Looking for a great place to retire…then Huntsville is the place for you.
Huntsville, Texas nestled in the tall pines of East Texas is where General Sam Houston called home. In Huntsville you will find the tallest statue of an American Hero, Sam Houston “A Tribute to Courage” stands 77’ tall amid a majestic and serene place. Huntsville is where you can enjoy a stroll around a historic downtown square with antique shopping and unique shops and eateries. Boasting in history, here you will find the Sam Houston Memorial Museum, Texas Prison Museum & the HEARTS Veteran Museum. If outdoors is what you desire, take in a round of golf at Raven Nest Golf Course or take a break beneath the tall pines at Huntsville State Park where you can enjoy camping, picnicking, a nature center, boating, fishing and hiking. Take in a show or view an art gallery within the Cultural District designated by the Texas Commission on the Arts. The cultural district also includes Huntsville’s historic downtown square, historic homes, theater performances and cultural events. You can also enjoy artistically unique homes built from recycled materials by Dan Phillips who’s been featured nationally for his green projects.
Huntsville is centrally located between Houston and Dallas on state highway 45. Come, stay and play...where a warm welcome awaits! For a listing of our annual events and overnight accommodations visit our website at www.huntsvilletexas.com or call 800-289-0389.