Midland TX is located in the northwestern region of the state not far from the border. The city was established in the late 1800s when the Pacific Railway reached this area of Texas, and soon became an important city due to being midway between El Paso and Forth Worth -- hence the name Midland.
Nicknamed the ‘Tall City’ Midland has a very colorful and beautiful downtown area where plenty of historic buildings are still standing. The city has plenty to offer to visitors of all ages, and is a fantastic getaway destination with family, friends, or a significant other.
There's an impressive range of outdoor activities and sights to see in Midland. Texas is well known for its incredible nature, so be sure to visit the parks and reserves while in Midland. The I-20 Wildlife Preserve is a little green oasis in the middle of a desert area where there are lush green forest areas and plenty of animals. If you like bird watching give this is the place to go.
The city also offers a wide variety of landmarks and historic sites. Head to George W. Bush’s Childhood home, now turned a small museum open all year round and complete with guided tours where visitors can learn about the former president. The Permian Basin Vietnam Veterans Memorial is also worth seeing, the powerful memorial is dedicated to veterans and has picnic areas and playgrounds for warm days spent with loved one.
Elsewhere, one of the most visited spots in Midland is the Odessa Meteor Crater and Museum -- the second largest preserved meteor site in the whole world. The museum is easily accessible by hiking, and bosts incredible desert views. Additionally,, the Midland County Historical Museum is an excellent to step back in time throughout Texas' history.
The best areas to stay in Midland are Fairway Park and Hollandale Heights, both which are close to great restaurants, cafes, bars and stores. There are also parks and golf courses in the areas too. Vacation rentals in Midland are very popular and visitors generally find the best vacation home for their needs. Most vacation home properties come with full kitchens, large living areas, and can be both short term and long term rentals. The large selection of vacation homes means you're sure to find a home away from home -- whether you're traveling with a large group of friends or as a couple, Midland has a selection of the best property listings.
The best time to visit Midland is early September when there is little rain and the temperature is pleasant. From April until the end of October the temperature averages 70 degrees, however, from June until September it increases to over 88 degrees. July often peak to 95 degrees but doesn't get humid or muggy.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Midland. The hottest month in Midland is June, when temperatures peak at 111 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to 13 ˚F. The wettest month in Midland is June with 2.28 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 0.12 inches of rain.
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