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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
It’s time to strike up the band, find your finest red-white-and-blue outfit and raise your flags high for some Texas-sized…

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…
Looking for a way to beat the heat and keep the kids entertained this summer? Starting June 13, the Perot…

State Parks Recovering

Written by | Published May 28, 2015
Read JUNE 11, 2015 UPDATE for State Park openings/closures Even as more storms continue to hammer a rain-soaked state, communities…
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