Old No. 9 Highway in Kendall County offers a lovely autumnal drive.
The duty as well as the pleasure of Texas Highways’ photography is to guide you to the small and silent, as well as the big and bold, and then suggest what your own experience might be like.
Theresa DiMenno first noticed the plump caterpillars in her backyard a few years ago, voraciously eating newly sprouted milkweed plants.
As a photographer for some 20 years, I have captured Texas’ people and places on numerous occasions, but my passion lies in shooting our wide-open spaces. I’ve photographed in the Hill Country and the Big Bend, on the High Plains and the Gulf Coast, and I still experience a fresh sense of awe every time I turn my lens to the state’s great outdoors.
After 30 years of shaping the pages of this magazine with his signature creativity, Photo Editor J. Griffis Smith retired from Texas Highways this summer.
Throughout the year, Texas Highways showcases the people, places, and wide-open spaces of the Lone Star State, but we can't be everywhere at once. That is where you—our readers—come in. You're consistently sharing your own perspectives on what makes Texas great, and we'd like to showcase some of that. Share your photos and we'll consider them for inclusion in our periodic reader-submitted photos gallery.
After 30 years with Texas Highways, as photo contributor and including six years as Photography Editor, Griff Smith is retiring from the magazine. We just wrapped up the August issue, our last issue with Griff.
The Farm-to-Market roads of Austin County offer beautiful scenic routes in the springtime.
The main entrance roads to Big Bend National Park offer about 50 meandering miles of glorious scenery.
Located along Old US 67, now Van Zandt Road near Glen Rose, this structure of rock, petrified wood, and multicolored brick is what remains of the abandoned “Outlaw Station,” a filling station and Prohibition-era speakeasy.