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Land That We Love

Norah Jones

Favorite place: Big Bend National Park.

Big Bend National Park is one of my favorite places. When I was growing up, my mom and I went almost every year until I was fourteen or so. I think there are about eight pictures of me in front of the same rock on the Window Trail at various ages. I recently went back with some girlfriends and took a picture in front of that rock for Mom. From the Window Trail to the Lost Mine Trail to the sand-dune slide at Boquillas Canyon, the variety of hikes is incredible. Just drink enough water out there—it gets hot.

Jones is a singer-songwriter who grew up in Dallas and Grapevine. Her latest album, with her band Puss n Boots, is called No Fools, No Fun and was released in July. She lives in New York.  

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