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Texas Top 40 No. 22, Fort Chadbourne

Between San Angelo and Abilene, about 12 miles north of Bronte, lies a remarkable fort with the only fully restored…

Texas Top 40 No. 21, Ben Wheeler

Located in Van Zandt County between Tyler and Dallas, the hamlet of Ben Wheeler has come to life in the…

Texas Top 40 No. 20, Alpine/Fort Davis

Separated by 24 miles on Texas 118, the towns of Alpine and Fort Davis provide the perfect launch pad for…

Daytripper: Orange

In the far reaches of East Texas where the Sabine River flows, there is an oasis of culture, nature, and…

Moonlight Zipline

From a sheltered platform more than 40 feet high, I step out into darkness, my heart beating a little faster…

Wild About Flowers

Babs Rodriguez’s son becomes a true-bluebonnet Texan in the April 2014 installment of Travel Matters. Here’s the full story.

Curl Up in Cat Spring

Cat Spring must have seemed like a dream come true for the German immigrants who settled the community in the…

The Ewing Way

About 30 years ago, a trailblazing soap opera about a greedy, glamorous, and volatile Texas family captivated millions of viewers…

Wildflowers: Oooh ... Aaah!

Over our 40 years as a travel magazine, we’ve been “Wowed by Wildflowers,” sowed “The Seeds of Spring,” joined in…

Daytripper: Amarillo

Some may only know Amarillo as a Panhandle cowboy town, and there’s certainly truth to that reputation. However, those who…

Texas Top 40 No. 24, Port Aransas

We used to call Port Aransas a sleepy fishing village.

Texas Top 40 No. 25, Granbury

Far enough from DFW to feel like small-town Texas but close enough to draw on the Metroplex’s economic vitality, Granbury…
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