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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

…through the boomtown ghost town of Desdemona to Comanche, where you can stop for a bite to eat at the…

History and Ghost Stories Abound at Barber’s—Texas’ Oldest Indie Bookstore

History and Ghost Stories Abound at Barber’s—Texas’ Oldest Indie Bookstore

…and possibly one bordello. Subscribe to Texas Highways Adding to the mystique is the store’s ghost who has made its…

Hunting for Haunted Galveston

Hunting for Haunted Galveston

…which ghosts are made. Beardsley’s Original Ghost Tour circles about five blocks of the Strand Historic District, with a quick…

Ghosts of Galveston

Ghosts of Galveston

…website for current schedule: 409/765-783 or; www.galvestonhistory.org. Dash Beardsley’s Ghost Tours of Galveston can be enjoyed year-round. Call 409/877-1794; www.ghosttoursofgalvestonisland.com….

Step Back In Time At El Paso’s Gardner Hotel As It Celebrates 100 Years

Step Back In Time At El Paso’s Gardner Hotel As It Celebrates 100 Years

…with a 1920s-themed block party that featured live entertainment and a ghost tour of the famously rumored haunted building and…

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

…Depression. The railroad named a depot in his honor. Now a ghost town, Bankersmith is home to a dance hall…

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

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

…the ghost town Medicine Mound and the actual medicine mounds. Visible from the road on clear days, these four dolomite…

The Stories Behind Texas’ Quirkiest Town Names

The Stories Behind Texas’ Quirkiest Town Names

…of most Texas towns are derived from local legends or specific people and cultures. For example, the ghost town of…

Absolutely Uncertain

Absolutely Uncertain

…Dr., is next to the Shady Glade Resort, marina, and dock for the Graceful Ghost. Call 903/789-2123. Uncertain General Store…

Happiness Comes in Waves: South Padre Island

Happiness Comes in Waves: South Padre Island

…quarter-size ghost crabs skitter into the surf, admiring the agile antics of dive-bombing pelicans—I can’t help but ponder the planet’s…

City by the Sea

City by the Sea

At the height of World War II, Japanese propagandists gave the Lexington its nickname “The Blue Ghost.” (Photo by J….

Spirit of 66

Spirit of 66

…Route 66 sign pointing south. After about a mile, I arrive in the ghost town of Glenrio. Cactus threatens to…

Still Waters Run Deep

Still Waters Run Deep

…Texana had become ghost town. It seemed as if the Allen brothers’ curse had been fulfilled. Some might say the…

Tyler Made

Tyler Made

…events, and by appointment.) The McClendon House has its share of ghost stories, but this not-so-spooky annual affair actually features…

The Gruene Scene

The Gruene Scene

…2010 is a special year for Gruene, as it marks the 35th anniversary of its transformation from ghost town to…

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