Get connected to East Texas! Read the latest articles, find events and fun things to do in the Pineywoods, brush up on your history, and much, MUCH more!

Plan Your ETX Adventure Get Connected to the Piney Woods of East Texas! Read the latest articles on MYETX and find fun things coming up in your neck of the woods. Read More…


Looking for something fun to do? There is no shortage of fun to be had in in the Piney Woods! East Texas is made up of a diverse population, and a unique blend of people and cultures. This has resulted in a number of celebrations, festivals and events, equally as diverse as the citizens of East Texas.

Read More about Upcoming Events in East Texas.


ETX History TabAttention History Buffs!

This section of MYETX is for you. Do you enjoy pulling over on road trips to take photos of historical markers? Or maybe you have often wondered about a historical marker you always pass. Are you a Tombstone Tourist? Do you enjoy learning about fading and forgotten history? MYETX is dedicated to preserving East Texas history. Submit a historical article for publication on MYETX by emailing Travel back in time with MYETX…READ MORE!   Looking for a Real East Texas Dining Experience? 

After taking advantage of all the activities East Texas has to offer, you will probably notice you have worked up quite an appetite. MYETX knows where the diamonds in the rough are located in East Texas that will tickle your taste buds and feed your soul. READ MORE

Haunted ETXTales from Behind the Pine Curtain

Haunted tales from beneath the pine tree canvas of East Texas, whether told aloud spun around a fire, are sure to raise the hair on the back of your neck. Are you brave enough to find out what lies behind the pine curtain? READ MORE

Do You Believe?

MYETX receives emails throughout the year regarding the existence of the infamous East Texas Bigfoot, and reports of possible sightings. For two-and-a-half centuries, East Texas has been reporting sightings of a massive, hairy, ape-like creature that is believed by some to dwell in the Pine Belt. READ MORE


East Texas Swap Shop

MYETX knows East Texas is a Picker’s Paradise. That is why we invented the ETX Swap Shop! Read More about  joining a community of East Texans dedicated to buying, selling, and trading in the Pineywoods region. 

Canton2013_10Treasure Hunting In East Texas

MYETX has compiled a list of trade days in East Texas for treasure hunters who like picking in the Pineywoods. Find ETX Trade Days

mission-tejas-state-park3Discover the Great Outdoors of East Texas!

Find a state park, or a national or state forest in East Texas! State Parks in East Texas and Forests in East Texas

East Texas Museums

Texas Prison Museum

East Texas culture has been preserved across the region in museums. Experience the last of the Deep South by visiting an East Texas museum this year and get connected to East Texas culture. Find an ETX Museum


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East Texas is full of interesting characters. MYETX has gathered a diverse group of East Texas Characters that will be showing you around the Pineywoods. Meet our contributors!

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