Denison, Texas

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Discover Denison, just one hour north of Dallas and ten minutes south of Lake Texoma – Denison is the perfect getaway. Leave the hustle and bustle of the big city behind as you unplug, unwind, kick back, and relax.

Denison, Texas

Discover the rich history in Denison. 

Visit the birthplace of the 34th President of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower, an immersive experience, and state historic site. See the house where President Eisenhower was born or take the Ike Hike and walk the path he took when he visited Denison. Explore the Red River Railroad Museum on Main Street, next to the historic Katy Depot, and learn about Denison’s railroad history (and where Denison got its’ name!). Don’t miss the Perrin Air Force Base Museum that honors the formerly active air force base in Denison, as well as all other branches of the military. If you like wine – stop by the Vinita House, home of Denison native T.V. Munson, who saved the French wine industry!

Discover downtown Denison, three-time Great American Main Street semi-finalist, naming Denison in the top eight Main Streets in the country! 

Enjoy eclectic public art, boutique and antique shopping, wineries, breweries, and one of-a-kind restaurants as you enjoy the historic architecture and hometown feel. With events every weekend, you can find something to do downtown for the entire family.

Discover your next favorite drink in Denison! 

Ironroot Republic Distillery has been named Best Craft Whisky Distillery by USA Today four times in a row. Take a distillery tour and find your new favorite spirit! Stop by Hidden Hangar Vineyard and Winery next for award-winning wine. Take a tour of the vineyard and winery before you hit the tasting room! Don’t miss out on two great breweries in downtown Denison – Ivanhoe Ale Works and Say When Brewing Company! Cheers Denison!

Denison, Texas

Discover your love of the outdoors in Denison! 

Enjoy boating, fishing, and sandy beaches on Lake Texoma. After a long day of fun in the sun on the water, stop by The Point restaurant for the best view of the lake while you eat! Make time for Eisenhower State Park for camping, trails, rock-climbing, and more. Located right in the heart of town is Waterloo Lake where you can enjoy walking trails, rent a kayak, and even find natural caves! There’s something outdoors for everyone is Denison.

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