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The city pool where I hung out as a youngster had a blue plastic slide, the kind that adorned most…

The Legend of Fort Boggy

As the last swimmers of the day collect their beach balls and a lone angler cleans his catch, a beaver…

Readers Recommend: August 2008

Texas Highways readers are like our field reporters, so find out what these readers recommend.

Readers Recommend: Glen Rose, Barnard Bakery and more

  Texas Highways readers are like our field reporters, so find out what these readers recommend. Glen Rose: Barnard Street…

5 Ways to Honor Lady Bird Johnson

The legacy of the late Lady Bird Johnson lives on in the dozens of beautification and environmental projects that enjoy…

Great Balls of Fire: Texas Drag Racing

Two roaring, missile-like machines streak down a 1,320-foot strip of pavement—side by side, just a few feet apart—in a quarter-mile…

Where the Wild Things Are

Port Mansfield is known as a sportsman’s paradise, but the tiny fishing village on the Laguna Madre is also a…

Hallie's Country

When backcountry enthusiasts need a Big Bend fix, most make tracks for the obvious places: Big Bend National Park, the…

With Its Heart in the Past

When you take in the view of the Rio Grande from the bluff-top village of San Ygnacio, it’s tempting to…

Chambers County

Driving east on Interstate 10 from Houston, you might not realize that a vast, verdant coastal prairie—replete with throngs of…

Gulf Coast: Hidden Treasures

Nobody has ever dug up the hidden treasure that Jean Lafitte and his pirate pals supposedly buried somewhere on the…

San Antonio's Fairmount Hotel: In the Lap of Luxury

If you ask Luke Tips, a popular concierge at San Antonio’s century-old Fairmount Hotel, to reveal his favorite thing about…
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