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Top Things to Do in Sherman, TX

December 13, 2021

Top Things to Do in Sherman, TX

Sherman, TX is a peaceful town with a storied past located about an hour and 15 minutes north of Downtown Dallas, and just across the border from Oklahoma. Today, about 46,000 people call Sherman home, and with its small-town charm, proximity to large economic hubs, and low cost of living, the population keeps climbing. If you find yourself considering moving to Sherman, TX, or just passing through, be sure to check out these fun things to do:

Fun Things to Do in Sherman, TX

Peaceful Parks

Sherman has 16 parks in town that feature a variety of trails, swimming pools, water features, lakes, pavilions, playgrounds, sports fields, and athletic leagues. Residents can reserve most of these facilities for group events by contacting the Parks and Recreation Office. There are even a few waterfront parks around Lake Texoma that offer camping, boating, fishing, and more.

Scenic Trails

Whether you like to hike, bike, run, or just have a leisurely walk outdoors, Sherman has eight scenic trails to choose from. Ranging from easy to moderate, and under a mile to over six miles long, there's a trail for everyone. Enjoy the scenic waterways and lush landscapes you'll find along the way.

Local Breweries

Texans love a cold one, and Sherman's local breweries don't disappoint! 903 Brewers is rooted in originality, high quality, and community, and loves creating great beer to share with great folks. Ivanhoe Ale Works is just up the road in Denison, but the beer is tasty enough to make the drive.

Interesting Museums

Sherman has two museums that are fun and interesting for the whole family, and for guests when they come to town! The Harbor Wildlife Museum features big game animals from around the world. See stuffed lions, oxen, antelope, and even a giraffe up close. Visitors can learn where each animal came from and what makes them unique. The Sherman Museum seeks to teach visitors about the history and culture of Grayson County, TX and the local Red River area. The Carnegie Library, where the museum is housed, is itself a historic treasure and is on the National Registry of Historic Places.

New Housing

Bel Air Estates is Sherman's premier master-planned community! This new development offers modern, energy-efficient, single-family homes and townhomes, flexible floor plans, and a convenient location close to schools, job opportunities, and outdoor recreation. Join the interest list and be the first to receive information about this coming-soon new home community in Sherman, TX!

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