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Underground Wonderland

As the smallest of the college students exploring a Hill Country cave on March 27, 1960, 19-year-old Orion Knox found…

Texas Top 40, No. 9 New Braunfels

The allure of a New Braunfels getaway is particularly strong during these dog days of summer, when the town’s two…

On the Right Track

A plot of land 15 feet from an active stretch of railroad tracks is not generally considered a prime location…

A Giraffe Birthday Party?

Last year around this time, Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch in New Braunfels celebrated the birth of twin reticulated giraffes, the…

Happy Independence Day!

On March 2, 1836, 59 delegates gathered at Washington-on-the-Brazos to sign the Texas Declaration of Independence, setting in motion a…

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…

Cast Away: Basics, On the Fly

Catch a fish on a fly rod once and chances are you’ll be “hooked.” But just like fishing with a…

The Fruits of a Flood

In a matter of hours in July 2002, flooding rains unearthed eons of history beneath a swath of Hill Country…

A Courthouse Reborn

There’s renovation the way most of us do it—repainting the front door, updating the fixtures in the bathroom, hanging new…

New Braunfels' wealth of activities

In the September 2013 issue, writer Michelle Burgess delves into the history and restoration of the beautiful Comal County Courthouse…

All Wet! Comal Springs, New Braunfels

The largest group of artesian springs in Texas, Comal Springs includes at least seven outlets that flow through limestone fissures,…

H2O-OOOOO

The city pool where I hung out as a youngster had a blue plastic slide, the kind that adorned most…
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