Ennis is a beautiful city located in Ellis County, Texas, United States. In fact, Ennis is considered to be a suburb of the beautiful and famous city, Dallas. Ennis has a population of 18,500 residents on an area of 18.4 square miles (47.7 square kilometers). Due to the proximity to Dallas, located at only 39 miles south of Ennis, tourists arriving in the city are able to also plan one day trips to this location, Dallas being of the largest cities in the United States.
Top Attractions within Ennis
The National Polka Festival is one of the most important events that take place in Ennis every year. In fact, this is an annual parade in which Ennis residents celebrate the heritage of the city. The National Polka Festival takes place in the weekend following the Memorial Day, since 1967. Live entertainment, polka music, parades and dancing spectacles are what you will be able to see during the shows. The festival is a three days event.
The Ennis Railroad and Cultural Heritage Museum is one of the most important places that tourists can visit in this beautiful city. The museum will introduce all visitors to the history of Ennis and there is no way they will not be amazed by the collections of train memorabilia they will find here. Historic photos are also displayed within the museum.
The Ennis Public Library is another spot that should be visited if you are going to be in the city soon. Here, you will find more than 40,000 resources to improve your knowledge and learn something about the culture and traditions of this US city.
Lake Bardwell is visited by more than 150,000 people every year. The lake is considered to be one of the most popular attractions within Ennis, due to the numerous entertainment options that can be found here. Water sports, skiing, fishing, swimming or boating are just some of the activities you will be able to enjoy here. Surrounding the lake you can find picnic and camping areas. The parks in this area are of a spectacular beauty.