Make yourself at home in our hotels in Tyler, Texas, to wander among thousands of blossoming roses in the Tyler Municipal Rose Garden or sample Texas wines along the Piney Woods Wine Trail.
Guests of our hotels in Tyler can enjoy the lovingly tended blossoms at the Tyler Municipal Rose Garden. During peak spring and October blooms, the roses unfold in pale pinks, inky reds and vivid oranges and release an intoxicating fragrance. At the Tyler Rose Museum, admire the decadent ball gowns worn by Queens of the Texas Rose Festival—the flashy embroidery laden with glittering sequins nearly outshines the roses themselves. Paintings by contemporary Texan artists hang in the Tyler Museum of Art, and historic homes line the town streets. Of these, two are open for tours: the Greek Revival Goodman-Le Grand House from 1850 and the Victorian McClendon House from 1878.
Shop the local antiques stores for furniture, linens and jewelry worthy of display in Tyler’s genteel historic homes. For trendy big-name American brand clothing and shoes, guests of our Tyler hotels head to the Broadway Square mall. Local steakhouses and barbecue joints plate up big helpings of chicken-fried steak, pulled-pork barbecue and crispy fried catfish, while Mexican restaurants specialize in sizzling fajitas and saucy enchiladas.
Choose our Holiday Inn Express® hotels in Tyler to taste your way across East Texas wine country. Wineries blanketing the gentle hills and valleys of the Piney Woods Wine Trail are within an hour’s drive of our Tyler hotels. Vintners craft classic syrah and Sangiovese, as well as unique fruit, citrus and dessert wines. Savor a glass or a tasting flight in a vineyard tasting room or stay for dinner, when winery restaurants pair their favorite vintages with steak, seafood and lamb.