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The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…of all the Waco Suspension Bridge, the granddaddy of Texas bridges. Constructed with cables made by John Roebling Co., the…

A New Adventure Tour at Natural Bridge Caverns Gives Novices a Chance to Be Explorers

A New Adventure Tour at Natural Bridge Caverns Gives Novices a Chance to Be Explorers

The St. Mary’s Tour navigates deep recesses of the Natural Bridge caverns network. A new tour at Natural Bridge Caverns…

It Wouldn’t Be Wedding Season in Texas Without the Grand March

It Wouldn’t Be Wedding Season in Texas Without the Grand March

Wedding guests at the writer’s wedding in La Grange partake in the bridge portion of the Grand March. Photo by…

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

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

Natural Bridge Caverns. Photo by Josh Grenier (CC by 2.0). A four-bedroom, three-bathroom house on nearly 3 acres of land…

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

…at places like the Boiling Pot or Charlotte Plummer’s. From Aransas Pass, the Corpus Christi Bay Bridge and the “Sparkling…

50 Years Ago, Willie Nelson United Cowboys and Hippies at the Armadillo World Headquarters

50 Years Ago, Willie Nelson United Cowboys and Hippies at the Armadillo World Headquarters

…weren’t welcome in honky-tonks, and cowboys didn’t mingle with “peaceniks.” But five words built a bridge. “Ladies and gentlemen, Willie…

My Hometown: Presidio Has Been a Frontier Crossroads For Centuries

My Hometown: Presidio Has Been a Frontier Crossroads For Centuries

…bottleneck effect where you spend a couple hours on the bridge.”   Sister O-J “In this region, you’ll hear people…

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

…the Loop 481 truss bridge over the South Llano River. You’ll spin through a grove of oaks, splash across Johnson…

Step Back In Time At El Paso’s Gardner Hotel As It Celebrates 100 Years

Step Back In Time At El Paso’s Gardner Hotel As It Celebrates 100 Years

…different claim to fame for welcoming international visitors. Located just over a half-mile from the Paso Del Norte International Bridge—one…

Rinsing Wagons in the San Antonio River

Rinsing Wagons in the San Antonio River

…boating, and—as seen in this photo taken near the Navarro Street Bridge in downtown San Antonio—washing buggies. The river starts…

New Braunfels: Unwind Time

New Braunfels: Unwind Time

…creek.com. Nature Bridge Wildlife Ranch, on Natural Bridge Caverns Rd. (FM 3009), off Interstate 35, 830/438-7400; www.wildliferanchtexas.com. Natural Bridge Caverns,…

Corpus Christi and Me

Corpus Christi and Me

…the north side of Harbor Bridge. When I was growing up, North Beach was known for its dilapidated beach houses…

Borderland Amazing

Borderland Amazing

…course, it has the two high bridges: the Pecos River High Bridge and the Southern Pacific-now Union Pacific-Railroad Bridge.” One…

San Antonio River Walk Reimagined

San Antonio River Walk Reimagined

…two-mile horseshoe bend that offers margaritas, mariachis, and elbow-to-elbow people-watching amid restaurants, bars, scenic bridges, and shaggy cypress trees strung…

From Dusk Til Dawn

From Dusk Til Dawn

…a 20-foot wingspan that stands near the Ann Richards Congress Avenue Bridge, where a multitude of real-life bats hang out…

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