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Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

“Just because it has hills, and it’s next to the Hill Country, does not make it the Hill Country,” declares…

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

…the northern Hill Country got its start as a trading post. A decade later, George built a gristmill on the…

From Bluebonnets to Pecans to Domino Game? Texas Can’t Get Enough of Its State Symbols

From Bluebonnets to Pecans to Domino Game? Texas Can’t Get Enough of Its State Symbols

and it gets another designation for its official state bluebonnet trail. Chappell Hill hosts the state bluebonnet festival. And, finally,…

Generations of Texans Have Flocked to Concan for the Frio River and Neal’s Dining Room

Generations of Texans Have Flocked to Concan for the Frio River and Neal’s Dining Room

spring-fed waters or hiking at Garner State Park, located 8 miles north. Long before it was a Hill Country tourist…

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

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

Illustration by Brian Lutz He’s the bard of the Hill Country—a satirist, author, singer-songwriter, raconteur, and equal-opportunity offender. He’s run…

For Female Country Singers From Texas, There’s Something in the Water

For Female Country Singers From Texas, There’s Something in the Water

what happened to the Dixie Chicks turned Chicks. In the much-anticipated, much-needed Her Country: How the Women of Country Music…

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

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

…town, turn onto State Highway 320 South to Miller’s Country Smokehouse, a destination deli and bakery that also happens to…

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

…two-lane country roads, I began to appreciate the expansiveness of my new state. We took State Highway 183 to SH…

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

of Interstate 35 from DFW to the Hill Country and discover a different route to journey out to Big Bend….

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

up the Hill Country. Until laborers hammered and blasted their way through 300 yards of limestone to build the tunnel…

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…along with details on events, state parks, lakes, national parks and forests, wineries, and scenic areas, and Texas Travel Information…

Editor’s Note: Preserved Paradise

Editor’s Note: Preserved Paradise

the 18-county area. (The full report can be viewed at ourtxhillcountry.org.) “The Hill Country is a sensitive area,” THCCN manager…

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

…Day, and it’s no secret that Texans have a special affection for their state flag. Found everywhere from stately buildings…

My Hometown: Presidio Has Been a Frontier Crossroads For Centuries

My Hometown: Presidio Has Been a Frontier Crossroads For Centuries

…del Fortín, held annually in December at Fort Leaton State Historic Site Map It: Fort Leaton State Historic Site, 16952…

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

An Open Palm A state of grief becomes a state of solace for a new Texan by Fowzia Karimi If…

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