Palestine was named #14 of Texas Highways’ Texas Top 40 Travel Destinations in 2014!
Palestine, the county seat of Anderson County, is at the intersection of U.S. highways 79 and 287, at the center of the county, some 108 miles southeast of Dallas and 150 miles north of Houston. Nestled in the Piney Woods, Palestine has become a true Texas destination. History buffs are drawn to Palestine’s deep history, with hundreds of historical markers, second only to Galveston. Foodies flock to Palestine where there are restaurants for all palettes. Nature lovers also enjoy time in the area.