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FC TXHWYS JUNE15

June 2015

Vol. 62, No. 6

We answer the call of the coast with coverage of the best beach excursions, Padre Island past and present, and where to see sea turtles. The summer fun continues with tours of South Padre’s Sand Sculpture Trail and Farley Boat Works in Port Aransas, and our hearty yo-ho-ho to Railean Distillery in San Leon. Then we venture inland for a weekend in Helotes.

Features

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Reptilian Grace

Texans love sea turtles, and sea turtles love Texas. Five species—green, loggerhead, hawksbill, leatherback, and Kemp’s ridley—have nested along our 400-odd miles of coast in…

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Hello Beach!

After years of visiting Texas beaches whenever I could, this spring I made the leap and moved my family to Galveston.

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Sunshine and Shipwrecks

Padre Island, the longest barrier island in the world, embodies some of the state’s most pleasurable assets, entertaining Texans with miles of warm Gulf waves…

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