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Find Out Why This Region in Texas is Called the Big Empty

Some know it as the Rolling Plains. Others call it Cowboy Alley. A land of open road and enormous sky,…

Texas' Top Natural Wonders: Palo Duro Canyon

Palo Duro Canyon “You are driving along a seemingly endless road of flat and desolate landscape when all of a…

West Texas Book Festival

Designated the “Storybook Capital of Texas” by the Texas Legislature, Abilene is home to a robust literary culture and the…

Scenic Route: Windmill

A water-pumping windmill and electricity-generating wind turbines punctuate this amazing view near Vega as the sun sets.

Texas Grit: Dust Bowl Resources

Historians have studied the Dust Bowl era from many angles in the years since the infamous drought racked the Southern…

Odessa’s Stonehenge

Here it stands, where anyone walking out of Odessa’s Home Depot can see it across the road: Stonehenge. In West…
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