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

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

…the Mission Trail links the Concepcion, San Jose, San Juan, and Espada missions in San Antonio Missions National Historical Park….

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

A researcher with the Mission Aransas Reserve finds a baby doll on the Gulf coast with a barnacle sticking out…

A Day Trip on El Paso’s Mission Trail Reveals a Multicultural History

A Day Trip on El Paso’s Mission Trail Reveals a Multicultural History

For information on Mission Trail events, shopping, tours, free concerts, and a self-guiding walking tour, check out visitelpasomissiontrail.com. Ysleta Mission

Fly Me to the Moon

Fly Me to the Moon

Mission Control, now a National Historic Landmark. Unlike the other two mission-control rooms, this one, which monitored the Mercury, Gemini,…

Rinsing Wagons in the San Antonio River

Rinsing Wagons in the San Antonio River

…had established San Antonio de Valero Mission, the genesis of San Antonio as we know it today. Subscribe to Texas…

Polka Music? Czech! Kolaches? Czech! Get Ready for Slavnost in La Grange

Polka Music? Czech! Kolaches? Czech! Get Ready for Slavnost in La Grange

mission in 1997. “La Grange put together a great proposal for why the center should be here in Fayette County,…

Get in Gear for National Bike Month With These 5 Rides Around Texas

Get in Gear for National Bike Month With These 5 Rides Around Texas

…any Texan. Utilizing decommissioned railroad bed, the mixed-surface trail is still a work in progress, but it will span 130…

Loud and Invasive, the Monk Parakeet Charmed Its Way Into Texas Almost 50 Years Ago

Loud and Invasive, the Monk Parakeet Charmed Its Way Into Texas Almost 50 Years Ago

…Highways In San Antonio, you can find a more pious bunch of these monks inhabiting Mission Concepcion, and the White…

Shumla Treks Offer a Revealing Look at the Ancient Rock Art of Southwest Texas

Shumla Treks Offer a Revealing Look at the Ancient Rock Art of Southwest Texas

…of a creekbed into a long, smooth overhang. The paintings depict riders on horseback, a Longhorn cow, a mission, and…

Houston Play-Date

Houston Play-Date

…Apollo 1, Challenger, and Columbia missions. ”We still consider them to be on mission,” he said. Later, we saw the…

Inside These Walls: A Personal Reflection on the Alamo

Inside These Walls: A Personal Reflection on the Alamo

The landmark arched-gable façade of Texas’ famous mission was introduced during restoration in the 1850s. (Photo by J. Griffis Smith)…

Color in Motion

Color in Motion

…Festival. Hosted by the National Butterfly Center in Mission, the festival kicks off with a free, family-friendly Community Day at…

San Antonio River Walk Reimagined

San Antonio River Walk Reimagined

…working on the ‘Mission Reach extension; which by 2013, will create a pedestrian pathway south of downtown, an eight-mile trail…

Driving FM 170

Driving FM 170

…the fort sits on the site where Spanish priests built Mission Apostol Santiago in 1683-84 and the Presidio del Norte…

Make Waves This Winter

Make Waves This Winter

…for some of the year’s best waves. I spoke with Carolyn Rose, the edu-cation coordinator for the Mission-Aransas Na-tional Estuarine…

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