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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

Loop 610 and Telephone Road, a once grand avenue with blue collar entertainment that was celebrated in songs by Rodney…

Wildfires Continue Across Texas as Temperatures Soar and Droughts Worsen

Wildfires Continue Across Texas as Temperatures Soar and Droughts Worsen

…most recent being the Chalk Mountain Fire in Somervell County near Dallas-Fort Worth. The fire at Chalk Mountain has burned…

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

…over the world, and it has to do with this loop current that comes around the Yucatan Peninsula, and then…

Kinky Friedman Introduces Gold Star Kids to the Land That Shaped Him

Kinky Friedman Introduces Gold Star Kids to the Land That Shaped Him

…Hill Country anything. That wasn’t so long ago. Today, you can go 10 feet in any direction on the outer

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

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

…miles to the State Highway 340 loop around Waco, picking up US 77 South for 27 miles to Lott. In…

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

…iconic scenic loop through the Davis Mountains or climb up to the McDonald Observatory. My go-to is a jaunt along…

Go Wild for New Texas Nature Documentary Narrated by Matthew McConaughey

Go Wild for New Texas Nature Documentary Narrated by Matthew McConaughey

…gorgeous visual feast of Texas’ often unseen wildlife—black bears, ocelots, mountain lions, just to name a few—and the wild places…

The Lost History of Texas Granite that Never Made it to the Capitol

The Lost History of Texas Granite that Never Made it to the Capitol

…Cox about the history of the building. Granite Mountain, on the west side of Marble Falls, covers 180 acres of…

Davis Mountains Scenic Loop

Davis Mountains Scenic Loop

The Loop cuts through mountain gaps and windswept valleys and makes a breathtaking drop down into a vast plain, where…

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

…sun; the warmth and kindness of strangers—comforted me. In my memory of that trip, I glimpse loops and lengths of…

The Daytripper Explores Castroville’s Alsatian Culture

The Daytripper Explores Castroville’s Alsatian Culture

…Cross Hill Loop, which takes hikers to a towering white cross and the best views of town.   Paris Street…

Houston Muralist Brings the Flavor of Space City to Exclusive Lululemon Line

Houston Muralist Brings the Flavor of Space City to Exclusive Lululemon Line

…the Astrodome, the skyline, winding bayous, and highways like U.S. 59, Interstate 10, and the 42-mile Loop 610. With a…

Forget Basements—This Texas Home Comes with Its Own Underground Natural Cavern

Forget Basements—This Texas Home Comes with Its Own Underground Natural Cavern

…3,500 acres of Nature Conservancy land. Oaks, magnolias, and mountain laurel trees sprinkle the luscious green and outdoor spaces connected…

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

…long ago and had kept his toys, cage, and other accouterments just in case. That was seven years ago, and…

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

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

…Kerrville Mountain Sun described what locals could expect at the town’s brand-new music festival. Founded by Rod Kennedy, an Austin-area…

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