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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 »

Boat and Fish the Friendliest Lake on the Texas-Mexico Border

Boat and Fish the Friendliest Lake on the Texas-Mexico Border

The Texas badlands east of the Pecos River and along the state’s border with Mexico bristle in thorn-covered ... Read More »

Serious Surfers Brave the Winter Chill to Ride Texas’ Waves

Serious Surfers Brave the Winter Chill to Ride Texas’ Waves

People who visit the coast during the summer may think there’s no surf in Texas, but that’s because they haven’t ... Read More »

Cast Away Your Cares on Six Texas Islands

Cast Away Your Cares on Six Texas Islands

“Islands will always be places we project onto,” writes Judith Schalansky, the German author and designer of Pocket Read More »

At the Confluence of the North & South Llano Rivers, Junction Is More Than a Fly Fisher’s Paradise

At the Confluence of the North & South Llano Rivers, Junction Is More Than a Fly Fisher’s Paradise

I was lured to Kimble County by my fly fisher husband—his heart set on hooking the fabled Guadalupe bass and ... Read More »

Find Rustic Relaxation on the Nueces River at Camp Wood in the Hill Country

Find Rustic Relaxation on the Nueces River at Camp Wood in the Hill Country

The Nueces River valley plummets from the Edwards Plateau with the abruptness of a summer squall. The topography ... Read More »

The Call of The River Brings Peace and a Sense of Nostalgia

The Call of The River Brings Peace and a Sense of Nostalgia

  There’s something about a river that evokes feelings of nostalgia. Perhaps it’s the tie to something ... Read More »

Make a Date with Mother Nature on the Pecos River

Make a Date with Mother Nature on the Pecos River

For nearly a week, an unspooling ribbon of greenish-blue will carry you down frothy rapids, alongside towering ... Read More »

There’s Nothing but a Beach on St. Jo Island, but What More Do You Need?

There’s Nothing but a Beach on St. Jo Island, but What More Do You Need?

With miles of undeveloped shoreline, San José Island offers room to roam. When Hurricane Harvey struck last ... Read More »

Explore South Padre Island with a Drive up State Park Road 100

Explore South Padre Island with a Drive up State Park Road 100

I get my first clear view of South Padre Island from the summit of the Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway. At 85 feet Read More »

You’ll Feel Right at Home in This Small-Town Beach Community

You’ll Feel Right at Home in This Small-Town Beach Community

Our annual Coastal Issue is different than the one we had in mind when we began planning it last summer. The impact Read More »

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