In the July issue of Texas Highways:
Find Fourth of July festivities across the state on our Events page. Join TH for a Panhandle bike ride, a Piney Woods balloon race, a Hill Country boat tour and much more. We'll show you lots of ways to enjoy a Texas summer!
The 64-mile Caprock Canyons Trailway offers hikers, cyclists, and equestrians Panhandle adventures on a former railway that dates to 1928.
Balloons Over the Pines
The Great Texas Balloon Race lures the nation's best hot air balloonists to Longview annually. This year—and in 2013 and 2014—the event will take place concurrently with the U.S. National Hot Air Balloon Race.
San Marcos Springs Eternal
With a new focus on environmental education, Aquarena Center showcases its globally significant artesian springs via multimedia exhibits and glass-bottom boat tours.
An East Texas Original
TH pays tribute to the late Howard Peacock—man of letters, avowed tree hugger, and friend of the Big Thicket.
Go. See. Do!
July spotlights include Possum Kingdom Lake's 25th annual Independence Day fireworks display on July 7. On July 29, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin opens its doors for Lady Bird Tribute Day with free admission. Visit Palo Duro Canyon State Park for the 45th-anniversary season of TEXAS, an outdoor theatrical tribute.
For a searchable list of all Texas happenings go to the THEvents page.