Killeen’s Hidden Gems

Find Things to Do in Killeen

Sometimes a city’s best attractions are those only residents know about. From outdoor recreation to museums and theaters, experience a unique trip to central Texas with some of the best lesser-known things to do in Killeen.

Bell County Museum

201 N Main St., Belton, TX 76513 (18.4 miles)
The Texas Bell County has a rich historic and cultural heritage. The Bell County Museum explores this rich history through their high-quality and dynamic exhibits, enjoyable to visitors of all ages. 

Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area

7999 Sparta Rd, Belton, TX 76513 (20.7 miles)
The Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area (BLORA), offers plenty of fun activities for groups and families to enjoy. This local favorite spot is complete with a paintball course, mountain bike trails, camping facilities and more.

Mayborn Science Theater

6200 W Central Texas Expy, Killeen, TX 76540 (6.3 miles)
Located on the Central Texas College campus in Killeen, the Mayborn Science Theater provides a unique opportunity to travel through time and space in their newly upgraded facilities, which includes eye-popping graphics displayed in the 60-foot dome-shaped screen. 

Pfiefer’s German Bakery

716 Indian Trail Ste 240, Harker Heights, TX 76548 (6.0)
Indulge your sweet tooth at the authentic Pfiefer’s German Bakery. Sweet and savory, this local hole-in-the-wall has something to satisfy every craving. 

Boulders Sport Climbing Center

325 Indian Trail, Harker Heights, TX 76548 (6.4 miles)
A new take on your daily workout, Boulders Sport Climbing Center is equipped with 40-foot walls with 30 top rope stations, a lead wall, a fitness center and more. Whether you’re a first-time climber or climbing veteran, this local facility is a great place for a unique recreational experience.