One Of The Last WWII Blimp Hangars Is Right Here In Texas And It’s So Worth A Visit

Texas is home to some pretty amazing war history, one piece of which is located in a tiny town where less than 7,000 people live. The Hitchcock Naval Air Station, located approximately 15 miles northwest of Galveston, is one of the country’s last remaining blimp hangars. Have you seen it?

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here: onlyinyourstate.com/nominate

Were you aware of this historical landmark hiding in Texas? It’s located just west of Highway 6 on FM 2004 and Blimp Base Blvd. Public visitation is discouraged, so you’ll have to view the hangar from your vehicle only.

The Lone Star State played an integral role in many crucial battles. Read more about our state’s bloody history in This Is The Oldest Place You Can Possibly Go In Texas And Its History Will Fascinate You.