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In Ennis, Wildflowers Beckon Weekenders in Pursuit of Small-Town Charm

In Ennis, Wildflowers Beckon Weekenders in Pursuit of Small-Town Charm

Founded in 1872 by the Houston and Texas Central Railway, Ennis is a product of two pillars of Texas’ 19th-century ... Read More »

A Tropical Winter Weekend Getaway in Harlingen

A Tropical Winter Weekend Getaway in Harlingen

The business loop of US 77 running through Harlingen is called Sunshine Strip, and the name couldn’t be more ... Read More »

Fort Worth Makes List of ‘Underappreciated’ Cities to Visit

Fort Worth Makes List of ‘Underappreciated’ Cities to Visit

We wouldn’t exactly call Fort Worth “underappreciated.” With its cowboy culture and world-class ... Read More »

A Weekend Getaway in Bell County

A Weekend Getaway in Bell County

Located in the heart of Texas, just off I-35 between Waco and Austin, Bell County is far enough from hipster joints Read More »

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 »

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 »

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