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Land of Big Sam

Historic Capitol Hill, one of the highest points in Huntsville, is a good place to start if you want to…

Chain of Jewels

The legendary Highland Lakes—Buchanan, Inks, LBJ, Marble Falls, Travis, and Austin—wind like a meandering blue ribbon through the green canvas…

Paris, Anyone?

You’re gonna love it in Lamar County. Très magnifique!

Alpine's Edge: A Gateway to Big Bend

After driving the many miles required to reach Alpine from just about anywhere, a lot of folks see this town…

Trails of Rails: Tracking History Along the Texas State Railroad

The hands of the depot clock tick toward train time. Restless, ready-to-roll passengers lean into the black wrought-iron fence that…

Ranger Creek Ranch

Texas’ Rolling Plains hold secrets. The vastness draws the eye to the horizon. The dominating sky smoothes and conceals features,…

Postcards, May 2009 - Hacienda Dreaming: Double J Hacienda and Art Ranch

Needing an escape from city stress, I packed a bag and drove 45 minutes west of my hometown of Fort…

Readers Recommend: April 2009

Texas Highways readers are like our field reporters, so find out what these readers recommend.

Trip to Bountiful: Texas Highways Wildflower Drives

For the enlightened and adventurous traveler, serendipity transforms every trip: Hiking a new trail and rounding a bend to encounter…

Buddy Holly Remembered

Fifty-seven years have passed since that snowy night in Iowa on February 3, 1959, when a plane crash took the…

Into the Wild: Marfalous!

Mention the far-flung West Texas town of Marfa and most folks reference the mysterious lights that sometimes dance not far…
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