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TH-COVER-May14May 2014

Vol. 61, No. 5

The Best Summer. Ever.

Is that a promise? Or a challenge?

Summer definitely presents an opportunity: A decision to enjoy this one as the best ever. Start with this magazine as your inspiration. Consider the cover. In our review, every aspect of the photograph was scrutinized. The conclusion? Miranda Richter is enjoying an ultimate Texas Summer pleasure: floating happily in cool water. Everything about this setting demands that you unplug and chill.

If tubing doesn’t float your boat, tear a page from Chet Garner’s journal this month in Orange—and plan accordingly. Chet’s ideal day trip combines good food, a little history, and the chance to enjoy local personality.

Features

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Best Summer Ever 2014

Contrary to popular belief, summer vacation did not originate as a time for rural schoolchildren to take an extended break to help out on the…

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It's a Zoo-tennial!

Sunburst glitters across a creature-filled pool on a bright afternoon, piercing the ripples and illuminating the aqua depths.

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A New Dawn in the Davis Mountains

Dawn has just broken above the new Davis Mountains State Park wildlife-viewing station, an L-shaped timber and stucco structure with peek-a-boo portals overlooking a water…

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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 Destinations. And share you did—by phone, email,…

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