Kilgore Tourism

The biggest oil boom occurred in Kilgore, Texas, and the first official dance drill squad introduced "show business" to the football field there. This is where Texas energy meets southern friendliness in the Piney Woods of East Texas. Both locals and tourists visit the downtown area of Kilgore. The Texas Museum of Broadcasting & Communications, The Texan Theater, The Coca-Cola Mural - A picture-perfect spot to finish any historic downtown located on the side of the BTH Bank building, many upscale shopping establishments, to dining options - The variety of restaurants indeed provides an authentic culinary experience within the downtown district. There are countless possibilities, like portobello mushroom ravioli and burgers at The Back Porch & Char-burger Stockade. Downtown Kilgore is still a particularly distinctive site since it is surrounded by reminders of its oil legacy, such as the 37 oil derricks that scatter across the skyline there and the surviving Art Deco buildings. Kilgore maintains its status as the state's official "City of Stars" by lighting up its derricks every Christmas. Discover your route to the City of Stars now! Texas, this is where Texas energy meets southern friendliness.


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