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Keep Your Eyes on the Skies: Hawk Watch at Smith Point Gets Underway

Keep Your Eyes on the Skies: Hawk Watch at Smith Point Gets Underway

…annual census of raptors migrating south via Smith Point in the fall. This year is the 26th Smith Point Hawk…

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

…Johnson City, a town whose Hill Country status nobody questions, Cofran grows frustrated when I point out that isolated spots…

Rio Grande Valley Birder Tiffany Kersten Set a ‘Big Year’ Record

Rio Grande Valley Birder Tiffany Kersten Set a ‘Big Year’ Record

…is northwest of San Antonio. That was my launch point whenever I would drive west during my Big Year. I…

Field of Screens: Texas Drive-ins

Field of Screens: Texas Drive-ins

…three screens. You can catch both dinner and a movie at the Stars & Stripes. Owner Ryan Smith offers an…

No Stone Unturned

No Stone Unturned

…by J. Griffis Smith) I must have rocks in my head to be out in the scorching Big Bend sun,…

Alchemy in Big Bend Ranch State Park

Alchemy in Big Bend Ranch State Park

…poke through the stones like finger bones. Sauceda is also the jumping-off point for many of the park’s rugged all-day…

Friends with the Devils (River, That Is)

Friends with the Devils (River, That Is)

…country can also be appreciated from several points along the state’s rural byways, including one route that begins in Val…

Where Independence Was Won

Where Independence Was Won

Smith What would Sam Houston say if he laid eyes on the San Jacinto Monument today? The height of the…

Spirit of 66

Spirit of 66

…On Thursday nights during the summer, the landmark hosts live music. (Photo by J. Griffis Smith) Route 66 first enticed…

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

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

…in late September is the town’s big civic bash. Hallettsville has another Besetsny family Kountry Bakery. At this point, if…

Alpine’s Edge: More Alpine Discoveries

Alpine’s Edge: More Alpine Discoveries

…by J. Griffis Smith) Great Eats Alpine has been known as a classic enchiladas-steak-burger town. There will always be steak,…

Where’s Martha? (Marfa)

Where’s Martha? (Marfa)

…by J. Griffis Smith) This exchange happens often, and because I actually worked to build tourism in Marfa, it still…

The Texas Shell Game

The Texas Shell Game

Misho’s Oyster Company in San Leon processes tons of oysters from Galveston Bay. (Photo by J. Griffis Smith) Galveston Bay…

The National Museum of the Pacific War

The National Museum of the Pacific War

…in the Pacific Theater. (Photo by J. Griffis Smith) Most weekends of the year, crowds flock to Fredericksburg to enjoy…

Alpine’s Edge: A Gateway to Big Bend

Alpine’s Edge: A Gateway to Big Bend

…pluck the tumbleweeds out of your grille, and unplug-you’re in Alpine. Photo by J. Griffis Smith The city boasts many…

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