Midland, Texas is a warm and inviting West Texas city, conveniently located on Interstate 20, halfway between Fort Worth and El Paso. Easily accessible, it boasts Midland International Airport, serviced daily by American, Southwest, and United Airlines and is the closest airport to Big Bend National Park. This is the perfect destination to begin a West Texas road trip, a tour of the Big Bend region, host your meeting, sporting event, or family reunion.
Our city features over 185,000 square feet of meeting space, many unique museums, delicious food, and exciting music and nightlife. Midland is a thriving community of more than 111,000 people. The Permian Basin, of which Midland is the geographic center, is said to contain 16%, of the nation's oil reserves. Midland brings together everything travelers want in a modern city without the inconvenience of traffic congestion. Our city is synonymous with Texas high school football, Midland and Odessa having inspired Friday Night Lights. Midland is a city where the possibilities are as endless as our horizons.
OutdoorsBig Bend National Park Athens Scuba Park East Texas Arboretum Palo Duro Canyon State Park Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
AttractionsTerilingua Ghost Town Palo Duro Canyon Stockyards Station Wildseed Farms George Ranch Historical Park Texas State Railroad Riverwalk The Alamo
Day TripsBandera General Store Fredericksburg Ozona to Fort Stockton on I - 10 Jefferson General Store
Food TripsBobs Taco Station Food Shark Louie Mueller Barbecue Texas Pride BBQ Big Texan Steak Ranch Dairy Palace Big Top Candy Shop Dirty Martins Place Starlight Theatre Franklin Barbeque
Caves and Caverns
Day Use Facitlities
Hot Air Balloons
National Wildlife Refuges
Nature and Outdoors
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