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Texas is a uniquely robust state with impressive population growth. The majority of population growth exists in and around major population centers. Why is this significant? It is significant as it creates a desire for families to exit the metropolitan for weekend retreats and exploration.

Tourism industry data tell us that people travel to:

  • Participate and / or watch amateur and professional sports (The Yards of Cameron)
     
  • Fitness and recreational sports
     
  • Historical research, Museums and historical sites
     
  • Nature exploration
     
  • Agriculture tourism

Arts, Cultural and Entertainment Activities

A solid foundation in arts, cultural and entertainment activities thrives in the Cameron through:

  • The Yards of Cameron officially dedicated in February 2016 with Opening Day.  The facility is the new home of  CH Yoe High School Baseball.  The development when complete will feature 3 high school sized baseball fields and 3 softball fields.  The project is set just off of US Hwy 190, 77 and State Highway 36.  Join us at The Yards of Cameron and experience the essence of Cameron — Children, Family and Community
  • The Cameron Independent School District Performing Arts Center (PAC) – a state of the art performing arts venue home to the many musical and theater productions of Cameron ISD. As a community asset, the PAC features a season of professional and semiprofessional performances sponsored by the Cameron PAC Committee and is frequently the venue for the Milam County Community theaters’ annual musical performances.
     
  • The Milam County Museum; Historic Milam County Jail Museum; Historic Court House and numerous historic cemeteries are the foundation for historic tourism in Cameron and Milam County. The El Camino Real de Los Tejas National Historic Trail will begin receiving trail marking signage in September 2012 with Milam County being the first recipient of this relatively new national trail.
     
  • Cows, Pigs, Chickens, Rabbits and more are featured in the Milam County Livestock show and Junior Livestock show. Young and old alike will enjoy a taste of the country and learn about animal care and the hard work behind raising and showing livestock when they visit one of these shows. A robust 4H program and FFA program contribute to create a rich and varied youth agriculture program in Cameron and Milam County.
     
  • Roping, Riding and Rodeo arenas abound in this agriculturally centered region.
     
  • Horseshoes – Adjacent to the Cameron Airpark is the Cameron Horseshoe pits at Cameron Park. The Horseshoe pits feature 4 state association sanctioned tournaments each year. Cameron is honored to have been chosen as the site for the State Doubles and the State Singles Tournaments in 2013.

Aviation Services

Do you have a plane or an aviation related business? If so, the Cameron Municipal Airpark has features you might want to consider.

  • Self-service 100 Low Lead and Jet Fuel
     
  • AWOS system now on line
     
  • Pilots lounge
     
  • New T-Hangars

A well maintained 3200’ lighted runway — a commitment to fair fuel prices — are all features of the Cameron Airpark. Close but now to close to growing population centers the Cameron Airport is a great location for aviation service businesses. To learn more about the T-Hangar rental contact the City Manager of Cameron at 254.697.6646.