Lubbock passed the quarter of a million mark in terms of population back in 2015, and the city continues to grow. Pretty soon, it might just be ranked in the top 10 most populous cities in Texas. It’s a hub of a city as its nickname suggests, and it’s a wonderful destination to explore. If you’re going to be in the Lubbock TX area, check out these wonderful attractions that you and your family might enjoy.
Ranching is big in Texas, and of course, everything is big in Texas. The National Ranching Heritage Center would be a nice place to explore if you want to immerse yourself in the culture of Lubbock. The location for this heritage center is 3121 4th Street, and you and your family will be experiencing the Old West. There are mud huts, a steam locomotive and so much more to see as you make your way around.
What do you know about wind power? Do you have a windmill of any kind at your home? You’re going to lay eyes on the most windmills you’ve ever seen when you visit the American Wind Power Center. Its address is 1701 Canyon Lake Drive, and you’re also going to find some other equipment there. You are taken on a guided tour, so of course that means you get to learn quite a lot of information about what you’re looking at in person.
Lubbock is home to Texas Tech and is a college town, or metropolis I should say. The Museum of Texas Tech University is one of the many places that people like to visit. You will find it on the corner of Indiana Avenue and 4th Street. There are often new displays and exhibits, so locals talk in the reviews about frequenting the museum. The museum features quite the eclectic collection of artifacts, too, so that should make for a unique and interesting visit.
Your entire trip to Lubbock is going to be unique and interesting indeed. You and your family are going to find all kinds of wonderful things to do. I hope these four attractions are up your alley. Whether they all are or not, you’re not going to run out of places to visit when you arrive in Lubbock. You’re going to have an outstanding vacation, and that’s just the beginning of the story. Make some memories in the great city of Lubbock.