2023 Memorial Weekend: Short Road Trips from East Texas

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Ready for the long weekend but don’t want to fly or drive too far? Because Hospitality Health ER  firmly believes that rest and relaxation is a must, we’ve compiled some ideas for Memorial Weekend road trips from East Texas.

Memorial Weekend in East Texas

Take a Train Ride at Texas State Railroad Palestine Depot
Just an hour’s drive away, climb aboard the Texas State Railroad for a relaxing ride and a delicious 3-course meal during the season’s inaugural steam weekend. Train riders will also get to view a display of vintage “iron horses” at the Palestine depot. It’s time to relax and watch the views go by!

Wild Bunch Tyler M/C Annual Memorial Weekend
When: Fri May 26 2023 at 09:00 am | Where: Wild Bunch Tyler M/C, 1714 N Palace Ave,Tyler,TX,United States, Tyler, United States 

Texas Live!- Troy’s
Kick off Memorial Day weekend right with North Point Drive live at Troy Aikman’s bar by Cowboys Stadium. 2 hour set from 9-11 pm.

Bluegrass GOSPEL Festival @ Salmon Lake Park
Featuring: The New Tradition Reunion, Chosen Road, The Marksmen, The Gospel Plowboys, The King James Boys, The Purple Hulls, Caleb & Abby Lindsey, The Gent Mtn Grass Burs, The Right Direction, The Blake Brothers, The Paul Family, Lonesome Ridge Bluegrass, Mike Tucker & Friends – Line up subject to chg. Music daily. More info: 

  • Bring your lawn chairs!
  • RV hook ups: $25/night.
  • Weekend Pass: $70
  • Day Pass: Thursday $25, Friday $25, Sat $30. Children 15 and under admitted free with parent.

If you’re more in a beach mood, check out different 2019 Memorial Day Events in Galveston while hitting up the beach! For medical emergencies, Hospitality Health ER’s emergency room in Galveston is located at 4222 Seawall Blvd.