Grab your besties for some catch-up time or unplug with the one you love. Earn your stripes fishing for striped bass on Lake Texoma or just kick back and relax. Whatever you choose, Denison invites you to take the scenic route and soak up every moment.
Pinterest Lovers Weekend
Crafty types find their bliss in Denison, where downtown retailers invite visitors in for interactive fun. Try your hand at painting or learn how to pot a succulent garden or stitch a quilt. Hit the farmers market to see what local creatives have been making and growing. Of course, cafe pit stops are perfect to show off your one-of-a-kind projects and get an afternoon pick-me-up.
Bachelor in Paradise
If “Gone Fishing” hits you in the right spot, bring your boat or hire a charter to create some epic fish tales with your buddies. Water comes into play everywhere, with area lakes and rivers offering the perfect backdrops for outdoor recreation in Denison. Other best bets for a cool day with the guys include craft beer, big steaks, live music and a round of golf.
Ever think a beach day was in the cards for a North Texas vacation? Waterloo Lake offers water recreation close to town, and Lake Texoma invites visitors to splash around under the sun. Explore more than 600 miles of shoreline around the area’s lakes or stay grounded on mountain bike trails, wooded hikes and camping under the stars at Eisenhower State Park. The views always make for a day to remember.
Get ready to Discover Denison one experience at a time! Explore the local craft beverage scene, shopping in historic Downtown Denison, and so much more! Check out all of the passes so you can save while you #DiscoverDenison!
Craft Beverage Lovers
When your Sister City is Cognac, France, best believe Denison has craft spirit cred. Sample grain-to-glass libations at Ironroot Distillery and see what’s on tap at Ivanhoe Ale Works. The Red River Valley’s fertile wine region has been growing grapes since the first settlers arrived. Kick back, relax and sample juicy vintages at Homestead Winery and Hidden Hangar Vineyard.
History Buffs Trip
Denison is a throwback in many ways. Retro diners, a mellow pace, friendly people. Our historic attractions are top-notch, too. Tour the birthplace of the nation’s 34th president, see artifacts from the golden era of railroads and visit an air force base that was active from WWII to Vietnam. Throughout Denison, find ties to the past that preserve a rich legacy.
Denison offers activities custom-made for couples. Play by day on a kayak built for two or a picnic in the park, then go into relaxation mode with a couples massage at an area spa. After a wine country tour, head to Lake Texoma for a private sunset dinner cruise. Then tuck away in a historic B&B for the night. Here’s to quality time you will treasure forever.
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
Catch up with your friends at a Main Street cafe, then hit the farmers market for only-in-Denison finds and boutiques along Main Street for one-of-a-kind fashions. Between shops, snap some selfies at the Butterfly Mural and other public art pieces in downtown Denison. A visit to Denison’s wineries is guaranteed to bring weekend vibes, and serious pampering awaits at area day spas.