Texas Highways, The Travel Magazine of Texas

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Access to State of Wonder

State of Wonder

The ancient world had seven wonders, so of course we had to make our list Texas-size. Explore our picks for the nine natural wonders of the Lone Star State, with reflections from the photographers who captured them like never before.

Access to Art for Everyone

Art for Everyone

From El Paso to Fort Worth to Galveston, must-see public art installations decorate freeways, waterways, parks, and college campuses across the state. Put on your favorite walking shoes and enjoy a free art tour any day of the week.

Access to Take Two

Take Two

Thanks to careful restoration by visionary community members, historic movie theaters are finding new lives as music venues, playhouses, and cinemas, proving that sometimes the sequel lives up to the original.

Also this month:

Grind some gravel in the East Texas Piney Woods; cool characters at the Castell General Store; Clifton’s Screen Door Inn recalls fond memories; fall book festivals in West Texas; the National Cowboy Symposium and Celebration; burgers at Jucy’s in East Texas, summer in a jar at the State Fair; stop and smell the roses in Tyler; Amarillo High School’s world-class art collection; the Daytripper explores the beaten paths of the Alamo City, and the improbable journey of former Dallas Cowboy Dat Nguyen.

Texas Highways Gift Shop - Real Texas Craftsmanship

Suzanne Simmons is an extremely talented illustrator working for over 40 years as a fashion illustrator with major brands and advertising agencies. Suzanne’s daughter, Annie, wanted to fill her home with a certain style of artwork and couldn’t find it. Annie began a collaboration with her mother and Rainy Day Illustrations was born. Their goal is to create artwork that highlights the beauty surrounding us every day such as this cowboy watercolor on wood. Ready to hang from the leather across the top!

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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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