I marveled at the thousand-year-old Big Tree and stargazed with a pod of pelicans.
With a vibrant festival scene, a funky downtown, and great birding, it offers more than just sand and surf.
I left homogenized Austin for the Texas Gulf Coast—and felt right at home amid the Speedo-wearing bikers and chicken feet–fed alligators.
Relentless Rains, Bedeviled Bureaucrats, and Misplaced Mollusks: The Ill-fated Launch of Texas’s First Oyster Farm
Brad Lomax was stoked until he found himself fighting Mother Nature and supervising 1.5 million babies.
One of our most important TCR stories involved a surprise encounter with an early advocate of whooping crane conservation efforts.
In Rockport, a celebrated artist is planning to install sculptures depicting the first contact between European explorers and the Karankawa. Is it a representation of a key moment in the area’s history, or a glorification of colonialism?
Rockport resident Wayne White has worked for much of the last three years in Antarctica, where temperatures of minus 100 degrees don’t keep him from taking his daily walk or jog.
The Texanist on five great small towns that are (pretty much) just like they always were and don’t need to change at all.
There are some bright spots and signs of hope as the area recovers and rebuilds. The fish and birds are waiting for you.
The story of Hurricane Harvey, as told by 28 Texans who helped their state through its darkest hour.
The son of a Texas legend stalks the coastal shallows with the soul of an artist.
Hankering for a little beach time? Here are a few of our favorite sandy spots to escape to this summer.
Birding excursions and events around the state.
Where to go to cool off this summer.
Ideal seaside retreats for parties of two to twenty-two.
And the apps to download before you go.
The state’s top offerings, from a musical Frankenstein masterpiece to the joys of fermented foods.