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Put on your bibs and get ready to bite into this year’s winners of the State Fair of Texas’ Big…

Two Asian elephants born at Fort Worth Zoo

Written by | Published August 28, 2013
There's an elephant baby boom going on at the Fort Worth Zoo. Zoo officials are trumpeting the deliveries of two…
Davis Mountains State Park in West Texas will close for six months following Labor Day weekend to upgrade the park's…

Refried Deep-Fried Blog

Written by | Published August 21, 2013
I’m not sure I understand the competition to come up with the next best fried thing, and I’m not here…

Hot Chocolate

Written by | Published August 16, 2013
I know it sounds crazy to drink hot chocolate when the temperature is still regularly above 90 degrees. But on…

A visit to the Texas Masonic Grand Lodge in Waco

Written by | Published August 13, 2013
Right or wrong, the Freemasons are sometimes stereotyped as a closed group, characterized by secrecy and backroom power brokering. But…

Tourism by Bus: A visit to San Antonio

Written by | Published August 6, 2013
When I got to thinking about the concept of sightseeing by bus in Texas, San Antonio was one of the…

The Owl in Elgin

Written by | Published August 2, 2013
I recently made the short drive from Austin to Elgin, a town about 25 miles east of the city via…

American Museum of Agriculture on the Grow

Written by | Published July 24, 2013
There's a new museum taking root in Lubbock.
There's a new resource for Amarillo tourism information and it comes from an interesting group of locals.

A Visit with the Vintner

Written by | Published July 3, 2013
For the August 2013 print issue of Texas Highways, I wrote about a Madeira tasting, held at Austin's Red Room…
Freedom Over Texas, Houston's Fourth of July celebration, includes a huge firworks show over downtown. (Photo by Richard Carson) From…
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