Whether you’re looking for country living on a farm or ranch, an outdoors lifestyle with a home on the lake, a more gentile life in a high-rise, cozy life in a historical Azalea District bungalow, or family-life in a starter-home, you can find it in Tyler or one of its suburbs. And no matter what your preference, you can enjoy Tyler’s shopping, restaurants, state-of-the art hospitals and universities:
- East Texas Medical Center
- Trinity Mother Frances Health System
- University of Texas Health Center at Tyler
- Texas College
- The University of Texas at Tyler
- Tyler Junior College
Spend a Day Relaxing in Tyler…
If you aren’t familiar with the upper-east-side of Texas, why not drop by for a visit?
- Rose Festival –
- Azalea Trail – designated walk, run, or drive through a part of Tyler known for its beautiful flowers.
- Tyler State Park – A beautiful public park with 985 acres for camping, fishing, hiking, canoeing, and boating.
- SkatePlex – largest skating floor in the country with 28,000 sq ft of floor space.
- Blueberry Hills Farm – for picking both black and blueberries in June and July, there’s a country store and bakery on the farm to visit afterwards.
- Historic Residential Districts – Azalea District, which dates back to the 1830s and Carnwood District which dates back to the 1860s.
- Ballet Tyler – where dancers ages 11-20 have access to fine arts dance classes, workshops, performances, and scholarships.
- East Texas Symphony Orchestra (ETSO) – concerts and events in Tyler.
- The Oil Palace – country and other concerts, events
- Caldwell Zoo – contains more than 200 animals.
- Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge – home to over 40 rescued big cats and dedicated to providing large natural settings for the animals.
- Cherokee Trace Drive-Thru Safari – a 300-acre preserve allows a self-guided vehicle of exotic and endangered animals.
- Goodman Museum Rose Garden – with over 400 varieties of roses.
- Brookshire’s World of Wildlife Museum and Country Store – free museum with 450 species also contains a life-sized replica of a 1920s grocery store.
- Tyler Market Center – quaint boutiques & antique shops.