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An Aqueous Asylum

It’s the sound that captures most people’s attention: the roar of 10,500 gallons of water per minute hurtling down the…

Gone Fishing

Casting my line into the water, I smiled to think I was no bigger than the little girl across from…

Stars Shine Bright in Dark Sky Parks

Stargazing can be an out-of-this-world experience, but here in Texas, there are a few places that are able to magnify…

Daytripper: Georgetown

As travelers fly by on I-35, some may be unaware that one simple exit could take them to the heart…

Texas Cuisine Scene

While sifting through previous blogs, our mouths began to water for all the culinary treasures we rediscovered, and that you…

New plate pays for parks

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has introduced its first new conservation-themed specialty license plate design in a more than…

Doin’ Fine in Alpine

Sunday mornings in the West Texas town of Alpine are remarkably quiet for a community with a population of around…

Texas Top 40 No. 13, Corpus Christi

Texas’ biggest beach city (pop. roughly 313,000) seasons its mix of beachcombing, wakeboarding, sailing, and other oceanfront fun with such…

Texas Top 40, No. 14, Palestine

Shaped by agriculture, steamboating, the discovery of oil, and the railroad, the city of Palestine today harbors a wealth of…

Daytripper: San Marcos

Archeological evidence suggests that humans have inhabited the San Marcos area for 10,000 years or more. And to this day,…

Colors of the Coast

By the time you finish reading this paragraph, hundreds of glass-green waves will have completed crossing the Gulf of Mexico…

Go Off-Grid!

The swath of Texas 71 that stretches between Austin and Houston is a well-traveled stretch for Longhorn fans, Houstonians with…
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