LMFA has a permanent collection of over 700 paintings, etchings, woodcuts, photographs, works on paper, lithographs, serigraphs, collages and pieces of sculpture. Works from contemporary regional artists (Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana) are the primary sources for the collection. The museum strives to exhibit the “best of the best” in order to share works with members and visitors, making Longview a better place to live and visit, and the museum a jewel in the eyes of the community.
Longview World of Wonders is a children's museum that has many activities and exhibits for kids. A favorite is an exhibit called Build-It Junior. Kids of all ages love to build and create. This exhibit is specifically designed for the younger visitors (toddler to K) to let imaginations free to create using DUPLO® blocks.
This is the most beautiful lake in all of East Texas and here at Amazing Texas RV Resort, you are just a short drive away. Lake O’ The Pines sits on an area of 16,919 acres surrounded by gorgeous pine trees that reach into the sky. This fishery contains large mouth bass, spotted bass, catfish, white bass, crappie, sunfish, and chain pickerel. There are many beautiful parks, marinas, and boat ramps if you want to bring your boat.
Amazing Texas RV Resort is just a few minutes from this Texas Town.
One of Tyler’s premium attractions, Caldwell Zoo features over 2,000 animals from all over the world, including local species as well as animals and birds from Africa and South America.
The zoo aims to promote conservation and understanding of nature and wildlife, and as such all the enclosures are built to mimic the animals’ natural environment.
The park spans 85 acres of lush landscape and there are a wide range of activities to be found here for visitors of all ages.
For younger guests there is a petting zoo where youngsters can get up close to the animals, and there are also two aquariums where visitors can learn all about aquatic life.
Picnic areas are dotted around the zoo making it the perfect place to stop for a bite to eat, or there is a cafe if you prefer.
Tyler State Park is a state park north of Tyler, Texas. It is 985.5 acres (399 ha) in Smith County, north of Tyler. The park includes a 64-acre (26 ha) lake. The land was deeded by private owners in 1934 and 1935; original improvements were made by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). The park opened in 1939.
Activities include picnicking; camping; boating (motors allowed - 5 mph (8.0 km/h) speed limit); boat rentals; fishing; birding; hiking; mountain biking; lake swimming (in unsupervised swimming area); and nature study.