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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 »

Scale Five Peaks in One Week on This Epic West Texas Road Trip

Scale Five Peaks in One Week on This Epic West Texas Road Trip

A mile or two into my hike to the top of Mount Livermore in the Davis Mountains, I stepped to the side of the trail Read More »

Take 3 History-Packed Hikes in the Davis Mountains

Take 3 History-Packed Hikes in the Davis Mountains

The Davis Mountains have long attracted people seeking respite from the surrounding deserts of West Texas. ... Read More »

Find History and Romance on the Bridges of McLennan County

Find History and Romance on the Bridges of McLennan County

Despite its title, this story is not a parody of a famous novel with a similar name. It is about a love affair, ... Read More »

Dive into Classic Summer Activities at Daingerfield State Park

Dive into Classic Summer Activities at Daingerfield State Park

Summer fun awaits at Daingerfield State Park, located a couple of miles southeast of the city of Daingerfield in ... Read More »

The Ultimate Texas Summer Bucket List

The Ultimate Texas Summer Bucket List

Some Texans aren’t content with a life well lived, they want hard evidence: the family vacation photos, a souvenir ... Read More »

Exploring the Devils River State Natural Area by Foot

Exploring the Devils River State Natural Area by Foot

Bumping along an isolated dirt road in Southwest Texas, we spotted a group of tan spots on a distant hillside ... Read More »

The Daytripper Goes to Big Bend National Park

The Daytripper Goes to Big Bend National Park

It’s a near-mythical destination where distances stretch and time slows down, a place that can be as dry as a ... Read More »

Bicycle the Texas Hill Country with Texas Bike Tours

Bicycle the Texas Hill Country with Texas Bike Tours

The narrow Hill Country road drops toward a low bridge over a small creek. I coast on my bicycle, faster than I ... Read More »

Explore the Lone Star Hiking Trail in East Texas

Explore the Lone Star Hiking Trail in East Texas

The sun crested over the tops of the tall pines, taking the chill out of the winter air as my partner and I set out Read More »

Texas’ Top Natural Wonders: Big Bend

Texas’ Top Natural Wonders: Big Bend

“Vast is just too small a word. It is a world apart from the flat, sprawling suburbs and plains of North Texas, ... Read More »

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