Meet! Play! Eat! Stay! Where Freedom Grows!
Killeen is one of the fastest growing cities in Texas, due in part, to its neighbor Fort Hood, the largest military base in the free world.
Founded in 1882 by the Santa Fe Railroad to serve as a shipping station for cotton and cattle, Killeen is centrally located in one of the fastest-growing economic corridors in the nation and is within a three hour deive from 80% of the state!
The Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport (GRK) is a state-of-the-art, joint-use facility, servicing both military and civilian passengers. The 87,000 square foot terminal features laptop stations, internet kiosks, gift shop, food and drink services as well as national car rental companies. Regional jet service is provided by American Eagle thru service at Dallas-Fort Worth, Continental Airlines to and from Houston, and Delta Direct to Atlanta. Skylark Field, formerly Killeen Municipal Airport, offers service for private planes. You really can get “Anywhere from Here!” Visit www.flykilleen.net for more information.
Killeen also offers a wide variety of accommodations for your stay with us. The city is home to 39 hotels, most of them built in the last three years, and boast more than 2600 rooms all the amenities to make your stay comfortable.
This diverse community is home to over 125 restaurants featuring the unique flavors of the more than 40 different cultures living here. We may speak 98 different dialects in Killeen, but our favorite is Texas Friendly!