12 Excellent Spots for Shopping in Mineola Texas

Canton First Monday Trade Days - Canton, Texas

East Texas small towns are known for their charm and relaxing views of idyllic countryside. But, what you may not know is that they also have some great places to shop! In and around Mineola Texas are options to shop at quite a few unique, fun destinations, including antique shops, boutiques, farmer’s markets, quilt stores, […]

18 Magical Winter Things to Do in East Texas

Lindale Candy Co. - Lindale, Texas

If you’re heading to Texas for the winter, there are plenty of not-to-miss winter things to do in East Texas small towns. Enjoy the special small-town charm that you’ll only find in Texas, and spend the winter visiting Christmas tree farms, exploring the outdoors, attending concerts, and so much more. Read on to discover the unique […]

19 Fantastic Fall Things to Do in East Texas Small Towns

Calie’s Acre - Gilmer, Texas

If you’re planning your next East Texas getaway, autumn is a great time to visit! Whether you’re looking to enjoy outdoor activities or to attend a family-friendly fall festival, these small towns have plenty of great options for you. Read on to discover the fun fall things to do in East Texas small towns that […]

Plan a Visit to Stitchin’ Heaven Quilt Shop – an East Texas Destination Since 1996

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If you’re in need of anything and everything quilting and sewing, look no further than Stitchin’ Heaven. The Stitchin’ Heaven Quilt Shop near Mineola Texas is one of the most-loved quilt shops in the state. The 17,500-square-foot facility is the largest quilt shop in Texas. It has been family-owned and independently operated since its 1996 […]

Know Before You Go: Canton First Monday Trade Days

Canton First Monday Trade Days East Gate

The popular flea market in Canton — officially First Monday Trade Days and also known as Canton Trade Days — has been a huge part of Canton Texas culture since the 1850s. Canton First Monday Trade Days originated on the first Monday of each month when a circuit judge would visit Canton Texas. Watching court […]

The ULTIMATE Guide to Things to Do in Mineola TX & Nearby Towns

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Dallas and Fort Worth might be the first cities that you think of when East Texas comes to mind. However, the rural areas farther east of those big cities are home to some really charming places — particularly Mineola. Surrounded by nature, history, shopping, and restaurants, there are tons of things to do in Mineola […]