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Whether it’s business or leisure that brings you to town, you’ll find all the activities and attractions you could hope for in the vibrant East Texas city of Longview. A major commercial hub in the region, Longview is accustomed to entertaining guests and features a wide variety recreational options. Here, you can find restaurants in any style, and a wealth of local cultural institutions -- even an annual balloon race.
Orient yourself to the city with a stroll through Heritage Plaza, the historically preserved downtown area, to browse local shops while learning about Longview’s first 100 years through a series of wall displays. Visit Longview Museum of Fine Arts to view their collection of Southwestern art with a Texan focus. Or check out the Gregg County Historical Museum’s photographs, artifacts, and hands-on activities for kids and adults.
Looking for a little fresh air? Golfers have their choice of several 18-hole courses in Longview, sure to please even the pickiest aficionado. Fishers will also appreciate Land O’ the Pines for its abundance of crappie, bass and catfish.
For a uniquely Texan experience, spend a day at the rodeo or see a livestock show at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex. Or head to the Belcher Center at LeTourneau University to catch a theater production, big-name comedian, or country music star.
While in East Texas, you’re probably going to want to eat some barbecue. The helpful staff at your IHG hotel will be happy to help you find a few great local restaurants. At any of our hotels in Longview, you’ll enjoy the comforts of home at a great value while enjoying all the city has to offer.
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