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Blanco State Park reopens after floods

Written by | Published July 31, 2015
Two months after devastating Memorial Day floods caused significant damage to Blanco State Park, the facility will reopen some areas…
Balmorhea State Park—home of the spectacular San Solomon Springs swimming pool—is adding parking options to accommodate heavy traffic on summer…

Monumental Gain

Written by | Published July 10, 2015
It's been a big week in Texas. On Sunday, the San Antonio Missions achieved World Heritage Site status. Today, after…

Friona with all the fixins

Written by | Published July 6, 2015
The "Cheeseburger Capital of Texas" hosts its 10th annual Cheeseburger Festival in City Park on July 18.

Mission Accomplished

Written by | Published July 5, 2015
The San Antonio Missions have long held a special place in my heart, but today, it was named a World…

Out to Sea

Written by | Published July 1, 2015
I’m a NatGeo junkie, and I love seeing the magic of nature – pecking order in the primate world, hunting…

A Star-Spangled Start to July

Written by | Published May 29, 2015
From big-name concerts to small-town celebrations, there are plenty of places to celebrate America's 240th birthday with Lone Star flair.…

Praline Daze

Written by | Published June 24, 2015
One of the great pleasures of being in Texas (and the South) is the bounty of pecans. Oh, how I…

Texas' Dino-Stars

Written by | Published June 12, 2015
The fourth incarnation of Stephen Spielberg’s Jurassic Park – Jurassic World –trampled its contenders in the box office in its…

Go. See. DoSeum.

Written by | Published June 2, 2015
As if San Antonio didn’t have enough to brag about (Texas Top Destination), the city is adding another eye-catching attraction…
In the two years since the Boquillas border crossing reopened in Big Bend National Park, about 18,000 people have used the…

Young minds roam free at "Amazing Animals" exhibit

Written by | Published June 11, 2015
Looking for a way to beat the heat and keep the kids entertained this summer? Starting June 13, the Perot…
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