From Canton, it's roughly 55 miles (89 kilometers) to the west to Dallas and 85 miles (137 kilometers) to the west to Fort Worth.
Make the time to visit the the First Monday Trade Days. It's a good place to stop in at while you are in Canton.
Staying in only one place, no matter how popular, will only ever provide you with a glimpse into the broader qualities of a region. So try to allow a few days to explore North Central Texas' other natural and man-made attractions. You'll find Mabank, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northeast, and Alba 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southwest.
Approximately 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the south of Canton is Athens, a regional city where you can explore Henderson County Performing Arts Center, Tara Vineyards and Winery and Trinity Valley Community College. Athens has much of interest for those happy to explore a little deeper. Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center, Athens City Park and Cain Park II are some of the other sights sure to delight.
Tourists in North Central Texas often go to the region's farms.
If your idea of a great holiday is pushing yourself to the limit in the great outdoors, then join one of the many horse riding and mountain biking adventures the Canton area has to offer.
When booking your holiday to Canton, keep in mind that the nearest major airport, Pounds Regional Airport, is situated in in Tyler, 30 miles (48 kilometers) away.