Lubbock, Texas Hotels and Travel Guide
Lubbock's nickname as the “Hub City” comes from it being the economic, education, and health care center of its region. If you’re looking for Lubbock, Texas, hotels, Extended Stay Hotels has a great place to stay at a great price.
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For decades, Lubbock’s economy has been tied to cotton. Today, the area surrounding Lubbock remains the largest contiguous cotton-growing region in the world.
Among Lubbock’s current largest employers are Texas Tech University, including its Medical Center and Health Sciences Center, as well as Covenant Health System, Cingular, and Convergys.
Texas Tech University was established in Lubbock in 1923 and is today the second largest contiguous college campus in the nation. The University has been recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for its volume of research in such fields as epidemiology, pulsed power, grid computing, nanophotonics, and wind energy. The Texas Tech campus is just seven miles from the Extended Stay America Lubbock – Southwest hotel.
For those whose interested in the history of the American west and the ranching life, Lubbock is home of The National Ranching Heritage Center. With several locations near the Texas Tech campus, this museum displays several authentic early Texas ranch buildings, a railroad depot, and other historic facilities.
If you plan to play a little golf while you’re in Lubbock, you will want to check out Shadow Hills Golf. This 18-hole golf course and driving range is just six miles from the Extended Stay America Lubbock – Southwest.
Those in need of a Lubbock hotel featuring comfort, convenience, and affordability are sure to enjoy staying at the Extended Stay America Lubbock – Southwest.