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Horse Sense

Old Gonzo doesn’t want to trot. At first we thought it was because he didn’t like walking behind Chili Bean,…

Paddling and Painting

A pleasant breeze rocked my kayak and rustled pale green and brown marsh grasses around me. Overhead, a few wispy…

Come Around

The Native Americans figured it out first, as far as we know. On the shores of Aransas Bay, the Copanes…

Daytripper: Corpus Christi

There’s no denying that Corpus Christi is one of the most beloved destinations in Texas, and for good reason. However,…

Texas Top 40 No. 20, Alpine/Fort Davis

Separated by 24 miles on Texas 118, the towns of Alpine and Fort Davis provide the perfect launch pad for…

Texas Top 40 No. 21, Ben Wheeler

Located in Van Zandt County between Tyler and Dallas, the hamlet of Ben Wheeler has come to life in the…

Texas Top 40 No. 22, Fort Chadbourne

Between San Angelo and Abilene, about 12 miles north of Bronte, lies a remarkable fort with the only fully restored…

Texas Top 40 No. 23, Kerrville

Readers not only raved about Kerrville as a place to visit, but they also praised the city as a place…

Daytripper: Orange

In the far reaches of East Texas where the Sabine River flows, there is an oasis of culture, nature, and…

Moonlight Zipline

From a sheltered platform more than 40 feet high, I step out into darkness, my heart beating a little faster…

A State of Great Migration

A ruby-throated hummingbird zips around a mangrove forest in the Yucatán at the southern tip of the Gulf of Mexico,…

Wild About Flowers

Babs Rodriguez’s son becomes a true-bluebonnet Texan in the April 2014 installment of Travel Matters. Here’s the full story.
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