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The Trost Trail Offers a Look at West Texas’ Gorgeously Crafted Hotels

The Trost Trail Offers a Look at West Texas’ Gorgeously Crafted Hotels

Courtesy Hotel Paso del Norte Far West Texas is known for its distinctive sense of place, characterized…

The Habitats of Wild Creatures Transcend Lines Drawn on Paper

The Habitats of Wild Creatures Transcend Lines Drawn on Paper

Animals Crossing Wildlife agencies work across borders to protect rare species By Melissa Gaskill Borders can be a big deal…

9 Caves in Texas You Can Tour for a Day of Pure Exploration

9 Caves in Texas You Can Tour for a Day of Pure Exploration

Melissa Gaskill Photographs by Erich Schlegel & Laurence Parent Back in 1938, cave owner James Horne held a contest to…

Hunting for Haunted Galveston

Hunting for Haunted Galveston

(Photos by Will Van Overbeek) The woman behind the registration desk at the Hotel Galvez glanced at the…

Trips to Bountiful 2010: Llano Estacado

Trips to Bountiful 2010: Llano Estacado

Photo by Wyman Meinzer The Canadian River winds through the windswept Llano Estacado, or Staked Plains, in the…

Just Passing Through: Brownsville’s Wild Side

Just Passing Through: Brownsville’s Wild Side

Moja, a Western lowland gorilla, takes a contemplative moment. Photo by Hugh Lieck The picturesque, covered entrance on…

Trips to Bountiful 2010: Heart of the Hill Country

Trips to Bountiful 2010: Heart of the Hill Country

Photo by Richard Reynolds From Lampasas, take FM 580 west about 20 miles to Bend. Along the way,…

Trips to Bountiful 2010: Nueces River Valley

Trips to Bountiful 2010: Nueces River Valley

Photo by Richard Reynolds Start in Brackettville with a visit to Fort Clark, a cavalry post built in…

Trips to Bountiful 2010: Upper Coast

Trips to Bountiful 2010: Upper Coast

Photo by Lance Varnell From Beaumont, head north on US 96 about 10 miles to Village Creek State…

Wave Riders: Ocean Motion on Texas’ Coast

Wave Riders: Ocean Motion on Texas’ Coast

A surfer rides a wave produced by Tropical Storm Erin at South Padre Island. (Photo by Erich Schlegel)…

Trips to Bountiful 2010

Trips to Bountiful 2010

Bluebonnets near Mason. (Photo by Tim Fitzharris) After an unusually cold, wet, and blustery winter, spring couldn’t come…

Nature Near Downtown

Nature Near Downtown

South of downtown Dallas, the Trinity River Audubon Center helps preserve a 6,000-acre, hardwood forest. (Photo by Scott…

New Braunfels: Unwind Time

New Braunfels: Unwind Time

The clear, green Comal River rushes from the ground, flows two-and-a-half miles, and empties into the Guadalupe…

Chain of Jewels

Chain of Jewels

The legendary Highland Lakes—Buchanan, Inks, LBJ, Marble Falls, Travis, and Austin—wind like a meandering blue ribbon through the…

Quirky Quarters

Quirky Quarters

When Barbara and Bryon Woods won the Texas lottery, they invested their winnings in renovating the 10 stucco…

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