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Travel Spotlights

There is no shortage of events in Texas. Our searchable database is proof that you'll find plenty to keep you busy. Here, Texas Highways editors…
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The Bastrop Aesthetic

Instead of pigeon-holing Bastrop as a place to stop for a piece of pie and a poke around the shops, my husband and I arrive…
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A Day in the Roughs

The river rounded a bend and ahead of me, civilization dropped away. A heron soared overhead, Pterodactyl-like, and a few dragonflies hovered around the front…
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Western Specters

Concordia Cemetery in central El Paso doesn’t look like much at first sight. The disparate collection of headstones, crosses, and mausoleums stakes out a 52-acre…
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Have Pet, Will Travel

There are all sorts of travel experiences, each of which require different sorts of flexibility for success. There’s travel with extended families. Travel with small…
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This and Kombucha, Too!

Though my vacation dining plans usually involve lots of rich eating, I decided to mix things up on a recent trip to Galveston. All those…
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Gone Fishing

Casting my line into the water, I smiled to think I was no bigger than the little girl across from me when I last tried…
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Daytripper: Georgetown

As travelers fly by on I-35, some may be unaware that one simple exit could take them to the heart of Williamson County and what’s…
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Charting History

It could be worth another look through that musty box of family records before packing it into the corner of the attic, or worse yet,…
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Olive & Well

Apparently feral pigs like olives. I am walking through narrow rows of arbequina olive trees on the outskirts of Carrizo Springs with Jim Henry, the…
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Texas Top 40 Travel Destinations

Last fall, we asked Texas Highways readers to share their favorite places in the state for our Texas Top-40 Travel Destinations. And share you did—by phone, email,…
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