Local Area Attractions Near Texarkana KOA Journey
We are just 64 miles from Caddo Lake, an easy scenic drive through the Piney Woods and Bayou of East Texas.
Ace of Clubs House
420 Pine Street
Group tour rates and guided tours are available. The Ace of Clubs is a uniquely designed house built in 1885. Legend has it that entrepreneur James H. Draughon built the 22 sided house with the winnings from a poker game and that the winning card was the Ace of Clubs. Each room represents a specific period in the history of the house and reveals interesting insights into the life-style of the families who lived there.
Open Tuesday - Saturday, 10 am to 4 PM.
Website: Ace of Clubs
Texarkana Historical Museum
219 State Line Ave. 903-793-4831 Admission: Adults $2, Children and Students $1, Senior Citizens $1.50. Located in the oldest brick building in Texarkana, the Historical Museum offers a wide range of exhibits. Visitors will enjoy the Victorian Parlor; Grandma's Kitchen; and replicas of a Doctor's Office, an 1890's Farmstead model; and other displays depicting the early history of Texarkana. There is also an exhibit that focuses on the Caddo Indians that lived in the area and includes Caddo pottery, tools, and other artifacts. The Museum is open Tuesday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Perot Theatre is located at 219 Main Street, downtown Texarkana. Originally part of the Saenger Amusement chain, the Perot first opened in 1924. Its Italian Renaissance style has been preserved and the facility is now a favorite of performing artists from all over the world. From September through May, the theatre is home to one of the nation's major performing arts series presented by TRAHC. For show ticket information, call 903-792-4992. To schedule a tour, call 903-792-8681
State Line Post Office and Photographer's Island
This attraction is located at 5th and State Line Ave. in downtown Texarkana.
This Post Office is one of the most unique in America because it straddles State Line Avenue putting it in both Texas and Arkansas. An island, constructed especially for visitors who delight in capturing a unique photo opportunity of standing in two states at once, is located in front of the Post Office.
The Oaklawn Opry is a country music showplace located in Texarkana, Texas and is home to some of the best local entertainers, singers, and musicians in the Four States Area. Each week, the Oaklawn Opry showcases local talent. The Oaklawn Opry features a 563 seat auditorium, concession area, and is also handicapped accessible. Shows are held every Saturday evening (no shows the last two weeks of the year) at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30. Admission is $6.00 for adults, children under 12 are always admitted free. The show features the Country Plus Band regarded as one of the finest Opry bands in the area. The show consists of classic country, the new country, bluegrass sounds, and fantastic gospel music along with sidesplitting comedy from JayBob!
Local Area Recreation Near Texarkana KOA Journey
Texarkana Spring Lake Park
Spring Lake Park in Texarkana, Texas celebrated a significant anniversary in 2016. Officially opened to the general public on May 21, 1916, Spring Lake Park has been Texarkana's favorite park for over 100 years. Most all residents from Texarkana and even the surrounding area have memories from Spring Lake Park, from birthday parties, to cook-outs or feeding ducks, to fishing or maybe even getting water from the spring well house that for many years ran open. 100 years is a long time, but way before the property was opened as a park, history tells us that famed explorer Hernando De Soto himself drank from the well that feeds the lake central to the park in the year 1541.
4303 North Park Road
Texarkana, TX 75501
Texarkana Golf Ranch
The Dallas Morning News says "Texarkana Golf Ranch is one of the best bargains in Texas", a prime example that high-end golf can be relatively low-priced. Designed by Jim Fazio Jr., the lake is a feature of 17 of the tree-lined holes.
The Texarkana Golf Ranch in Texarkana, Texas sits on the banks of the 600 acre Bringle Lake across from Texas A&M University – Texarkana. Known as one of the premier championship golf courses in the United States, Texarkana Golf Ranch layout has extraordinary 50' elevation changes and breathtaking vistas. Host of many corporate and special events, including AJGA and Tightlies Tournaments, Texarkana Golf Ranch is a golf course that will challenge the best of all touring professionals while still providing fun.
7401 Schott Wright Road
Texarkana, TX 75503
Pickleball at Southwest Center
Southwest Center Park is a place to play pickleball in Texarkana, TX. There are 7 courts. 3 are indoors and 4 are outdoors. The lines are permanent, and portable nets are available. The courts are free. Players have access to lights.
3222 W 7th St
Texarkana, TX 75501
Holiday Springs Water Park
Texarkana's premier water park has everything imaginable: water slides, a lazy river, jungle gyms, a wave pool, and a special pool and spa area just for the grownups. The five massive water slides, each with unique twists and turns, are the highlight of the park.If you're not looking to get your adrenaline pumping on Neptune's Revenge or Blue Beast, check out the park's quarter million-gallon wave pool. Smaller kids have access to two children's pools and there's even an area to build sand castles!
5501 Crossroads Pkwy
Texarkana, AR 71854
Bringle Lake East Bike Trail
This wildness trail is one of the most beautiful and peaceful places in Texarkana! The trail is open year round. It's probably the prettiest in the Spring and Fall. The trail will ultimately circle the entire lake for 7 miles. You can walk or jog for 30 minutes or a couple of hours.
3650 Shilling Road
Texarkana, TX 75503