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Spring Road Trips : From Kolaches to the Comanche to the Kings Highway

Spring Road Trips : From Kolaches to the Comanche to the Kings Highway

…weekends during winter months and Thursday through Sunday in the summer. Take I-40 until it trails off to US 287,…

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

…only open Monday through Friday). Continue on SH 16 until you hit San Saba, the Pecan Capital of the World….

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

…after she died. In the summer of 2014, on my mother’s 65th birthday, her doctor told her she had two…

The Daytripper Meets the Goat Mayor of Lajitas

The Daytripper Meets the Goat Mayor of Lajitas

…if you’ve got time for more than a day trip, hop on a multiday journey complete with camping gear and…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…Farris, owner of Above and Beyond Aviation in Austin, to fly me over the river. On a clear day last…

Galveston Island State Park’s Beachside Set to Reopen for First Time Since 2019

Galveston Island State Park’s Beachside Set to Reopen for First Time Since 2019

trips, so I think Texans will be eager to visit the new and improved Galveston Island State Park.” The park…

A Coastal Charmer—Rockport

A Coastal Charmer—Rockport

…a reputation for fine seafood dishes. Hours: Sun-Thu 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Fri-Sat 5 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Summer hours (Memorial Day-Labor Day):…

Floating the Canyons: A Rio Grande Restorative

Floating the Canyons: A Rio Grande Restorative

…flowing (which isn’t always a given), river outfitters have been guiding visitors into the canyons for short day trips and…

Dive In!

Dive In!

…then two at Stetson on Sunday morning. Three-day trips include a total of 11 dives—five at the West Bank, four…

Ghosts of Galveston

Ghosts of Galveston

…II, a 50-foot motorcraft that Galveston Historical Foundation uses for field trips—including Haunted Harbor Tours—each October, just in time for…

New Finds, Old Faves

New Finds, Old Faves

…the day in Fredericksburg. After enjoying numerous daytrips to this Central Texas town, I realized during my most recent visit…

Happiness Comes in Waves: South Padre Island

Happiness Comes in Waves: South Padre Island

…don’t feed them. But they definitely interact with us. Even when we do birding trips, I would never ignore the…

A Stitch in Time

A Stitch in Time

…was several days before we could get in and assess the damage. Basically, the special hurricane moorings held as they…

Whirring Dervishes

Whirring Dervishes

…In addition to indoor activities such as information booths and presentations, there are field trips to observe hummingbirds in the…

America’s Singing Breakman

America’s Singing Breakman

…frequently in Dallas, barnstormed from Borger to Beaumont, and took frequent Texas road trips in his beloved Model-A Ford. Also…

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