Excitement Awaits in Ennis

Known as the “Bluebonnet Spirit of Texas,” Ennis, located just south of Dallas, is a unique Texas town for a weekend getaway. Particularly beautiful in spring, Ennis has fields of bluebonnets, Texas’ state flower, that cause visitors to flock to the city in the spring to capture photos in the fields of wildflowers. Ennis has a ton to offer visitors, from museums to shopping to wine stops, and, yes, bluebonnets (when they are in season)!

Named after Cornelius Ennis, an early official of the Houston and Texas Central Railroad, Ennis owes its start to the railroad. In the early 1900s, the city was known as the spot where “railroads and cotton fields meet.” More than 100 years later, visitors to this town can learn all about Ennis’ railroad history and more when they book a weekend away in this small town of just more than 20,000 residents. Perfect for a weekend getaway, Ennis will enchant you with its small-town charm.

Enchanting ways to enjoy Ennis, Texas

Visit the Railroad & Cultural Heritage Museum. Railroad enthusiasts will love stepping aboard a caboose that used to carry passengers, freight and more a century ago. In addition to touring the caboose, visitors can also check out diagrams, displays, memorabilia and more that brings the past alive.

Please your palette with a glass of vino at Sugar Ridge Winery. Owned by a local family and open at the weekends, Sugar Ridge Winery is a spot for the whole family. Do a wine tasting or purchase vino by the glass or bottle. Kids and dogs can run and play with supervision and there is charcuterie and other light bites available for purchase.

Catch a movie under the stars at Galaxy Drive In. Tickets for adults are only $8 and kids are only $4. You can check online for current movies and showtimes and buy snacks and drinks when you arrive. Galaxy is open seven days a week and is the perfect activity for all ages. Although the movie theater is only about 20 years old, you’ll feel like a kid again with the retro activity for the whole family!

Head to the races at Texas Motorplex. Gear up for fast-paced fun at this motor speedway in Ennis. The full schedule of events can be found on the website linked above, but suffice it to say, there is a ton of fun to be had at this spot. From truck jams to car shows and live music to drag races, this Motorplex hosts a variety of activities sure to appeal to everyone. Grab tickets and sunscreen (and maybe some ear plugs!) and enjoy your time at this Ennis hot spot.

Ennis lodging

One-of-a-kind luxury awaits at Ennis Luxury RV Resort! After you’ve enjoyed the sites and sounds of fun this Texas town, you’ll want to hang your hat up at Ennis Luxury RV. Featuring a swimming pool, dog park, modern clubhouse and more, Ennis Luxury RV has amenities that will make you comfortable and right at home during your stay. You’ll be blown away by the upscale feel of this RV Park and will love the prices, too! Book your Ennis getaway today.


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