Upper East Texas Area Towns, Places to See, Maps and Travel Information
The 23-county Upper East Texas region stretches from the piney woods bordering Louisiana and Arkansas to the eastern edge of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
In the Piney Woods Section of East Texas, there are a number of cities and small towns located in several counties, as shown on the maps on this website.
It is now nearly November of 2016, and time to enjoy East Texas fall foliage tours of the ample places to view colorful foliage in its autumn magnificence via a number of scenic drives!
The maples, oaks, gum, elm, beech, hickory, dogwoods, crepe myrtles, Bradford pear, and other species usually come into their peak in late October and November in East Texas. Variations in peak times depend on temperatures, rainfall, wind, and days of sunlight, as well as soil conditions and elevation.
From larger cities such as Tyler and Longview, to smaller communities such as Edom, Flint, Noonday and Gresham, East Texas offers excellent living and recreational opportunities.
From Carthage in the east to Grand Saline in the west, from Paris southward to Nacogdoches, East Texas is a great place to live, and visit!
Located in rolling hills, deep woods and pasture land, East Texas has a wide range of appeal, and things to do in the cities and on short road trips.
Over 30 lakes are provide fishing, skiing, boating and other recreational opportunities for residents and visitors alike. Popular destinations include Lake Tyler, Lake Palestine, Lake Fork, Toledo Bend Reservoir and others in every corner of East Texas.
A large selection of State Parks provide overnight camping venues, mountain biking, picnicking, hiking and more.
There are things to do year-round in East Texas! Visit the Texas Rose Festival in Tyler in October, and the Tyler Azalea Trail in the spring. Summer brings balloon races to Longview, and Christmas time is a delight in Marshall. And don't miss the monthly First Monday Trade Days in Canton.
From world-class golf courses, walking trails, cultural attractions, state parks, festivals, antique shopping, fall motoring and art museums, the East Texas area has something for everyone.
As you visit and navigate East Texas, this site provides information on a number of topics, including maps, cities, towns, shopping, hotels, tourism, airports, history, lakes and other pertinent topics for residents and visitors alike.
Popular Travel Stops Today in East Texas
Map of East Texas Counties and Larger Cities
List and Map of East Texas Counties and County Seats
The following is a list of counties and county seats in upper East Texas:
Map of Upper East Texas Counties
List of Upper East Texas Cities and Towns
Among the cities and towns in the East Texas area are the following:
Interactive Map of the Upper East Texas Region
We've provided below an interactive Google Map of the Upper East Texas area.
Photo Highlights Around East Texas
Included below are photo highlights from around East Texas and the Piney Woods. All photographs were taken by the staff and Epagentry Design Studios.
|Entrance to Stephen F. Austin
|Uncertain Texas on the moss-
draped cypress shores
of Caddo Lake near Karnack
|Classic home on the
Tyler Azalea Trails in spring
|Downtown Bullard Texas
|First Monday Trade Days ...
a flea-market shopping
extravaganza in Canton Texas
Downtown Henderson in the
|Love's Lookout, elevation 713
feet above sea level
near Jacksonville in East Texas
|The Shed Cafe, Edom ... home
of cooking & desserts
for over 35 years
|The Kiepersol Estates Winery ...
tours and wine
tasting in East Texas near Bullard
|The Lee Daffodil Garden, just south
on U.S. Highway 271
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