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Texas' Top Natural Wonders: Big Bend

Big Bend “Vast is just too small a word. It is a world apart from the flat, sprawling suburbs and…

Texas' Top Natural Wonders: Monahans Sandhills

Monahans Sandhills “This place is one of the most unassuming treasures in our fair state—a microcosm of nature smack dab…

Texas' Top Natural Wonders: Palo Duro Canyon

Palo Duro Canyon “You are driving along a seemingly endless road of flat and desolate landscape when all of a…

Daytripper: San Antonio

If you follow my travels you know that I spend most of my time off the beaten path. While this…

Texas' Top Natural Wonders: Hamilton Pool Preserve

Hamilton Pool Preserve “The lagoon-like grotto and surrounding cliffs illustrate clearly why Hill Country nature is best at creating idyllic…

Texas' Top Natural Wonders: Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Guadalupe Mountains National Park “It feels so small at first, until you hit the trail and start to explore. It…

Scenic Route: Flying Colors at Enchanted Rock

Eighteen miles north of Fredericksburg on Ranch Road 956, a 425-foot pink rock looms over the landscape. Enchanted Rock State…

Texas' Natural Wonders: Padre Island National Seashore

Padre Island National Seashore “Aromatic, salty air blew in off the water. Pelican formations cruised the shoreline. Seagulls and other…

Texas' Top Natural Wonders: Caddo Lake

Caddo Lake “I rented a kayak and paddled my way across the tea-colored water and green lawns of giant salvinia.…

9 natural wonders to make you fall in love with Texas

Follow photographers Kenny Braun, E. Dan Klepper, and Andrew R. Slaton as they explore our picks for the top nine…

Texas' Top Natural Wonders: Enchanted Rock

Enchanted rock “Hiking over E-Rock makes me feel like an astronaut exploring the surface of a planet, one so small…

Eclipse Viewing in Texas

For the first time since 1979, a total solar eclipse will be visible in the United States on August 21.…
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