Downtown Tyler

Visit Tyler TX & Smell the Roses with The Daytripper

Visit Tyler TX

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It’s time to visit Tyler TX and stop and smell the roses. This East Texas town is famous for its beautiful flowers and annual Rose Parade…and that’s not all its got.

The town is blooming with possibilities of things to do including the beautiful Rose Gardens, history, live music, beautiful lakes, and shopping galore. Plus, Tyler is a foodie paradise with scrumptious barbecue and those beloved Peanut Patties.

Explore the WILD side of town at local Caldwell Zoo. Don’t miss the grave of one of the town’s most beloved residents: Shorty the Squirrel in downtown! Visit Tyler TX and you will see the heart of East Texas!

Check out this comprehensive guide on the different types of roses. It is completely free and you can find it here:

See all this and more in the Visit Tyler, TX episode: and on‘s The Big Calendar of Events….

In this episode, Chet smells the roses with a stop to visit Tyler TX.  He eats some amazing BBQ, visits a creative craft brewery that revitalized downtown, and visits a beautiful state park.

About Tyler TX

Visit Tyler TX with its charming brick streets and you will find that there is something for everyone. For a city its size, Tyler has a large number of quality attractions for visitors (and locals alike) to enjoy.

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Visit Tyler TX and you will find the largest city and county seat of Smith County. And, it is the largest city in Northeast Texas. Tyler was the thirty-eighth most populous city in Texas and 292nd in the United States.

The Beautiful Rose Gardens

Tyler is known as the “Rose Capital of America” (also the “Rose City” and the “Rose Capital of the World”), a nickname it earned from a long history of rose production, cultivation, and processing. Tyler TX  is home to the largest rose garden in the United States, a 14-acre public garden complex that has over 38,000 rose bushes of at least 500 different varieties. The Tyler Rose Garden is also home to the annual Texas Rose Festival, attracting tourists by the thousands each year in mid-October. Visit Tyler TX and you will find a wonderful world of beauty.

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