From antiques to zebras, Gainesville offers a rich heritage, a colorful mix of places to see and the warmest hospitality south of the Red River. Gainesville has something for everyone. Home to the World Renowned Frank Buck Zoo which greets over 100,000 visitors a year. Gainesville also boasts the largest number of Victorian homes (1800’s to early 1900s) and architecture in its South Gainesville Historic District. Shopping is abundant and will please the hardiest to the casual window shopper. Enjoy a selection of tea rooms, an original soda fountain, Pub, and the Famous Fried Pie Co. while you walk the square.

For more info contact the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce 101 S. Culberson, PO Box 518, Gainesville, TX 76240; (940) 665-2831;