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Same as it Ever Was

I noticed something strange as I drove down the tree-lined country road wending south from US 290 toward the bucolic…

Buzzed on Bees

As a kid, I briefly wanted to be an entomologist. This career choice never received full support from my parents,…

Window on Texas: Cover Shoot

Ride along with Texas Highways Photo Editor Griff Smith and Creative Director Mark Mahorsky to Luckenbach, Texas, to see the…

Daytripper with Chet Garner: South Padre

On the southern edge of Texas, along the Gulf of Mexico, there’s a town that defies the typical “Texas” stereotypes.…

Transformative Skies

In the Big Bend country of West Texas, a region composed of mountains, ocotillo flats, and grassy rangelands of the…

Window on Texas: Shooting at Dusk

Texas Highways Photo Editor Griff Smith walks you through his approach to taking pictures at dusk. Recorded at Gruene Hall…

Fun and Games on the Boardwalk

The newest addition to Galveston’s shoreline, the $60 million Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier is futuristic by boardwalk standards, with…

Houston's Urban Nature

The Houston Astros got things on the right track back at the turn of this century, when the ball club…

Texas Star Trail

The streets of Old San Antonio have long been noted for their winding and crooked courses. And if you travel…

Trip to Bountiful

  A series of limestone ledges partially surrounding the small lake inside Meridian State Park has long been my go-to…

State Fair Summer

When Big Tex caught fire during the final week of last year’s State Fair of Texas, rumors started circulating immediately…

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Dripping Springs

To locals, the town of Dripping Springs is known only as “Drippin’.”  But you don’t have to be a local…
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