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Welcome to the New Texashighways.com

Welcome to the New Texashighways.com

On our all-new website, you’ll get all the useful and interesting content you’ve come to know and love, with better Read More »

Michael Martin Murphey Saddles Up for Cowboy Christmas Tour

Michael Martin Murphey Saddles Up for Cowboy Christmas Tour

Michael Martin Murphey’s singing rings with the sincerity and authenticity that many find lacking in pop country ... Read More »

Austin Hotelier Liz Lambert Talks Texas—from Midland to Marfa to South Congress

Austin Hotelier Liz Lambert Talks Texas—from Midland to Marfa to South Congress

Penny the Chihuahua greets visitors with an inspection sniff outside the elevator leading to Bunkhouse, the ... Read More »

Downtown Christmas Lights in the Capital City in 1947

Downtown Christmas Lights in the Capital City in 1947

Austin had a population of about 115,000 when photographer Neal Douglass took this picture of Congress Avenue ... Read More »

Why Every Woman Should Take a Solo Road Trip

Why Every Woman Should Take a Solo Road Trip

One sunny morning in July, on an otherwise unremarkable Wednesday, I slide into the driver’s seat of my car and ... Read More »

Southwestern History Runs Deep in the Border Town of San Elizario

Southwestern History Runs Deep in the Border Town of San Elizario

Explore the adobe streets of this colonial Spanish presidio town with artist and history buff Al Borrego. As he ... Read More »

Festival of Texas Fiddling to Highlight Diverse Fiddle Styles in Blanco

Festival of Texas Fiddling to Highlight Diverse Fiddle Styles in Blanco

Need a spark to shake off the post-Thanksgiving, start-of-the-holiday-marathon malaise? Fiddle music could be just ... Read More »

Sarah Bird’s New Historical Novel Is Wild as an Acre of Snakes

Sarah Bird’s New Historical Novel Is Wild as an Acre of Snakes

In the debut of Texas Highways’ new monthly essay, Open Road, novelist Sarah Bird writes about walking the trails ... Read More »

Former First Lady Laura Bush Takes Us on a Tour of Her Prairie Chapel Flower Garden

Former First Lady Laura Bush Takes Us on a Tour of Her Prairie Chapel Flower Garden

On a warm summer morning, former First Lady Laura Bush walked among the butterflies in the garden behind her ... Read More »

Executive Chef Gerard Thompson Embraces Biscuits and Frito Pie at the Lauded Rough Creek Lodge

Executive Chef Gerard Thompson Embraces Biscuits and Frito Pie at the Lauded Rough Creek Lodge

Gerard Thompson wields a large, sharp knife with one hand and carries a wooden stand holding a cured hog’s leg in ... Read More »

Home on the Texas Range, Where the Longhorns and Bison Play

Home on the Texas Range, Where the Longhorns and Bison Play

An up-close visit with a Longhorn or bison can be humbling. The animals’ large chestnut-brown eyes reveal a complex Read More »

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