Population: 89,000+ East Texas Piney Woods Region|
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East of Dallas, Tyler is served by State Highways 69, 271 and 31. Home to Texas College, University of Texas at Tyler, and Tyler Jr. College - famous for the 'Apache Belles' precision drill team.
Known for their roses, Tyler also has an annual Azalea and Spring Flower Trail of 8-miles including fun run, historic home tour, arts & crafts with some historic homes open for tours. There is a municipal Rose Garden & Museum (22 acres) with nearly 500 varieties represented by 38,000 rose bushes.
The Charnwood residential historic district includes homes dating back to 1860's with styles including Tudor, revival, Colonial, Craftsman, Queen Anne and more 'modern' ranch-style.
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Local Events and Attractions
Azalea and Spring Flower Trail (March/April)
East Texas State Fair (September)
Texas Rose Festival (October)
Brookshire's World of Wildlife Museum & Country Store
Camp Fannin World War II Memorial
Camp Fork Historic Park
The Discovery Science Place
(Children's Math/Science Museum)
Goodman Home (Ante-Bellum Landmark)
Hudnall Planetarium (At Tyler Jr. College)
Smith County Historical Society Museum & Archives
Tiger Creek Wildlife Refugee
(Rescue facility for Tigers, Cougars & Lions)
Tyler Museum of Art
Tyler State Park (994 acres)
For dates & information visit www.visittyler.com.com
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