The city of Texarkana is located on the border of
Arkansas and Texas, and is, if we are politically
correct, two towns with the same name. The only
thing that marks the boundary between the 2 states
and the 2 towns is the State Line Avenue.
The only U.S. post office situated in two states can
be located at 500 State Line, where Photographer's
Island is a popular tourist spot for taking photos
of people standing in two states at the same time.
Another distinctive attraction is the Ace of Clubs
House, built in the shape of a playing card "club."
If you are into culture, you must know that
Texarkana is home to the Perot Theater, the
Texarkana Regional Arts Center, the Discovery Place
Children's Museum and the Texarkana Museum of
Other places of interest in Texarkana include
Millwood State Park, Old Washington Historic State
Park, and the Clinton Center at Hope (the childhood
home of former President Bill Clinton).
If you are on a shopping mood, be sure to stop by
the Central Mall, the Trinity Square, the Summerhill
Square, Richmond Ranch shopping centers and the Oak
Creek Amish Furniture Store or enjoy an exquisite
dinner at one of the restaurants located in the
Just minutes away from one of Texarkana Hotels are
Texas A & M University and Texarkana College.
Texarkana hosts a multitude of events in the
summertime and beyond: the Gunslinger baseball
games, the Jump June festival, the Jam Festival, the
Quadrangle Festival and many golf tournaments.