Texas Highways, The Travel Magazine of Texas

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We asked six photographers to interpret the holiday season with landscapes and lights. Their creative visions offer imaginative perspectives from the High Plains to the beach, and from skyscrapers to the farm.

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17 Trips for 2017

Texas is on the grow, and so is our state’s ever-evolving slate of intriguing travel destinations. Check out what’s new, what’s different, and what can’t be missed. Don’t forget your travel planner!

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Merry Melodies

It’s the most wonderful time of year—unless the barrage of commercialism, obligations, and expectations gets you down. Cast out the holiday blues with Christmas concerts that celebrate the season and buoy the spirit.

Also this month:

Georgetown’s annual Christmas Stroll, the Wildcatter Ranch near Graham, the historic T.C. Lindsey & Co. store, Zoo Lights at the Houston Zoo, Enchilada Queen Sylvia Casares, Naegelin’s Bakery in New Braunfels, the San Antonio Cocktail Conference, a Frontier Christmas in Fort Davis, the Lone Star State’s musical pioneers, Candlelight at the Ranch in Lubbock, the “Christmas Capital” of Grapevine, and a visit with Hank the Cowdog author John Erickson.

Texas Highways Gift Shop - Real Texas Craftsmanship

Show your Texas pride with this handmade serving board with turquoise inlay. Waco Woodworks makes the boards with quality ambrosia maple wood with a durable and food safe finish here in Texas. Each piece is hand-carved and one-of-a-kind based on the varying inlays and woodgrain. Approximately 14" L x 13.75" W x .75" Thick.

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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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