Lubbock, nicknamed "Hub City," is the economic, healthcare, education, and culture center of West Texas. All-inclusive vacations to Lubbock are extremely popular, so immerse yourselves in this friendly, bustling city with one of the many Lubbock package deals from Travelocity.
Make your way to the Buddy Holly Center after you've picked up one of the many rental cars in Lubbock and settled into one of the Lubbock hotels. Named after the famous rock 'n' roll musician who was born and raised in Lubbock, the center houses memorabilia and exhibits of many musicians, artists, and sculptors. The West Texas Walk of Fame is a wall of plaques honoring over 60 people who have had an influence on arts, entertainment, and music in the area. Visit the unique American Wind Power Center, displaying some 160 windmills from all over the U.S. The National Ranching Heritage Center is home to a comprehensive collection of art and historic structures, and the Silent Wings Museum, which is dedicated to the glider pilots of World War II, is well worth a visit. Participate in the nightlife of Lubbock by taking a jaunt to downtown Depot Entertainment District for live music of all kinds.
Lubbock hosts a multitude of festivals and events every year, including the National Cowboy Symposium and Celebration in September be sure to buy tickets to eat a chuck wagon meal. Also in September is the Fiestas Patrias, a celebration of Hispanic heritage, and the Panhandle South Plains Fair with rides, food, and agricultural exhibits. December sees Candlelight at the Ranch, while the Lubbock Arts Festival takes place in April. Taste wine at the Wines and Vines Festival in May.
The melding of old and new makes Lubbock a great Texan destination. Browse Travelocity for vacation packages to Lubbock, and you're sure to find something to fit your budget on the site that links to more than 510,000 hotels worldwide.