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4 Things to Know in Texas Travel this week - June 19-25

Monday mornings can be difficult. To combat that first-day-of-the-week blues, we’ll give you something to anticipate with highlights of what’s upcoming and new in the…
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Splash into adventure with a Highland Lakes holiday

The Hill Country around Lake Buchanan and Inks Lake is one of my favorite parts of the world. As a child, I had family that…
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5 ways to celebrate Chisholm Trail's 150th Anniversary

Ever wanted to throw a birthday party for cowboys? This is your year. But be sure to have a cake big enough for 150 candles.
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Daytripper: 12 Hours in Dallas

I love trippin’ small towns, but sometimes a traveler has to go big. That’s exactly what I did on a recent trip to Dallas, better…
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Country Singer Aaron Watson's Texas independence streak

Ever since the 1999 debut of his first album, Singer/Songwriter, country crooner Aaron Watson has been blazing his own trail up the charts with songs…
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San Antonio's West Side murals celebrate Chicano culture

After crossing Alazan Creek via Guadalupe Street on San Antonio’s West Side, you’ll traverse a neighborhood characterized by locally run shops known as tienditas, pretty…
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Sips, bites and, cheers with Texas pro soccer super fans

I experienced 10 of the most exciting minutes of soccer I’ve ever seen in my life—and I watch a lot of soccer—inside Frisco’s Toyota Stadium…
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Belton's Gin at Nolan Creek serves comfort food with side of history

When the rumbling of your stomach becomes louder than the 18-wheelers roaring past, options for an interesting meal along the interstate are challenging at best.…
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Music, food and craft cocktails (no worms) at Blackie's Bait Shop

The first time I walked into Blackie’s Bait Shop and spotted the blue marlin replicas hanging on the walls and a surfboard standing up in…
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You know you want one: San Antonio's famous puffy tacos

Anyone who’s been to a Spurs game in San Antonio can attest that the city is filled with red-hot, habanero-grade pride. The iconic Alamo and…
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Scott H. Biram: That Dirty Ol’ One-Man Band

Scott H. Biram is a one-man band who has blown five-piece rock groups off the stage. But the San Marcos native is just as at…
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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 nearly 40 years. With more…
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Unplug in the pines at High Hill Farm

With Tyler in my rearview mirror, I’m driving southeast toward the tiny town of Arp on twisting farm-to-market roads, deep in a rolling countryside that…
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17 Trips for 2017

There’s no doubt that Texas contains an ever-evolving mix of people and ideas. And with changing times come new offerings for travelers to explore the…
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Texas Bucket List

 Texas is tailor-made for bucket lists. Covering some 268,000 square miles, the Lone Star State brims with interesting, exciting, historical, relaxing, and fun things to…
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