Explore The Taste Of Texas Wine Trails

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If you're into wine and looking for a truly unforgettable experience, then you need to explore a Texas wine trail. From lush vineyards nestled in rolling hills to winding roads leading to breathtaking vistas, there's something special about the Lone Star State's premier wine country. Texas is home to some of the best wineries in…

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Texas Ecotourism: Discovering Nature Preserves

Posted Categories Getaways

Ecotourism, also called nature-based tourism, incorporates sustainability and conservation of natural areas, respecting the environment, and respecting local cultures. Ecotourism programs are managed to promote positive impacts on natural areas, the local communities where they operate, and the enjoyment of nature.  Agritourism couples agricultural production and/or processing with attracting visitors to a farm, ranch, or…

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The Best Lakes in Texas

Posted Categories Lakes

Texas, with its vast expanse of diverse landscapes, boasts some of the most breathtaking lakes in the United States. From tranquil waters nestled amidst rolling hills to expansive reservoirs teeming with recreational opportunities, the Lone Star State offers a plethora of options for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. To help you plan your next…

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4 Quirky Small Texas Towns

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Welcome to a Texan adventure through four offbeat small towns, each with its own distinct personality. From the rugged desert of Terlingua to the cowboy charm of Bandera, these destinations offer a break from the ordinary and a glimpse into the heart of Texas. Bandera, Texas: Saddle Up for a Wild West Rodeo of Charm…

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Hamilton Pool

Posted Categories Central Texas, Texas

Set against a backdrop of stunning natural beauty, Hamilton Pool is a Texas gem that has been attracting visitors from all over the world. Located just a short drive from Austin, this natural swimming pool is a must-visit destination for any nature lover or outdoor enthusiast. Known for its crystal-clear waters, dramatic limestone cliffs, and…

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How Marfa Came To Be

Posted Categories West Texas

Isolated in the remote West Texas wilderness on a flat Chihuahuan desert floor lays a town full of legends. The Chinati, Chisos, and Davis Mountains protectively encircle this obscure hamlet on three sides and bestow upon it their fruitful barren beauty. Art, cultures, history, and the paranormal converge in Marfa, Texas.  Marfa sits at the…

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A History Buff’s Guide to the Alamo

Posted Categories San Antonio

If people want to skip learning about the most pivotal moment in Texas history, they could watch what history critics say is the most accurate and historically correct movie, The Alamo, with Dennis Quaid and Billy Bob Thornton (2004). The siege of the Alamo began the Texas War for Independence, also called the Texas Revolution.…

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BNSF Railroad and Gunter, Texas

Posted Categories North Texas

There is a big hoopla going on in southern Grayson County, Texas, over a proposed Burlington Northern San Francisco (BNSF) Railway 900 to 950-acre logistics center near Gunter. BNSF operates a railroad network of 32,500 route miles in 28 states and three Canadian provinces. Gunter, Texas, residents do not want a “train yard” in their…

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