EAST TEXAS—Palestine, Nacogdoches, and Tyler are renowned for their magnificent blooming seasons and premier flower trails. Dogwoods and azaleas are celebrated annually during the blooming season in the three towns, and each offers unique viewing opportunities from gardens and parks, to historic districts.
Palestine, Texas- Every year I go out searching for Bluebonnets around East Texas to photograph. This year I have stumbled upon several nice patches within walking distance from house in Palestine’s historic home district. Century-old wooden castles adorned with pink and white Dogwoods, Azaleas, Japanese Snowballs, Wisteria and Bluebonnets are a must-see sight for visitors.
Follow the Flowers
ETX- The first day of spring has finally arrived, and just in time for three of East Texas’ premier flower trails. Palestine, Nacogdoches, and Tyler, Texas are all renowned for their magnificent blooming seasons. Every spring tourists and photographers flock to these three towns to see dogwoods and azaleas. Start planning to celebrate spring behind the Pine Curtain in Palestine, Nacogdoches, and Tyler! Find each town’s bloom report and events on MYETX.
Follow the Dogwoods to Palestine: The 76th Annual Texas Dogwood Trails Celebration
PALESTINE – The 76th Annual Texas Dogwood Trails Celebration in Palestine, Texas takes place the last two weekends in March and first weekend in April. Since 1938, locals and visitors alike have been enjoying the delicate white blooms of the Cornus florida, commonly known as the flowering dogwood. Activities are scheduled each weekend to compliment the long time Celebration, including the Dogwood Festival set for Sat., Mar. 22, 2014 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in historic downtown Palestine.
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