Top Choice Historic Site in San Angelo

Fort McKavett State Historical Park

General William Tecumseh Sherman once called this fort along the San Saba River ‘the prettiest post in Texas.’ Today, Fort McKavett State Historical Park, about 65 miles southeast of San Angelo, preserves the striki…
Top Choice Historic Site in San Angelo

Fort Concho National Historic Landmark

No matter how many forts you've seen in your Texas travels, this one is likely to be a highlight. Many folks claim it's the best-preserved Western frontier fort in the US, and much of it has been restored by the cit…
Top Choice Historic Site in San Angelo

Presidio de San Sabá

What was once the largest Spanish fort in Texas has been beautifully restored. Presidio de San Sabá dates to 1757 and is close to the town of Menard, some 21 miles northeast of Fort McKavett. The site is great for w…
Historic Building in San Angelo

Cactus Hotel

Don't miss the restored sumptuous lobby of the 14-story 1929 Cactus Hotel. It was built by Conrad Hilton in the early days of his empire-building. It no longer rents rooms.
Museum in San Angelo

Miss Hattie's Bordello Museum

Few can resist the come-on of Miss Hattie’s Bordello Museum, which operated as a downtown house of pleasure from 1896 until the Texas Rangers shut it down in 1946. Rooms re-create the plush velvet look considered es…
Historic Site in San Angelo

Concho Avenue Historic District

At the heart of downtown, the Concho Avenue Historic District is a good place to stroll – be sure to pick up a historic walking-tour brochure at the Visitor Center. The most interesting section, known as Historic Bl…
Park in San Angelo

San Angelo State Park

This state park is on the western outskirts of town, accessible via FM 2288 (Loop 2288) off W Ave N (which becomes Arden Rd west of downtown), US 87 or US 67. The 7600-acre park surrounds the 1950s reservoir, OC Fis…
Market in San Angelo

Producers Livestock Auction

No one has a baaad time at the largest sheep auction in the USA, the Producer's Livestock Auction. Sheep are sold on Tuesday and cattle on Thursday. The auctioneers' banter is the most fascinating aspect of the whol…
Museum in San Angelo

Railway Museum of San Angelo

The beautifully renovated Santa Fe Depot is home to much railroad nostalgia. The station, on the El Paseo, is the main attraction. Inside, the museum has models of 1920s San Angelo and old rail cars.
Museum in San Angelo

San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

This impressive saddle-shaped museum is best known for its ceramics collection. Run in partnership with Angelo State University, SAMFA often has compelling special exhibits.