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Desert Awakening

La Posada Milagro Guesthouse and Casitas, an eclectic restoration of historic stone architecture located in the Big Bend ghost town…

Texas Top 40 No. 35, Glen Rose

Travelers make tracks to this idyllic hamlet to view prehistoric footprints in the Paluxy River at Dinosaur Valley State Park…

Texas Top 40 No. 34, Amarillo

Not many places have the distinction of inspiring a George Strait hit such as “Amarillo by Morning.” 

Texas Top 40 No. 33, Marfa

Ah, mysterious Marfa. Founded in 1883 as a railroad water stop, Marfa existed as a remote West Texas ranching town…

Texas Top 40 No. 32, Dalhart

Dalhart, named for its location on the Dallam and Hartley county line, originated as a railroad town and developed as…

Scenic Route: Jan. 2014

Located along Old US 67, now Van Zandt Road near Glen Rose, this structure of rock, petrified wood, and multicolored…

Fredericksburg Faves

WEB EXTRA When you plan a trip to Fredericksburg and are seeking places to stay, eat, and shop, along with…

Boerne's Bounty

It’s a dicey proposition, living in a picturesque, easily accessible town in the Texas Hill Country—in my case, Boerne. On…

The Zoo Scoop

I’ll confess that I have never been a big zoo fan—until recently, that is. I blame the small, sad zoos…

Trail Mix in San Marcos

For its size, what small town boasts the most walking paths anywhere in the state, but doesn’t show up in…

Pop Out and About

After he turned 80, it was difficult to get my Pop to leave the house. I found it hard to…

Texas Top 40 No. 39, Marble Falls

Marble Falls’ picturesque setting along its namesake lake proves enticing enough, but travelers stick around this Hill Country town for…
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