Day Tripping In Seymour Texas

Rural Texas is recovering their tourism market faster than any other since the onset of Covid.  Seymour has several locations ready for you and your family to enjoy, take pictures, and make some memories.  

Whiteside Museum of Natural History

Since their grand re-opening on June 2nd, the Whiteside Museum of Natural History has had 1000 visitors in just a few short weeks.  With new exhibits and interactive elements, you must come experience the museum with the whole family! 

Newest addition, “The Science of Skulls” is a great display of 40ft prehistoric alligator, giraffe, triceratops, and more – Oh My!  Amidst a slue of other fun fossilized creatures!  For the past two months the museum exhibits have had a major facelift. For guests with interest in private museum tours with the museum open only for that purpose, please send a request which you can submit at  or call us at (940) 889 – 6548.

Hours of operation are Tuesday thru Saturday, 10am to 4pm, and Sunday 12pm to 4pm.  Admission Senior (AARP) $5.00, Adult $7.00, Military FREE, College Student FREE, Child 3-12 years $5.00, Under 3 years FREE.

Seymour Sound Garden

Enjoy the outdoors after your Museum tour at the Seymour Sound Garden.  Recent landscaping upgrades make this fun park even more interactive, but the shining star has to be the musical equipment.  Always in tune and ready for you, the Free Notes Harmony Park music equipment featured in the sound garden is fun for all ages.  Enjoy our shaded picnic table areas as well and experience the beautiful plants and flowers throughout!  Free admission at all times.

WMNH Murals

We know you took lots of pictures while at the Whiteside Museum, but there are more to be had outside along there walls.  So make sure you cower under the hungry T-Rex and give our grumpy gopher a kiss before you go! 

Salt Fork Recreational Complex

Enjoy Golfing, Fishing, Swimming, and shooting at the all inclusive Salt Fork Recreational Complex.  

  • Green Fees: Monday thru Friday Green Fees: 9 Holes – $6/person, 18 Holes – $10/person,
    Saturday & Sunday Green Fees: 9 Holes – $10/person 18 Holes – $12/person
  • Carts: $10/person on Weekdays & $12/person on Weekends
  • Swimming: $5/person, Seasonal hours only when a lifeguard is on duty.
  • Shooting: $10 Daily Pass

Seymour City Park & Pool/Splash Pad

26.5 acres of playground, walk track, natural creek, disc golf, and Olympic-sized swimming await your family at the Seymour City Park and Pool.  While you’re there, you can also visit the Seymour Chamber office, our WWII Veterans Memorial plaque, and cross the Oldest Bridge in Baylor County!  Access to the park is always free.  The Seymour City Pool & Splash Pad is open Tuesday, Thursday thru Sunday:  12pm to 6:30pm & Wednesday: 12pm to 9pm.  0-2 yr are FREE, 3-17 yrs $1, and 18yrs and up are $3.  Concessions available.  

My Menu Seymour

Eat and Drink like a local while your visiting by becoming a member of our Facebook Group, My Menu Seymour.  Daily lunch specials and deals are posted by participating restaurants that are all locally owned & operated.  Here’s a few quick suggestions from us…

Big Empty Beer & BBQ – Brisket Salad, Ribs, Turkey Breast, and Banana Pudding

Blessing’s Tea Room – Every lunch special is new and exciting with lots of love on the side

Copeland’s Café – Burgers… every which way… prepare your taste buds for excellence  

Panther Nutrition – Carmel Frappe, Pecan & Pralines, and Chocolate everything

Seymour Donuts – Apple Fritters, Blueberry Cake Donut, and Croissant Sausage/Egg/Cheese

Simple Simmons Pizza – Breakfast Biscuits, Chicken Bacon Ranch Pizza, and Cheese Stix

Rock Inn Café – Omelets, Chicken Fried Steak, and Onion Rings

Rusty Spur Steakhouse & Saloon – Any Steak, Sommer’s Salad, and a Draft Beer

We also have Mi Familia Mexican Restaurant, The New Maverick Café, Subway, Sonic, Dairy Queen, Chicken Express, and a delicious United Deli Counter. 

More Coming Soon! ~ Brazos Bistro To Go

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