June 27, 2023 | By Cynthia J. Drake
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Indulging in the age-old Texas tradition of riding a horse may be the best way to experience the untouched natural beauty of Matagorda—a secluded sandy treasure on the Gulf of Mexico.
May 10, 2017 | By Susan L. Ebert
No coastal highway passes through Matagorda. But when you follow Texas 60 south from Bay City to its terminus where the Colorado River empties into the Matagorda Bay, prepare to be beguiled.
January 12, 2017 | By Laurence Parent and Patricia Parent
The first lighthouses came to Texas shores in 1852, built to guide ships past sandbars and shoals at river mouths and through tricky passes between barrier islands.
May 11, 2016 | By Andrea Abel
I’m an occasional weekend paddler, launching a canoe or kayak about once a month with my trusty paddling partner and husband John.
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Published 10 times per year by the Texas Department of Transportation, Texas Highways, the official travel magazine of Texas, encourages travel to and within the Lone Star State and tells the Texas story to readers around the world.