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Like many good Texas tales, this one begins with the search for Blue Bell ice cream.
Given the ubiquity of cell phones today, it’s hard to believe photographers once carved out a living taking novelty pictures of kids in goat carts.
Not every Texas town is full of obvious tourist destinations. Sometimes, you’ve got to flip a couple rocks to find the good spots hidden out of sight.
Marfa is set to become home to the state’s fifteenth site managed by the National Park Service following Congress’ passage of the Blackwell School National Historic Site Act on September 20.
Fort Lancaster still feels like it’s on the frontier. The U.S. military built the fort in 1856 during the California gold rush to protect prospectors and migrants travelling across Texas on the road linking San Antonio and El Paso.
South El Paso Street in downtown El Paso is the stuff of legends, revolutionaries, rock stars, and one-of-a-kind oddities.
Tucked along the meandering Paluxy River and among rugged, low-slung limestone cliffs, the village of Glen Rose has long attracted travelers as a natural wonderland.
Like thousands of other Texas pioneers, Virginia native John B. Omohundro headed for the Lone Star State after the Civil War, in which he had served as a Confederate scout.
The owner of one of the Lone Star State’s most famous country western bars has put the venue up for sale.