HOPKINS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, SULPHUR SPRINGS
Sulphur Springs Nestled in rolling farm country in beautiful northeast Texas... and only 85 miles from the heart of Dallas, Sulphur Springs offers an experience far removed from the grind of life in the big city. Whether youre seeking family activities, learning experiences, fishing, hunting, shopping, or just some quiet time away from stress... Youre going to love this place!
Four major lakes and trophy bass within a thirty minute drive; treasure laden antique shops; bargains galore at factory direct stores; beautiful city parks; a collection of restored buildings and prehistoric dinosaur bones at Heritage Park; a beautifully restored Court House on the square; and the Southwest Dairy Museum and Learning Center, where the history of milk production is presented in dioramas, static displays, and hands-on exhibits. If nothing else, meander down Main Street and have a meal or relax under our shade trees and just enjoy life.
A variety of annual events are held in Sulphur Springs: the Dairy Festival and Texas State Champion Homemade Ice Cream Freeze-Off, the Independence Celebration, including a live concert and fireworks show; and the Hopkins County World Champion Stew Contest is a part of the annual Fall Festival.
With all Sulphur Springs has to offer Life is good, come and see!
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KIKI COVE, THE COLONY
Only 20 miles north of Dallas, The Colony offers year-round entertainment and attractions to please the whole family. Pack up the kids and the cooler for a fun-filled day on Lewisville Lake. Cast a line for a record breaking catch, soar above the water on a jet ski or wakeboard adventure, charter a private catamaran or sail into the sunset.
Golfers can hit the fairways at the Scottish-inspired Tribute, featuring wind-swept dunes, scenic views and a Tudor-style clubhouse with elegantly appointed guest suites, restaurant and pro shop. Or you could tee off on the Old American, designed by Tripp Davis and PGA Tour star Justin Leonard. Both courses are listed among the top five courses in Texas by Golf Magazine. Stewart Peninsula is also a favorite among locals.
Experience thrilling tube chutes, winding rivers, speedy water slides and gentle waves perfect for body surfing, splashing or relaxing at Hawaiian Falls Waterpark. Hit a grand slam, sack the quarterback or go for the goal at the Five Star Complex, a multi-use athletic facility.
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