Discover Lubbock’s Culture and Natural Beauty
The Country Inn & Suites in Lubbock, TX lies only 10 minutes from Texas Tech University and offers easy access to cultural destinations and beautiful natural attractions. After cheering on the Red Raiders, visit the Museum of Texas Tech University to experience the planetarium and dinosaur fossils. If you’re looking for things to do outdoors, you can fish at Buffalo Springs Lake or say hello to the adorable animals at Prairie Dog Town. The Buddy Holly Center, located less than three miles away, pays tribute to Lubbock’s famous native son while also hosting current musical and artistic events.
- American Wind Power Center (3.8 miles)
Visit this unconventional museum to learn about wind turbines, windmills and how wind power impacts the environment.
Phone: +1 (806) 747-8734
- Buddy Holly Center (2.8 miles)
Home to iconic memorabilia like Buddy Holly’s glasses and his Fender guitar, this museum honors the career of Lubbock’s most famous musician while also welcoming the artists of the future with musical and cultural events.
Phone: +1 (806) 775-3560
- Museum of Texas Tech University (5.6 miles)
This university museum includes a planetarium with a breathtaking sky show and more than five million natural artifacts from the surrounding region. View fossils from dinosaurs, saber-toothed cats and woolly mammoths.
Phone: +1 (806) 742-2490
- Silent Wings Museum (8.8 miles)
Home of a restored WACO CG-4A glider, the Silent Wings Museum offers interactive exhibits that tell the story of the WWII glider program.
Phone: +1 (806) 775-3046
- Buffalo Springs Lake (10 miles)
Hike, fish, kayak across the lake or relax with a picnic at this scenic location.
Phone: +1 (806) 747-3353
- Lubbock Lake Landmark (8 miles)
An important archeological site that offers active excavations in the summer, Lubbock Lake Landmark contains artifacts of people who lived more than 12,000 years ago. Stroll along 4.5 miles of trails and catch glimpses of local wildlife.
Phone: +1 (806) 742-1116
- Prairie Dog Town (5.2 miles)
Located inside Mackenzie Park, Prairie Dog Town offers the chance to watch these endearing creatures scamper among the burrows and native grasses of their habitat.
Phone: +1 (806) 775-2673
Major Area Destinations
- CapRock Winery (7.4 miles)
CapRock Winery boasts a beautiful vineyard and a tasting room with a range of quality vintages.
Phone: +1 (806) 863-2704
- South Plains Mall (6 miles)
A popular local destination, this indoor mall houses more than 155 stores, including Bealls, Aldo, Eddie Bauer, Forever 21 and American Eagle Outfitters.
Phone: +1 (806) 792-4653
- Texas Tech University (7 miles)
With more than 30,000 students and a total of 10 colleges, Texas Tech University offers diverse educational opportunities as well as popular sports teams.
Phone: +1 (806) 742-2011
Nearby Golf Courses
Directions to the Hotel
- From the north: Take I-27 S to Exit 1B. The hotel is a quarter of a mile away on the right.
- From the south: Take I-27 N to Exit 1A. Make a U-turn. The hotel is one mile away on the right.
- From NM Hwy 84: Take Hwy 84 through town. Turn left on 58th St.
- From Post: Take Hwy 84. Turn right on 58th St.