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Welcome to the New Texashighways.com

On our all-new website, you’ll get all the useful and interesting content you’ve come to know and love, with better Read More »

Austin Hotelier Liz Lambert Talks Texas—from Midland to Marfa to South Congress

Austin Hotelier Liz Lambert Talks Texas—from Midland to Marfa to South Congress

Penny the Chihuahua greets visitors with an inspection sniff outside the elevator leading to Bunkhouse, the ... Read More »

Southwestern History Runs Deep in the Border Town of San Elizario

Southwestern History Runs Deep in the Border Town of San Elizario

Explore the adobe streets of this colonial Spanish presidio town with artist and history buff Al Borrego. As he ... Read More »

Sarah Bird’s New Historical Novel Is Wild as an Acre of Snakes

Sarah Bird’s New Historical Novel Is Wild as an Acre of Snakes

In the debut of Texas Highways’ new monthly essay, Open Road, novelist Sarah Bird writes about walking the trails ... Read More »

Former First Lady Laura Bush Takes Us on a Tour of Her Prairie Chapel Flower Garden

Former First Lady Laura Bush Takes Us on a Tour of Her Prairie Chapel Flower Garden

On a warm summer morning, former First Lady Laura Bush walked among the butterflies in the garden behind her ... Read More »

Executive Chef Gerard Thompson Embraces Biscuits and Frito Pie at the Lauded Rough Creek Lodge

Executive Chef Gerard Thompson Embraces Biscuits and Frito Pie at the Lauded Rough Creek Lodge

Gerard Thompson wields a large, sharp knife with one hand and carries a wooden stand holding a cured hog’s leg in ... 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 »

At Paisano Ranch, the Spirit of  J. Frank Dobie—and the Muses—Abide

At Paisano Ranch, the Spirit of J. Frank Dobie—and the Muses—Abide

My personal slice of Texas paradise lies 14 miles southwest of Austin, tucked into the idyllic canyon that cradles ... Read More »

Explore San Felipe with the Town Mayor, a Descendant of a Slave from the Days of Stephen F. Austin’s First Colony

Explore San Felipe with the Town Mayor, a Descendant of a Slave from the Days of Stephen F. Austin’s First Colony

San Felipe, the hub of Stephen F. Austin’s original colony, may be the most historically significant Texas town ... Read More »

How Phoenix Restaurant and Bar in Port Aransas Got its Caribbean Flair

How Phoenix Restaurant and Bar in Port Aransas Got its Caribbean Flair

The Worsham clan’s enthusiasm for Mouttet’s food motivated Worsham to start her culinary apprenticeships as soon as Read More »

Beaumont R&B Legend Barbara Lynn Named a National Heritage Fellow

Beaumont R&B Legend Barbara Lynn Named a National Heritage Fellow

The National Heritage Fellowships are the United States’ highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. Lynn ... Read More »

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