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It’s No Secret

As I watched Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin plant the American flag on the moon in the summer of 1969,…

When dinosaurs (and mammoths) roamed

Curved tusks jut out of red sandy soil. Massive bones scatter around them in the prehistoric burial ground. These are…

Texas Top 40 No. 3, Waco

For those unfamiliar with Waco, the little city in the heart of Texas might be tough to decipher.

The Texas Cheese Tour

My first taste of the Texas cheese renaissance came at a farmers market in Dallas, where I nibbled a bite…

Hot Dr Pepper

I’ve always been interested in Dr Pepper,” Jack McKinney tells me as we sit down together at the soda fountain…

Texas Top 40 Travel Destinations

Last fall, we asked Texas Highways readers to share their favorite places in the state for our Texas Top-40 Travel…

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Waco

Unless you’re from Waco (or are a Baylor Bear), you may not have frequented this Central Texas hub off I-35.…

Mammoth Discovery

I’ve always been fascinated with Waco. It’s a convenient mid-point between Dallas and Austin, and I stop whenever possible to…

Waco's Historic Roundabout

Headed north on US 77, I grip the wheel tightly and yield at Waco’s circle, the most famous of Texas’…

Waco: Down by the Riverside

I am amazed at how many travelers along Interstate 35 zip right by Waco without partaking of its many wonders.…
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