What to Do in Texas in 2024

January 12, 2024 | By TH Staff

Inside the World’s Most Extensive Dallas Cowboys Museum

January 4, 2024 | By Natalie Weiner

Located on a typical residential block in Arlington, the world’s most extensive collection of Cowboys memorabilia sticks out like a big blue and silver sore thumb.

How the Dallas Cowboys Became Kings of the Broadcast Booth

December 20, 2023 | By Joe Nick Patoski

If you’ve been watching NFL football, the No. 1 show on television, you might have noticed that the role of analyst in the broadcast booth is dominated by former Dallas Cowboys stars.

Miss Football and Friday Night Lights? It’s Time for Texans to Give Rugby a Shot.

June 7, 2023 | By Kameron Dunn

The concourse of Choctaw Stadium filled with rugby fans as lightning illuminated the night sky over Arlington.

60 Years of Six Flags Over Texas: How the Amusement Park Transformed Arlington and Its Young Employees

August 3, 2021 | By Stacy Schnellenbach Bogle

The first job I ever had was at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington.

What the Heck is a Texas Twinkie?

January 31, 2020 | By Kimya Kavehkar

Despite its name, a Texas Twinkie is not a delicious spongy dessert—but it is stuffed with all the good things in life.

Pigskin Palaces

July 14, 2017 | By John Lumpkin

True Texas football fans we are.

We stand in lines, endure the swelter of early-season day games, and pay top dollar in donations and seat licenses to cheer our college and pro teams. We turn out to watch the local boys play under Friday-night lights, whether on six-man squads with bleachers set up next to pastures or suburban dynasties in multimillion-dollar stadiums.


March 20, 2017 | By Stephen Hunt

The International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame in Arlington captures the enduring appeal of the sport so well that it could compel famous TV bowler Al Bundy to say “stee-rike!”

Daytripper: Arlington

July 10, 2014 | By Chet Garner

Many visit Arlington seeking the high-flying screams of a roller-coaster or the decibel-busting cheers of the home crowds.


October 23, 2010 | By Haley Dawson

As a new bowling craze sweeps the nation, an impressive venue that celebrates the sport has rolled into Texas. 

Arlington America’s Town?

June 22, 2009 | By Charles Lohrmann

I’m standing on the highest point in Tarrant County—a hill overlooking the western sweep of Arlington—noting that overgrown trees hide the suburban development that fills the land below, just north of Texas 180.

Get the Magazine

Save up to 62% off the cover price


Sign Up for Our Newsletters

Sign up for magazine extras, upcoming events, Mercantile specials, subscription offers, and more.