Brownwood Is Chock-full of Fun Things to Do
Centrally positioned in Pecan Valley, the Country Inn & Suites is six miles south of Brownwood Regional Airport (BWD) where highways 84, 279 and 377 converge. Our location ensures you have easy access to plenty of exciting things to do in Brownwood, TX, like going on a shopping spree at Heartland Mall or going for a swim at Camp Bowie Family Aquatic Center. Art enthusiasts appreciate our hotel’s proximity to the exhibits at the Brownwood Art Association Art Center and the live performances at Brownwood’s Lyric Theatre. The area’s rolling hills and prairies make for great outdoor experiences. Play a round of golf at Brownwood Country Club, hike the trails surrounding Lake Brownwood, or take a picnic to the Howard Payne University campus.
Visual and Performing Arts:
- Brownwood Art Association Art Center (0.8 miles)
Operated by the oldest continually running art organization in the state of Texas, the BAA Art Center hosts community classes, small exhibits and creative events.
Phone: +1 (325) 641-2916
- Brownwood’s Lyric Theatre (0.9 miles)
Once a 1920s movie theater, this two-and-a-half-story brick building now echoes with the sounds of the area’s best musicals. Check the online calendar for upcoming shows.
Phone: +1 (325) 998-2801
Sports and Recreation:
- Howard Payne University (1.1 miles)
Home to the renowned Guy D. Newman Honors Academy, this Christian university is where you’ll find the HPU Yellow Jackets. Athletic departments include baseball, softball, basketball, golf, soccer, tennis and more.
Phone: +1 (325) 649-8020
- Camp Bowie Family Aquatic Center (5.5 miles)
Open seasonally for training, leisure swimming and pool parties, this multipurpose aquatic center is ideal for families who love to splash around together.
Phone: +1 (325) 646-8388
- Brownwood Country Club (6.1 miles)
Perfect your putt on the bent-grass greens of Brownwood Country Club. After an 18-hole round of golf with business colleagues, you can lounge by the pool or indulge in a meal at the on-site restaurant.
Phone: +1 (325) 643-1023
- The Hideout Golf Club & Resort (7.8 miles)
The Hideout has 7,000 yards of scenic fairways, all designed by golf course architect and former PGA Tour player Bill Johnston. If you work up an appetite, the breakfast, lunch and dinner menus at the on-site grill have what you need to curb those post-game cravings.
Phone: +1 (325) 784-4653
- Lake Brownwood State Park (20.8 miles)
Go water skiing on the lake, camping in the woods or hiking on the two-and-a-half miles of trails at this lush state park. Looking for something less strenuous? People enjoy bird-watching and picnicking here, too.
Phone: +1 (325) 784-5223
- Martin & Frances Lehnis Railroad Museum (1.2 miles)
If you want to get your Southwest vacation on the right track, peruse the exhibits at this popular museum that explores the history of the railroad industry in central Texas.
Phone: +1 (325) 643-6376
- Depot Civic & Cultural Center (1.3 miles)
A popular wedding and meeting spot, the Depot Civic & Cultural Center is housed in a 1909 Santa Fe-style railway station.
Phone: +1 (325) 646-0146
- Rex's Texas Lanes (1.6 miles)
Challenge your friends or family members to a 10-pin game of bowling or a fun-filled game of billiards at Rex's Texas Lanes.
Phone: +1 (325) 646-0637
- Heartland Mall (1.7 miles)
Get some athletic gear at Hibbett Sports before heading to a Yellow Jackets game, or find a fresh new outfit at Factory Connection for your next business meeting. This mall also boasts an eight-screen movie theater and a calming indoor fountain.
Phone: +1 (830) 570-2886
- Rattlesnake Roundup (Mar)
- Brown County Rodeo (Jun)
- Heartland Rod Run (Jun)
- Brown County Fair (Aug)
- The Early Texas Showcase (Sep)
- BNSF Railway
- Brownwood Regional Medical Center
- Superior Essex
- Texas Youth Commission