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Area Attractions

Places to Visit During Your Stay

Please keep in mind that I have added information here that was accurate when I posted it.  However, each shop may change their hours or other information without my knowledge, especially during the holidays.  I suggest calling before you go to verify they will be open or offer what you are looking to find.  If you do find something is out of date, please let me know.

Early Attic - Open Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays

124 N. Mason Street

Bowie, TX  76320

It's an antique store with a twist!  Nelda designs a large collection of turquoise that is absolutely stunning to behold.  She uses a variety of stones in her jewelry collections.  It's definitely worth the trip whether you plan on spoiling yourself or someone you love. 

Largest Bowie Knife

413 Pelham Street

Bowie, TX 76230

Roadside Attraction

Yep!  It is the world's largest Bowie knife.  Stop by and take a selfie or a group picture to prove your experience was real.  The knife is over 20 feet long and weighs over 3,000 lbs.

La Belle Vintage Mall

113 E Wise Street

Bowie, TX  76230


Hours:  Tuesday - Saturday 10:00AM - 5:00PM


As if 2020 wasn't hard enough, in May a tornado hit Bowie, Texas.  It hit it hard.  Several shops were a total loss and several of them have not recovered.  It is with the community's delight that La Belle Vintage Mall has made it through.  They re-opened and have several wonderful vendors offering a wide variety of vintage items.  Definitely worth your time.  You never know what treasure you might find!

WalMart - Each location is 15 miles away

1341 Hwy 287 N             

Bowie, TX  76230   


Hours:  Sunday - Saturday  7:00AM - 11:00PM


800 S Hwy 287 

Decatur, TX  76234


Hours:  Sunday - Saturday  7:00AM - 11:00PM



Sewing Shops


ACE Sewing Center

2400 Kemp Blvd

Wichita Falls, TX 76309


Hours:  Monday - Friday  9:30AM - 5:30PM    Saturday  9:30AM - 2:00PM

Ace Sewing Center is where I bought the Janome Skyline 5 machines.  They specialize in Brother, Baby Lock, Handi Quilter, and Janome.  Don't take my word for it, check out their store.

A&K Quilting and Fabric

12103 FM 2210 E

Bridgeport, TX 76426


Hours:  Tuesday - Friday  10:00AM - 4:00PM     Saturdays By Appointment

Kay has a wonderful store selling patterns, notions, and fabrics.  She also does longarm quilting.  She is an active member of the Wise County Quilt Guild.  Her store is outside city limits, so please call for directions.  It's a truly beautiful drive to her shop.  If you need to meet up outside her posted hours, just give her a call to check on her availability.  

Aunt Pam's Closet

315 N Bridge Street

Henrietta, TX  76365


Hours:  Monday - Friday  9:00AM - 5:30PM

             Saturday 10:00AM - 4:00PM

Must Love Fabric

1451 Hwy 114 West, Ste. 502

Grapevine, TX  76051


This is a fantastic shop.  It has lots of the latest fabric and notions to choose from and friendly staff to help you sort through it all.  They have classes to teach you too!



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