Looking for tour ideas when you’re in San Angelo? Whether you’re here meeting with colleagues or taking a well-deserved getaway, many area attractions offer great tours to enjoy while you are in our beautiful city. Contact our office to learn more.
Fort Concho National Historic Landmark
Step into the past at a frontier army post from 1867 – 1889, Fort Concho is a historic preservation project and museum. The Fort encompasses most of the former army post and includes twenty-three original and restored structures. Walk through the past at the authentically refurbished exhibit buildings. View America’s vibrant and unique past one of the best preserved forts of the Indian Wars Era (1866 – 1891) and home to the famous Buffalo Soldiers!
Chicken Farm Art Center
Originally a real working chicken farm, the center has gradually transformed into a beautiful oasis of art, culture, creativity, and community. There are 15 artist studios offering a variety of media including painting, pottery, metal, stone sculpture, blacksmithing, wood, glass, and fiber art. Take a guided tour through the studio to see the process and works in progress.
San Angelo Performing Arts Center
Discover award-winning performances from around the world. Take a guided tour of the Historic Murphey Performance Hall at City Auditorium completed in 1928.
The Cactus Hotel
Spend time in the fourth hotel opened by Conrad Hilton in 1929. The tallest building in San Angelo, stretching 14 stories into the West Texas sky, can be seen for 15 miles. The impressive lobby and magnificent interior space established a tradition of elegance for elegant affairs that is still alive today. Enjoy the beautiful architecture of the roaring 20’s!
Experience the Rhone Valley of France right here in West Texas. The 25-acre estate, vineyard, and winery is situated along the live oak and pecan shaded banks of the spring fed Concho River. Enjoy a glass of premium wine a little slice of wine country heaven!
San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts
Experience visual art as you stroll through one of the most dramatic buildings of any art museum in America. The museum consists of three galleries, two with 40-foot soaring ceilings and a rooftop sculpture terrace with a beautiful city view. View a contemporary collection of ceramic arts and take a peek behind the scenes through the uniquely designed collections.
International Water Lily Collection
Designated a premiere collection of water lilies by the International Water Lily and Water Gardening Society. Discover seven ponds boasting more than 150 varieties of lilies. They can be seen April through October, the peak month of blooms is September.
Historic Downtown San Angelo
Explore San Angelo’s historic downtown, where a mix of modern art and Western heritage create a socially inclusive experience. Explore, play, dine, shop, and relax!
Miss Hattie’s Bordello Museum
It all began in 1898 when Mrs. Hatton, a recent divorcée and great businesswoman, set up a top of the line “gentleman’s club” in a two-story building on East Concho Avenue. It remained open until 1952 when it was shut down by the Texas Rangers. Take a guided tour of the five bedrooms that tell the story of the girls who worked in Miss. Hattie’s.
San Angelo State Park
The presence of American Indian rock art, ancient animal tracks, and majestic bison add a prehistoric touch to this park. San Angelo State Park is also home to the Official Texas State Longhorn Herd. Get up close and personal on a guided tour of the bison and longhorns.
Angelo Civic Theatre
The oldest, continuous community theatre in the state of Texas offers six mainstage productions. Learn about the theatre’s rich history. Take a guided tour of the stage and performance area, dressing rooms, shop, greenroom and prop loft. Visit the costume closet and hat room. Prepare to have fun and be entertained!
M.L. Leddy’s Boots
These boots were made for walking! Stop in and take a tour in historic downtown San Angelo of M.L. Leddy’s Boots. There are thousands of handmade boots placed toe to heel along time worn wooden shelves. Leddy’s fabled custom boot makers can be seen crafting each boot by hand using the same methods passed on since 1922. Experience the expert level of detail and skill put into every custom handmade boot that continues to set them apart.
Mt. Carmel Hermitage – Christoval
The Hermits of Mount Carmel are a community of men called to a life of silence, solitude, prayer, and penance for the good of the Church. Learn about life in the hermitage. Take a guided tour of the chapel, bakery, and the grounds, including the Stations of the Cross and our Lady’s Way. Complete your tour in the gift shop that offers products made by the monks!