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The MOST, Presenting the Borderland's Past

Edinburg has never been a sleepy little town. In 1908, when it was a tent city called Chapin, where cattle…

Cosmic Encounters at the Monnig Meteorite Gallery

Workers at the Gage Ranch, near Marathon, were eating lunch beside a stock tank on August 2, 1946, when a…

Dance-Hall Days

So you have company coming to town, and they want to experience a real-life, authentic, Texan dance hall. Or let's…

Go. See. Do! A Top 30 List for Texas Travelers

Whether you’re a frequent visitor to our fair state, or lucky enough to live here, have we got a traveler’s…

Gettin’ Down ’n’ Gritty: Texas Sandcastle Festivals

Giant fingers reach upward from the sand toward a lad cowering among beanstalk leaves eight feet up in the air.…

Bouquets for the Years: 30 Wildflowers

In celebrating our 30th anniversary, Texas Highways has chosen 30 of Texas’ most common wildflowers to identify and celebrate, along…

Fingerless Fiddler

Some Texans love making music so much that no obstacle proves too great to overcome. Roy Thackerson, "The Fingerless Fiddler,"…

Texas Lights Up for the Holidays! Luminous Landmarks

Amazing, isn’t it, how lights add excitement and festive flair to holiday celebrations? From the flicker of Hanukkah candles to…

Remember the Alamo Plaza Hotel Courts

Texans have remembered the Alamo in many ways. Probably the most visible way has been by replicating its storied façade…

Canoeing the Big Thicket

In the early afternoon of a hot autumn day, I launch my canoe on the Big Thicket Corridor of the…

Autumn in Port Aransas

Every fall for almost four decades, my grandfather and grandmother made the long trek from Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Port Aransas,…

Big Bend Country: Alpine—A World Apart

As you roll west on US 90 between Marathon and Alpine, the Big Bend tableau swallows you up in its…
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