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At the UFO Festival in Edinburg, You Don’t Have to Be a Believer to Have Fun

August 25, 2023 | By Thomas Denton

Imagine a night out with the family: There are vendors selling kitschy items, food trucks, live music, and fire dancers.

Grupo Frontera Has Gone Global. But They’re Still Puro 956

August 3, 2023 | By Cat Cardenas

Spend a Weekend Getaway at One of These Quirky Vacation Rentals

November 15, 2022 | By Layne Van Vranken

If there’s anything positive that came out of the pandemic, it’s certainly a newfound passion for travel within one’s own state where there are a plethora of creative, quirky, and design-inspired residences to stay in, usually in small towns tucked away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. 

Tour the World in Texas

July 24, 2019 | By Michael Corcoran

Texas is perhaps the most self-contained state in the union, with the mindset of an island continent: Anything you need, you can get right here. That includes the itinerary of a world traveler. To visit Paris, London, Palestine, Athens, and Dublin, your gas card is the only passport needed. Borders crossed: zero.

An Unplugged Travel Challenge Through the Rio Grande Valley Leads to Unexpected Detours and Rewards

November 2, 2018 | By Clayton Maxwell

After U-turns on the edges of grapefruit groves, repeated pullovers to study our Rio Grande Valley street guide, and a precarious three-point turn on the narrow levee road where a border patrol truck blocks our path, we are really lost. Like so many wanderers before us, we are searching for La Lomita Mission, which a local history buff named Frank told me about at an Edinburg bar the night before. “Just travel the Old Military Highway that goes along the Rio Grande,” Frank said. What Frank didn’t say was that Military Highway, much like the river it runs along, is a trickster that stops, starts, and twists in unexpected ways.

Navigating the Past

August 1, 2016 | By Daniel Blue Tyx

The first words out of my son Byrdie’s mouth when I pick him up from school are usually, “Did you know that… ?”, followed in turn by the latest astonishing facts he’s discovered in kindergarten that day.

Rio Grande Valley Civil War Trail Symposium

January 14, 2015 | By

Far from the battlefields of the Southeast, a little-known but influential chapter of the Civil War unfolded on the Texas-Mexico border as Rebels and Yankees fought for control of valuable cotton-trading routes.

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