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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

…before heading north and east to cross the Red River into Oklahoma,” W.K. Stratton says. At the Hardeman County Historical

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

…to Goldthwaite, home to the Texas Botanical Gardens at Legacy Plaza and Mills County Historical Museum (note, the museum is…

Welcome to South Texas’ House of Immaculate Glass

Welcome to South Texas’ House of Immaculate Glass

Museum in San Juan. Photo by Larry Ditto The museum’s showpiece window, a Tiffany masterpiece referred to as Te Deum,…

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

…LeBleu, a curator at the Gillespie County Historical Society. “It really connected the town to the larger world and was…

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

…a demonstration garden maintained by the Somervell County Master Gardeners. 6 / SOMERVELL COUNTY MUSEUMFossilized mammoth and mastodon bones, a…

The Spirit of Diamond Bessie Lives On In New Novel Inspired By Jefferson’s Famous Murder Trial

The Spirit of Diamond Bessie Lives On In New Novel Inspired By Jefferson’s Famous Murder Trial

The Jefferson Playhouse transforms into an 1877 courtroom for the historical drama. Photo by Michael Amador. In downtown Grapevine, novelist…

At the Toilet Seat Art Museum in The Colony, You’ll Feel Moved By the Creativity

At the Toilet Seat Art Museum in The Colony, You’ll Feel Moved By the Creativity

…as well as pulling inspiration from everything around him, he created a museum-worthy collection over the course of more than…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

Museum of Natural History, Bryan: This museum features exhibits covering the Brazos Valley’s history back to the Ice Age, including…

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

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

…you drive out in the countryside here in Fayette County, almost all the county roads are going to have a…

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

…Street from the Travis County Courthouse. Formerly called the Stokes Building, it is currently known as the Travis County Ned…

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

…petrified 113-million-year-old footsteps of dinosaurs.1629 Park Road 59.254-897-4588; tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/dinosaur-valley Billy the Kid Museum – Hico The museum displays Old West…

What’s That Smell? San Antonio Zoo’s Corpse Flower Is Ready To Bloom

What’s That Smell? San Antonio Zoo’s Corpse Flower Is Ready To Bloom

…later, the Houston Museum of Natural Science’s 30-pound flower, which was given the name “Lois,” bloomed right as the museum’s…

Roman Bust Discovered In Texas Dishes On Life As a Famous Antiquity

Roman Bust Discovered In Texas Dishes On Life As a Famous Antiquity

…Palaces, Gardens and Lakes. Photo by Joel Salcido, courtesy San Antonio Museum of Art. Texas Highways has obtained an exclusive…

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

…art sites in the rugged canyonlands of Val Verde County. The group has hiked here as part of a new…

The History of Glen Rose Can Be Told Through Its Prehistoric Petrified Wood

The History of Glen Rose Can Be Told Through Its Prehistoric Petrified Wood

…utilizing petrified wood—ancient trees turned to stone—in the construction of homes, businesses, walls, wells, and other structures. The Somervell County

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