Gun Barrel City Vacations
From Gun Barrel City, it's about 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the northwest to Dallas and 75 miles (121 kilometers) to the west to Fort Worth.
Discover some of the visitor attractions in the area. The the Tom Finley Park is one place to start.
To find out why so many people choose North Central Texas as a travel destination, ensure you and your companions spend a while longer in the region. Some interesting places within a relatively short distance of Gun Barrel City are Athens, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northwest, and Kaufman, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southeast.
About 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the southeast of Gun Barrel City is Athens, a regional city where you can explore Cain Park II, Athens Scuba Park and Henderson County Performing Arts Center. Henderson County Fairgrounds, East Texas Arboretum and Athens City Park are also good spots for checking out while you are here.
If you're looking for experiences that won't wreak havoc on the budget, set aside some time to explore North Central Texas' many outdoor popular farms.
If you believe the ideal holiday is pushing yourself to the limit in wild places, then sign up for one of the many mountain biking or horse riding experiences the area around Gun Barrel City has to offer.
The handiest major airport, Pounds Regional Airport, is situated in Tyler, 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the east of Gun Barrel City, which is handy to remember when booking your vacation.