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The Daytripper’s Top 5 in Wichita Falls

December 27, 2019 | By Chet Garner

Summer Getaway: A Weekend in Wichita Falls

July 31, 2019 | By Alex Temblador

Growing up in Wichita Falls, I noticed my hometown didn’t attract many visitors. Downtown was full of empty aging buildings. Restaurants opened and closed every other year, and stores in the mall changed constantly—none offering the fashionable choices found in bigger cities like Dallas. Locals were content with driving more than two hours to Dallas for entertainment or one hour north to Oklahoma to

The World’s Largest, Longest, Tallest, and Smallest in Texas

December 21, 2018 | By John Lumpkin

“EVERYTHING’S BIGGER IN TEXAS”

How often have you heard that? The New-York Tribune is said to have coined the phrase more than a century ago. Though not quite everything in the Lone Star State qualifies as the world’s largest, tallest, longest, or widest, plenty do. Hitting the road to find them is a gargantuan trip in itself.

Annual ranch roundup in Wichita Falls

July 14, 2017 | By Kathryn Jones

Red sand flies across the arena as ranch cowboys show off the skills of their horses, which have colorful names like Loretta Lynn, Snake, Purr Cat, and Brandin’ Crew.

Ten parks. One day.

October 31, 2016 | By

Ten state parks in one day? It’s not entirely impossible.

Too Hot to Trot

July 20, 2016 | By Hali Pollard

Calling all brave fitness enthusiasts – the 35th annual Hotter’N Hell Hundred, one of the longest single-day bicycle rides in the world, returns to Wichita Falls on Saturday, Aug.

Texas Ranch Roundup

July 13, 2015 | By

In Wichita Falls, the Texas Ranch Roundup pits real-life ranches against one another in contests that test the day-to-day skills of working on a cattle operation.

Fantasy of Lights

November 22, 2009 | By Kate Hull

A fiberglass figurine of the Old Woman Who Lives in a Shoe smiles as child-like dolls play behind her.

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