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These Small Wonders Are the Panhandle’s Greatest Resource

October 24, 2023 | By Christopher Collins

The History and Science Behind Bois d’Arc Lake

June 30, 2022 | By Rob Curran

Where To Go Swimming This Summer in Texas

June 24, 2022 | By

5 Hidden Gem Texas Lakes

July 1, 2019 | By Pam LeBlanc, Jason Boyett, Clayton Maxwell, Dan Oko

Spend some time in and on the waters of these five lesser-known lakes, then visit the charming towns that surround them for a refreshing, slow-paced getaway.

San Angelo Doing a ‘Big Happy Dance’ as Lakes Refill After Drought

March 21, 2019 | By Becca Nelson Sankey

San Angelo is ready to reclaim its title as the oasis of West Texas. Following a banner rainfall of 34 inches in 2018, the in or near the city have risen to levels not seen since the 1990s.

Make A Splash With These 7 Quintessential Texas Rope Swings

August 1, 2018 | By Written by Pam LeBlanc

When Mother Nature doles up a summer afternoon so hot you need oven mitts to handle the steering wheel of your car, smart Texans head to the nearest swimming hole.

9 Texas Cruises to Keep You Cool and Charmed This Summer

July 26, 2018 | By Heather Brand, Matt Joyce, Clayton Maxwell, June Naylor, Jennifer Babisak

We love the idea of taking a boat ride—the cool breezes, sparkling waters, and rare perspectives you just can’t see from shore. Not everybody has a boat, though. For the otherwise landlocked, here are nine Texas cruise experiences—from spotting dolphins on a paddleboat to serenading your sweetie on a gondola—that make getting out on the water a summer treat anyone can enjoy.

The Inn at Lake Granbury Offers a Tranquil Waterfront Getaway

July 23, 2018 | By June Naylor

When Jim Leitch and his wife, Cathy Casey, opened the Inn on Lake Granbury in 2005, they couldn’t predict their new business would dovetail with the fresh energy now infusing Granbury.

The Lakes Less Paddled

September 15, 2015 | By Erich Schlegel

Back in 1973, times were simple on Acacia Lake Drive. Our family had just moved to Brownsville from Mexico City.

Lakes, Sweet Lakes

June 16, 2015 | By Dan Oko

Our Lakes, Our Lives: A tribute to the great lakes of Texas

Our Lakes, Our Lives

June 16, 2015 | By Larry D. Hodge

If you were born before 1950, you’re older than three-fourths of the lakes in Texas.

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