Things to See and Do
"I had no idea there was so much to do!"
This is the comment we hear most from visitors....but it applies equally to many "locals" who are also unaware of some of the most interesting sites, landmarks and attractions the city has to offer. The following list is a great place to start exploring Lubbock and the surrounding region. It's all right here so...come on, explore the territory and discover a special treasure in the process!

Sites to See
American Museum of Agriculture
Exhibits include restored tractors from Lubbock County Historical Collection, machinery, farm implements, and artifacts.
1501 Canyon Lakes Drive,
East of I-27, Lubbock

American Wind Power Center
World's largest windmill museum, outdoor exhibit of windmills, gift shop and tours
East Broadway and Canyon Lake Drive,
East of I-27, Lubbock

Apple Country at Hi Plains Orchard
Pick your own orchard, gift shop, and tea room
Located 4 miles east of Idalou on Hwy 62/82.

Breedlove Dehydration Plant
Feeding the hungry of the world with nutritional packaging
1818 N. Martin Luther King Blvd., Lubbock

Buddy Holly Center
Permanent exhibit of Buddy Holly memorabilia, rotating exhibits, galleries and gift shop
1801 Avenue G, Lubbock,

Buddy Holly Statue and West Texas Walk of Fame
Statue of Lubbock's most famous son surrounded by induction plaques of legendary entertainers, artists and cultural contributors
Currently being moved to 19th & Crickets Ave in the Depot District. (Formerly at 8th Street and Avenue Q) Lubbock

Buffalo Springs Lake
Local recreational area
5 miles east of Loop 289 on 50th Street, Lubbock

Cap*Rock Winery
Stunning Southwest architecture and wine tastings
1/2 miles east of Hwy 87 and Woodrow Road, Lubbock

Depot District
Entertainment district with live music and restaurants
19th Street and I-27, Lubbock

Hot Rods Raceway
Indoor radio-controlled NASCAR
4218 Boston Avenue, Lubbock

The International Textile Center
Studying textiles and fibers, dyeing, finishing and fabric treatments
1001 East Loop 289

The International Cultural Center
Gallery, Hall of Flags, World Globe, theater and meeting facilities
601 N. Indiana Avenue

Joyland Amusement Park
Family entertainment with rides in a theme park setting
Mackenzie Park, Lubbock

Llano Estacado Winery
Lubbock's most award-winning winery
east of Hwy 87 on FM 1585, Lubbock

Lubbock Lake Landmark
Renowned archeological site and exhibits
North Loop 289 and the Clovis Highway, Lubbock

Lubbock Memorial Arboretum
Community center, gardens and historic church building
41st and University, Lubbock

Lubbock War Memorial
Commemorative site honoring Lubbock area military veterans
82nd and Nashville

Mackenzie Park and Prairie Dog Town
Lubbock's largest recreation area
4th Street and I-27, Lubbock

Museum of Texas Tech University
Museum complex with galleries and Moody Planetarium
4th and Indiana, Lubbock

National Ranching Heritage Center
48 historic structures in outdoor Historical Park and indoor exhibits
3121-4th St.

OMNIMAX Theater and Science Spectrum
Hands-on museum with more than 200 interactive exhibits
2579 S. Loop 289 between University & Indiana, Lubbock

Pheasant Ridge Winery
Family-owned winery and vineyard
Exit #14 off I-27 north of Lubbock

Silent Wings Museum
Tells amazing story of WWII glider program, exhibits
6202 N. IH-27, Lubbock

Southwest Collection
Amazing collection of the history of American Southwest, archives, maps, photos, manuscripts, and a great library for explorers
Texas Tech Campus, 15th & Detroit, Lubbock

Texas Tech University
Lubbock's largest employer; member of the Big XII conference
19th Street and University, Lubbock

West Texas Baja
Off-road recreation area
8 miles west of Loop 289

United Spirit Arena
15,000 seats; home of Red Raider and Lady Raider basketball
1701 Indiana, Lubbock


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