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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

…and motel, gas, and food stop perpetually on the verge of a comeback. Low, flat-topped mesas and buttes give rise…

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

…dutiful office manager, Dottie Ross, would pick up meals from these places and deliver them to the motel where he…

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

…a pharmacy that replaced the motel at Guadalupe and 45th streets and in signage at Shipe Park in Austin’s Hyde…

Kinky Friedman Introduces Gold Star Kids to the Land That Shaped Him

Kinky Friedman Introduces Gold Star Kids to the Land That Shaped Him

…I’ve been doing a lot of recording, and I’m writing. I just completed an album titled The Poet of Motel

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

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

…floor of a generic mid-price chain motel, so obviously the most expensive hotel room in the world is no longer…

The Daytripper Meets the Goat Mayor of Lajitas

The Daytripper Meets the Goat Mayor of Lajitas

…day trip. This small outpost of rocks and dust is an oasis in the Chihuahuan Desert. Mayor Clay Henry All…

History and Ghost Stories Abound at Barber’s—Texas’ Oldest Indie Bookstore

History and Ghost Stories Abound at Barber’s—Texas’ Oldest Indie Bookstore

…now. Connections, Evergreen, Book Oasis—they’re all gone. The lesson is, don’t get bookmarks for your store. It’ll curse it.” He…

A Weekend Getaway in Del Rio’s Oasis of Borderland Culture

A Weekend Getaway in Del Rio’s Oasis of Borderland Culture

The Del Rio area has been a haven for humanity in the arid shrubland of southwest Texas since…

Quirky Quarters

Quirky Quarters

…this unusual motel is one of the few survivors of the American heyday of car travel and motels. It closed…

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…

In the Ballpark: A TH moment with Nolan Ryan

In the Ballpark: A TH moment with Nolan Ryan

…Rivers. How’d you get into that business? RYAN: I have a ranch down there, and there was a motel/restaurant for…

Spirit of 66

Spirit of 66

…bury a crumbling motel; its adjacent café probably once served west­ward tourists elated to have passed the half­way point to…

Follow the Smoke, West Texas BBQ

Follow the Smoke, West Texas BBQ

…pink oasis in the middle of a green-brown desert. You come around that bend in the road, and here I…

Alpine’s Edge: A Gateway to Big Bend

Alpine’s Edge: A Gateway to Big Bend

…the biggest little town in the Texas Outback is like trying to huff up Mount Everest without spending any time…

Beaching on the Cheap

Beaching on the Cheap

…some proper digs. The Balinese Flats, a cool, calm retreat for the meditatively inclined, is a converted 1950’s motel reimagined…

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