DescriptionIncorporated in 1846, Tyler was named for President John Tyler, who was instrumental in bringing Texas into the Union. The area is well known for its field-grown rosebushes, which are sold internationally.
The Goodman–LeGrand House & Museum, housed in an 1859 house, displays 19th-century medical paraphernalia, antebellum artifacts and period furniture; phone (903) 531-1286.
In October, stop and smell the roses at the Texas Rose Festival. Don't miss the coronation of the Rose Queen!
Visitor InfoTyler Area Convention and Visitors Bureau 315 N. Broadway Ave. TYLER, TX 75702. Phone:(903)592-1661 or (800)235-5712
Things to SeeBrookshire's World of Wildlife Museum and Country Store