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An Epic Route 66 Road Trip Is Headed for Texas

Members of the National Trust for Historic Preservation are hitting the road in hopes of saving one of the nation’s…

Trust Us: There’s More Than Big Steaks and Buried Caddys in Amarillo

Like many Texas Panhandle natives I grew up on a steady diet of rodeos and stick horses.

The Mythology of the Wild West Looms Large over Texas

Tales of heroic cowboys and gritty ranchers dominate much of the state’s literature.  

Finding Unique, Hidden Attractions on Route 66

  35o 12' 23.69" N 101o 28' 17.63" W Enjoying roadside attractions while traveling Route 66 is a time-honored tradition.

Equine Shrine

Horse racing was “the NFL of colonial times,” we’re told at the start of our visit to the American Quarter…

Urban Scapes

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

Goodnight Under the Stars

Cattleman Charles Goodnight entertained many a visitor in the home he built in 1887 on the High Plains east of…

Travel Rally Day

Ready to add new items to your Texas Travel Bucket List? The TxDOT Texas Travel Information Centers are a free,…

American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum

The American Quarter Horse is prized for its versatility, from ranch work to its speed on the quarter-mile track—the inspiration…

Kwahadi Dancers of Amarillo present Winter Night Ceremonials

For the 50th consecutive year, the Kwahadi Dancers of Amarillo will present their Winter Night Ceremonials on weekends in late…

Playing Favorites

The writers who contribute to Texas Highways exemplify a few traits in common: They’re experienced travelers guided by curiosity, adventure,…

Cowboy Cloy

If there were a rite of passage into the Texan tribe, surely it would be the 72-ounce steak challenge at…
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