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Access to Hauntingly Jefferson

Hauntingly Jefferson

Its 30-year golden era as Texas’ chief inland river port may be long gone, but Jefferson—with its antebellum architecture and riverboat history—retains a small-town charm that pulls in history buffs, adventurers, and ghost hunters alike.

Access to Cowboy Cafés

Cowboy Cafés

For travelers passing through town, Texas’ stockyard cafés offer a comforting stop for down-home cooking, a chance to rub elbows with local characters, and a glimpse of the agricultural roots so deeply entwined with Texas heritage.

Access to Fall Frolic

Fall Frolic

The natural beauty of Texas includes a spectacularly colorful autumn show—provided you know where to look.

Also this month:

A desert paradise at Big Bend Ranch State Park, pumpkin hunting in Medina, the longest hiking trail in Texas, down and dirty at Gruene’s Texas Clay Festival, wide awake with Big Bend Coffee Roasters, making the cheese rounds at Eagle Mountain Farmhouse Cheese, Fort Worth’s Tokyo trifecta, McAllen’s arts and culture revival, haunted history and mystery in Granbury, Conroe’s Piney Woods beauty, and an interview with accordion queen Eva Ybarra.

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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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