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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

…only open Monday through Friday). Continue on SH 16 until you hit San Saba, the Pecan Capital of the World….

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

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

On Memorial Day weekend, I set out alone to visit Old Baldy. I parked at the McKinney Falls Smith Visitor…

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

Memorial Day weekend, he’s in Richard Linklater’s Apollo 10 1/2 which came out in April, on the May cover of…

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

…lasted one day and didn’t make a cent. The beach was a constant presence, and eventually it turned into a…

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

…A crew of 250 men, along with hundreds of oxen, mules, and horses, worked 12 hours a day, six days…

A Century of Recorded Country Music Started With Texas Fiddler Eck Robertson

A Century of Recorded Country Music Started With Texas Fiddler Eck Robertson

…is best known today for a specific achievement. When the musician from Vernon stepped into a New York City studio…

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

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

Memorial Day, an In Memoriam program is planned to remember performers and community members who died. The festival is also…

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

President Lyndon Baines Johnson was buried under spreading live oaks, just miles from his birthplace. Someday, each of us will…

A Coastal Charmer—Rockport

A Coastal Charmer—Rockport

…a reputation for fine seafood dishes. Hours: Sun-Thu 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Fri-Sat 5 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Summer hours (Memorial Day-Labor Day):…

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Huntsville

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Huntsville

  9:00 a.m. I started my day with a visit to Huntsville’s most famous and most enormous resident—the 77-foot-tall General…

Bayou Bend Deck the Halls

Bayou Bend Deck the Halls

…Thursday and Friday nights in December. A Candlelight Tour snapshot: Hundreds of people gather outside on the circular driveway by…

Quirky Quarters

Quirky Quarters

…entrée options and a children’s menu is also available by reservation on Friday and Saturday. Nearby: Dinosaur Valley State Park,…

Houston Play-Date

Houston Play-Date

…switched to the broadcast media area to record a weather forecast. The real weather for the day was hot, one…

A Stitch in Time

A Stitch in Time

…operation as well: The new spa at the Galvez is scheduled to reopen over Memorial Day weekend, so plan to…

Texas Two-Step

Texas Two-Step

Saturday night from Memorial Day to Labor Day. When twilight falls, the rodeo crowd pours into the dance pavilion, the…

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