Eat, Play, Shop and Stay

Midland welcomes visitors with friendly Texas hospitality. Situated between Dallas and El Paso on Interstate 20, Midland is a great destination in itself and a fun starting point to explore the medley of scenic and recreational areas of West Texas.

Midland International Air and Space Port — the closest commercial airport to Big Bend National Park — is served by Envoy (American), Southwest and United Express. With diverse venues for trade shows, conventions and smaller meetings, Midland offers a variety of stylish accommodations with bountiful choices for visitors and business travelers.

No matter what tempts your taste buds, you can find something to make your mouth water in Midland. Experience award-winning BBQ, authentic Mexican food, spicy Cajun food, delicious American cuisine and delightful Italian dishes, just to name a few! Midland also has a wide variety of bars to sample craft cocktails, grab a beer with friends or sip a great glass of wine.

After a day of exploring art galleries, museums and outdoor attractions, visitors are invited to enjoy a play, symphony or live music concert at one of many entertainment venues. There is so much to see and do around Midland, you’ll want to extend your stay or hurry back soon. For a detailed list of Midland attractions, see page 100. The great natural sights of the surrounding region are detailed on page 108. Midland’s cultural amenities are explored starting on page 112, while sports and recreation options begin on page 120.

Midland boasts a wide variety of shopping choices for every style and budget. Midland Park Mall features a variety of department stores, specialty shops and luxury brands. Shoppers can also explore Midland’s charming boutiques to discover antiques, art, gifts, clothing, jewelry and much more.

See a listing of Chamber member accommodations on page 98, or check out for a more comprehensive listing of all area accommodations.