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Midland, Texas

  • Pliska Airplane

    John V. Pliska, born in Tyne, Austria, came to Texas with his parents in 1897 and settled in Flatonia. In 1903 he started on a trip to Mexico by train. When the train stopped in Midland, he got off to...
    Pliska Airplane

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George W. Bush Childhood Home

Visit the town President George W. Bush refers to as his hometown and learn more about the man as you tour his fully-restored childhood home. Features furnishings authentic to 1952-56

Midland, TX Famous Homes

American Airpower Heritage Museum

Located within the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Headquarters at Midland International Airport, the American Airpower Heritage Museum (AAHM) is recognized for its collection of authentic World War II artifacts, memorabilia and the world'

Midland, TX Museums

Hogan Park Golf Course

The Hogan Park Golf Course is a thirtysix hole public facility operated as an enterprise fund under the Community Services Department. The original eighteen holes, now known as Quail Course, was built in 1959. Then, in 1980, nine more holes were added. In 1999

Midland, TX Golf Courses

Pliska Airplane

John V. Pliska, born in Tyne, Austria, came to Texas with his parents in 1897 and settled in Flatonia. In 1903

Midland, TX Aviation

Marian Blakemore Planetarium

Just on the edge of the Museum of the Southwest grounds the Marian Blakemore Planetarium is a visit into outer space. Opened in 1972, the Planetarium features a 40

Midland, TX Planetariums

Things to do near Midland, TX

Texas Travel Information Center

In West Texas at the Texas-New Mexico state line on Interstate Highway 10, one of the 12 Texas Travel Information Centers ope...

Fredda Turner Durham Children's Museum

The children's museum, part of the Museum of the Southwest complex, features three exhibition areas filled with natural light...

Sul Ross State Univ. Museum of the Big Bend

For more than 70 years this museum has been collecting and exhibiting artifacts of the vast Big Bend region. Here, people hav...

Largest Jack Rabbit

The "World's Largest Jack Rabbit" was first pioneered by former Attorney General John Ben Shepperd during his term as Odessa ...

Scenic Drive

F.M. 1111 north 43 miles to intersection with primary east- west route of U.S. 62/180. Generally flat ranching areas edged by...