Approximately one hundred miles southeast of Dallas, Tyler, Texas is your one-stop shop for roses. After all, the city is known as the Rose Capital of the World.
Hence, most travelers enjoying Tyler vacations do take time to see all the beautiful flowers. Beyond that, though, there's much more. Tyler also has historical landmarks, great niche shops, wonderful museums, and a thriving dining scene. Look for Tyler vacation packages to get you here cheaply. That way, you can have extra cash to experience all the city offers.
Tyler is home to one of the most inspiring gardens in all of the United States—Tyler Municipal Rose Garden. It's so popular you'll find as you look for hotels in Tyler that nearly every lodging will advertise just how close the property is to this site. Once you've seen all the roses you need to see, you can tour the Roseland Plantation, a truly magnificent estate, or visit Discovery Science Place, where you can trigger an earthquake. Also worth checking out is the Tyler Museum of Art, which has exhibits that rival those in larger cities.
Each spring, visitors flock to the 10-mile long Tyler Azalea Trail, which showcases historic homes, stunning gardens, and brick streets. The Noonday Onion Festival in June attracts lots of visitors to the city and will certainly give you a new appreciation for this tasty and versatile vegetable. Additionally, the headline event every year is the Tyler Rose Festival. Held in mid-October, this festival features a rose show, parade, queen's coronation, and more.
Are you ready to have a ball in Tyler? If you need to rent a car in Tyler, Travelocity can help you save money. You can also try combining your flight and hotel together as a bundle with one of Travelocity's Tyler packages—it can cut up to $537 off your bill.