Rose City Christmas Tours: Evening Tours Galore

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The Rose City is a wonderful place to celebrate the holiday season. Check out these great holiday tours in the area!

Azalea District ‘Trail of Lights’

Through December 31st (after dark)

You’ve seen the beautiful colors of the Azalea District and Brick Street Village during the spring; now see them come to life with color, once again, during the holiday season! Take a driving or walking tour and enjoy the beautiful Historic homes and businesses dressed up for the season in all their splendor. Azalea and Brick Street Districts, just south of Downtown Tyler. For more info call (903)592-1661 or go to

Evening Tours at the Goodman Museum

December 15th-16th (6-9pm)

Take this unique opportunity to tour the Goodman Museum at night while the Christmas lights shine brightly throughout this beautiful historic home. Then hop-on the open air shuttle, which takes you on a fantastic journey through Downtown and the Azalea District. Free Admission to the museum with a suggested donation of $2 per person. Goodman Museum is located at 624 N. Broadway Ave., Tyler. For more info call (903)531-1286 or go to

Azalea District Trail of Lights’ Riding Tour

December 15th-16th (Friday-Saturday 5:30-8:30pm)

Take a ride through the beautiful Historic Azalea District, where you will see the sights and sounds of Christmas from an open air touring shuttle. Tours will depart from Goodman Museum, 624 N. Broadway, Tyler. Tickets are $10 per person, children 5 and under free. For more info call (903)330-8262.


Santa Land Drive-thru Christmas Park

Daily Through January 4th (6-10:30pm)

Experience the sights and sounds of a Christmas Wonderland with over 2 ½ million lights lighting your path. Take a ride on Santa’s Trailer or remain in the warmth of your own vehicle as you drive through Santa Land’s 24-acres of unforgettable adventure designed especially for the entire family. Before you leave, you can shop the 4,000 sq. ft. gift shop, too. Admission fee is $25 per car, $35 for 15 passenger commercial vans, and $5 per person for each additional passenger. There is an additional fee for trailer rides. Santa Land is located at 11455 I-20 W., Tyler, at exit 557. For more info call (903)882.1518 or go to


Roseland Plantation Christmas Tea & Tour

December 11th & 13th (2pm)

This is a four-course afternoon tea and historic plantation tour. Tea and tour tickets are $30 per person plus tax and gratuity. Tours-only tickets are $10 per person. Reservation are required for both. Roseland Plantation is located at 2591 State Hwy 64 W., 6 miles west of Tyler Pounds Regional Airport, Tyler. For more info call (903)849-0205 or go to