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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,…

The Daytripper Drives a World War II Tank in Uvalde

The Daytripper Drives a World War II Tank in Uvalde

…with a history deeper than its swimming holes. Uvalde boasts one of the most beautiful and underrated rivers in Texas—the…

13 Things to Do Along the Texas Coast

13 Things to Do Along the Texas Coast

…Pier, South Padre ­Island, and Matagorda Bay. visitcorpuschristi.com; sopadre.com; matagordabaytexas.com   5 Swim It: Hot spots like Galveston and South…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…shorelines, where kingfishers alighted and skimmed the water. We saw three wild hogs swim across the river and a cottonmouth…

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

…and swim away. To see the fish cannon and for news on releases, visit caddolakeinstitute.org or follow the Caddo Lake…

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

…stay in one of 12 petrified-wood cabins and swim in the 310,000-gallon Oakdale Plunge pool. “The Plunge was originally dredged…

Chain of Jewels

Chain of Jewels

…motel on Lake Buchanan, where I spent many childhood holidays and summers fishing and swimming. In high school, I learned…

Riding High at Dude Ranches

Riding High at Dude Ranches

…shady porch, ride horses, hike and swim, or join hayrides and campfire sing-a-longs, stress melts like chocolate on a s’more….

Ridleys Believe it or Not! Sea Turtles in Texas

Ridleys Believe it or Not! Sea Turtles in Texas

…By the time the last one gamely swims away, up to 45 minutes may have passed. Fortunately, you needn’t trek…

Follow the Frio: Swim, Hike, and Dance Your Troubles Away in the Frio Canyon

Follow the Frio: Swim, Hike, and Dance Your Troubles Away in the Frio Canyon

…River swimming hole, which has continued to provide consistent refreshment throughout recent drought conditions. “The swimming hole stays full and…

Dive In!

Dive In!

Swimming equals flying. Water replaces atmosphere, and the sea floor or lake bottom might resemble a barren moon or the…

Madera Canyon Trail

Madera Canyon Trail

…we swim and then check out the gift shops and then,” he takes a deep breath, “let’s make the hike…

PK Away!

PK Away!

…Worth, and draws Metroplexers and other neighbors to its picturesque shores for watersports (boating, skiing, swimming, fishing, and scuba-diving), along…

Good Times = Good Works

Good Times = Good Works

…and Swim in Austin. “We’ve been doing it for so long that every year we can see the lake get…

Swimming Holes

Swimming Holes

…Babs Rodriguez finds a good swimming hole. (Illustration by Michael Witte) Dive in Hamilton Pool Preserve Comal Springs Barton Springs…

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