Looking for a job? You’ve come to the right place! Midland,
Texas, is a family-friendly community offering great weather year-round and
gorgeous sunsets. It’s the hometown of former First Lady Laura Bush, and the
onetime home of former Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush.
Forbes magazine ranked Midland as the second fastest-growing small city in the
United States. The top five employers in the city are: Midland Independent School District, Midland Memorial Hospital, Pioneer Natural Resources, Dawson Geophysical, and Midland College.
Midland is home to many restaurants, as well as a growing community of organic and natural food options including
Living 360 Organics, Strawberry Fields Cafe Fit2Go and more. On
Saturday mornings from April through October, be sure to visit the Midland Downtown Farmers Market for fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, jams and much more.
Want to watch a show? Midland Community Theatre hosts many shows,
including Summer Mummers where you are encouraged to throw popcorn at the
performers! Midland also has two movie theaters as well as Big Sky Drive-In which plays a double feature on Wednesday-Sunday nights. Watch a live concert or show at Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center where artists of every
genre perform throughout the year.
If you love history, be sure to visit the Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Commemorative Air Force Airpower Museum, Museum of the Southwest, Fredda Turner Durham Children’s Museum, Blake More Planetarium and The George W. Bush Childhood Home.
Other popular areas include I-20 Wildlife Preserve & Jenna Welch NatureStudy Center,
Sibley Nature Center and COM Aquatics Center.
Check out the Midland RockHounds, a Texas League minor league baseball team, the West Texas United Sockers
West Texas Drillers football team, Odessa Jackalopes hockey team, or the new West Texas Pride football team. You can
also enjoy numerous parks, golf courses and driving ranges, and the beautiful,
35 tennis court facility at Bush Tennis Center.
Looking to travel for the weekend? Midland has its own
International Air & Space Port (MAF) offering direct flights to Dallas, Houston, Denver, and Las Vegas. Local one-day and weekend destinations include Lincoln National Forest, Monahans Sandhills State Park, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, McDonald Observatory, Fort Davis, Marfa Lights, Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Big Bend National Park and the Presidential Museum and Leadership Library.
City of Midland
Midland Convention & Visitors Bureau
MRT Discover Midland Magazine
Top 10 Must See Attractions in Midland, TX