Upper East Side

December 2, 2016
Perot Theatre, TexarkanaFM 2348 / TX 11 / TX 130 / FM 1841 / TX 43/ TX 249 / FM 3129 / US 59 / FM 2516

This Upper East Side ride is part of the Preservation Destinations Daytrippin’ routes from our Autumn 2016 issue. Several landmark venues are located throughout the Piney Woods. The Perot Theatre, in Texarkana, has been fully restored to the splendor exhibited when it opened in 1924. Our route passes Wright Patman Lake and hugs the Louisiana state line. Music City Texas Theater was a project undertaken by the city of Linden when it renovated a 1948 American Legion auditorium; country and Americana greats regularly visit this comfortable hall. It takes only pocket change to see a movie at the Morris Twin Cinema, in Daingerfield, just like it did in the good old days when it opened, in 1923. The Pleasant Jamboree presents toe-tapping country music every Saturday in Mount Pleasant at the 1913 Martin Theatre building.

ALONG THE WAY

DANDGERFIELD

DAINGERFIELD STATE PARK
455 Park Rd. 17
903-645-2921
http://tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/daingerfield

MORRIS TWIN CINEMA
108 N. Lamar St.
903-645-2219
morristheatre.com

LINDEN

GIOVANNI’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT
109 N. Main St.
903-756-5626

MUSIC CITY TEXAS THEATER
108 Legion St.
903-756-9934
musiccitytexas.org

ROYAL INN LINDEN
1411 U.S. Hwy. 59
903-756-3305
magnusonhotels.com/royal-inn-linden

MOUNT PLEASANT

OLD MARTIN THEATRE
112 W. 3rd St.
903-572-2232
vacationfun.com/ebrochures/mtpleasant/MtPleasant_bak.pdf

SWEET SHOP USA
CHOCOLATE FACTORY TOUR
1316 Industrial Rd.
903-572-8567
sweetshopusa.com

TEXARKANA

HAUNTED TEXARKANA
GHOST WALK
202 E. Broad St.
903-280-8366

PECAN POINT GASTROPUB AND BREWERY
213 Main St.
903-306-0061
pecanpointbrewing.com

PEROT THEATRE
W. 3rd and Main St.
903-792-8681
trahc.org/perot-theatre

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On The Road

Pit Stops

1. LINDEN FUEL CENTER
814 U.S. Hwy. 59,
Linden

2. MURPHY USA
2313 S. Jefferson Ave.,
Mount Pleasant

Grab A Bite

1. IRONWOOD GRILL
4312 Galleria Oaks Dr.,
Texarkana
903-223-4644
ironwoodgrill.com

2. THAI LANNA
208 Lakewood Dr.,
Mount Pleasant
903-577-1500
facebook.com/thailannarestaurant

Stay The Night

1. ASHLEY MOUNTAIN
ACCOMMODATIONS
377 Sloan Dr.,
Avinger
903-736-8742

2. WYNDHAM GARDEN
TEXARKANA
5301 N. Stateline Ave.,
Texarkana
903-792-3222

Daytrip Diversions

1. POLK STREET TROLLEY TOURS
119 E. Austin St.,
Jefferson
903-665-1665

2. SCOTT JOPLIN MURAL
311 Main St.,
Texarkana

Only In Texas

1. RADAR AND TEXAS
THUNDER TEAM
Radar is the world’s tallest
living horse.
2630 S. Jefferson Ave.,
Mount Pleasant
903-572-1741, ext. 210
https://www.priefert.com/about-us/about-the-ranch

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