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Columbus Celebrates 200 Years of Small Town Charm

Columbus Celebrates 200 Years of Small Town Charm

Settlers established Columbus 200 years ago, which makes it Texas’ oldest surveyed and platted Anglo-American ... Read More »

Explore the Secrets of Gingerbread City on a Weekend in Waxahachie

Explore the Secrets of Gingerbread City on a Weekend in Waxahachie

Long before Waxahachie became the lively Interstate 35 detour we know today, the town bustled with a different ... Read More »

The Christmas Mountains Are the Gift That Keeps on Giving

The Christmas Mountains Are the Gift That Keeps on Giving

At least three stories persist about how the Christmas Mountains in West Texas got their name. In one version, a ... Read More »

With Its Healing Waters History, Mineral Wells Serves Up Relaxing Good Times

With Its Healing Waters History, Mineral Wells Serves Up Relaxing Good Times

Driving west from Fort Worth into the rolling, woodsy hills known as the Palo Pinto Mountains, visitors to Mineral ... Read More »

A Runner Sets Out to Experience the Variety of Texas’ Competitive Trail Runs

A Runner Sets Out to Experience the Variety of Texas’ Competitive Trail Runs

I live within walking distance of my favorite trail in Houston, where I’d once spent hours running personal bests. ... Read More »

Get Creative in the Scenic Hill Country Town of Wimberley

Get Creative in the Scenic Hill Country Town of Wimberley

It’s a heart-pumping hike up 218 limestone steps to the knobby summit of Mount Baldy in Wimberley. But the work ... Read More »

Your Beginner’s Guide to Hiking in Texas

Your Beginner’s Guide to Hiking in Texas

Mile Zero Everything you need to know to hit the trail By Amelia NonemacherHiking has grown in popularity in ... Read More »

A Weekend in McAllen Reveals the Bounty of Rio Grande Valley

A Weekend in McAllen Reveals the Bounty of Rio Grande Valley

Sometimes known as the “City of Palms,” McAllen has reinvented itself time and again, yet still remains true to ... Read More »

Cemetery Strolls Offer an Opportunity to Meditate on Life’s Big Questions

Cemetery Strolls Offer an Opportunity to Meditate on Life’s Big Questions

Parallel tire-width trenches in the earth made unmistakable scars across the otherwise unmolested grass. The marks ... Read More »

Dance the State Line Two-Step on a Weekend Getaway to Texarkana

Dance the State Line Two-Step on a Weekend Getaway to Texarkana

There’s only one post office in the nation where you’re likely to step across a state border in the course of ... Read More »

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

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

Getting in a last-minute road trip before summer vacation ends? Along with the fun traveling has to offer also ... Read More »

Chisholm Trail Rides Offers an Idyllic Small Town Horseback Riding Experience

Chisholm Trail Rides Offers an Idyllic Small Town Horseback Riding Experience

Sitting atop Champ, my horse for the day, I trot along the paths that wind across the pastures of the Chisholm ... Read More »

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