Comfort Inn & Suites
5828 I-27 S.
Lubbock, TX 79404
Phone: (806) 763-6500
Fax: (806) 763-0080
Home to a huge number of sprawling green parks and gardens, Lubbock is one city that will never fail to enchant nature lovers. Take a long leisurely walk in Clapp Park ad have a memorable time out with family and friends. Home to the Lubbock Memorial Arboretum that showcases some of the choicest varieties of fauna in the region, this park is commonly used to host various local events. The K-9 Splashfest, that is held here, is a day all canines in Lubbock should look forward to year-round.
Learn about safety in a kid-sized town complete with buildings, roads, bridges, sidewalks, water towers, and street signs. Here, children can learn about how to stay out of harms way by following traffic rules in a world suited to just their size. Kids can drive in small cars to learn about the rules surrounding automobiles, or ride through the park on bikes to learn about bicycle safety as well! Although it caters mostly to public schools, Safety Village is open every weekday morning from 8a-9a and at Open Recreation times throughout the week for walkers, skaters, and bikers to have a safe, automobile free place to exercise. Camps are available during the summers and birthday party packages are offered.
Whether it is the Super Bowl or a quiet Monday night with a little 9-ball, Fast Eddies
The Fly'n Hoofs stables are easy to find but hard to leave. They are a committed premium equestrian facility with a friendly environment. Monthly and overnight boarding, indoor stalls, 3 large working areas, lessons, training, bath and brush.
Flanked by beautiful trees on all sides, Wagner Park is a serene respite for those who want to spend some time away from the hustle and bustle of the city. This tranquil park serves as a picnic area and a recreational space for locals as well as tourists. Besides offering a playground, tennis court and a walking track, the park is a perfect backdrop for local events such as concerts, gigs and shows.
Do your kids seem to have way too much energy all the time? Having a hard time keeping up? At Jump N Jungle, a unique inflatable space filled with things to climb on, jump on, and bounce on, it is easy to let the young have their fun while you relax. Although mostly a space to rent out for children's birthday parties and other events for the kiddies, there are times reserved for walk-ins. Mondays from 10a-Noon is open jump for all ages. Wednedays from 10a-Noon is "Mommy & Me", a time when the very young do not have to compete with older children. The whole family can enjoy Jump N Jungle on Family Fun Night, on Thursdays from 4p-8p. Socks are required!
In town they cater parties, in the country they ride horses. The Four Bar K Ranch is a horse boarding facility and riding stable second to none in West Texas. They offer recreation and entertainment for the riding enthusiast with fun for the whole family. Activities include horseback riding by appointment, summer horse camp for adults and children, birthday parties, corporate and private parties, trail rides and team roping.
Huenke Park is a nice green space set in southwest Lubbock. The park has three different memorials, all visually stimulating and are a good mix of history and beauty. The Veterans Memorial pays tribute to people who have participated in the armed services. Meanwhile, there is a statue depicting Willie McCool who was a pilot for NASA who died in the Space Shuttle Columbia after carrying out numerous experiments in space. The third monument is actually a fountain which features varying colored lights at night for a pleasant sight.
A semi-private club; 18 hole; lit May to September for evening play; front 9 is all par-3's; fairways are wide and tree lined.
Centered around a beautiful lake, Maxey Park is full of fun outdoor activities for the whole family. The beautiful outdoor pool makes it an ideal destination on hot summer days. One of the best playgrounds in the city is located in Maxey Park and has been nicknamed the "bouncy playground" which is fully wheelchair accessible. The park also includes a canoe rental, baseball fields, volleyball and basketball courts, and fishing.
Stone Gate Golf Course, near Texas Tech University, is unlike any golf course experience in West Texas. The combination of picturesque golf layout, exceptional practice facilities, and friendly staff provide a relaxed environment for serious golfers as well as the weekend warrior. Pro-shop on site. And don't forget that Stone Gate Golf Course is also BYOB!
Black-tailed prairie dogs are a keystone species crucial to ecosystems throughout the western United States, from Texas in the South to Wyoming up north. But nowhere do these herbivorous little critters rule the roost more supremely than down at Prairie Dog Town, a prairie dog sanctuary in the heart of Lubbock's venerable Mackenzie Park. Begun as a modest endeavor in the 1930s, Prairie Dog Town has seen its share of excitement over the years, what with the naming of Mayor Emeritus Kennedy Clapp, the installation of prairie dog Prairie Dog Pete as official Goodwill Ambassador.