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Group Travel

Kilgore’s convenient location in the Piney Woods region of Texas makes it the perfect home base for your East Texas getaway. Your visit will be filled with wallet-friendly attractions, free tours, boomtown history, word-class performing arts and local flavors.

Our perfect location is ideal for groups seeking new and unique tour ideas. Whether you’re planning a get-away or passing through our area we’re here to assist you with a tour that meets your group’s interests.

Your group can unpack once and discover many sights and attractions of East Texas! Kilgore is just a short drive to Caddo Lake State Park, Historic Jefferson, Tyler Rose Garden and more! Let us know about your group’s upcoming overnight trip to Kilgore and receive:

  • Assistance with itinerary planning
  • FAM Tours
  • Free motor coach/tour bus parking
  • On-board hospitality upon arrival
  • Accommodation bids
  • Itinerary collaboration with other East Texas destinations
  • Step-on Guide Service
  • Complimentary Service Package for your group


Value-priced hotels, group-friendly restaurants, and memorable attractions and activities staffed by knowledgeable professionals and local group tour guides help to make the experience a delight for those planning and those enjoying every event. Let our group specialist customize an event that promises to wow even the most seasoned traveler.

For itinerary and tour planning assistance, contact:

Megan Payne
Tourism Manager

Fill out the form to get started and a Visit Kilgore Sales representative will be in touch soon!

If you are looking for general trip ideas and itineraries, check out our Brochure or click here Trip Ideas to download our ideas sheet.