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Play by the Bay

Living within minutes of Galveston gives our family easy beach access,  so until recently I’ve neglected to show my children…

The Best (& Sweetest) 12 Weeks of Summer Ever

The arrival of summer inspires mixed emotions in Texas. There’s no getting around the heat of our most extreme season, a…

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Marfa

Take a drive deep into West Texas, through the Martian landscape of the Chihuahuan Desert, and you’ll arrive at an…

Child in the Wild

We camped near a dry creek bed in Davis Mountains State Park, my daughter Ursula tucked into her junior-sized sleeping…

Window on Texas: Drag Shutter Photography

Texas Highways Photo Editor Griff Smith teaches you the basics of using drag shutter photography to freeze the subject in…

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Dublin

  To many, the word “Dublin” conjures up images of green hills, lucky clovers, and jigging leprechauns in a faraway…

Northeast Explorer

After running across a brief story on a new rail-trail in northeast Texas, I had to investigate. The 130-mile trail—open…

Window on Texas: Portrait Photography

Texas Highways Photo Editor Griff Smith highlights his favorite techniques to make portrait photos really shine. Recorded at Blue Bell…

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Denton

While folks in “Big D” have a reputation for living life in the fast lane, there are some around the…

Window on Texas: Mixed-lighting locations

When Photography Editor Griff Smith visited the Dart Bowl bowling alley in Austin to shoot its popular enchiladas for the…

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Gonzalez

  In Texas, our independent spirit runs deep, tracing its essence to the state’s original settlers and the days of…

Life Returns to the Chisos High Country

Text and photographs by Laurence Parent With pleasant late-September temperatures and a picture-perfect blue sky overhead, I shrugged on a…
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