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Go Light-seeing!

'Tis the season for dazzling Christmas displays—let our list of some of the biggest and brightest displays across Texas light…

Little Turkey Day

Often where we travel and why is motivated by food, whether a journey charted to find new favorites or a…

Daytripper: Baytown

Just east of Houston, where sandy soil meets swampy waters, there’s a town that thrives in the humid breezes of…

Color in Motion

I’ll confess. I’m addicted to butterflies.

Immeasurable Fun

Now that my son August is on the cusp of turning five years old, he’s stumbled upon the concept of…

Ghost Story

The once-bustling river port of Jefferson has been saluted for many things: the state’s first gas streetlights, one of the…

The Lakes Less Paddled

Back in 1973, times were simple on Acacia Lake Drive. Our family had just moved to Brownsville from Mexico City.…

Great State Fair of Texas

Visitors to the State Fair of Texas' website immediately notice the ticker on its home page counting down the days,…

Daytripper: Port O'Connor

The vastness of Texas is no secret, but many don’t realize that within its “hugeness” lies more than 360 miles…

Your Vote: Main Street Destinations

Use the form below to tell us your favorite main drag in the state, whether it’s along a quaint courthouse…

The City Insider

Writers for Texas Highways cover a lot of ground. With more than a quarter-million square miles and some 3,000 communities…
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