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Scenic Route: Feb. 2014

The main entrance roads to Big Bend National Park offer about 50 meandering miles of glorious scenery.

Parisa (pronounced “pah-ree-sa”)

Writer Bob McCullough takes Texas Highways readers on a culinary trek through Castroville (February 2014 issue), where Alsatian influences extend…

Scenic Route: Jan. 2014

Located along Old US 67, now Van Zandt Road near Glen Rose, this structure of rock, petrified wood, and multicolored…

Texas Top 40 No. 37, Caddo Lake State Park

Every Texan should experience the primordial mystery of Caddo Lake State Park. With its ghostly, century-old cypress trees draped with…

Texas Top 40 No. 38, Bastrop

The same natural beauty and fertility that first attracted Native Americans and some of Texas’ earliest settlers to the pine…

Texas Top 40 No. 40, Lubbock

Those who take time to explore the “Hub City” will find a notable wine scene, thanks to the High Plains’…

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…

Texas Top 40 No. 36, Houston

A longtime hub for innovation in energy and medicine, Houston has come into its own as a vacation destination in recent…

Texas Top 40 No. 39, Marble Falls

Marble Falls’ picturesque setting along its namesake lake proves enticing enough, but travelers stick around this Hill Country town for…

Caddo’s Primordial Calling

My boyfriend seems unusually skittish as he peers into the utter blackness beyond our cabin door at Caddo Lake State…

Swimming Holes

Our bodies are mostly water. Our primordial ancestors lived in it. Science tells us that looking at it lowers stress.…

San Marcos Springs Eternal

The high temperature had just peaked at 103. A historic drought gripped the entire state. But conditions couldn’t have been…
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