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A Weekend Getaway in Goliad

A Weekend Getaway in Goliad

Remember Goliad? It’s one of the oldest towns in Texas, originating in 1749 as a Spanish colonial mission and ... Read More »

An Unplugged Travel Challenge Through the Rio Grande Valley  Leads to Unexpected Detours and Rewards

An Unplugged Travel Challenge Through the Rio Grande Valley Leads to Unexpected Detours and Rewards

After U-turns on the edges of grapefruit groves, repeated pullovers to study our Rio Grande Valley street guide, ... Read More »

The Daytripper’s Top 5 Things to Do in Bellville

The Daytripper’s Top 5 Things to Do in Bellville

There’s something special about small towns and the folks who live there. You can do things in the country that ... Read More »

Texas History and Pride Combine in Gonzales

Texas History and Pride Combine in Gonzales

When you’re known as “the birthplace of Texas freedom,” you have a lot to live up to. Gonzales doesn’t disappoint, ... Read More »

Where to See Spectacular Monarch Migrations Along the Coast

Where to See Spectacular Monarch Migrations Along the Coast

Early one morning on Trinity Bay, the autumn sky began to glisten. Myriad monarchs unfurled in clouds from the ... Read More »

Need to Recenter? Try the Silent Treatment

Need to Recenter? Try the Silent Treatment

In an attempt to quiet my mind and turn my attention inward, I’d come to the small town of Windom, an hour and a ... Read More »

Take 3 History-Packed Hikes in the Davis Mountains

Take 3 History-Packed Hikes in the Davis Mountains

The Davis Mountains have long attracted people seeking respite from the surrounding deserts of West Texas. ... Read More »

Photo: The Guadalupe Mountains Tower Above the West Texas Desert

Photo: The Guadalupe Mountains Tower Above the West Texas Desert

Range Roving Rising from the Chihuahuan Desert north of Van Horn, the Guadalupe Mountains crest at the four ... Read More »

At the Confluence of the North & South Llano Rivers, Junction Is More Than a Fly Fisher’s Paradise

At the Confluence of the North & South Llano Rivers, Junction Is More Than a Fly Fisher’s Paradise

I was lured to Kimble County by my fly fisher husband—his heart set on hooking the fabled Guadalupe bass and ... Read More »

The Daytripper Visits the Antiquing Outpost of Round Top for Texas Antiques Week

The Daytripper Visits the Antiquing Outpost of Round Top for Texas Antiques Week

It may be one of the smallest incorporated towns in Texas (official population: 90), but don’t let that fool ... Read More »

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