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Area Attractions

The Lake Palestine Motor Inn, situated in the center of Coffee City, is not just a place to stay comfortably. It is located in such a way that it provides its visitors with access to different types of attractions which can attract nature lovers, those interested in history or adventure seekers as well. Anyone who wants to relax by the lake or enjoy the local culture will find it suitable for their needs.

Lake Palestine:
Only a short distance away from the inn, Lake Palestine is considered the most valuable asset of the locality. This vast body of water provides various aquatic activities such as fishing, boating and kayaking. The peaceful waters along with the picturesque environment create an ideal place for picnics or spending a lazy day at the lakeshore. The anglers will find a huge population of fish in the lake — this includes largemouth bass, catfish, and crappie.

Not far from the inn, Faulkner Park is located— a spot ideal for families and diverse enough to cater to all interests. Among its amenities are hiking trails and biking trails, tennis courts and playgrounds. Its beautiful lush green landscapes and neatly kept facilities make it an ideal place for outdoor activities. Be sure not to overlook the lovely pond; it presents an excellent opportunity for a peaceful afternoon fishing or bird watching as the case may be.

Tyler should be on your list to check out if you want a local history and cultural experience. It is called the “Rose Capital of America.” The beautiful Tyler Rose Garden covers 14 acres— with over 38,000 rose bushes. Those interested in history will love the Goodman-LeGrand House & Museum: it’s an antebellum home that has been preserved with all its original period furnishings and artifacts. In addition, Tyler has different places where you can taste local cuisine and go shopping. There are some unique finds here too so make sure not to miss them while you are there!

Located just off of U.S. Route 175 in Athens, the East Texas Arboretum beckons nature enthusiasts to its 100 acres of land. A veritable paradise, this arboretum boasts not only walking trails but gardens and wooded areas as well: a true reflection of the rich flora found in the region. Those interested in learning more about local plant life and effective gardening strategies will find value in attending the botanical society’s frequent educational events and workshops.

Caldwell Zoo:
The Caldwell Zoo in Tyler is a perfect place for a family day out. It accommodates over 2,000 animals that are of different varieties from all over the world. The zoo’s habitats which are well-designed and exhibits that are engaging ensure that every visitor is entertained and also educated regardless of their age.

Whether you’re interested in reconnecting with nature, discovering local history or recreational sports; the Lake Palestine Motor Inn area has plenty of attractions waiting to be explored, plenty of attractions waiting to be enjoyed.