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Experience Life in Texas’ Highest Community at McDonald Observatory

Experience Life in Texas’ Highest Community at McDonald Observatory

The astronomical research station in the Davis Mountains welcomes visitors for star parties and a sky-high lodge

6 Texas Daytrips to Drive Away the Winter Blues

6 Texas Daytrips to Drive Away the Winter Blues

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, my wife and I have been laying low. Our ages and autoimmune issues put us squarely in the highest at-risk category.

Enjoy A Slice Of Pie At The Halfway Mark Of Route 66

Enjoy A Slice Of Pie At The Halfway Mark Of Route 66

Location is important for practically any dining establishment. For Midpoint Café in Adrian, location is everything. The restaurant would likely not exist if
it wasn’t precisely 1,139 miles from Chicago and 1,139 miles from Los Angeles—the halfway point on storied Route 66.

Tour the World in Texas

Tour the World in Texas

Texas is perhaps the most self-contained state in the union, with the mindset of an island continent: Anything you need, you can get right here. That includes the itinerary of a world traveler. To visit Paris, London, Palestine, Athens, and Dublin, your gas card is the only passport needed. Borders crossed: zero.

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 water as fast as you can? With 41 square miles of Redfish Bay inside its city limits, Aransas Pass offers just that—
a self-described “Saltwater Heaven” building on its revival after Hurricane Harvey’s destruction in 2017.

Join Texas Highways’ Celebration of Big Bend National Park’s 75th Anniversary

Join Texas Highways’ Celebration of Big Bend National Park’s 75th Anniversary

In cooperation with Big Bend National Park and Big Bend Conservancy, Texas Highways has created a special ranger-led itinerary that’ll have you falling in love with the park. And the timing is right for romance, since the event is just days before Valentine’s Day–Feb. 8-10.

Why Every Woman Should Take a Solo Road Trip

Why Every Woman Should Take a Solo Road Trip

One sunny morning in July, on an otherwise unremarkable Wednesday, I slide into the driver’s seat of my car and head south. I pull onto the highway, a map of Texas in the passenger seat, like an ancient rune from a time before GPS, and I watch as the billboards turn unfamiliar and disappear. Big-box stores and strip malls turn to metal silos, oil refineries, and wheat fields.

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