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Texas Highways Selects True Texas Travel Film Winner at Thin Line fest

A Piece of Texas: A Travel Documentary took home the top prize in Texas Highways' True Texas short film category at Thin Line fest in…
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Everything You Need to Know About Texas Wildflower Season

With its sprawling size and diversity of landforms, Texas offers a treasure of spectacular wildflowers for residents and visitors alike. More than 5,000 species of…
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“The Austin Cookbook” Showcases the City’s Essential Recipes

In a city where any casual conversation about food can turn into a heated argument before you can say “brisket,” determining and collecting its essential…
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The Devils River Camping Conundrum

The Devils River grows more popular every year as word spreads about its crystal-clear water and spectacular setting. With the increase of paddlers embarking on…
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Editor’s Note: More Reasons to Get Outside this Spring

Americans are spending less and less time outdoors.
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Tour 2 Award-Winning Bourbon Distilleries in Texas

Blame it on Tito’s. The craft vodka from Austin, which grew from obscurity 20 years ago into one of Texas’ most popular spirits brands, has inspired…
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In Texas City, Boyd’s One Stop Goes Bonkers for Crawfish

As I pull onto Dike Road from Texas City’s Bay Street in the pastel dawn, bright pops of neon signage and illuminated billboards lead the way to…
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Exploring the Devils River State Natural Area by Foot

Bumping along an isolated dirt road in Southwest Texas, we spotted a group of tan spots on a distant hillside striated by limestone ridges. At…
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El Paso’s Downtown Resurgence

Way out at the western tip of Texas—more than 500 miles from any other major Texas city—percolates El Paso, the northern side of one of…
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Renowned “Stickwork” Artist Brings Unusual Outdoor Exhibition to Texas

Nestled among the trees in a beloved Austin green space along Shoal Creek, a playful contemporary art installation has infused new life into one of…
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Murals Add Color to San Marcos

Riverside town. Campus community. Historic springs. Mermaids and music. If you thought San Marcos, you thought correctly.
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A Conversation with Austinite Turk Pipkin, a Former Juggling Clown Who Became a Writer, Actor, and Humanitarian

Is Turk Pipkin a humanitarian creator or a creative humanitarian? Both, it’s fair to say. The Austin showman and writer has made a career of mixing…
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The Daytripper Explores Caves, Drinks Local Brews, and Peruses the “Hauptstrasse” in Boerne

The German heritage of the Hill Country is well-known when it comes to towns like Fredericksburg and New Braunfels. But sprinkled throughout the rolling hills…
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Hendley Market in Galveston is Not Your Typical Souvenir Shop

At the eastern end of the Strand, a historic boulevard in Galveston lined with busy restaurants and souvenir shops, an unusual sign in the shape…
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This Museum in Grand Saline Encourages You to Lick the Walls

Standing outside the Salt Palace Museum in Grand Saline, my wife leaned in close and stuck out her tongue. Then she licked the building.
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Bryan-College Station Ups Its Lodging Game with Three New Boutique Hotels

Sitting down to a late-afternoon drink at The Stella Hotel’s airy lobby bar in Bryan, awash in natural light spilling through floor-to-ceiling windows, my overriding…
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The Hill Country Film Festival in Fredericksburg Is an Indie Film-Lover’s Nirvana

Remember: You do it because you love it,” said Tom Provost, sitting on a stage flanked by three other screenwriters, all surprisingly chipper for 9:30…
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A Canoe Exploration of Caddo Lake’s Creatures and History

Two hours into my canoeing adventure on Caddo Lake, I saw an osprey swoop down into the water and emerge with a fish clutched in its…
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Texas-Style Fiddle Takes Center Stage at Fiddlers’ Frolics in Hallettsville

Anybody who’s picked up a violin can feel its delicacy. A full-size instrument weighs less than a pound, with a slender body fashioned of elegant…
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Paddling the Devils River in Southwest Texas Offers High Risks and High Rewards

You find two kinds of paddlers on the Devils River: those who come out here whenever possible and those who will never do it again.…
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18 Places to Go in Texas in 2018

From El Paso to Galveston, uncover our top 18 travel must-dos for 2018.
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