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Things To Do in Texas This Weekend: Apr. 21-23

The weekend's best bets include Fiesta San Antonio, the 30th annual Old Settler's Music Festival in Driftwood, and La Porte's San Jacinto Day Festival and Battle…
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Panhandle Passage

This trail is as old as the bison routes, I’m told, from back when the shaggy beasts once blackened the plains along the northern Llano…
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All Roads Lead to Tuna

The actor and playwright Jaston Williams grew up in the small towns of Olton and Crosbyton in the Texas Panhandle, but he is best known…
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Silver Stars and Six Shooters

The Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum in Waco has just opened for the day, and already nearly 100 fourth-graders pore over exhibits and…
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Cajun Goes Coastal

A saltwater-scented breeze tugs at the end of a roll of paper towels planted in the middle of our wooden picnic table. Warm rays of…
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Big Beers in Big D

The craft beer scene continues to Thrive in Texas, and Dallas is no exception. Twenty-seven of Texas’ 189 breweries and brew pubs call the Dallas-Fort…
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Working Up an Appetite

Texas has a score of rock-climbing gyms, but only one boasts an eatery that has earned kudos for its food on a national level. The…
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The Birder’s Nest

My son Byrdie had been anticipating our planned visit to the Alamo Inn B&B for weeks. The two of us have been birding ever since…
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Pun, Pun, Pun

Lend us an ear and we’ll give you more corn!” That’s how the emcee greeted the jovial crowd at the very first O. Henry Pun-Off…
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Hat Trick

A customer walks into Catalena Hatters looking for a special hat to match the one his friend never takes off his head, presenting a photo…
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Natural Galveston

Head east down Seawall Boulevard in Galveston, past the lights and activity of Historic Pleasure Pier, beyond the elegant Hotel Galvez and Stewart Beach Park’s…
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Daytripper: Richmond

On the far southwest side of Houston is a city on the Brazos River that’s much smaller than its big-city neighbor but predates it by…
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Our Favorite Main Streets

When you sit at the bar at The Liberty Bell on the brick-paved Main Street in Nacogdoches, many things could happen. You could strike up…
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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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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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