- TripBuzz found 32 things to do with kids in or near Nacogdoches, Texas, including 13 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Lufkin.
- From Pecan Acres Park to Texas Pro Bowl, the Nacogdoches area offers 25 different types of family activities, including: Gardens, Historic Homes, Ziplines and Dance Studios.
- The city of Nacogdoches, situated in east Texas, is a scenic residential and agricultural community. Home to the largest azalea garden in America, it offers beautiful sights to those visiting the area. Other points of interest include historical museums, homes and structures from its early history of being one of the first cities settled in the state.
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Family-oriented water parks keep things cool with lazy rivers, wave pools, and water slides unique to each location
Texas Pro Bowl has all of the bowling amenities that adults and children enjoy. In addition to daily open lanes, Texas Pro Bowl hosts a variety of tournaments for competitive bowlers. School visits and birthday party reservations are also available.
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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.
The Stone Fort Museum was originally constructed as a Spanish Colonial house between 1788 and 1791, and was used for various purposes before it was torn down in 1902. In 1936, a replica building was constructed and visitors find exhibits and activities exploring the connection between Texans and the land.
There are actually two segments which compose Banita Creek Park, which is divided into a north and south park. The combined park offers a soccer field, lit basketball court, picnic tables, playground equipment, and restroom facilities.
Originally opened in 1911, the Nacogdoches Railroad Depot is a historic site that represents the sole surviving passenger train station on the Old Houston East and West Texas rail line. The depot is now a museum.
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.