- Things to Do
Blue Lagoon Dive Center
An adventure of a lifetime is waiting for you at the Blue Lagoon in Huntsville, TX! Whether you are looking to become a certified diver, or already a diver and wanting places to go and people to meet, you have found the premier dive facility in the state of Texas. They offer weekend and weekday classes along with gear sales through our PADI 5 Star Dive Center, Texan Scuba www.texanscuba.com.
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Sam Houston Wine Trail
The Sam Houston Wine Trail is made up of an exciting group of growers and/or wine makers located in the beautiful rolling, piney hills of East Texas. The lovely and relaxing setting of our member’s locations, as well as the award winning wines served at these tasting rooms, is truly the best kept secret in Texas. Located no more than an hour north of the Houston suburbs, our convenient locations allow for the perfect way to escape the city stress and enjoy extraordinary wine with friends and family. The Sam Houston Wine Trail looks forward to serving you on your next day trip or weekend adventure as you leave the city lights in the rear view mirror and head north.
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Sam Houston Statue
A visit to the world's tallest statue of an American hero offers a great perspective of Huntsville. A tribute to courage, the Sam Houston Statue was designed and constructed by artist David Adickes. He dedicated the statue to the City of Huntsville on October 22,1994. It is the worlds tallest statue of an American Hero at 67 feet tall on a 10-foot sunset granite base.
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Huntsville Main Street Program
The Texas Main Street Program is one of the oldest and largest in the nation, with 89 fully designated communities. The program was brought to Texas by Anice Read, a former member of the Texas Historical Commission, who also served as first director of the state Main Street effort in 1981. The mission of the Texas Main Street Program is "to provide technical expertise, resources and support for Texas communities in the preservation and revitalization of historic downtowns and commercial neighborhood districts in accord with the Nation Main Street Four Point Approach of organization, economic vitality, design and promotion." (Texas Historical Commission) Huntsville was founded in 1836 by Pleasant and Ephraim Gray and was designated a Main Street community in 2001. Since then, we have brought thousands of people from our community and the surrounding areas together. We strive to promote the local economy and Downtown Businesses of Huntsville. We encourage people to also support the community as well as the small businesses that serve the City. Support them by shopping locally!
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Kim's Home and Garden at the Historic Top O' The Hill
Housed in a historic mansion, Kim’s Home and Garden at the Historic Top O’ The Hill Farm has something for everyone! From fine home décor and gifts to delicious Top O’ The Hill gourmet foods, the newly renovated 1911 mansion is full with treasure that you will love. The stone barn that is a short walk away is every and anything “gardening” and outdoor living...it’s gardening heaven! Stroll acres of premium plant material on the historic grounds, shop Kim’s amazing selections of pottery, fountains, statuary, and garden decor to grace your outdoor living space. The Coop by Farmhouse Cafe has yummy sandwiches, salads, lemonade, drinks, fried pies and other delicious quick bites.The grounds are home to the widest living grande dame sweetgum tree in the state of Texas at 105ft wide according the Texas Big Tree Registry. Stepping under its long branches you can’t help but wonder what all its been witness to! You won’t want to miss Texas’ most unique and historic day destination!
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The Kat Klub @ SHSU
Whether you are looking to plan your next party or just have some fun, the Kat Klub offers a variety of entertainment options to accommodate any event! The Kat Klub is ready to roll with eight premium bowling lanes, billiards, lounge seating, video screen, gaming, retro arcades and table tennis that will bring your experience to an entirely new level! Located on the Sam Houston State University Campus in the Lowman Student Center, guests of all ages will enjoy the ultimate entertainment experience without traveling far!
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