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Daytripper With Chet Garner: Canyon Lake

The reasons I love Texas are endless: the state's great outdoors, history, Tex-Mex, sunsets, swimming holes ... the list keeps…

Weekender: Wimberley Wonderful

Seeking a change of scenery after a few days of urban sightseeing in Austin, my husband, Kenny, and I packed…

Nacogdoches Turns a Page

I had always assumed that all of the key events of the Texas Revolution took place in the southern half…

Wild Texans: A Look at Intriguing Creatures Across the State

See a beautiful collection of wildlife images in the March 2011 print edition.By Melissa GaskillThe deep-blue Texas sky sets off…

Talk to TH: March 2011

Reader Mail ~ Reader RecommendationsDaytripper Props I love Chet Garner’s show on PBS, and he’ll do a great job with…

Daytripper: Burnet

It’s Burn-et, Durn-it! Can’t you learn it? So goes the popular saying in the town of Burnet, as natives poke…

Talk to TH: February 2011

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Daytripper with Chet Garner: Lockhart

It’s official. A while back, the Texas Legislature settled the debate over which town deserves the overall crown for best…

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Waco

Unless you’re from Waco (or are a Baylor Bear), you may not have frequented this Central Texas hub off I-35.…

Four for Fall: 2010

Our picks for an awe-inspiring autumn showBy Melissa Gaskill I drove into Caprock Canyons State Park for the first time…

Ghosts of Galveston

In the 19th Century, tragedies washed over Galveston as regularly as the tides: deadly fires, yellow-fever epidemics, and hurricanes. Anecdotally,…

Whirring Dervishes: Hummingbirds

Texas is well known for its large concentrations of birds, butterflies, Mexican free-tailed bats, and more, and a lot of…
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