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Friends with the Devils (River, That Is)

Friends with the Devils (River, That Is)

…the falling light as nature beats in cadence with the accord. At last, daylight peaks, the star is snuffed out,…

Trip to Bountiful: Texas Highways Wildflower Drives

Trip to Bountiful: Texas Highways Wildflower Drives

…the source with a tour of the nearby Blue Bell Creameries. Or, take a short detour back toward Chappell Hill…

Altitude Adjustment: Fort Davis

Altitude Adjustment: Fort Davis

…an unusual, off-the-beaten-track experience, the H.E. Sproul Ranch will schedule Jeep tours for an up-close look at the Davis Mountains…

Whirring Dervishes

Whirring Dervishes

tourist season and also brings pleasure and delight to thousands of people who show up to watch. One of Texas’…

Quirky Quarters

Quirky Quarters

…swear I hear horses nickering outside. Nearby: Matagorda Bay Nature Park, Brazos Bend State Park, Wharton Riverfront Park, Colorado River….

Happiness Comes in Waves: South Padre Island

Happiness Comes in Waves: South Padre Island

…dolphins.’ To learn more about the area’s dolphin population, I take a tour with Scarlet Colley, who has been documenting…

New Braunfels: Unwind Time

New Braunfels: Unwind Time

…than satisfied. Still, I couldn’t resist a slice of the restaurant’s signature chocolate cake topped with a locally made Jack…

Hill Country Sculpture Ranch

Hill Country Sculpture Ranch

…reclusive artist’s lair to a popular tourist destination, Benini gives a resigned shrug and says, “This is a godforsaken land….

Galaxy Quest

Galaxy Quest

…planetary companions. The observatory offers both guided and self-guided tours of the Hobby-Eberly, allowing visitors to enter a viewing chamber…

Make Waves This Winter

Make Waves This Winter

…at Texas’ southern tip, embraces eco-tourism year round. But nature tourists especially love the island in the winter, when the…

Good Times = Good Works

Good Times = Good Works

…40-foot-high whooping-crane observation tower, visitor center, 16-mile driving tour, and seven trails lure travelers from around the continent. The refuge…

Angel Wings and Coral Trees: Caverns of Sonora

Angel Wings and Coral Trees: Caverns of Sonora

…deeper inside. Today, the tourist trail at the Caverns of Sonora runs alongside the 45-foot-deep chasm (called the Devil’s Pit),…

Chain of Jewels

Chain of Jewels

…For Highland Lakes information, go to the visitor and tourist guide. Check with local chambers of commerce and CVBs for…

A Fresh Spin on Fayetteville

A Fresh Spin on Fayetteville

…countryside, the Fayetteville Stage Race—like the Tour de France, but on a much smaller scale—draws hundreds of cyclists. The winding…

Abilene at Full Gallop

Abilene at Full Gallop

…sensitive to nature’ s preamble to fall than the animals that live at the Abilene Zoo. And thanks to a…

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