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Caldwell Zoo , Tyler
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Caldwell Zoo houses more than 3,400 animals in six distinct habitats. At this 34 ha (85 acre) site, roam around an African savanna filled wit
Monument
Sam Houston Statue , Huntsville
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This statue of Sam Houston is the world's tallest statue of an American hero, and was built by artist David Adickes. The Sam Houston Statue,
Garden
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Ghost Town
The Grove , Jefferson
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The Grove (also known as the Stilley–Young House), located in Jefferson, Texas, is an 1861 historic home that is listed on the National Regis
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Piney Woods

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At Piney Woods, timeless woodland meets the bayou and backwater swamp ruled by carnivorous plants and amphibious creatures, while charming towns brim with history as colorful as the local gardens. Dubbed the "Rose City," Tyler features the largest rose garden in the U.S., while its annual state festival draws thousands of tourists. Once the country's biggest inland river port, Jefferson boasts a well-preserved old town perfect for strolling and packed with historic homes, quaint antique shops, and charismatic locals. A significant number of state parks, national forests, lakes, and hiking trails allow you to reconnect with nature. From lessons in history to outdoor pursuits to peaceful escapes, a Piney Woods vacation has it all. Use our United States trip builder website to arrange the hows, wheres, and whens of your trip to Piney Woods.

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TylerTrip planner BEST FOR: Zoo, Garden, Room Escape Game JeffersonTrip planner BEST FOR: Gift & Specialty Shop, Specialty Museum, Ghost Town HuntsvilleTrip planner BEST FOR: Specialty Museum, Monument, State Park NacogdochesTrip planner BEST FOR: Zipline, Historic Site, Garden AthensTrip planner BEST FOR: Nature / Park, Spa, Winery / Vineyard

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