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

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

Farm-to-Market Road 117 near Terlingua. Photo by J. Griffis Smith Getting in a last-minute road trip before summer vacation ends?…

What a 500-Year-Old Tree Taught Me About Putting Down Roots

What a 500-Year-Old Tree Taught Me About Putting Down Roots

Old Baldy stands tall on a summer day In the early weeks of summer, a restlessness set in. Shouldn’t something…

Think Texas Is Hot? Here Are 8 Reasons Why It’s Hotter Than You Think

Think Texas Is Hot? Here Are 8 Reasons Why It’s Hotter Than You Think

…is what is bringing the upper 90s and low 100s temperatures that we usually see later in the summer into…

Flash-Flooding Prompts a Soaking Hiatus at Big Bend National Park’s Hot Springs Pool

Flash-Flooding Prompts a Soaking Hiatus at Big Bend National Park’s Hot Springs Pool

…happens, it’s up to visitors to dig out enough silt to find a place to sit. Isolated thunderstorms late last…

This Summer’s Drought Has Some Texas Flower Farmers Wilting From the Heat

This Summer’s Drought Has Some Texas Flower Farmers Wilting From the Heat

…than normal winter and spring, summer temperatures have soared, with weeks upon weeks of triple-digit temperatures and hot soil. And…

Amid Drought, the Texas Peach Crop Is Arriving Later—and Sweeter—Than Usual

Amid Drought, the Texas Peach Crop Is Arriving Later—and Sweeter—Than Usual

late than never. That sums up the Texas peach crop in 2022. After a slow start this summer, succulent freestones…

Sip On This: Four Texas-Made Cocktail Recipes to Keep Summer Going

Sip On This: Four Texas-Made Cocktail Recipes to Keep Summer Going

Though one of Texas’ hottest summers is beginning to cool off, that doesn’t mean it’s time to give up refreshing…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…the Brazos courses through tall limestone bluffs and steep cedar-covered slopes. This was Comanche territory 150 years ago, later immortalized…

Boerne’s Hill Country Charm and Texas-German Heritage Fuel a Weekend of Fun

Boerne’s Hill Country Charm and Texas-German Heritage Fuel a Weekend of Fun

…Kendall’s lodging tradition began in the late 1800s when the Reed family boarded travelers. Now, The Kendall features 34 rooms,…

The Comanche Trail in Big Bend Recalls a Bygone Era of Tribal Raids into Mexico

The Comanche Trail in Big Bend Recalls a Bygone Era of Tribal Raids into Mexico

…The final months of summer were both the best and worst parts of the year in the Big Bend country…

Get Home Before Sundown or La Llorona Might Get You

Get Home Before Sundown or La Llorona Might Get You

…in the late ’60s, and I spent most of my childhood away from the Rio Grande Valley, seeing Grandpa Roberto…

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

…week’s travel away. But times were changing fast. “The railroad was the first true physical modernization of Fredericksburg,” says Lacey…

As the Emerald Ash Borer Expands Its Texas Invasion, There Are Ways to Help Stop the Spread

As the Emerald Ash Borer Expands Its Texas Invasion, There Are Ways to Help Stop the Spread

…the state, monitoring for infections from late winter to early summer and culling infested trees wherever they find them. “Every…

Kerrville Folk Festival Celebrates 50 Years of Music, Community, and Lasting Memories

Kerrville Folk Festival Celebrates 50 Years of Music, Community, and Lasting Memories

…that came out later that summer. The fest has been going ever since, even surviving the cancellation of the 2020…

Altitude Adjustment: Fort Davis

Altitude Adjustment: Fort Davis

…with pastures and palisades, rising and falling along the mountain topography. In these waning days of summer, late-afternoon rays always…

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