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About TylerIncorporated 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 Centers Tyler Area Convention and Visitors Bureau 315 N. Broadway Ave. Tyler, TX 75702. Phone:(903)592-1661 or (800)235-5712

Things to Do Brookshire's World of Wildlife Museum and Country Store

Caldwell Zoo

Camp Ford Historic Park

Discovery Science Place

Historic Aviation Memorial Museum

Smith County Historical Society Museum and Archives

Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge

Tyler Municipal Rose Garden

Tyler Museum of Art

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Tyler, TX

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Best Western Plus Southpark Inn & Suites

120 W Rieck Rd. Tyler, TX 75703

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Residence Inn by Marriott-Tyler Texas

350 W Heritage Dr. Tyler, TX 75703

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Homewood Suites by Hilton

3104 Golden Rd. Tyler, TX 75701

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La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham-University Area

2552 S SE Loop 323. Tyler, TX 75701

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