Explore the many exciting things to do in Lubbock

Set just off I-27 and US-84, our Country Inn & Suites hotel offers easy access to Lubbock’s cultural destinations and natural attractions. Just 10 minutes from the hotel, you can cheer on Texas Tech’s Red Raiders and then drop by the university’s museum for the planetarium show and incredible fossils. Just three miles from the hotel, the Buddy Holly Center is a must-see attraction that pays tribute to Lubbock’s famous native son while also hosting music and arts events. If you’re in Lubbock to shop, South Plains Mall is six miles away, and you can reach Cabela’s in 15 minutes. Looking for things to do outdoors? Fish at Buffalo Springs Lake or say hello to the adorable animals at Prairie Dog Town.

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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.

Buddy Holly Center

2.59 mi / 4.17 km from the hotel
Home to iconic memorabilia like Buddy Holly's glasses and his 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.