The City of Stars


the world's richest acre

Texas Shakespeare Festival


BIKE East Texas

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When it comes to planning a vacation, it can be hard to know where to start. Here at Visit Kilgore, we want you to make the most of your time in East Texas, whether you’re passing through, planning on staying and playing for a few days or if you’re here for business. No matter the reason, we’re here to help you plan the best trip possible and ensure that you keep coming back. You will find everything you need to plan your Kilgore getaway right here on this site, but we are more than happy to assist you in your plans. Just give us a call at 903-984-5022.

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  • Getting Here

    Kilgore offers many opportunities for a memorable Texas vacation. Our proximity to the Dallas-Fort Worth area and Louisiana makes it an easy weekend getaway for road-trippers. Located only 15 minutes from a hassle-free airport, and on Interstate-20, getting here is easy—wanting to leave will be the challenge!

  • Getting Around

    Kilgore and its surrounding area offer rentals several local and national rental car agencies, including Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz and more!

  • Kilgore Weather

    Locals are quoted as saying, "If you don't like the weather, stick around for a day." While the statement is fairly accurate, Kilgore does enjoy a comfortable climate year round.
    There are four seasons, and the region enjoys both spring blooms and fall foliage. Winter is typically brief and mild. Summers can get hot, but the city offers a variety of fun ways to stay cool.