Palestine is a charming Texas city, with the feel of the Deep South. The city offers bed & breakfasts, good motels, a variety of restaurants, restored Victorian homes, yards and parks filled with magnolia and dogwood trees, Texas State Railroad, museums, and numerous attractions.
City parks include the 900-acre community forest. Engeling Wildlife Management Area is in the
northern part of the county. Lake Palestine, a reservoir of 25,500 surface acres on the Neches River, provides water. In 1990 Palestine still maintained the Herald-Press, a daily newsp
aper founded around 1900.
In addition to Palestine’s beautiful natural setting among the Dogwoods, Pines and Magnolias, its historical sites, and great shopping in Old Town and Downtown areas, your group will be treated to Southern hospitality while enjoying excellent meeting facilities.
Foremost among the meeting sites is the Palestine Civic Center, with a large meeting room accommodating up to 500, and an auditorium with seating for 1,400. Carnegie Library offers a smaller area with historic flair. Other facilities are available, as well, with historic bed and breakfast establishments and a variety of motels available to ensure a comfortable getaway.Of course, food is an important part of any meeting, and Palestine offers an excellent and varied selection, including international cuisine of numerous local chefs and catering specialists. Add any of our additional great restaurants, and your group will be anxious to come back for more.