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The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…High Plains and ends as a Southern river lazily looping its way to the Gulf of Mexico. Over the course…

Texas Beaches Are Awash In Baby Dolls, Messages in a Bottle, and Other Oddities

Texas Beaches Are Awash In Baby Dolls, Messages in a Bottle, and Other Oddities

Texas beaches have 10 times more trash than anywhere else in the Gulf of Mexico. “We find stuff from all…

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

…feels like it as I stand on McGee Beach in Corpus Christi, inches from the Gulf of Mexico, my new…

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

…by dense thickets of tall hardwoods and mottes of mighty oaks sculpted by a lifetime of steady Gulf breezes. The…

13 Things to Do Along the Texas Coast

13 Things to Do Along the Texas Coast

…Highways 8 Go Fishing: Catch red drum, flounder, and spotted sea trout along the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and in Matagorda…

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

…of the busiest border crossings in the nation—the hotel has long served guests traveling to and from Mexico. “During the…

The Texas Shell Game

The Texas Shell Game

…the Gulf of Mexico, proceeding north through the bay and up the shipping lane toward the Houston Ship Channel. Lots…

Happiness Comes in Waves: South Padre Island

Happiness Comes in Waves: South Padre Island

Gulf of Mexico and Mississippi delta. This means that when the river floods, visibility in the Gulf suffers. The next…

Ridleys Believe it or Not! Sea Turtles in Texas

Ridleys Believe it or Not! Sea Turtles in Texas

…Long before human feet touched the sandy shores of the western Gulf of Mexico, tens of thousands of female sea…

Beaching on the Cheap

Beaching on the Cheap

…estuaries of Corpus Christi Bay or shin-deep in the Gulf of Mexico. The nearest beach access along the northern end…

Whirring Dervishes

Whirring Dervishes

…and fatten up on nectar and protein before departing for the tropics, flying over or around the Gulf of Mexico

Cottages by the Sea

Cottages by the Sea

…the Gulf of Mexico or one of its bays sits the perfect cottage for you. We’ve combed the coast some…

A Coastal Charmer—Rockport

A Coastal Charmer—Rockport

…the Gulf of Mexico when it was built in the 1980s, some 375 miles east of Rockport. “A scale model…

Dive In!

Dive In!

the M/V Fling, into the Gulf of Mexico to explore the Flower Gardens Banks National Marine Sanctuary. Here, rays of…

Now Open

Now Open

Fog covers the lower reaches of the San Bernard River near the Gulf of Mexico. (Photo by Kathy Adams Clark)…

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