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The Texas State Railroad Powers the Small Town of Rusk

The Texas State Railroad Powers the Small Town of Rusk

…railroads. Today, visitors board the train’s restored vintage cars for scenic Piney Woods trips that run between Palestine and Rusk,…

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

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

…of the Texas Hill Country.” Piney Woods in Palestine, Rusk, and Alto: SH 21, 23, and 851, and US 84….

Get in Gear for National Bike Month With These 5 Rides Around Texas

Get in Gear for National Bike Month With These 5 Rides Around Texas

…the Chihuahuan Desert in West Texas to the Piney Woods in the East, the state boasts a diversity of terrain,…

Editor’s Note: Return to the River

Editor’s Note: Return to the River

…in Texas? I’m a native East Texan, so the Piney Woods have my heart, but I got obsessed with the…

Dance the State Line Two-Step on a Weekend Getaway to Texarkana

Dance the State Line Two-Step on a Weekend Getaway to Texarkana

…of the 1925 Grim Hotel, now an eight-story apartment building. Surrounded by Piney Woods scenery and featuring local attractions dedicated…

Trails of Rails

Trails of Rails

…remains the traditional ride from Victorian-style depots in Rusk and Palestine. The Piney Woods excursion makes roundtrip and shorter runs…

Land of Big Sam

Land of Big Sam

…prosperous Piney Woods town that has long set its sights on greatness. Energized by the spirit of Lone Star general…

We are Marshall

We are Marshall

…off Bloomsday deep in the Piney Woods of East Texas must know a thing or two about getting things done….

Trips to Bountiful 2010: Upper Coast

Trips to Bountiful 2010: Upper Coast

…Park. The latter’s classic Piney Woods landscape includes numerous magnolia-lined sloughs, while four miles of hiking trails and a two-mile…

Into the Big Thicket

Into the Big Thicket

…Big Thicket Visitors Center. (Photo by Stan A. Williams) Deep within the piney forests of East Texas, I watch fireflies…

Texas’ Route 67 Is Route 66 Without the Cheap Souvenirs

Texas’ Route 67 Is Route 66 Without the Cheap Souvenirs

…southwest, 67 meanders through the Piney Woods for a while before merging with Interstate 30 near Saltillo. The two highways…

Great Texas Birding Classic: Birding’s Super Bowl

Great Texas Birding Classic: Birding’s Super Bowl

Photo by Darren Carroll Somewhere in the Piney Woods north of Beaumont, a 12-passenger van barrels down the road. Mud…

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Huntsville

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Huntsville

…Sam Houston Statue. This iron-and-concrete tribute welcomes travelers along I-45 to Sam’s neck of the Piney Woods. Rather than pass…

Nacogdoches Daytripper

Nacogdoches Daytripper

…is what inspired me to travel deep into the heart of the Piney Woods to the town of Nacogdoches, curious…

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