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Wild and Wonderful: 4 Amazing Wildflower Drives

The world didn’t end in December with the Mayan calendar. The zombie apocalypse has yet to occur. Sure, the weather…

Web Extra: 2013 Texas Wildflower Festivals

Can’t get enough of Texas’ wild and wonderful wildflowers? Check out these annual springtime celebrations of fun and flowers.

What’s your flower IQ?

With spring bringing us many blooms, it's a good time to brush up on your knowledge. Give it a shot.…

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Dublin

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

San Marcos: A Study in Contrasts

On a hot, muggy evening last summer, hundreds of people gathered inside the San Marcos Army Airfield hangar at the…

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…

Not Necessarily the Wild West

As you drive US 67 south from Marfa toward Presidio and the Rio Grande, the rolling hilly plains are sparsely…

Life Returns to the Chisos High Country

With pleasant late-September temperatures and a picture-perfect blue sky overhead, I shrugged on a backpack loaded with overnight gear and…
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