Luling, Texas

Luling was established in 1874 as the terminus of a branch of the Southern Pacific Railroad. In its early years, it was a cattle center, shipping point, and the end of the freight trail from Chihuahua, Mexico. The crossroads frontier settlement was once known as "the toughest town in Texas." Oil was discovered in 1922, and today visitors will see active wells in and around the town, some on such incongruous spots as church lawns, residential back yards and city parks. Many of the bobbing pump jacks are decorated as animals and cartoon characters which makes them popular photo sites.

Luling's world famous Watermelon Thump Festival is the last weekend in June and its water tower is painted to look like a giant watermelon.

Attractions near Luling, Texas

Live Music Capital of the World

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Sweetwater Country Club

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Granbury Ghosts and Legends Tour

Every Friday and Saturday, you can spend an enjoyable,spooky evening with the ghost stories and legends of our Granbury Histo...

Christmas Mountains Sanctuary

Numerous remote and primitive campsites available, as well as miles of trails and roads for hiking, mountain biking (non-moto...

Bastrop Opera House

Bastrop Opera House, circa 1889, features a wide variety of year-round dinner theater productions in an informal Victorian se...

Hubbard Creek Lake Parks/Public Access

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