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Viva San Antonio!

You could argue that San Antonio had a head start in Texas Highways’ countdown of the Texas Top 40 travel…

Portals of Power

When the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum (or “Bush 43,” as it is called colloquially) opened on the…

Daytripper: El Paso

While the westernmost city in Texas may be outside the “day-trip zone” for many Texans, a trip to this border-bound…

Christmas Wild

More and more I try to travel during the Christmas season. Even if it’s just a daytrip, I like to…

Scenic Route: Windmill

A water-pumping windmill and electricity-generating wind turbines punctuate this amazing view near Vega as the sun sets.

Living on Martindale Time

The pale green waters of the San Marcos River slip silently past my comfy spot on the shady deck. During…

Boot Camping

I’ve explored many remote locales across Texas, so most people assume that I’m a seasoned camper. But here’s the real…

The Ballad of Brownsville

As a crossroads city at the southernmost tip of Texas—and the state’s closest point to the interior of Mexico—it’s fitting…

A Desert Diverse

Resting in the shade next to a pool of clear water, I could almost forget that miles and miles of…

Always Talk to Strangers

I was in Tucson’s international airport circa 1984 on my way to Mexico to join a press trip being hosted…

Daytripper: San Antonio

You can’t blame folks for donning coonskin caps and partaking in the tourist tradition that is San Antonio’s River Walk.…

Texas Top 40 No. 3, Waco

For those unfamiliar with Waco, the little city in the heart of Texas might be tough to decipher.
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