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Pumphouse Power

With the toll booths of the Hidalgo-McAllen-Reynosa International Bridge straight ahead, I veer left to the Old Hidalgo Pumphouse Museum…

Ship Shape

During the Civil War, soldiers were known to pin their names and addresses onto jackets or knapsacks in order to…

Buzz-worthy

On a steamy Saturday morning, I park my car alongside a rural road in Denton County. At a roadside check-in…

Texas Top 40 No. 23, Kerrville

Readers not only raved about Kerrville as a place to visit, but they also praised the city as a place…

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…
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