Lubbock information and links

    Lubbock, TX, the home of Texas Tech University, offers many of the advantages of big-city living without many of the drawbacks.  Residents enjoy a variety of cultural events, sports events, good schools, nightlife options, and a remarkably low cost of housing compared to such places as Dallas and Houston.  With a population of about 200,000, it is the largest metropolis in West Texas.  More information can be found through the links below.....


    The Buddy Holly Museum

    The Godbold Center

     The Museum of Texas Tech University


    Lubbock Arts Alliance

       Lubbock Symphony Orchestra

     Concerts - Elton John and KISS have been here recently!


     Student Recreational Center @Texas Tech - Exercise and intramural sports with all the trimmings!

    Texas Tech sports

    Lubbock Cotton Kings  -  hockey action

K-12 schools

    Lubbock Independent School District


    The Depot District - a renovated area of downtown with nifty clubs and restaurants

     Around Town - from the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal


    Check out the classified ads from the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal


    Lubbock On-line

    Lubbock Hospitality

       KCBD TV News on the Web - local news, weather, and sports!

     Lubbock International Airport - actual jet aircraft fly in from several cities!

Cool Day and Weekend trips from Lubbock

    Ruidoso, NM - (4 hours drive time) Ski, play, and relax under the tall pines of the Sangre de Cristo mountains!

    Los Alamos National Laboratory - (6 hours drive time) See the place where it all started!

    Palo Duro Canyon - (2 hours drive time) A natural wonder just south of Amarillo.

    Carlsbad Caverns - (5 hours drive time)  One of the largest and most spectacular cave systems in the world.

    Santa Fe, NM  - (6 hours drive time) An amazing city with a long history.

    Big Bend National Park  (7 hours drive time (and still in Texas!)) A beautiful, yet undeveloped National Park.

   Dallas / Fort Worth - (5 1/2 hours drive time)  Big City fun and games.... Culture, concerts, amusement
        parks, anything you could ask for (within reason and legality)