Oh ladies! It’s time for some fun in the country.
Come stay in your favorite house at Trinity Pines and check out the list of activities we’ve put together to entertain you during your visit. There is so much to do in East Texas and Trinity Pines is only an hour and a half away from Dallas, so what’re you waiting for?!
The following list of fun things to do was put together for a group of ladies that spent a weekend at Trinity Pines to
celebrate their 40th college reunion. Some did one of these activities each day while others simply sat, relaxed and visited. There’s something for everyone.
SOME FUN THINGS TO DO IN EAST TEXAS:
Best Blueberry Pie in East Texas
Start The Day Off With A Hearty Breakfast at “The Shed Cafe” in Edom
Eat with the locals who come back daily because its that good! Choose from a variety of delicious country-style breakfast foods made with locally grown eggs, vegetables, and fruits.
Address: 8337 FM 279, Edom, TX 75756 Tel:903-852-7791
Shop, Shop, Shop in the charming town of Edom, Tx
Downtown Edom has an unique mix of art galleries, studios, shops, and restaurants. Discover Beautiful hand-made jewelry, one-of-a-kind birdhouses, antique glassware, and eat some of THE BEST chicken fried steak at The Shed Cafe. Read more about the town here:
Do Some Pickn & Grinnin at The Shed Cafe, Edom, TX
If your East Texas getaway has you in the area on a Tuesday evening you’ll have a great time at this event. The Edom locals and folks from surrounding areas gather every Tuesday with their favorite musical instrument and all jam together. You’ll see musicians from ages 10 – 80+ filling the room with happy and fun tunes and everyone leaves with a big ole’ smile! Feel free to chime in if the gets you to. Tuesday evenings beginning at 6:00pm
Watch an Acoustic Show at The Old Firehouse in Edom
This new music venue is an exciting and welcomed addition to Edom! It’s a fun thing to do in the area and close to home. Website: www.jeffreylancephotography.com/theoldfirehouse/concerts
Blue Moon Gardens
Nestled in the rolling hills and piney woods of East Texas , Blue Moon Gardens offers an oasis of beauty and tranquility. Located 4 ½ miles east of Edom and 15 miles west of Tyler. Open everyday 9 – 5.
Address: 13062 FM 279, Chandler, TX. 75758 ~ Tel:903-852-3897
Follow the Piney Woods Wine Trail!
Visit a Piney Woods Winery
There are 17 wineries in East Texas. Click the link below to get to know the regional vineyards and see what events they have going on during your East Texas getaway. Website: www.pineywoodswinetrail.com
Visit the Tyler Rose Gardens The Tyler Municipal Rose Garden is a 14-acre park, making it the nation’s largest rose garden. There are over 38,000 rose bushes of at least 500 different varieties, from tall grafted rose trees to miniature roses no larger than a dime. The Rose Garden is open from dawn until dark, seven days a week. Admission is free.
Take a stroll in the East Texas Arboretum in Athens
The East Texas Arboretum sits on more than 100 acres of native Texas land and includes formal gardens, historic buildings and a wooded nature area with more than 2 miles of naturalistic hiking trails. ETABS is a non-profit organization which is open daily to the public so that everyone can enjoy this beautiful natural oasis.
Tel: Tel:903-675-5630 ~ Address: 601 Patterson Rd, Athens, TX 75751 ~ Website: www.eastexasarboretum.org
Call us today to reserve your favorite cottage at Trinity Pines Retreat or to ask us any questions!
We’d love for you to come stay with us!
Trinity Pines Retreat & Conference Center