June 27, 2023 | By Kimberly Garza
July 29, 2022 | By Amelia Nonemacher
April 28, 2022 | By Chet Garner
At the crossroads where the Hill Country meets South Texas sits a charming town with a history deeper than its swimming holes.
June 25, 2020 | By Joe Nick Patoski
June 25, 2020 | By Kenny Braun
August 10, 2018 | By E. Dan Klepper
The Nueces River valley plummets from the Edwards Plateau with the abruptness of a summer squall. The topography plunges from dry to drenched when you cruise south from Rocksprings on State Highway 55, blank skies giving way to blue-green canopies of oaks and pecans as the road abandons the grassless flats for glimpses of resplendent waters that seem to chase canyon twilight into the brightness of day. Here, the Nueces River finds its voice: a convergence of forks, prongs, creeks, and springs that begin their last odyssey to the Gulf of Mexico as one.