Home to a growing population of 100,000 residents, Tyler is a favorite city and county seat of Smith County. Otherwise known as America’s Rose Capital, Tyler enjoys close proximity to Dallas and is home to some of the most beautiful rose gardens in America.
If you visit Tyler in the month of October, be sure to attend the scintillating Texas Rose Festival, an occasion that showcases the different varieties of roses grown here, accompanied by lots of music and dance. The festival runs throughout October and has notable personalities addressing guests.
Variously acclaimed as the best place to retire, Tyler is also a favored college town for many and boasts some of the best youth-centric social and recreation programs. Arts, symphony and the orchestra are some of the programs directed at the young. Great schools are a major draw for this city, which also home to several topnotch colleges and public schools. If you are visiting Tyler for the very first time, start at the revitalized downtown area to enjoy a unique variety of shopping, dinning and nightlife.
For the food loving people among us, Tyler offers some the best farm to fork favorites, served in some of the classiest seat down restaurants and fast food joints in town. The area is the nerve center for many fun activities and events helping bring the Tyler community close together. Be sure to attend the riveting Tyler Music Festival, downtown Film Festival and the Dirt BBQ and Music Festival, among other things.
A variety of parks and child friendly playgrounds and theme parks invite residents of all ages to explore and enjoy the outdoors.
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