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Out to Sea

I’m a NatGeo junkie, and I love seeing the magic of nature – pecking order in the primate world, hunting strategies in the wild, the…
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Mission Accomplished

The San Antonio Missions have long held a special place in my heart, but today, it was named a World Heritage Site by the United…
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DART Hopping

If your kids are like mine, they’re fascinated by trains. Perhaps it’s the powerful sound of the horn at crossings, the rumble of locomotives chugging…
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Viva Big Bend!

If there’s a description that comes up repeatedly when people talk about the Marfa lights, it’s the way they dance. The color and intensity of…
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Sweet on Susie’s

The first thing I notice when I walk in the door at Susie’s South 40 Confections is the unmistakably sweet scent of candy—the rich, buttery…
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Shrubs for Summer

“Imagine that it’s 1780, and there is no electricity, no railroads, and you’re a locavore because you have to be,” began Austin craft-cocktail guru Bill…
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Silo House Rules

I’d bet anything that the Silo House in San Angelo would be the state’s best restaurant located in an abandoned chicken farm even if it…
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Texas' Dino-Stars

The fourth incarnation of Stephen Spielberg’s Jurassic Park – Jurassic World –trampled its contenders in the box office in its opening weekend, but Texas has…
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Touring Travaasa's Farm

As chickens chortle in the background and the raspy buzz of a distant tractor mirrors the clackety-clack-clack of happy cicadas in the surrounding oak trees,…
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Some Like It Hot

While Texans usually make a beeline indoors (or to the nearest swimming hole) on sweltering summer days, some of our native wildflowers revel in the…
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Tribal Treks

The Caddo Indians were among the first Texans, moving into the Neches Valley about 1,200 years ago. For nearly a millennium, until the arrival of…
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Shop That Miranda Built

"Welcome to Lindale,” announces the vinyl billboard with a picture of a platinum blonde holding a guitar. “Hometown of Miranda Lambert.”
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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…
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