Pack your bag for this Texas must-see! Ennis, just 20 minutes away from downtown Dallas on IH-45, is a great getaway destination while still being conveniently located to major sports attractions and the DFW airport. Feel the warm hospitality as you stroll down the brick streets of the historic district, experience the breathtaking bluebonnets of the Official Bluebonnet Trail of Texas in April, or savor the Czech heritage at our Czech and Ennis Railroad and Cultural Heritage Museums. Ennis serves up great accommodations, unique restaurants and shopping, and the scenic Lake Bardwell. Step back in time at the Galaxy Drive-In Theatre or enjoy a little speed at the Texas Motorplex NHRA Nationals. Other highlights are Aprils Bluebonnet Trails, National Polka Festival on Memorial Day Weekend, Autumn Days in Ennis Fall Festival in October, and the December Christmas Parade of Lights. Catch the vision of the thousands of twinkling lights that illuminate downtown Ennis each December. Visit Ennis where well put a smile in your heart.
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DFWs Southern Star The City of Midlothian is located 20 miles south of the Dallas/Fort Worth area on Hwy 287.
Home to a variety of year-round events, visitors can enjoy Spring Fling, Fly-In Breakfast, Summer Balloon Classic featuring over 40 hot air balloons, Fourth of July Fireworks, Fall Festival and Holiday Light Up Parade to name a few.
The Midlothian Conference Center is host to many events as well, such as the Festival of Flowers in the spring, the Annual Quilt Show in the summer, and the Festival of Trees during the holidays. The halls of the Conference Center have also become a gallery for local professional and amateur artists of Ellis County.
We pride ourselves on our historic downtown, its unique shops and our fabulous Mom & Pop restaurants that are definitely worth the trip. Midlothian has scores of fun things to do, friendly people, and many entertainment and recreational possibilities.
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The City of Today with the Charm of Yesterday just 30 miles east of Dallas on I-20 or US 80. Enjoy the rich history of Terrell by visiting the Heritage Museum located in the Carnegie Building; the #1 British Flying Training School Museum commemorating the joint effort between the citizens of Texas, the British and American government or the Midland Rail Car, the private dining car used by Col. E.H. R. Green, an early settler in Terrell. Terrell has 28
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historical markers that are easy to find with the Guide Map of Terrell Historical Markers. The R.A. Terrell Homeplace is one of twenty surviving Round Houses in the nation and is a Texas Historic Landmark. Treasures abound at several antique stores and malls, with bargains at Tanger Outlet Center on I-20. Two rodeo arenas and Thrillvania, voted Best Of Dallas Area Haunted Houses, are seasonal activities to explore. Annual events include Heritage Jubilee (2nd weekend in April), North Texas Antique Tractor & Engine Club Show (2nd weekend in June), July 4th Fireworks, Chamber Civic Auction (October), Christmas Parade (2nd Saturday in December).
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: TERRELL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU, BOX 97 (1314 W. MOORE), TERRELL, TEXAS 75160; 972-563-5703. TERRELLTEXAS.COM.
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