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Learn Some Spooky Texas History on These Small Town Haunted Ghost Tours

Learn Some Spooky Texas History on These Small Town Haunted Ghost Tours

Fall is just around the corner, and what better time than Halloween season to dive into the spooky and paranormal.

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

A new tour at Natural Bridge Caverns takes visitors up rocky inclines and across slippery ledges into portions of the cave never before seen by the public.

Don’t Second-Guess These Second-Biggest Texas Attractions

Don’t Second-Guess These Second-Biggest Texas Attractions

Throughout the United States, many places lay claim to being the “first” or “largest” of their kind.

Celebrate Texas’ Black History Through Historical Tours

Celebrate Texas’ Black History Through Historical Tours

“At the core, the work I do with Black Austin Tours is to honor my ancestors and give them the humanity they were often denied when they walked this earth,” Wallace says. “More importantly, I want people to know that they were here. That we are here. We weren’t just enslaved people.”

Getting Away to Galveston—Off-Season and Al Fresco

Getting Away to Galveston—Off-Season and Al Fresco

It’s rarely too chilly for a stroll by the sea. Even during the winter, the Texas Gulf Coast enjoys mild weather on most days.

An Austin Walking Tour Sheds Light on America’s First Serial Killer

An Austin Walking Tour Sheds Light on America’s First Serial Killer

Miles is a former high school history teacher and the owner of Walking Tours of Austin, which specializes in local history. Miles launched his Murder Walk in April 2019, using his considerable storytelling abilities to relay the gruesome story of America’s first serial killer. Known in the press as the “Midnight Assassin” or “Servant Girl Annihilator” (the latter a nickname coined by the author O. Henry, who lived in Austin at the time), the killer took the lives of four Black servant women, one of the servant’s daughters, a Black man, and two white socialites, using axes and knives to hack and stab his victims before lobotomizing most of them with a steel rod.

Explore Frontier Life in San Antonio at the Yturri-Edmunds Home

Explore Frontier Life in San Antonio at the Yturri-Edmunds Home

Before the first railroad line reached San Antonio in 1877, the villa was known as “the city of adobes,” according to an 1887 article in the San Antonio Daily Express. Along with rock, adobe was cited as the most common construction material. Another report in the Express noted that local adobe buildings would “endure forever almost.”

5 Romantic Places in Texas to Spend Valentine’s Day

5 Romantic Places in Texas to Spend Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, the Texas Highways editors wanted to know: What are the most romantic places in the state?

Sip and Celebrate at Texas Craft Brewers Festival

Sip and Celebrate at Texas Craft Brewers Festival

Texas’ biggest celebration of Texas craft beer—the annual Texas Craft Brewers Festival—returns to Austin’s Fiesta Gardens for an afternoon of tastings, live music, games, and camaraderie.

Texas’ top bat viewing sites

Texas’ top bat viewing sites

Observing bats emerge from their roosts is one of the most exciting encounters that nature has to offer.

National Beer Day

National Beer Day

On this day in 1933, President Franklin Roosevelt signed a law that ended prohibition and opened the doors for people to brew, sell and buy beer to their heart’s content.

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