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Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await
Ready to take the roads less traveled? Among this group of spring road trips, you have an option to avoid the traffic of Interstate 35 from DFW to the Hill Country and discover a different route to journey out to Big Bend.
Spring Road Trips : From Kolaches to the Comanche to the Kings Highway
Warm weather has arrived, and so has the urge for adventure. The first of our two-part spring road trips series takes you on three different journeys: a kolache trail that offers two different routes to find the delicious Czech pastry; a drive following the steel arrows that recall the 19th-century era of Comanche Chief Quanah Parker; and an overnight journey following the historic El Camino Real, also known as the King’s Highway.
Beyond Oktoberfest: Meet Fredericksburg’s Lesser-Known Traditions
This month, the city of Fredericksburg kicks off its 175th anniversary with a yearlong celebration culminating next May.
A Tale of Two Cities: Stephenville, Bandera, and the ‘Cowboy Capital of the World’
Texas is so large and so vast that it’s home to not just one town known as the “Cowboy Capital of the World.” It has two of them, in fact.
Find Lovely Silence, along with Inward Focus and Empowerment, on a Solo Camping Trip
I grew up camping with my family. We spent long weekends at Texas state parks, where we’d pitch our giant blue canvas tent, belly flop into the nearest lake, and chase fireflies when the sun went down. As a college student, I camped with friends; when I married, my husband and I began backpacking. Until recently, though, I always slept within hollering distance of someone I knew, in case a bear invaded camp or a storm flattened my tent. Then, as part of what I called my “Year of Adventure” a few years ago, I decided to try solo camping.
Hispanic Heritage Month
Today kicks off the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month, a chance to celebrate the many ways Hispanic Americans, who were among the original Texans, have enriched our society.
Simply Adobe: Fowler’s Faves
In the January 2016 issue, Gene Fowler writes about historic adobe structures in West and South Texas, from the magical Indian Lodge at Davis Mountains State Park to exquisite Quinta Mazatlan, a World Birding Center site in the Rio Grande Valley.