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Immeasurable Fun

Now that my son August is on the cusp of turning five years old, he’s stumbled upon the concept of…

Ghost Story

The once-bustling river port of Jefferson has been saluted for many things: the state’s first gas streetlights, one of the…

The Lakes Less Paddled

Back in 1973, times were simple on Acacia Lake Drive. Our family had just moved to Brownsville from Mexico City.…

Great State Fair of Texas

Visitors to the State Fair of Texas' website immediately notice the ticker on its home page counting down the days,…

Daytripper: Port O'Connor

The vastness of Texas is no secret, but many don’t realize that within its “hugeness” lies more than 360 miles…

Your Vote: Main Street Destinations

You have until September 30 to tell us your favorite main drag in the state, whether it’s along a quaint…

The City Insider

Writers for Texas Highways cover a lot of ground. With more than a quarter-million square miles and some 3,000 communities…

Lessons Learned

It’s a cliché by now. You don’t really know someone until you’ve traveled with them. Just because it’s a truism…

Urban Scapes

Get out of the office. Flee that marathon meeting. Park your car. Exit the laundry room. Now: Find a bench…

Pining for Crockett

For a city-dweller used to noise, there’s nothing quite like waking up under a colorful quilt in an antique bed…
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