- Our list of the best things to do in Nacogdoches, Texas, features the top 34 nearby activities — including 16 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Nacogdoches, TX has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Places, Amusement, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 21 things to do within the city of Nacogdoches, TX , followed by 13 popular activities in nearby cities, including Lufkin
199 Brother John Rd., Nacogdoches, TX MoreLess Info
Zip Nac has five zip lines that are connected so that once a person gets on the first zip line their feet never touches the ground until they have completed the course. Included in the course is also a 60-foot sky bridge.
On eight acres of land, visitors find 46 planting beds containing 550 varieties of rhododendrons, 100 varieties of camellia, and 200 varieties of hydrangeas at the Ruby M. Mize Azalea Gardens. Visitors can visit the gardens with a guide.
Dogtrot houses were popular with early Texas settlers, and an example is the 1830 home built by Adolphus Sterne, a prominent merchant and Texas Revolution leader. The home is furnished with antiques from the period and contains a Texas history research library.
On the 18-acres that compose the SFA Mast Arboretum, visitors find over 7,500 plants in 20 themed gardens. Visitors can visit the gardens, and learn about the different plants, with particular emphasis on what plants work best in different conditions.
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6020 North Street, Nacogdoches, TX 75965 MoreLess Info
Visitors can see a 1837, 1840, 1870, 1895, and a 1900 home at Millard's Crossing Historic Village Inc. In addition, visitors can see a 1860 corncrib, 1905 chapel, 1910 carriage house, a country store, and a log schoolhouse.
In the historic 1917 post office building, on the square, is the Nacogdoches Visitor's Center. The building has historical artifacts, as well as information on where to stay and what to do in the oldest town in Texas.
The SFA Interpretive Trail, only a short drive away from Nacogdoches, contains two meticulously maintained trials spanning 3 miles. The trails are quaint and rarely, if-ever, crowded, and there are many benches for rest along the way.