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Krause Springs: Plunge into Paradise

Beset by the usual woes of modern urban life–bumper-to-bumper traffic, stressful workplaces, suburban sprawl, endangered water-ways, and, as country singer…

Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay: Palacios

I’ve long been a fan of small-town Fourth of July celebrations. There’s a sense of community and camaraderie, plus plenty…

Alice

Due west of Corpus Christi, at US 281 and Texas 44, the town of Alice proves an intriguing stop in…

Summer Fun

School’s out for summer! Whether you have kids or not, the calendar practically insists that you take a vacation. So…

Wildflowers

Spring has sprung, you wildflower-lovers out there! Now’s the time to hit the road; you can’t go wrong with all…

Nacogdoches to Texarkana…and All That Lies Between

What defines the perfect road trip? A launching point and a destination, a loose itinerary, plenty of time for detours,…

Waco: Down by the Riverside

I am amazed at how many travelers along Interstate 35 zip right by Waco without partaking of its many wonders.…

Birds, Bees, Flowers, and Trees

Count the days until bluebonnet season! In Washington County, which predictably sports one of the loveliest displays of wildflowers in the state…

Spirit of the Stone

Once I passed Lake Amistad, northwest of Del Rio, traffic on US 90 thinned out across the spare desert scenery.…

The MOST, Presenting the Borderland's Past

Edinburg has never been a sleepy little town. In 1908, when it was a tent city called Chapin, where cattle…

Cosmic Encounters at the Monnig Meteorite Gallery

Workers at the Gage Ranch, near Marathon, were eating lunch beside a stock tank on August 2, 1946, when a…

Go. See. Do! A Top 30 List for Texas Travelers

Whether you’re a frequent visitor to our fair state, or lucky enough to live here, have we got a traveler’s…
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