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Tyler’s Azalea and Spring Flower Trail

The 42nd Annual Tyler Azalea and Spring Flower Trail (Mar. 17-Apr. 1, 2001) features 7.5 miles of marked tours, mostly through Tyler's…

Best Places in TX, Period!

Some of the best answers didn't make it to the winners' column. For Best Cheap Tourist Thrill, someone wrote, "Seeing…

Chill Out in Texas Swimming Holes

What do Texas Highways editors dream of on a torrid summer day? A dip in nearby Barton Springs, of course! Fed daily by some…

Preserving the Mystery: The Big Thicket

In the deep, dark woods of East Texas resides a magical, almost spiritual place. It has been known by many…

The Leonid Meteors—Showers of Light

“When I opened the door, I was startled by streaks of fire flying in every direction. It looked like millions…

Texas State Railroad State Historical Park

The Texas State Railroad (TSRR) State Historical Park has two depots, each adjacent to Rusk/Palestine State Park. The Rusk depot…

Twenty Years of Traipsing Texas Trails

Photographs and the act of creating them have always fascinated and, simultaneously, mystified me. The finished image has to captivate…

Nacogdoches

In the historical Washington Square area of town, cascades of lavender wisteria perfume the air, and blazes of azaleas hug the…

Sights & Sounds

I grew up in Oklahoma, where the season often brought snow (or, at least, sleet), throngs of off-key carolers at our…

Crystal Clear

Perhaps you’ve just visited the renovated 1908 Hays County Courthouse in San Marcos, or you’ve completed your Christmas shopping at…

The Best of Texas

One thing remains clear: You love San Antonio! That vibrant city won hands down in several categories, and had at least…

Urban Sanctuaries

For a relaxing break from city hustle, venture down the following urban trails…and learn about nature along the way. Regulations…
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