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Possum Kingdom Reborn

Winding around a curve on Park Road 36 on the way to the eastern shores of Possum Kingdom Lake, I breathe a sigh of…

The Garden of Yes

Luci Johnson, the youngest daughter of President Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson, admits that her love of nature came later…

Texas Top 40, No. 12 Brazos Bend State Park

Less than an hour southwest of Houston, the hardwood forests and alligator-rich waterways of Brazos Bend State Park create a…

Texas Top 40, No. 10 Palo Duro Canyon

Palo Duro Canyon has been wowing people for at least 12,000 years, when natives found shelter within this rugged chasm…

Texas Top 40, No. 11 Mount Pleasant

What’s not to like about a place called Mount Pleasant?

July 2014 Reader Submitted Photos

Throughout the year, Texas Highways showcases the people, places, and wide-open spaces of the Lone Star State, but we can't be…

Independence Day Events 2014

It’s time to strike up the band, dress in your finest red, white, and blue, and raise your flags high…

Amazing Altitudes

One of the greatest values of travel is that it affords us a new perspective on the world. When we…

Autos for the Ages

A 1956 sky-blue-and-white Chevrolet Bel Air Sport Sedan cruises a couple of laps around a San Marcos parking lot, its…

The Texas Cheese Tour

My first taste of the Texas cheese renaissance came at a farmers market in Dallas, where I nibbled a bite…

Hats Off to Ben's

In Cotulla, a formerly sleepy town roughly equidistant between San Antonio, Laredo, and Corpus Christi, the Texas Hat Museum represents…

Doin’ Fine in Alpine

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