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Lubbock Sights and Landmarks Guide, Texas

Lubbock is a beautiful city in the state of Texas. Historically the region is also known as Llano Estacado. Lubbock is a multi-county region and also known as South Plains. Lubbock was named after Thomas Saltus Lubbock.

The city is home to the wonderful landmarks of Texas including Lubbock Lake Landmark, National Ranching Heritage Center, The National Ranching Heritage Center, The Buddy Holly Center, Joyland Amusement Park, American Wind Power Center, Silent Wings Museum and a number of cultural and recreational centers.

Lubbock has something to offer everyone as it has many places of cultural and historical importance like Canyon Lakes Archaeological District, Holden Properties Historic District, Lubbock High School, Lubbock Post Office and Federal Building, Tubbs-Carlisle House, Warren and Myrta Bacon House and Fred and Annie Snyder House.

 It is regarded as one of the best entertainment spots in the state of Texas. Some of the most popular sight and attractions in Lubbock include the following.

The Depot District

It is located adjacent to the Buddy Holly Center. There are a lot of shopping centers, bars, and restaurants in this district.

Lubbock Memorial Civic Center

It is a special purpose hall that hosts more than 800 events and special programs every year. This civic center was built to commemorate those who lost their lives in 1970 during the Lubbock Tornado.

Buddy Holly Center

It is a newly renovated fort in Lubbock. This center exhibits special programs, events and live shows throughout the year. Group tours are also arranged to Buddy Holly Center.

Museum of Texas Tech University

It features more than 2 million collectibles of historical importance. The museum has many scientific, educational and researched elements. Adjacent to the museum are the Natural Science Research Laboratory, the Val Verde Country research site and Moody planetarium.

Cactus Theater

It is a historical theater constructed in 1938. It serves as a venue for live performances and as a movie theatre. It has a capacity of 720 seats.

MacKenzie Park

It is one of the best picnic spots in Lubbock.

Texas Water Rampage

It features a 900 square foot water pool full of activities and fun. It provides a lot of fun and amusement to children. It also features a picnic area and a volleyball field.

Lubbock Municipal Auditorium and Coliseum

It hosts a number of concerts, lectures and live seminars throughout the year. It is a multi-purpose venue for major concerts and events. It is also home to Central Hockey League.

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