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Second Spring

We Texans are accustomed to defending the beauty of the state’s fall color.

Alligator Alley

Big Al looks as though he might be dozing at the edge of his murky pond. Closer inspection reveals, however,…

Days of Yesterland

The porcine contestants are named Frankenswine, Ricky Pigcardo, Lusqueal Ball, Elvis Porksy, and Shaquille O’Squeal. (Kevin Bacon was sidelined with…

Underground Wonderland

As the smallest of the college students exploring a Hill Country cave on March 27, 1960, 19-year-old Orion Knox found…

Sowing Seeds

Nestled between the lush farmland and booming wineries along US 290 east of Fredericksburg, Wildseed Farms might have caught your…

Texas Top 40 No. 6, Rockport-Fulton

The barrier islands that shelter Aransas Bay from the Gulf of Mexico also buffet the bayside community of Rockport-Fulton from…

The Bastrop Aesthetic

Instead of pigeon-holing Bastrop as a place to stop for a piece of pie and a poke around the shops,…

Have Pet, Will Travel

There are all sorts of travel experiences, each of which require different sorts of flexibility for success. There’s travel with…

An Aqueous Asylum

It’s the sound that captures most people’s attention: the roar of 10,500 gallons of water per minute hurtling down the…

A Day in the Roughs

The river rounded a bend and ahead of me, civilization dropped away. A heron soared overhead, Pterodactyl-like, and a few…

Playing Favorites

The writers who contribute to Texas Highways exemplify a few traits in common: They’re experienced travelers guided by curiosity, adventure,…

Gone Fishing

Casting my line into the water, I smiled to think I was no bigger than the little girl across from…
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