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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

…1919, this recently restored boutique hotel features 21 rooms with private baths (starting at $144/night), antique furnishings, and chairs for…

Generations of Texans Have Flocked to Concan for the Frio River and Neal’s Dining Room

Generations of Texans Have Flocked to Concan for the Frio River and Neal’s Dining Room

…1926, when Tom and Vida Neal built a restaurant and cottages along the banks of the Frio River. Nearly a…

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

…about it ever since we got together. Soon, the rest of the family began to arrive: Dale’s stepsisters, Kammy and…

My Hometown: Presidio Has Been a Frontier Crossroads For Centuries

My Hometown: Presidio Has Been a Frontier Crossroads For Centuries

…Population: 3,928 Number of Stoplights: Year founded: 1683 Nearest Big Town: El Paso, 250 miles northwest Marquee Event: La Posada…

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

…border is Memo’s Restaurant, on the banks of San Felipe Creek. The Calderon family established their Mexican restaurant in 1936…

Wildfires Continue Across Texas as Temperatures Soar and Droughts Worsen

Wildfires Continue Across Texas as Temperatures Soar and Droughts Worsen

…through 10 square miles of North Texas, while also destroying more than a dozen homes. According to Texas A&M’s Forest

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

…sections of the underground network. Participants wear helmets, gloves, headlamps, and harnesses, and clip onto safety ropes as they navigate…

Up For Sale, the Old Spanish Trail Restaurant in Bandera Serves Up Cowboy History

Up For Sale, the Old Spanish Trail Restaurant in Bandera Serves Up Cowboy History

…horse corral. Two other Texas restaurants—Scholz Garten in Austin, which opened in 1866, and Gaido’s Seafood Restaurant in Galveston, which…

Capturing the Tenacity and Persistence of the Mesquite

Capturing the Tenacity and Persistence of the Mesquite

…an area of mesquites, but they’ll keep returning year after year, rising up as if by magic. But, can I…

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

…the early 20th century—and as ancient dinosaur tracks were discovered throughout the area—tourists flocked to Glen Rose. People spoke of…

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

a mesa just above the Alvino House, also includes the restored Magdalena House with historical exhibits and the restored Garlick…

Can the Sugar Land Space Cowboys Help Houston Embrace Its True Nickname?

Can the Sugar Land Space Cowboys Help Houston Embrace Its True Nickname?

…would be the NASA-area suburb of Webster. “And if you want Houston-area cowboys, I’m thinking Fulshear or Needville,” he added,…

Editor’s Note: Preserved Paradise

Editor’s Note: Preserved Paradise

…the 18-county area. (The full report can be viewed at ourtxhillcountry.org.) “The Hill Country is a sensitive area,” THCCN manager…

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

…and spend the day at Jacob’s Well Natural Area or at Hamilton Pool Preserve. They were trying to help, but…

Do’s and Don’ts of Late Summer Travel in Texas

Do’s and Don’ts of Late Summer Travel in Texas

…how to properly swim and never overestimate your abilities. Swimming near a lifeguard, in addition to swimming with a partner,…

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