Tell Me About Tyler Texas

Tyler, TX is the home to more than 99,000 residents and more than 209 thousand residents in Smith County (2010 Census).  Tyler is located 95 miles east of Dallas, TX and 90 miles west of Shreveport, LA.


Tyler is known for its beautiful roses and known as the Rose Capital of America.  There is an annual Texas Rose Festival with a parade and the crowning of Tyler’s Rose Queen.  The Azalea Trail in the heart of the Azalea District offers a breathtaking view with an assortment of azaleas grown by many residents. 


 You can enjoy two lakes, Lake Tyler and Lake Palestine for fishing or just having fun in the water.  During the winter you can still have fun at the indoor water park at The WaterPark at the Villages in Flint, TX.


If you are a golf lover you will find that Tyler, TX offers more than 6 challenging golf courses, Pine Springs Golf Course, The Cascades, Hollytree, Arrowhead, Willow Brook and Peachtree. 


Take the family out for a wonderful adventure at Tyler’s own Caldwell Zoo that was founded in 1937 by David King Caldwell.  You can enjoy live performances at the Cowan Center with  spectacular events every month.


If you need to extend your education you can attend Tyler Junior College, The University of Texas at Tyler or Texas College which are all located in Tyler for all your educational needs. 


With outstanding medical facilities in Tyler, East Texas Medical Center, Mother Frances Hospital, Texas Spine and Joint Hospital and University of Texas Health Science Center At Tyler, you will find  exceptional medical care.  Tyler is the first Certified Retirement City in Texas. 


From American food to Vietnamese cuisine in Tyler your taste buds are sure to be pleased.  There’s definitely no shortage of different cuisines in Tyler and you will surely want to try them all. 


In 2013 a new shopping center with a planned estimate of 100 new stores broke ground in Tyler off South Broadway for your shopping needs.  The first stores are planned to open in the summer of 2014.