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.
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.
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.
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!