Hiking + Biking

The Daytripper Goes to Big Bend National Park

The Daytripper Goes to Big Bend National Park

It’s a near-mythical destination where distances stretch and time slows down, a place that can be as dry as a ... Read More »

Bicycle the Texas Hill Country with Texas Bike Tours

Bicycle the Texas Hill Country with Texas Bike Tours

The narrow Hill Country road drops toward a low bridge over a small creek. I coast on my bicycle, faster than I ... Read More »

Explore the Lone Star Hiking Trail in East Texas

Explore the Lone Star Hiking Trail in East Texas

The sun crested over the tops of the tall pines, taking the chill out of the winter air as my partner and I set out Read More »

Texas’ Top Natural Wonders: Big Bend

Texas’ Top Natural Wonders: Big Bend

“Vast is just too small a word. It is a world apart from the flat, sprawling suburbs and plains of North Texas, ... Read More »

Biking with Birds

Biking with Birds

Not a half-hour into my daylong adventure, in the middle of a prairie of sea lavender and leatherleaf, I stopped my Read More »

Favorite Big Bend Mountain-Bike Rides

Favorite Big Bend Mountain-Bike Rides

When out in Big Bend for the Chihuahuan Desert Bike Fest, I talked with multiple local riders to gather information Read More »

Biking Big Bend

Biking Big Bend

Chances are I won’t be hitchhiking out West any time soon to hire on with a ranch or join a sheriff’s posse. My ... Read More »

9 Divine Hill Country Hikes

9 Divine Hill Country Hikes

In the Texas Hill Country, the flat Gulf Coastal plains to the east and the Texas brush country to the south ... Read More »

Park the Car and See Galveston Island by Bicycle

Park the Car and See Galveston Island by Bicycle

Lucky us: A brilliantly sunny morning greets us on the day we plan to see Galveston by bicycle. It’s been years ... Read More »

A Desert Diverse

A Desert Diverse

Resting in the shade next to a pool of clear water, I could almost forget that miles and miles of West Texas desert Read More »

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