Dilorio Farms and Roadside Market on Highway 290 east of Hempstead manages year-round production. Stop in to learn farming tips and pick up fresh fruits, vegetables, and flowers. For a fun night in, drop by at Krolczyk Meat Market & Drive-in for fresh cuts and sausages to grill at your vacation rental.
Head to the Oil Ranch, which is ideal for a family day out, kids' birthday parties, and reunions. Visitors of all ages will enjoy swimming, putt-putt golf, train and pony rides, the petting zoo, and feeding and milking the cows. The 50-acre ranch hosts popular seasonal events such as an Easter egg hunt, Santa's Ranch Express, and the Pumpkin Patch & Scarecrow Festival.
Visit the Lone Star Pinball Museum for an incredible trip back in time and some nostalgia. View its collection of games from decades ago, and even play some of them. For a breath of fresh air, explore the Antique Rose Emporium – and don't forget to stop and smell the roses!