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13 Things to Do Along the Texas Coast

13 Things to Do Along the Texas Coast

…Mustang Island State Park and Matagorda Bay. nps.gov/pais; tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/mustang-island; matagordabaytexas.com   4 Hang 10: Surf at Corpus ­Christi’s Bob Hall…

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

The restoration project added several new amenities to the park’s beach. Photo courtesy Nieco Payton/TPWD Galveston Island State Park is…

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

…urge to see what’s on the other side can understand this. My island was 100 miles long by 35 miles…

Beaching on the Cheap

Beaching on the Cheap

…camping. Rates start at $12 a night for tent camping. Mustang Island State Park occupies the island’s southern end and…

Do’s and Don’ts of Late Summer Travel in Texas

Do’s and Don’ts of Late Summer Travel in Texas

…throbbing headache, try to call 911 immediately. Prepare for your time on the water According to the Galveston Island Beach…

William Clark Green Finds a Muse in the People and Places of Small-Town Texas

William Clark Green Finds a Muse in the People and Places of Small-Town Texas

…out there turns into an island when it floods. “Hebert Island” is named for the island where I go duck…

Three Takes on the Classic Texas Cheeseburger

Three Takes on the Classic Texas Cheeseburger

…Highways Big Tex I love relish sauces on burgers, like Thousand Island dressing and Big Mac sauce. Because of the…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…camped on an island near Chick Bend, between SH 16 and Farm-to-Market Road 4. Hooting owls and howling coyotes serenaded…

Happiness Comes in Waves: South Padre Island

Happiness Comes in Waves: South Padre Island

wider boards. Together, we paddle toward the north side of the island, where the new South Padre Island Birding and…

Ghosts of Galveston

Ghosts of Galveston

…range of said-to-be-haunted sites offers a fascinating glimpse into Galveston’s colorful past. In fact, I’ve come to the Island to…

San Antonio’s  Morgan’s Wonderland Caters to Kids with Disabilities

San Antonio’s Morgan’s Wonderland Caters to Kids with Disabilities

…have visited Morgan’s Wonderland. In 2018, Time magazine named the splash park, called Morgan’s Inspiration Island, one of “The World’s…

Kinky Friedman Introduces Gold Star Kids to the Land That Shaped Him

Kinky Friedman Introduces Gold Star Kids to the Land That Shaped Him

…of Texas at Austin. He then joined the Peace Corps and served in the Pacific island of Borneo, where he…

Texas Highways Wins 2 City and Regional Magazine Awards, 11 International Regional Magazine Association Gold Prizes

Texas Highways Wins 2 City and Regional Magazine Awards, 11 International Regional Magazine Association Gold Prizes

…motorcycle and her family’s first trip to Padre Island National Seashore. The San Antonio-based writer’s debut novel More Than You’ll…

Make Waves This Winter

Make Waves This Winter

in 2011 of the centennial of the island’s elegant Hotel Galvez & Spa, a landmark that heralded the island’s recovery…

Ridleys Believe it or Not! Sea Turtles in Texas

Ridleys Believe it or Not! Sea Turtles in Texas

North Padre Island, and released the baby ridleys on the island in hope of reestablishing nesting in Texas. In 1986,…

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