To make a ''what to do and see'' list, before your visit to Nacogdoches, check out the list below, which contains some of the most favorite and visited attractions, in and near the city:
William R Johnson Coliseum, a 7,203-seat multi-purpose arena, home to the Stephen F. Austin State University Lumberjacks basketball team and the Ladyjacks basketball and volleyball team. The Coliseum can be found at the corner of University Drive and East College Street.
Angelina National Forest, situated in nearby Lufkin, one of four National Forests in Texas, a 153179-acre relaxation oasis, a place where you can escape the noisy, busy and stressful city life, where you can catch a breath of fresh air and re-charge you batteries, before diving back into the ''working class''.
Ellen Trout Zoo, which can also be found in Lufkin, considered being ''the best little zoo in Texas'', home to numerous animals, gathered from all over the world, great for spending a fun day out with the family, while staying in Nacgdoches.
Texas Forestry Museum, where the story of Texas' forests comes alive, featuring 3 galleries, outdoor exhibits and an Urban Wildscape Trail, through which visitors can see the complexity of the state's natural resources, the legacy of the industry, and the current and future role of forest management practices.
Among the top places to shop in Nacogdoches, TX, there are:
University Mall Realty Ltd.: 1122 North University Drive, Nacogdoches, TX.
Payless Shoe Source: 1122 North University Drive, Nacogdoches, TX.
Town House: 900 North Street, Nacogdoches, TX.
Junction Antique Mall: 5447 U.S. 59, Nacogdoches, TX.
C & S Sales: 2904 Northwest Stallings Drive, Nacogdoches, TX.
Old Time Antiques & Collectibles: 119 East Main Street, Nacogdoches, TX.
Ken's Pawn & Jewelry: 1500 South Street, Nacogdoches, TX.