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Trip to Take Near Huntsville, TX

The area around Huntsville, Texas is full of unique attractions. If you’re looking to explore outside your area, consider these unique attractions for a day trip.

Sam Houston Memorial Museum

Sam Houston fought in the War of 1812 and was the leader of the Texas Army in the Texas Revolution. Not only this, but he went on to win the Battle of San Jacinto, he was President of the Republic of Texas, a Texas senator, and then governor of Texas. This history is all displayed at this museum.

Texas Prison Museum

Here you’ll definitely have a unique trip. The museum hosts a collection of memorabilia that includes old photographs, weapons made by the inmates and used by the guards and information on inmates of the past. You’ll also get to step inside a model prison cell.

Prorodeo and Walker County Fair

This rodeo gives you all the fun of a big rodeo with that intimate, small-town vibe. Here you can go for family-friendly rodeo events. There’s lots of food and fun, plus pro rodeo riders will give you a real show.
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"Walker County Fair", image property of Walker County Fair

HEARTS Veterans Museum of Texas

The museum honors the veterans of the armed forces. It’s a great educational trip for kids of all ages and will help them learn about the sacrifices that our veterans have made. Inside the museum, there’s tons of information about our country’s conflicts and outside, there are a number of war vehicles and equipment displayed.

Oakwood Cemetery

This cemetery holds a lot of history. Here you’ll find Sam Houston’s grave, along with other graves of Texas historical figures. The Thorwaldsen Statue of Christ is a famous and beautiful statue, a copy of the original in Copenhagen, Denmark.​ 
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