Search results for "famous-places/"

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

…Wildlife Refuge, one of the best places to view whooping cranes from land during winter months and guaranteed good gator…

Texas Singer-Songwriter Robert Earl Keen is Retiring After a 40-Year Wild Ride

Texas Singer-Songwriter Robert Earl Keen is Retiring After a 40-Year Wild Ride

…up a famous friendship with fellow Aggie Lyle Lovett, writing and playing songs together on an old porch in College…

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

…do some places in Europe,” Cofran fires back. “That doesn’t mean they’re in the Hill Country.” To Cofran, it’s worse…

In Houston, Crawfish Season Is The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

In Houston, Crawfish Season Is The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

…and was co-owned by Ray Hay and Frankie and Luke Mandola of the famous Houston restaurant family. They hosted occasional…

The Wild Extremes Texas Photographers Go To for Thrilling Storm Shots

The Wild Extremes Texas Photographers Go To for Thrilling Storm Shots

With major contributions to the two most famous tornado movies of all time, Texans loom over the cinematic subgenre of…

Women Take Center Stage In Baylor University’s New Exhibition about Theater in Texas

Women Take Center Stage In Baylor University’s New Exhibition about Theater in Texas

…profiled in the exhibition Texas Women and Theatre: People, Places, and Performances. On view at the Texas Collection at Baylor…

The Stories Behind Texas’ Quirkiest Town Names

The Stories Behind Texas’ Quirkiest Town Names

What’s in a Name? Exploring the stories behind Texas towns’ novel nomenclature By Amanda Ogle Driving down highways…

Follow the Smoke, North Texas BBQ

Follow the Smoke, North Texas BBQ

…keep “Peggy” from the place’s original name…especially after he found some of the old porcelain letters lying around. By adding…

True, Texas: What is it? Where is it?

True, Texas: What is it? Where is it?

…image of the high school mascot. Some bear a catchy slogan (“Remember Goliad”) or pay homage to a famous native…

Spirit of 66

Spirit of 66

…a recent spring weekend, I chased the sun as I explored the famous road’s Texas stories. Just 14 miles west…

The Texas Shell Game

The Texas Shell Game

…oysters headed out for Florida and Maryland, among other places. Places that were famous for their oysters one hundred years…

Field of Screens: Texas Drive-ins

Field of Screens: Texas Drive-ins

…Drive In Picture Show, says that drive-ins are still great places for romance. “One of our regulars asked if it…

Minimalism to the Max in Marfa

Minimalism to the Max in Marfa

…Chinati Mountain range. Why, of all places, Marfa? Two words: Donald Judd. The artist, who died in 1994, was dubbed…

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

…the past at the burial places of our ancestors. As Bill Harvey observes in his 2003 book, Texas Ceme­teries, “A…

New Adventures in Old La Grange

New Adventures in Old La Grange

…business with, and you get involved in each other’s lives. A lot of people who have weekend places in the…

The Latest

AD

AD

AD

AD

The August 2022 issue of Texas Highways Magazine


Get the Magazine

Save up to 62% off the cover price

True Texas in Your Inbox

Sign up for magazine extras, upcoming events, Mercantile specials, subscription offers, and more.

The August 2022 cover of Texas Highways Magazine, the River Issue


Get the Magazine

Save up to 62% off the cover price

True Texas in Your Inbox

Sign up for magazine extras, upcoming events, Mercantile specials, subscription offers, and more.