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Sentinels of the Sea

Towering above the Texas coastline, lighthouses have kept vigil over the intrigues of human and natural drama for more than 150 years. Join our exploration of the history, beauty, and solitude of these sentinels of the sea.

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Biking Big Bend

Pump up your tires, buckle your helmet, and hit the trail for an exhilarating Big Bend mountain bike excursion across the mountains, valleys, and bluffs of the Chihuahuan Desert. You only live once.

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On Valley Time

Come along as we journey the Rio Grande Valley’s back roads in search of huevos rancheros, colorful murals, funky piñaterias, and historic hotels. From Pharr to Brownsville, we discover a bounty.

Also this month:

Endless antiques at Marburger Farm, the Ameripolitan Music Awards honor the keepers of original retro roots music, Audie Murphy and cotton in Greenville, San Antonio’s historic hotels, the Farmhouse Cafe in Huntsville, an East Texas craft brewery tour, pancake paradise at San Antonio’s Magnolia Pancake Haus, keeping it cool in Oak Cliff, Clara Driscoll’s Laguna Gloria legacy, get into the swing of things in Turkey, playing cowboy for rodeo season, and George Foreman talks East Texas.

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Published monthly by the Texas Department of Transportation’s Travel Information Division, 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.


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