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  1. 5 Gift Ideas for Dad

    Father’s Day is just around the corner and we know you want to find an amazing way to show your Pop some love. Look no further. We’ve searched high and low and came up with 5 great gifts that your Dad is going to love. Read on...
  2. The Story of Downtown Live

    Downtown Live has done a lot of growing over the past decade, and it is now a signature outdoor music series attracting hundreds of music and food truck fans to Longview each week in the Spring and Fall. Here's the story of how it began and grew. Read on...
  3. Best Spots for a Selfie

    Longview is filled with beautiful backdrops and colorful corners that make perfect locations for taking a social media pic. Whether you like a majestic mural or a garden oasis, we’ve got a place that will take your Instagram or Snapchat photos to Read on...
  4. Visit Longview Launching Mobile Outdoor & Adventure Pass

    Visit Longview, the official tourism organization for Longview, is launching an Outdoor & Adventure Pass, a new program that aims to encourage visitors and residents to get out and explore the entire East Texas area. Read on...
  5. Go behind-the-scenes during Big Techs

    Ever wonder how stuff is made? Come see how Longview companies make the world's largest front-end loader, produce massive steel plates, turn chemicals into products, distribute goods around the world, and other cool technology. Read on...
  6. 10 Fun Fall Outings

    Fall is the time of year when trees drop their colorful leaves and cozy sweaters come out of storage. With the cooler temperatures comes an urge to explore our beautiful area and find some new haunts. Read on...
  7. Longview Arboretum Is a Sweet Place To Be

    By many accounts, Steven Chamblee is a big name in the Texas horticultural world. Read on...
  8. Kids Will Love Little Big Techs

    Downtown Longview will be full of hands-on activities as we explore science and technology during Little Big Techs. Read on...
  1. 5 Fun Places for a Night Cap

    You’ve enjoyed a delicious dinner with friends but you’re not ready to let the evening end. When you’re looking for a beautiful atmosphere to imbibe in something shaken and not stirred, we’ve got some new choices for you. Read on...
  2. The Cace Family Continues Their Food Legacy

    In a nondescript building on the northwest side of downtown, Louisiana gumbo simmers in a 40 gallon soup pot. The chef that stirs the savory stew has seen her share of sadness but Read on...
  3. 5 Places for a Pampering Pedicure

    Your feet support you through long days at work, numerous activities and even exercise. They take a beating and spend most of their time squeezed into tight socks and shoes. Give those tired pups a breather and go for a nice spa pedi or foot massage. Read on...
  4. 7 Awesome Offbeat Things You Can Do in Longview

    Zip line over alligators, discuss theology over pints of craft beer, and take in a view of miles of East Texas terrain from the basket of a hot air balloon. Read on...
  5. CJ's Favorite Things to Do

    So, you have just 48 hours in Longview and need a local’s advice for how to spend your time? CJ Clayton is a busy tourism professional who loves shopping, socializing, and spending time with her big family. Read on...
  6. Crystal's Favorite Things to Do

    So, you have just 48 hours in Longview and need a local’s advice for how to spend your time? Crystal Gable is a vegan, cat loving, working mom who enjoys reading, cooking and practicing yoga whenever she can. Read on...
  7. Decedric's Favorite Things To Do

    Decedric Williams is a single, working professional, and friend to all. In his free time he enjoys fishing, writing, traveling, and spending time with family. Here’s his recommendations of favorite things to do around Longview. Read on...
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