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On the Trail of Cabeza de Vaca, Texas’ First Travel Writer

On the Trail of Cabeza de Vaca, Texas’ First Travel Writer

…a 16th-century castaway By Clayton Maxwell | Photographs by E. Dan Klepper | Illustrations by ErwinSherman It’s no simple task,…

13 Trips to Take in Texas in 2020

13 Trips to Take in Texas in 2020

…can wear themselves out while parents relax and admire the view. —Clayton Maxwell Best time to visit: April through September…

My Favorite Texas Trip: On a Fayette County Prairie, a Saint for These Times

My Favorite Texas Trip: On a Fayette County Prairie, a Saint for These Times

Saints Cyril and Methodius Church in Dubina. Photo by Clayton Maxwell In Dubina, the first Czech settlement in Texas, a…

Soar Across the State Aboard The Texas Eagle

Soar Across the State Aboard The Texas Eagle

The Day the Eagle Flies The Texas Eagle runs along the 1,306-mile train route between Chicago and San…

Counting Down: An SMU Historian Studies the Origins of Our New Year’s Eve Traditions

Counting Down: An SMU Historian Studies the Origins of Our New Year’s Eve Traditions

Fireworks in Austin The countdown to midnight on New Year’s Eve feels like a tradition as old as…

5 Hidden Gem Texas Lakes

5 Hidden Gem Texas Lakes

…retreat. —Clayton Maxwell Smithville Though it’s a mere five-minute drive from the cinematic charms and lively happy hours of Smithville,…

How Texas’ Strong Quilting Community Continues to Thrive

How Texas’ Strong Quilting Community Continues to Thrive

…in Show at the Stars Over Texas Quilt Show in Abilene in 2017 Writer Clayton Maxwell, not crafty, gained a…

Adults Only Spring Break on Distillery Row

Adults Only Spring Break on Distillery Row

Spring Break on Distillery Row By Clayton Maxwell “It’s called Dripping Springs for a reason,” says Meryl Sager, the sparkly-eyed…

Explore the wonders of nature in the Hill Country River Region

Explore the wonders of nature in the Hill Country River Region

…in another killer speargrass fight.  Writer Clayton Maxwell, a native Texan, loved hitting the backroads of Uvalde County with her…

Photographers Capture Texas’ Spectacular Variety of Wildflowers in Every Region of the State

Photographers Capture Texas’ Spectacular Variety of Wildflowers in Every Region of the State

…observing flowers and their insect suitors—often while on her belly. “It brings me such joy,” she says. —Clayton Maxwell Hill…

The Pursuit of Adventure—and Change—at SlimPickins Outfitters in Stephenville

The Pursuit of Adventure—and Change—at SlimPickins Outfitters in Stephenville

Jamicah Dawes, proprietor of SlimPickins Outfitters, and his dog, Bill Murray. Photo by Clayton Maxwell. If you happen to be…

Find Wisdom and Comfort in the Voices of These 6 Texas Poets

Find Wisdom and Comfort in the Voices of These 6 Texas Poets

…occasion, along with works hand-selected by Carrie Fountain, Emmy Perez, Octavio Quintanilla, Robin Bradford, and Jesse Bertron. By Clayton Maxwell

Behind The Great Historic Hotel Revival in Texas

Behind The Great Historic Hotel Revival in Texas

…in towns across Texas<!– –> </h3><!– –> <p>By Clayton Maxwell</p><!– –> <p style=”color:#909090″>Photos: Courtesy Hotel Settles (left), Kenny Braun (right)</p><!–…

Texas Highways Magazine Debuts Redesign in November Issue

Texas Highways Magazine Debuts Redesign in November Issue

…on how to travel the state unplugged, from Contributing Editor Clayton Maxwell’s tech-free adventure in the Rio Grande Valley, to…

The Souvenir You Have to Leave Jefferson With

The Souvenir You Have to Leave Jefferson With

“If there were a Sasquatch in Texas, he’d be here,” says Angie, a tour guide at Johnson’s Ranch…

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