The Total Solar Eclipse by the Numbers

January 26, 2024 | By Asher Elbein

Dance the State Line Two-Step on a Weekend Getaway to Texarkana

August 25, 2022 | By Paul McDonnold

Texas’ Route 67 Is Route 66 Without the Cheap Souvenirs

March 30, 2022 | By Matt Adams

Roughly 80,000 miles of highways crisscross Texas, but few roads in this state, if any, are as beautiful or as enjoyable to drive as US 67.

Explore the Birthplace of Boogie Woogie Along US 59 in East Texas

February 28, 2019 | By Michael Corcoran

The heavy left hand mimicked the rumble of steam locomotives on iron rails, while the right played melodic cross-rhythms that whistled up and down the tracks. A national craze during World War II, the hard-driving piano style known as boogie woogie set the stage for the musical revolution of rock ’n’ roll.

Gimme That Old-Time Opry

July 16, 2015 | By Paul McDonnold

Something about the boxy shape of the building first catches the eye. It’s broader and taller than the 1960s-era Texarkana shopping center that surrounds it.

Twice as Nice!

December 31, 2009 | By Marty Lange

Long a fun, familiar gateway to the Lone Star State, Texarkana partners a fascinating history with multiple modern attractions to make a distinctive destination.

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