My Favorite Texas Trip

My Favorite Texas Trip: From Rome to Cedar Creek

October 19, 2020 | By Amelia Dee Mueller

My Favorite Texas Trip: Through the Aisles of H-E-B

August 12, 2020 | By Sabrina LeBoeuf

For the past three semesters, after long days of classes at the University of Texas at Austin and shifts at our part-time jobs, my roommate, Selam, and I would pack our bags and jump in the car.

My Favorite Texas Trip: Nature’s Gifts in Lost Maples State Natural Area

August 5, 2020 | By Tyson Bird

There were a few things I expected to give up when I moved from chilly Idaho to sunny Texas: excellent hiking, fun state parks, and abundant fall colors.

My Favorite Texas Trip: To Grandmother’s House We Go

July 22, 2020 | By Amanda Ogle

Seeing that orange “W” logo about a mile before the Colorado River not only meant that we were eating at Whataburger for lunch, but that my grandma was there to meet us and drive me on to South Texas. I looked forward to spending time with my grandma every summer, as our laughs usually started when we got in her truck for the second leg of my trip.

My Favorite Texas Trip: To Marfa and Big Bend with Low Expectations

June 19, 2020 | By Ciara O'Rourke

My Favorite Texas Trip: A Very Texan Proposal on the State’s Highest Peak

June 10, 2020 | By Natalie Moore

My Favorite Texas Trip: Growing a Beard for St. Patrick’s Day in Shamrock

May 4, 2020 | By Julia Jones

My Favorite Texas Trip: Two Couples Blaze Through Big Bend Country

March 31, 2020 | By John Lumpkin

In the fall of 2018, my wife, Eileen, and I invited two friends to the outer reaches of West Texas for our annual couples’ trip. Our pals, Terry and Anne Marie, live in Philadelphia—I came to know Terry when we were roommates at the University of Virginia in the 1960s. While Terry spent some of his high school years in Houston, it had been many years since he’d returned to Texas. While Eileen and I had been to Big Bend twice before (and to other parts of West Texas too many times to count), Terry and Anne Marie had never been.

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