and other materials documenting western history. Visitors can perform research in the library and view historical artifacts in the center.
92% 12 votes
Wright Drive at Midland International Airport, Midland, TX 79706 MoreLess Info
Situated adjacent to the Midland International Airport, the Permian Basin Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a commemorative monument erected in honor of local military veterans. The Memorial features a bronze and marble display and a Huey helicopter.
84% 32 votes
9600 Wright Dr. at Midland International Airport, Midland, TX 79706 MoreLess Info
The American Airpower Heritage Museum is currently housed in the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Headquarters, which was formerly the Confederate Air Force. The bulk of the museum's collection focuses on World War II artifacts and combat airplanes.
Working to inspire interaction, discovery, and exploration of culture, history, art, and science is the main goal of the Museum of the Southwest. The permanent collections of the museum cover artifacts from archaeology, paintings, pottery, photographs, and crafts.