We Are East Texas

Discover Why East Texas Is Amazing!

It’s where history and culture come naturally. Texas heritage is everywhere – from historic downtowns with unique shops, restored Victorian buildings, museums, and monuments to State historic sites, railroads, sawmill towns, and oil boomtowns.

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Blog

Read all about interesting locations, people, and things that are in East Texas - all written by a talented group of writers from here in ETX. We post regularly, so check back often for new and interesting reads.

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Event Calendar

Looking for something to do in ETX. Check out our handy event calendar to find out what is going on in your area. Have an event planned? Let us know and we will add it to our calendar.

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ETX To-Do List

Find out about a few experiences in our region that you don’t want to miss. Our to-do list is amazing and gets updated quarterly. So check back to see new and exciting things to do in ETX.

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Historic Sites

The sites range from Native American ceremonial mounds to grand Victorian mansions to sprawling frontier forts. The THC’s state historic sites in ETX exemplify the breadth of Texas history.

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Partners

All you expect from East Texas is here...including that proud to be Texan spirit! From rugged landscapes to diverse heritage find out about the Texas Forest Trail Partners from our handy list.

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Museums

Did you know that East Texas has over 50 museums for you to visit. There is a wide range of topics and historical artifacts to view. Download our handy pdf file for a handy list to use on your travels.

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JT2 Restaurant

When trekking through Smith County and looking for something more than a chain restaurant, try JT2 Gourmet Burgers & Ranch Market in Lindale, Texas. It’s a local family owned restaurant

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Ginocchio Restaurant

On most day trips, restaurants are a waypoint or stopover, but some can be a destination. The Ginocchio Restaurant is definitely a destination. It is an opportunity to explore a

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2021 Photo Contest

View the winners of this years contest in 10 categories.

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ETX Road Trips

Follow along as we live the RV life by hitting the road in ETX.

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ETX Photographers

We love to support ETX photographers by showcasing their work.

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