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Welcome to the New Texashighways.com

Welcome to the New Texashighways.com

On our all-new website, you’ll get all the useful and interesting content you’ve come to know and love, with better searching capabilities, immersive photos, and useful travel-planning features, including:

Destinations: Our new Destination pages provide curated recommendations for lodging, activities, sites, and delicious bites in your favorite Texas towns.
Things to Do: Whether you’re an avid hiker or art aficionado, you can easily find articles to fit your passion grouped together by activity.
Events: You can now search the state’s most comprehensive events listings by location or type of event.
Latest: For news on new and updated attractions, activities, and destinations, check back daily.

Armadillo World Headquarters Strikes a New Chord

Armadillo World Headquarters Strikes a New Chord

The Armadillo World Headquarters never grew old. But its legend sure as hell did.
As a venue, it lasted not quite 11 years, from mid-1970 to the first hours of 1981.

Recipe: Chorizo Cheese Dip

Recipe: Chorizo Cheese Dip

Cooking time: 20 minutes
Ingredients
12 oz. Chorizo de San Manuel chorizo
1 pound lean ground beef
2 pounds American cheese, cubed
1 10 oz.

Roadside Oddity: The Giant Uvalde Cut-outs

Roadside Oddity: The Giant Uvalde Cut-outs

Our state is full of novelties, many of which have a peculiar story of how they came to be on their particular bend of the road—and we’re on a quest to tell them all.

The Elisabet Ney Museum Is a Historic Austin ‘Hidden Gem’

The Elisabet Ney Museum Is a Historic Austin ‘Hidden Gem’

At the corner of East 44th Street and Avenue H in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Austin stands a three-story stone structure that looks like a small medieval castle, with a keep (or fortified tower) and a colonnaded portico at the entrance.

Inside Valentine Texas Bar Is a West Texas Fairy Tale

Inside Valentine Texas Bar Is a West Texas Fairy Tale

It’s easy to miss Valentine Texas Bar. The building on State Highway 90 looks just like any of the other remote West Texas town’s crumbling adobe, especially with the restoration work at the adjacent HiWay Cafe.

The Smithsonian’s Traveling Exhibit Is Coming to Texas

The Smithsonian’s Traveling Exhibit Is Coming to Texas

It doesn’t carry the name recognition of the Alamo, Nacogdoches, Goliad, or other key players in Texas’ history, but San Augustine in deep East Texas has plenty to boast about.

Experience Pottsboro in North Texas Like a Local

Experience Pottsboro in North Texas Like a Local

When Dianne Connery moved to Pottsboro in 2010, she was ready to retire. After years working in gerontology consulting in Plano, she just wanted to enjoy the view of Lake Texoma and live the small town life in the community of 2,873 about 77 miles north of Dallas.

It’s a New Season for Fort Worth’s Abraham Alexander

It’s a New Season for Fort Worth’s Abraham Alexander

With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, Abraham Alexander’s love song “Tears Run Dry” is filling the airwaves.” The track, which comes from his debut album, SEA/SONS, was inspired by the story of family friends celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.

Nixta Taqueria Chef Edgar Rico on the Joys of Tacos

Nixta Taqueria Chef Edgar Rico on the Joys of Tacos

“Tacos have always brought me joy,” says Edgar Rico, executive chef and co-owner of Nixta Taqueria in East Austin.

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