Things to Do

Learn about things to do in the Texoma region, including outdoor recreation, shopping, art and history:

Outdoor Recreation

The area features Lake Texoma, which is one of the largest reservoirs in the United States and attracts millions of visitors each year. The lake is a popular spot for fishing, boating and camping. For fishing enthusiasts, the lake boast over 70 species of fish and commercial guides are available to show you the way. The lake has more than two dozen marinas and can accommodate sailboats and power boats. There's also more than 10 campgrounds and dozens of miles of hiking and horse trails to explore. There's also two wildlife refuges near the lake where visitors often spot eagles, ducks, geese, heron, white-tail deer and wild hogs.

Art and History

Texoma is bursting with artistic style and history. Art galleries line the streets of historic downtown Denison attracting many artists in residence. Somewhat surprising for a community this size, Denison proudly features the world-class vineyards of TV Munson as well as a winery that offers daily wine tastings. Denison is even sister cities with Cognac, France, adding to the cultural flair of this north Texas community. Sherman is home to the Finley Cultural Center where at anytime during the year you can take in a show by the Sherman Community Players. If music is your love, the Sherman Symphony provides the region with the unmatched experience of superb live musical performances.


Everything from shopping for antiques to shopping for the luxuries of modern living is available in Texoma. Big city department stores are available at Sherman Town Center and Midway Mall, but if small town shops are more your style, visit the historic downtown districts of Denison, Sherman, Durant and Bonham. And if you prefer, Dallas is just an hour’s drive away. No matter what your style, you are sure to find what you want in Texoma.

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