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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites

1923 S Jackson St, Jacksonville, TX 75766

(903) 589-8900


La Quinta Inn & Suites

1902 S Jackson St, Jacksonville, TX 75766

(903) 586-6504


Best Western Plus Executive Inn

1659 S Jackson St, Jacksonville, TX 75766

(903) 586-0007



Weston Inn & Suites

590 N Dickinson Dr, Rusk, TX 75785

(903) 683-8383

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Texas State Railroad

Take a relaxing train ride through the piney woods of East Texas, enjoy fun special events with your family, or experience an evening dinner train!


This historic railroad offers train excursions that travel 25 miles through the scenic piney woods and hardwood creek bottoms of East Texas amidst a backdrop of rolling hills, nature and wildlife.


Passengers board excursion trains at the beautiful Victorian-style depots in Palestine and Rusk, where southern hospitality is the norm. Perfect trip for friends, families, groups, schools, and more!  Website

Cherokee Trace

Nestled in the lush piney woods of East Texas, 12 miles East of Jacksonville, TX. Cherokee Trace Drive-thru Safari is a wildlife park that is home to an amazing variety of wildlife. See over two dozen exotic and endangered species that thrive in an open habitat similar to their native territory. At your own pace, enjoy a self-guided drive through the hills and open savannahs of this 300-acre preserve.


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