Flights of Fancy

Flights of Fancy

South Texas offers the best birding opportunities in the state. Hundreds of species pass through the region during their seasonal migrations, making South Texas, and the Rio Grande Valley in particular, a great spring and fall destination for birding enthusiasts. 

Presenting the Presidio

Presenting the Presidio

It’s a new day for the Presidio La Bahía, a National Historic Landmark near Goliad. Despite the Presidio’s importance—historians consider it the world’s finest example of a Spanish frontier fort—the site has lacked the resources to showcase its rich history until recently.

Independence Day in Belton

Independence Day in Belton

Belton knows how to throw a birthday party for America. The celebration starts with a barbecue at Yettie Polk Park on Wednesday, June 30, followed by Rodeo Belton at the Bell County Expo Center July 1-3; a carnival runs concurrently at Confederate Park.

Top Tables: La Diosa Cellars

Top Tables: La Diosa Cellars

On a perfect October evening in Lubbock, I sit enjoying a glass of viognier while watching members of Chris Crow and the Cat’s Pajamas lug amplifiers and instruments through the garage door at La Diosa Cellars, a romantic bistro-winery.

Pesca on the River

Pesca on the River

San Antonio boasts a diverse culinary tradition, from the chili queens who began selling the iconic bowl of red here in the 1880s, to the debut of the Frito in the 1930s, after Frito-Lay founder Elmer Doolin purchased the recipe from a local café owner.

The December 2022 issue of Texas Highways Magazine, "A Tex-Mex Holiday"


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