Discover the many things to do in Lubbock

Set just off I-27 and US-84, the Country Inn & Suites, Lubbock, TX puts you within easy reach of the city’s unique attractions. Explore a local icon’s legacy at the Buddy Holly Center, less than three miles from the hotel, or see more than 200 windmills at the American Windmill Museum. About a 10-minute drive away, Texas Tech University is home to Red Raiders football games at Jones AT&T Stadium and basketball and big-name concerts at United Supermarkets Arena. You can follow up an event in our on-site venue with a tasting at a High Plains winery. Looking for fun things to do with your kids? Spark their curiosity at the hands-on Science Spectrum museum, and then say hello to the adorable animals at Prairie Dog Town. Outdoor adventures await less than 10 miles from the hotel at Buffalo Springs Lake, where you can enjoy a day of swimming, kayaking, or hiking.

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Silent Wings Museum

7.78 mi / 12.52 km from the hotel
Housed at an old army airfield, this publicly owned museum celebrates the WWII glider program. You can view a restored WACO CG-4A glider and enjoy interactive exhibits of photographs, memorabilia, and WWII equipment.

South Plains Mall

4.53 mi / 7.28 km from the hotel
With more than 100 stores, including Barnes & Noble, H&M, and American Eagle, this mall is a great place to hunt for deals. Take a break for dinner at The Cheesecake Factory and a movie at Premiere Cinemas.

Texas Tech University

3.31 mi / 5.32 km from the hotel
Cheer alongside the Masked Rider at a Red Raiders game, explore the acclaimed natural history museum and art galleries, or simply stroll through the beautiful campus of TTU, one of the country’s foremost research universities.

Science Spectrum & Omni Theater

1.92 mi / 3.09 km from the hotel
At this museum, you can see an astronaut’s spacesuit and an animatronic T. rex before being fully surrounded by a film in the huge dome-screen theater. Don’t miss Texas Alive!: The Brazos River Journey, the city’s only public aquarium.

United Supermarkets Arena

3.58 mi / 5.77 km from the hotel
The biggest names in music and entertainment take the stage at this popular event venue on the campus of TTU. Get your tickets to see Red Raiders basketball games and performers like Metallica, Bon Jovi, and Taylor Swift.

Buddy Holly Center

2.59 mi / 4.17 km from the hotel
Home to iconic memorabilia like Buddy Holly’s glasses and Fender guitar, this museum honors the career of Lubbock’s most famous musician while also welcoming the artists of the future with musical and cultural events.

Buffalo Springs Lake

7.92 mi / 12.75 km from the hotel
Hike, fish, kayak across the lake, or relax with a picnic at this outdoor oasis. If you’re feeling competitive, challenge your family to a game of horseshoes or a round on the nine-hole golf course.

English Newsom Cellars

6.64 mi / 10.69 km from the hotel
Popular for its picturesque grounds, this winery boasts a beautiful vineyard and a tasting room with a range of quality vintages.

Lubbock Lake Landmark

6.08 mi / 9.79 km from the hotel
An important archaeological site that offers active excavations in the summer, Lubbock Lake Landmark contains artifacts of people who lived more than 12,000 years ago. Stroll along 4.5 miles of trails, where you may catch a glimpse of local wildlife.

Museum of Texas Tech University

4.2 mi / 6.76 km from the hotel
This university museum includes a planetarium with a breathtaking sky show and more than five million natural artifacts from the surrounding region. View fossils from dinosaurs, saber-toothed cats, and woolly mammoths.

Prairie Dog Town

4.13 mi / 6.64 km from the hotel
Located inside Mackenzie Park, Prairie Dog Town allows you to watch these endearing creatures scamper among the burrows and native grasses of their natural habitat.

American Windmill Museum

2.97 mi / 4.78 km from the hotel
Visit this unconventional, highly touted museum to learn about wind turbines, windmills, and the impact of wind power on the environment.