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Signs of Spring

No matter how harsh the winter, the signs of spring always come early at Texas Highways. When most folks are singing Auld Lang Syne, we're anticipating wildflower season, with visions of warm days and flowery fields dancing in our heads.

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Oooh... Aaah.

Every spring, we marvel together at the wildflower phenomenon that splashes a multicolored palette across the Texas countryside. Join us as we look back at 40 years of Texas Highways' wildflowers— and look ahead to many more.

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A State of Great Migration

Never mind the influx of humans into Texas, the state has long provided a seasonal haven and bountiful stopover for migratory wildlife. See our tips for catching a glimpse of the spectacle.

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Taste 290

With 13 wineries and tasting rooms, Fredericksburg Wine Road 290 offers a range of venues to satisfy both amiable dabblers and supple-nosed oenophiles.

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The Countdown Continues!

Beaches, bass fishing, bandstands, and a bucolic burg. This round of our Texas Top 40 Travel Destinations spans our state's recreational bounty.

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Where in Texas
are you? Contest

Name this state park, and you could win a Marble Falls getaway! Enter by April 7th.


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Published monthly by the Texas Department of Transportation, Texas Highways, the official travel magazine of Texas, encourages travel within the Lone Star State and tells the Texas story to readers around the world.


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