One good resource for travelers is the Lubbock Convention and Visitors Bureau.You can contact them ahead of time, either online or at 800-692-4035, to request that a free visitors guide be mailed to your home. Or, once you’re in Lubbock , stop by at the office at 1301 Broadway, Suite 200, for local maps, directions, and transportation information. The helpful staff can also offer possible itineraries, including good advice on restaurants, lodging, attractions, entertainment, shopping, and recreational activities.

You might also check with the Llano Estacado Tourism Society for plenty of practical information on Lubbock and the surrounding areas. Contact them ahead of time, either online or at 806-698-6530, to receive a Travel Services Directory. Visitors can also get local maps, calendars of events, and information on shopping, restaurants, accommodations, attractions, and local tours.

Finally, don’t overlook the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce at 1301 Broadway, Suite 101 . This is a good spot to check for information on local events and local businesses. The office also offers maps of the area.