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Dive into a Texas swimming hole

Dive into a Texas swimming hole

When photographer Carolyn Tracy and I sign on to curate a guide to 100 of the best places to swim in the state, we know we are taking on a mighty task.

The Sweet Side of Texas Summers? Swimming-Hole Satisfaction

The Sweet Side of Texas Summers? Swimming-Hole Satisfaction

In Texas, we love our swimming holes as much as we love barbecue and country music.

We’ve got plenty of them worth bragging about, too. From east to west and north to south, shimmering natural ponds and river respites abound, beckoning us to kick off our sandals and take a flying leap.

Our advice? Give in to the temptation. To help you plot your adventure, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorites.

Swimming Holes

Swimming Holes

Our bodies are mostly water. Our primordial ancestors lived in it. Science tells us that looking at it lowers stress.

The Biggest Hit at the American Windmill Museum Is the Smallest

The Biggest Hit at the American Windmill Museum Is the Smallest

The tagline for the American Windmill Museum in Lubbock is “Walk Among the Giants,” which is ironic considering some of the most impressive structures on display inside the 66,000-square-foot space are itty-bitty.

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