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A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

…of waves. Austin has much to offer—diversity, great food, museums, bookstores, a storied music scene—but it’s a landlocked city. Places

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

…Wildlife Refuge, one of the best places to view whooping cranes from land during winter months and guaranteed good gator…

San Antonio’s  Morgan’s Wonderland Caters to Kids with Disabilities

San Antonio’s Morgan’s Wonderland Caters to Kids with Disabilities

Photo courtesy Morgan’s Wonderland Upon entering Morgan’s Wonderland theme park in San Antonio, visitors are welcomed by a 25-foot-tall bronze…

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

…a boy from Texas when I first visited Possum Kingdom Lake, a serpent-shaped reservoir 80 miles west of Fort Worth,…

Boerne’s Hill Country Charm and Texas-German Heritage Fuel a Weekend of Fun

Boerne’s Hill Country Charm and Texas-German Heritage Fuel a Weekend of Fun

…the cypress-lined banks of Cibolo Creek. Make sure to visit the nearby Herff Farm, which has community gardens, yoga classes,…

Follow the Smoke, West Texas BBQ

Follow the Smoke, West Texas BBQ

…there are many barbecue places that are big and many barbecue places that are small. But, by all logic and…

Corpus Christi and Me

Corpus Christi and Me

…with visitors stopping daily to photograph it. Following the aquarium on my list of favorite places in Corpus Christi is…

Trip to Bountiful: Texas Highways Wildflower Drives

Trip to Bountiful: Texas Highways Wildflower Drives

…about—or visiting a familiar place with someone who’s never been—without an agenda. Or, in the case of pursuing Texas wildflowers,…

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

…on Navasota St. Pick up a walking-tour guide (Mon-Fri 8-5) at the visitors center (512/463-0605) or at the Austin Visitor…

New Braunfels: Unwind Time

New Braunfels: Unwind Time

Places, Gruene lures nearly a million visitors from around the world to dine, shop, and catch live music at Gruene…

Where the Chefs Eat

Where the Chefs Eat

visit Monica Pope’s or Marcus Davis’ moms’ houses. But we did visit a diverse collection of restaurants across the city….

Land of Big Sam

Land of Big Sam

…only, call 800/792-1112 or visit www.tpwd.state.tx.us. Events General Sam Houston Folk Festival. First week–end in May. Visit www.samhoustonfolkfestival.org. Airing of…

Roads to Freedom

Roads to Freedom

…make the summer heat bearable brought me back. And in the decade or so of visiting, I’ve learned of hidden…

A Coastal Charmer—Rockport

A Coastal Charmer—Rockport

…state of relaxation in visitors that borders on shiftlessness. “When people first get here, they are very conscious of time,…

Texas Grit: How the Dust Bowl Changed the Course of History in the Texas Panhandle

Texas Grit: How the Dust Bowl Changed the Course of History in the Texas Panhandle

…Museum in Canyon is worth a visit. In the Pioneer Town exhibit, visitors explore structures characteristic of the Panhandle at…

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