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Garland Sights and Landmarks Guide, Texas


Garland is a historical city in the county of Dallas, Texas. It has a lot of attractions for the tourists from all over the world. There are a lot of amusement parks, museums, zoo, theaters, cultural sites and buildings of historical importance. Regardless of what time you are in the Garland city, you can enjoy the huge variety of the worth-seeing sights and entertainment spots in this city. Some of the most famous attractions in Garland include the following.

Spring Creek Forest Preserve

It features numerous plant species, picnic tables, nature trails and wildlife. Different species of birds find their home in Spring Creek Forest Preserve.

Landmark Museum

It exhibits the early artifacts and collectibles of historical and cultural importance. The museum also has an antique railcar. The museum is open for public on the first Saturday of every month.

Garland Opry

It is longest running opry in Texas.  The visitors are entertained with live performances by various artists. Different contests and musical events are held in Garland Opry. The winners are awarded prizes and scholarships.

Patty Granville Arts Center

It consists of two theatres. A large number of events are housed here every year. It is also a place for the corporate events and meetings. It has a seating capacity of more than 700 people.

Lake Ray Hubbard

It is a fishing area, which is stocked with catfish, crappie and bass. It is also one of the most popular picnic sites in Garland.

Bradfield Recreation Center

It features a lot of facilities including instructional classes in karate, boxing, gymnastic, cheerleading, horseback riding and dancing. It also has a weight room facility.

Audubon Recreation Center

It is a newly renovated gym that features a lot of dance and ballet classes throughout the year. It also offers cheerleading and gymnastic classes to the youngsters.

Granger Recreation Center

It offers the variety of instructional programs and sports lessons throughout the year Free-play basketball and Spanish classes are also offered here.

Holford Recreation Center

It is one of the best recreational centers in Garland. It features a lot of outdoor facilities including playground, soccer field, basketball court, swimming pool and a baseball field. It is an ideal place of entertainment for the families, singles and couples. It also offers a variety of classes on fencing, crafts, jazzercise, martial arts, belly dance and horseback riding.

Tipperary Inn

Tipperary Inn is one of the favorite spots for hangouts and drinks.

Gilley's Dallas

Gilley's Dallas hosts a number of live entertainment events, concerts and boxing matches.

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