Texas-Themed Items are Full of Pride

August 15, 2023 | By Meadow Chase

The Texas General Store might sound like a place you could pick up groceries or other odds and ends.

Inside the Neon World of Meow Wolf Grapevine

July 18, 2023 | By Amal Ahmed

Meow Wolf Announces Plans for Texas Expansion in Grapevine and Houston

May 17, 2022 | By Joe Nick Patoski

On our visit to Meow Wolf in Santa Fe back in 2018, my wife and I came out with slightly different opinions.

Have Yourself a Merry Little Weekend in the ‘Christmas Capital of Texas’

November 24, 2021 | By Cynthia J. Drake

Hop & Sting Brewing Company in Grapevine Keeps the Spirit of Giving Year-round

December 16, 2020 | By Kerri Smith

The roaming pups hint to Hop & Sting’s greater mission: producing delicious beer that helps give back to the local community.

Rock Art Trail in Grapevine Brings Solace During Pandemic

December 10, 2020 | By Amanda Ogle

Thousands of colorful rocks dot a half-mile nature trail at Parr Park in Grapevine, creating a utopia of creativity for parkgoers to explore.

Author Julia Heaberlin on the Rush of Writing Thrillers, Texas, and the Pandemic

August 6, 2020 | By Peter Warren

Where to Find Your White Christmas, Lone Star-Style

November 28, 2018 | By Cynthia J. Drake

Some called it a miracle: For a couple of hours across a wide swath of Texas last December, people could legitimately sing along to “Let It Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!”

4 Things to Know in Texas Travel this week – July 10-16

July 10, 2017 | By

Monday mornings can be difficult. To combat that first-day-of-the-week blues, we’ll give you something to anticipate with highlights of what’s upcoming and new in the world of Texas travel.

Daytripper: Grapevine

November 14, 2016 | By Chet Garner

Twas the day trip before Christmas and all through the state, the towns were decked out, and Chet could not wait.” We always say, “Everything’s bigger in Texas,” and the phrase definitely applies to the way we celebrate Christmas, especially in Grapevine, the “Christmas Capital of Texas.” Donning my best reindeer sweater and Santa hat, I pranced to the metroplex to catch the holiday spirit.

The Doctor Is In

May 11, 2016 | By Helen Anders

The door opens, and in strides a woman in dark blue scrubs. The doctor is in.

Life on the Farm

December 18, 2015 | By

In the January 2016 issue of Texas Highways magazine, Associate Editor Matt Joyce shares his experiences at the Hog Butchering and Curing Workshop at Nash Farm in Grapevine.

Of Pork and Posterity

December 15, 2015 | By Matt Joyce

Like most Texans, I grew up loving pork: bacon, bratwurst, ham, carnitas, chops, loin, hot dogs, baby-back ribs, breakfast patties, chorizo, and so on.

A Grapevine Christmas

December 11, 2015 | By

The flurry of Christmas activity has kicked into high gear. For all that said they’d finish their shopping much earlier this year, only a fraction actually did.

Grape Escape

August 6, 2015 | By Helen Anders

When Bryan-based Messina Hof Winery decided to open a North Texas tasting room, there wasn’t much debate about which city it would call home.

Daytripper: Grapevine

July 8, 2015 | By

If you’ve ever visited Grapevine in December, then you know why it’s called the Christmas Capital of Texas.” However, year-round this North Texas town keeps a jolly spirit, even without the tinsel and tiny elves.

Get Captivated

May 13, 2015 | By Melissa Gaskill

While nothing matches meeting a wild sea turtle on a beach or in the ocean, coming face-to-face with one in a rehabilitation or educational facility is also a thrill.

Splash, savor, stroll

June 17, 2014 | By Paula Disbrowe

Let’s just say it had been a long day in the driver’s seat, and patience was wearing thin.


August 20, 2009 | By Lori Moffatt

Most wine-and-food events in Texas—the Texas Hill Country Wine and Food Festival in April, the Fredericksburg Food & Wine Fest in October, and the San Antonio New World Wine & Food Festival in November, for example—keep their focus, as you might expect, on the wine and the food, and how to pair them to pleasing effect.

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.