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Explore South Padre Island with a Drive up State Park Road 100

I get my first clear view of South Padre Island from the summit of the Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway. At 85…

A Canoe Exploration of Caddo Lake’s Creatures and History

Two hours into my canoeing adventure on Caddo Lake, I saw an osprey swoop down into the water and emerge with…

A City Slicker Fulfills His Lifelong Dream of Riding a Horse

Maverick Horseback Riding in Lockhart offers a wide range of lessons and rides for all ages and levels of experience.

Bicycle the Texas Hill Country with Texas Bike Tours

The narrow Hill Country road drops toward a low bridge over a small creek. I coast on my bicycle, faster…

Explore the Lone Star Hiking Trail in East Texas

The sun crested over the tops of the tall pines, taking the chill out of the winter air as my…

Gearing up for Palestine's El Camino 205 bicycle tour

We rise before daybreak to a chorus of birdsong and pump up our tires. It’s the morning of my first…

Dive into a Texas swimming hole

When photographer Carolyn Tracy and I sign on to curate a guide to 100 of the best places to swim…

Animal-lovers alert: Wild residents of Black Beauty Ranch

On the outskirts of Murchison in East Texas, a sprawling animal sanctuary has provided a home for rescued animals for…

Biking with Birds

Not a half-hour into my daylong adventure, in the middle of a prairie of sea lavender and leatherleaf, I stopped…

Natural Galveston

Head east down Seawall Boulevard in Galveston, past the lights and activity of Historic Pleasure Pier, beyond the elegant Hotel…

Walking to the Water

My friend Callie and I had been hearing about Gorman Falls—the 70-foot waterfall that’s the centerpiece of Colorado Bend State…

Nature by Day … or Night

The sun is low and the gate guarded as we arrive at the south shore of Lewisville Lake, some 30…
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