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“LUFK N” sculpture
“LUFK N” Sculpture

Leave the road, take the trails.

Leave the road between Dallas and Houston and take the trails of Deep East Texas to find the local gems hidden in the heart of the piney woods in Lufkin, TX. Are you ready to #LoveLufkin? Plan your perfect trip down our Sip, Snack, and See Trail featuring our favorite Spring must do’s.

Spring Sip, Snack, and See Trail

Taste of Lufkin – When you head downtown into the heart of Lufkin, you can expect a beautifully historic stroll through locally owned shops, artisan hot spots, artfully crafted murals, and an exceptional culinary experience that will have you planning your next trip to Lufkin before you ever leave. Take your first bite on Lufkin Avenue at Lia’s Kitchen or grab a seat at Lufkin’s newest brewery for a dining experience unlike any other. Lia’s Kitchen has been recognized for its modern interpretation of classic Asian dishes, outstanding Sushi cuisine, high quality fresh ingredients, excellent service and friendly staff. If you’re looking for a unique experience, enjoy Rusty Axe Brewing Co, an American Bistro & Brew Pub, Lufkin’s finest & only brewery featuring a wide variety of delicious, locally made craft beers & aged beers. Sit on the porch and watch the sights of Downtown Lufkin while you enjoy a menu full of casual & upscale dining options and brick oven pizzas.

See the Sights – Our city has many stories to tell. But, which one will you hear? Take a walk in historic downtown Lufkin and explore trendy boutiques, one of a kind antique finds, and art galleries filled with local treasures. Don’t miss the four beautiful murals by Lance Hunter throughout the downtown area, each depicting historic businesses or tales of Lufkin. Interact with Art at the Pines Theater alleyway wall and take it to the ‘gram by putting the “I” in Lufkin with the city’s fun interactive “LUFK N” sculpture. Art lovers flock to the streets of historic downtown Lufkin where local artist art galleries can be found within a few blocks of one another. If you’re on the hunt for more history, visit one our museums for an interactive stroll through art and history like you’ve never experienced. The Naranjo Museum of Natural History is the result of a lifetime of collecting by Dr. Naranjo and a commitment to the education of inquisitive minds in East Texas. The Naranjo Museum of Natural History collects and cares for specimens and artifacts that document the history of life on Earth. It was founded to create an educational experience that fosters family learning and nurtures interaction between children and our shared history. Its goal is to cultivate the curiosity of children and families in an intellectual environment through hands-on and minds-on activities. The Museum of East Texas is a non-profit organization whose primary mission is education through exhibitions of art and history featuring local and noteworthy artisans from all over the world. Visit the only museum of its kind in Texas features exhibits that include a paper mill room; sawmill town exhibit, logging locomotive and depot, forest fire lookout tower, modern management practices, and the Urban Wildscape Trail when you take an interactive stroll through the Texas Forestry Museum.

Springfest- For the best way to experience Spring in Lufkin, spend the day downtown and enjoy arts, crafts, food vendors, and more as vendors line the streets along with a variety of children’s activities and all-day entertainment making SpringFest an event for the entire family.

If the taste and sights of Lufkin aren’t enough to keep you coming back for more, the experience and local hidden gems you’ll find will be. Visit our site at www.visitlufkin.com to see all Lufkin has to offer.

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