This site is an online directory for Tyler travel, tourism, hotels, restaurants, shopping, attractions, weather, maps, government, education and recreation. It includes coverage of Tyler and much of East Texas for visitors traveling to Tyler, those attending conventions and business meetings, newcomers, and long-time residents.
Tyler is the largest retail, medical, and business center in Upper East Texas. The city is known as the Rose Capital of America, and is home to the widely recognized Tyler Rose Garden. This is the nation's largest municipal rose garden, listed in Livability's top 10 most inspiring gardens in the USA.
A highlight of the early fall season is the East Texas State Fair held in Tyler. The average annual attendance is about 250,000 visitors. The 2023 10-day East Texas State Fair will be held on September 22 - October 1, 2023.
Tyler is the site of the annual Texas Rose Festival held the third weekend in October. The 90th Texas Rose Festival is scheduled for October 19-22, 2023.
A highlight of each spring season in East Texas is the 10-mile long Tyler Azalea Trail guiding visitors through neighborhoods of quaint brick streets, historic homes, and residential gardens filled with blooming azaleas, dogwoods and tulips. The next Azalea Trail will be held from March 22 - April 8, 2024.
Be sure to experience Tyler shopping! Most retail outlets and the mall are located along South Broadway Avenue, and nearby in Canton is the famous First Monday Trade Days. Tyler also offers a variety of boutiques and resale outlets.
The area features an active arts & cultural community, a modern easily accessible jetport, recreation on nearby Lake Tyler, and fishing, boating and camping on Lake Palestine coupled with a warm climate and low cost of living.
Tyler has the most often sought after requirements for quality living, such as low crime rate, affordable housing, state-of-the-art health care, abundant recreation, an active arts scene, and a variety of educational opportunities.
Tyler, situated about half-way between Dallas and Shreveport, is the largest retail, medical, and business center in Upper East Texas. The city features rolling hills, and has an elevation of about 544 feet.
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Tyler, situated about half-way between Dallas and Shreveport, is the largest retail, medical, and business center in Upper East Texas. The city features rolling hills, and has an elevation of about 545 feet. Tyler is the seat of Smith County.READ MORE
From azaleas to zoos, Tyler features a variety of things to do for the entire family! Tyler has attractions to visit year-round plus events such as the Tyler Azalea Trail and the Texas Rose Festival.READ MORE
The Texas Rose Festival, a four-day event held annually in Tyler, celebrates the role of the rose-growing industry in the "Rose City". The 90th Texas Rose Festival will be held on October 19-22, 2023.READ MORE
Tyler features a diverse selection of hotels, motels, inns, extended-stay suites, B&Bs, RV parks, and other accommodations situated near the major tourist, business, shopping, and medical centers of the city.READ MORE
Even in difficult economic times, Tyler's diverse economy remains robust with its base in the manufacturing, retail, oil & gas, education, rose, nursery, and health care industries.READ MORE
Downtown Tyler features numerous historical structures, government buildings and a reviving business district and nightlife. The Tyler Visitor’s Center is located in the Plaza Tower in the heart of Downtown Tyler at 110 N. College Avenue, Suite 105.READ MORE
Tyler offers a diverse selection of shopping opportunities and venues, from regional shopping centers with local and national merchants to small locally-owned boutiques.READ MORE
Tyler supports a wide variety of restaurants, cafes, grills and other dining venues, from small local eateries to national chain restaurants.READ MORE