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My Hometown: Luther Hotel Innkeeper Jack Findley Talks History and Having Fun on Tres Palacios Bay

My Hometown: Luther Hotel Innkeeper Jack Findley Talks History and Having Fun on Tres Palacios Bay

At the historic Luther Hotel in Palacios, proprietor Jack Findley often mingles with guests on the front porch ... Read More »

Texas Highways Editors Share Their Favorite Coastal Destinations

Texas Highways Editors Share Their Favorite Coastal Destinations

Share your favorite coastal memories and photos using the hashtag #myTXcoast for a chance to be featured on our ... Read More »

Aransas Pass Makes a Perfect Summer Weekend Getaway

Aransas Pass Makes a Perfect Summer Weekend Getaway

Could there be a better way to experience a town comprised of at least 70 percent saltwater than to get to the ... Read More »

An Epic 367-Mile Road Trip Reveals the Best of the Texas Coast

An Epic 367-Mile Road Trip Reveals the Best of the Texas Coast

From Port Arthur to Port Isabel, navigating the best of Texas’ bays, beaches, and bards Read More > Read More »

Photo: Clouds Loom Over Follett’s Island

Photo: Clouds Loom Over Follett’s Island

Even when clouds loom, any day is a good day on Follett’s Island, which features about 11 miles of coastline along ... Read More »

Escape to the Mother Lagoon for a Quiet Coastal Getaway

Escape to the Mother Lagoon for a Quiet Coastal Getaway

There are few places in and around Texas where the visible fish—plus dolphins, peregrine falcons, and ... Read More »

Sailors Test Their Endurance on the Annual Texas 200

Sailors Test Their Endurance on the Annual Texas 200

This year marks the 12th edition of the Texas 200, a self-described “rolling messabout” up 200 miles of Lone Star ... Read More »

A Road Trip to Utopia, Complete with Wildflowers and the Rugged Wonders of the Hill Country

A Road Trip to Utopia, Complete with Wildflowers and the Rugged Wonders of the Hill Country

Garner State Park, Lost Maples State Natural Area, and the surrounding Hill Country take you away from it all in ... Read More »

Battling Snakes, Rapids, Mud, Spiders, and Heat While Training for the Texas Water Safari

Battling Snakes, Rapids, Mud, Spiders, and Heat While Training for the Texas Water Safari

I can distinctly remember telling a friend a decade ago that I’d never compete in the Texas Water Safari, a ... Read More »

Floating the Frio in Garner State Park

Floating the Frio in Garner State Park

With hotter temperatures coming, the aptly named Frio River attracts tubers, including these local students toting ... Read More »

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