Azaela blooms at SFA University


Travel Region

Piney Woods



History plays an important role with visitors today, as do antiques, restaurants, and the nearby Tonkawa Springsā€”a former Boy Scout camp in the pines that offers one of the best natural swimming holes in Texas.

Upcoming Events

Blueberry Bluegrass Concert in the Park

June 9

Festival Park, 507 S. Pecan St.

The family-friendly Friday night Bluegrass Concert in Festival Park kicks off the Texas Blueberry Festival weekend.

Texas Blueberry Festival

June 10

Downtown , 200 E. Main St.

The Texas Blueberry Festival is a delightful day of fun for all ages. This year marks the event's 33rd anniversary. As the only state-sanctioned blueberry festival in Texas, this annual event attracts more than 20,000 people to Nacogdoches' historic downtown district.

The June 2023 cover of Texas Highways Magazine

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