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The Eternal Springs of Balmorhea State Park Pool in West Texas

January 24, 2023 | By Katie Gutierrez

My Favorite Texas Trip: To Marfa and Big Bend with Low Expectations

June 19, 2020 | By Ciara O'Rourke

Balmorhea State Park to Remain Closed Until Summer

March 5, 2020 | By Julia Jones

The World’s Largest, Longest, Tallest, and Smallest in Texas

December 21, 2018 | By John Lumpkin

“EVERYTHING’S BIGGER IN TEXAS”

How often have you heard that? The New-York Tribune is said to have coined the phrase more than a century ago. Though not quite everything in the Lone Star State qualifies as the world’s largest, tallest, longest, or widest, plenty do. Hitting the road to find them is a gargantuan trip in itself.

12 Texas Trips for 2019

December 21, 2018 | By

A new year and an empty calendar. Does inspiration know any finer muse? When it comes to travel, the arrival of January fuels daydreams of adventures and far-flung exploration—at least it does in the halls of a travel magazine. Here we explore 12 new and evolving travel opportunities across Texas, everything from cold springs to hot fiddling and craft beer to modern art. And with the exception of two—McAllen’s MXLAN festival in July and the Festival of Texas Fiddling in December—these ideas aren’t tied to a specific date, making them worthy of a trip any time of year. Start marking up that calendar now.

Daytripper: Balmorhea

May 11, 2016 | By Chet Garner

Amid the prickly-pear cacti and rocky hills of West Texas lies a literal oasis in the desert.

Texas to-do’s

December 29, 2012 | By Helen Bryant

Sometimes you can spy a whooper or two in the marsh through a free telescope on the refuge’s observation tower.

The March 2024 cover of Texas Highways Magazine

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