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The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…bird’s-eye view at 5,000 feet, I watched the landscape flatten as the Brazos cruised under US 290 and I-10 and…

With a Concha Revival Underway, Here’s Where to Get the Colorful Pastries in Texas

With a Concha Revival Underway, Here’s Where to Get the Colorful Pastries in Texas

…conchas atop one giant concha pastry. Still dreaming about it. Two locations: 8716 Research Blvd., Suite 290; 801 E William…

Ancient Mosasaur Discovery Has Us Wondering Where Texas Ranks for Fossils

Ancient Mosasaur Discovery Has Us Wondering Where Texas Ranks for Fossils

…of lost worlds, Tykoski says. Go west of Dallas toward Abilene, and pretty soon you’re in the 280- to 290-million-year-old…

Amid Drought, the Texas Peach Crop Is Arriving Later—and Sweeter—Than Usual

Amid Drought, the Texas Peach Crop Is Arriving Later—and Sweeter—Than Usual

…along the peach-centric stretch of US 290 between Johnson City and Fredericksburg. “We are actually in the peak of the…

Crêpe Crazy in Dripping Springs Whips Up European-Inspired Delights

Crêpe Crazy in Dripping Springs Whips Up European-Inspired Delights

…just off US 290 in Dripping Springs, pointing is not only acceptable—it’s encouraged. “Point and ye shall receive,” reads a…

The Texas Vintage Motorcycle Museum Introduces Johnson City to the Wild Side

The Texas Vintage Motorcycle Museum Introduces Johnson City to the Wild Side

…welcome visitors traveling US 290 through Johnson City. Under the portico that once showed off Model A Fords, safety-orange vintage…

New Finds, Old Faves

New Finds, Old Faves

…there is the wine: US 290 is also called “Fredericksburg Wine Road 290” because the 40-mile stretch between Johnson City…

Trip to Bountiful: Texas Highways Wildflower Drives

Trip to Bountiful: Texas Highways Wildflower Drives

…Drive slowly down the single street that passes through Chappell Hill’s quaint business district. Turn right at US 290 and…

Pining for the Perfect Tree

Pining for the Perfect Tree

…activity ahead. My husband, Larry, and I have just turned off US 290, east of Elgin, onto Roy Davis Road…

Going to the Chappell

Going to the Chappell

…example called Highway 290 Pink Buttons, a little shrub rose covered with dime-size pink blooms. We’re up early on our…

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

…halfway between Johnson City and Fredericksburg on US 290. Bus tours take 1.25 hours and are given 10-4 every day…

Follow the Smoke, Central Texas BBQ

Follow the Smoke, Central Texas BBQ

…what this is about.” Southside Market & Barbecue (Elgin) Address: Highway 290 at Highway 95 North, Elgin Phone: (512) 285-3407…

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

…charming Main Street. From here, you have the option of cutting away at Fredericksburg onto US 290 and going to…

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