Experience Denton in North Texas Like a Local

April 24, 2024 | By

Is Denton the New Old Austin?

May 2, 2023 | By Stacey Swann

There’s No Place Like Gnome Cones

July 29, 2021 | By Julia Jones

Go Behind the Scenes at the Equine Mecca of Texas

August 29, 2019 | By Dana Joseh

You don’t have to be the moneyed owner of an expensive Western-performance or hunter-jumper horse to see such magnificent animals in this exclusive setting. Some of the premier horse farms and ranches of North Texas grant inside access to their facilities and their resident four-legged celebrities. Six behind-the-scenes public bus tours are offered each year—three in the spring and three in the fall—as well as private group tours by appointment. Winding through countryside once devoted to peanut farms, each six-hour bus tour stops for visits at two of the more than 350 horse farms that collectively stable roughly 40,000 animals.

Submit Your Texas Travel-Themed Videos for the 2019 Thin Line Fest

October 15, 2018 | By

Enter the True Texas Travel Experience category, sponsored by Texas Highways magazine, as part of the 12th Annual Thin Line Fest. Thin Line, Texas’ international documentary film festival, is held in Denton from April 10-14, 2019.

So grab your camera (a cell phone will do) and produce a Texas travel-themed video (up to 5 minutes). Keep your eye on the True Texas prize. The winning entry, as well as a selection of finalists, will be screened at Thin Line, and also will be featured here on

Thin Line Fest: Documentary Film Contest Rules

August 18, 2017 | By

Thin Line Fest wants to see your True Texas Travel Experience. Produce a video (up to 10 minutes) and go for the prize for the film festival’s new travel category sponsored by Texas Highways magazine.

Texas Bookish Destinations

October 14, 2016 | By Kay Ellington

Every fall the streets around the Texas State Capitol sprout huge white event tents, and crowds of booklovers—some 40,000 visitors of all ages—come from miles around to hear hundreds of popular authors discuss their works, snag signed copies, and enjoy food, fun, and live music.

Comfort in a Cup

July 18, 2016 | By Jennifer Babisak

I’m raising a petite chocoholic. If I allowed it, my five-year-old would feast on chocolate for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Industry Award Winners

April 29, 2016 | By

Three travel industry professionals received prestigious awards during ceremonies at the 61th annual Texas Travel Counselors Conference held in San Marcos this week.

Texas Storytelling Festival

February 6, 2015 | By

March 12-15 at the Denton Civic Center, the Texas Storytelling Festival honors the ancient craft of storytelling with performances and workshops for children and adults.

Texas Top 40 No. 2, Denton

October 3, 2014 | By

Forty minutes north of the rapidly growing cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, the college town of Denton (population 121,000, more or less) enjoys a relaxed vibe that some admirers liken to “Austin in the old days.”

LSA Burger Tunes In

September 11, 2014 | By Jennifer Babisak

While Austin has dubbed itself the “live music capital of the world,” Denton—home to the University of North Texas’ renowned College of Music—quietly plays on as a world-class incubator of musical talent.

Texas Top 40 Travel Destinations

December 3, 2013 | By


Last fall, we asked Texas Highways readers to share their favorite places in the state for our Texas Top-40 Travel Destinations.

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