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Reimagining the Alamo

In second grade, I received a beautiful Alamo diorama for Christmas, complete with plastic soldiers and a cardboard backdrop, perfect…

Daytripper: East Austin

Austin is no stranger to DAY-trippin’. But while travelers in the past may have stopped their explorations west of Interstate…

Wake Up to Waxahachie

Growing up less than an hour’s drive from Waxahachie, I’ve always been familiar with the historic town just south of…

Colonial Cradle

During a recent archeological dig at San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site, workers trowelled through a small, rectangular slice…

A Red River Road Trip

Though a North Texas native, I somehow never considered the Red River Valley a great getaway option—until recently. Tips from…

Daytripper: Sulphur Springs

Back in the day, folks traveled from near and far to this Northeast Texas town to take a dip in…

Big Thicket Drift

“It’s not too often that you just don’t have anything to do,” our guide remarked as we lounged on the…

The Art (and Fun) of Stacking Rocks

Michael Grab wades into the waist-high water of the Llano River in Central Texas, reaches down to the bottom, and…

A World of Exploration

Housed in a century-old building in downtown Tyler, Discovery Science Place stands out among the historic buildings surrounding it.

Super City

On Feb. 5, the nation’s eyes will be locked on Houston and the gridiron victories and defeats of Super Bowl…

San Antonio’s Grande Dames

Sparkling chandeliers illuminate a couple seated in a pair of vivid green, high-backed chairs. Light streaming through a row of…

Wandering Through Time

Mention to friends that you’re going to Round Top Antiques Week and you’re likely to hear, “Ooh … ” or…
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