Explore a Few of the Top Things to Do in West Texas
Whether your stay is one day or one week, take time to experience the exciting area attractions near the Country Inn & Suites, Midland, TX, like Midland Park Mall and the Security Bank Ballpark. Only one mile away from the hotel, the Midland County Horseshoe Arena & Pavilion hosts sporting events, concerts and rodeos. The Petroleum Museum
, located less than a mile from the hotel, features interactive exhibits about the area’s oil industry, and the George W. Bush Childhood Home boasts memorabilia from two former American presidents.
If you prefer to peruse the arts, check out breathtaking works created by Native peoples at the Museum of the Southwest. You can also see a musical at the Yucca Theatre or attend a performance by the Midland-Odessa Symphony & Chorale.
Arts and Culture:
- Midland College and McCormick Gallery (7 miles)
More than 7,400 students pursue 60 different degrees and certifications at Midland College. While taking a campus tour, stop by the McCormick Gallery to see thought-provoking art created by students and faculty members.
Phone: +1 (432) 685-4500
- Midland Festival Ballet (6.3 miles)
This 25-year-old dance institution features a ballet school and a professional ballet company that performs throughout the year.
Phone: +1 (432) 682-2653
- Midland-Odessa Symphony & Chorale (13 miles)
Under the direction of conductor Gary Lewis, this regional orchestra performs stunning classical pieces in the impressive Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center.
Phone: +1 (432) 563-0921
- Museum of the Southwest (4 miles)
Known for its extensive collection of works by Native peoples, the Museum of the Southwest also features Audubon prints and an archaeology exhibit.
Phone: +1 (432) 683-2882
- Yucca Theatre (3 miles)
The Midland Community Theatre performs acclaimed musicals and plays year-round at this historic theater.
Phone: +1 (432) 570-4111
- Midland Park Mall (6.5 miles)
Featuring stores like Hot Topic, JCPenney and American Eagle Outfitters, Midland Park Mall provides a relaxing place to get out of the Texas sun and do some shopping.
Phone: +1 (432) 694-1663
- Sibley Nature Center (4.9 miles)
Explore educational exhibits, take a walk on the trails or go “backyard birding” with the kids at this scenic outdoor destination.
Phone: +1 (432) 684-6827
- The George W. Bush Childhood Home (6 miles)
Browse enlightening exhibits that offer guests a glimpse into the lives of two American presidents, two governors and two first ladies at this historic site.
Phone: +1 (432) 685-1112
- Midland Army Air Field Museum (13 miles)
Spanning more than 100,000 square feet, this museum features thousands of aviation-related artifacts from World War II and a variety of interactive displays.
Phone: +1 (432) 567-3010
Sports and Event Venues:
- Midland County Horseshoe Arena & Pavilion (1 mile)
Called “the Horseshoe” for short, this multipurpose venue hosts sporting events, trade shows and rodeos throughout the year, as well as the Midland County Fair in late August.
Phone: +1 (432) 682-1300
- Security Bank Ballpark (7.8 miles)
Baseball fans can cheer on the Midland RockHounds at this state-of-the-art ballpark that also features a picnic pavilion, a playground and a splash pad for summertime fun with the kids.
Phone: +1 (432) 520-2255
Midland International Air & Space Port (MAF) (11 miles)