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Sep 12, 2015

10 Lubbock Adventures for Under $10

Visiting Lubbock has never been so easy! Once you decide to escape your comfy room at your favorite Lubbock hotel, there are a variety of ways to stay busy without breaking the bank. We have food, history, rock ‘n’ roll and more! Get out and explore these 10 Lubbock adventures for under $10.

Buddy Holly Center

No visit to Lubbock is complete without a trip to the Buddy Holly Center. It’s more than just music, it’s a celebration of the journey Buddy Holly made as a young musician. Follow his footsteps through childhood and all the way up to his final concert in Iowa. Your wallet will ‘Rave On’ about the inexpensive $8 general admission ticket into the museum.

The Range

Large Bucket of Golf Balls $8

This laid-back environment is the perfect spot to bring the family or a group of friends for a casual evening away from home. While The Range is primarily known for its driving range, anyone can appreciate the scenery, enjoy some food and drinks, listen to music or play washers.



Lubbock is home to five award-winning wineries. Check out free tastings and tours with friends, and savor a glass of wine made from home-grown grapes. Did you know West Texas grows over 80 percent of the grapes in Texas?

Christakis Burgers

Christakis Burger















Christakis Pastrami Burger with Fries and Drink $9.75. If you’re man enough to try this bohemouth of a burger, you can find it at

Stars & Stripes Drive-In Theatre

The Stars & Stripes Drive In Theatre has made quite a name for itself over the years. While the cheap tickets help, the nostalgia and blockbuster fun are a major reason why Stars & Stripes was recently rated the No. 3 drive-in theatre in the country by TripAdvisor. Adults can see a double-feature movie for $8 and kids get in for $5.

Gatsby’s Coffeehouse

2 Cups of Gatsby’s Chemex Coffee $6

Bring a friend and treat them to Gatsby’s for one of the best cups of coffee in town.

Texas Tech Baseball

Take me out to the ball game, take me out with the crowd! Wreck ‘Em Tech with weekday games starting at only $5 for general admission seats. After an appearance at the College World Series in 2014, Texas Tech is ready to take the mound in 2016.

 Silent Wings Museum

The $8 admission price is a small price to pay to get a glimpse of one of the most interesting pieces of World War II history. Earn your wings at the Silent Wings Museum.

Eddie’s Barbeque










There are a lot of places out there that have barbeque. But they don’t have Eddie’s! Visit Lubbock and try a half pound of their savory sliced beef and famous loaded Frito Pie for only $8.75.











While hiking around these parts doesn’t cost much, let’s just say you’ll spend less than $10 on gas getting to these scenic spots. Within 10 miles of the heart of Lubbock there are eight hiking trails.

Some of our favorites include: Lubbock Lake National Historic Landmark, Buffalo Springs Trails, and Yellowhouse Canyon Park.



Finish the adventure with a famous Chimy’s margarita for only $5.










If you’re still feeling a little adventurous, you can use all that money you saved for the finer things in life. Such as dessert, a sweet new outfit or brunch with your BFF’s.