- Our list of the best things to do in Tyler, Texas, features the top 24 nearby activities — including 13 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Tyler, TX has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Amusement, Entertainment & Shows, and Outdoor Places.
- The results below include the top 24 things to do within the city of Tyler, TX
Visitors to the Caldwell Zoo can see animals in the African Savanna, North America, South America, African Aquariums, and North American Herpetarium, and Wild Bird Walkabout exhibits. The zoo had the largest African elephant in North America, and was home to the first cheetah club conceived through artificial i…
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1600 WSW Loop 323, Tyler, TX 75701 MoreLess Info
The Brookshire's World of Wildlife Museum and Country Store has large dioramas of over 450 animals featuring African and North American animals. The country store is set up to look like a 1920s general store. *** Temporarily Closed Please know there are no plans for the Brookshire’s museum and playgroun…
The public can tour the 1859 Goodman-LeGrand House and Museum that sits on nine-acres. The home was originally constructed as a Greek Revival four room cottage, and has undergone four major revisions to become the home of a Civil War Museum, and space for public receptions, recitals, and meetings.
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150 Airport Drive, Box 2-7, Tyler, TX MoreLess Info
The Historic Aviation Memorial Museum has several vintage aircraft that can be viewed including F-105D Thunderchief, F-111 Aardvark, FJ-4 Fury, Czech L-29 Delfin trainer, Russian Mig-17F, T-33 Shooting Star. Many of the planes are on loan from the Naval Aviation Museum.
A scenic neighborhood of old homes dating back to the 1920s and 1930s, the Azalea Residential Historic District is a tourist destination for those interested in architecture of the period. It also hosts the annual Azalea Festival.
Activities allowed on the Rose Rudman Recreational Trail include walking, jogging, rollerblading, and biking. In addition to the main trail itself, the surrounding park area has a picnic area and pavilion.
Faulkner Park, open seven days a week, provides a number of outdoor recreational activities to choose from. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy under the pavilion, take the kiddos to the playground, or play a game of tennis or baseball. A fishing pond is also available.