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October 1, 2021

Garland Is an Unexpected Hit

As the oppressive Texas summer finally makes way for autumn, people naturally flock to the great outdoors. In the DFW area, many fresh-air seekers head to Garland, where they discover more than 2,800 acres of recreational options. Garland is an unexpected oasis of lakes, lush parks, and nature preserves laced with winding trails. Hit the

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October 1, 2021

Celebrate Fall With a Weekend Getaway in Round Rock

Pack your bags, grab a pumpkin-flavored drink, and head to Round Rock, Texas: the ultimate destination for a fun-filled fall getaway. Centrally located and based within a three-hour drive from four of the nation’s largest cities, visitors are flocking to Round Rock for its unique balance of Texas charm and

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October 1, 2021

Experience Fall in Uvalde County

Fall is in the air and a retreat to Uvalde County, TX is the perfect way to celebrate the season. From heading down to the river banks, to reaching new heights on an adventurous hike, there is plenty of untouched nature to explore and fun to be had for all

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August 2, 2021

Seek the Wild in Outdoor Country

There is no greater adventure than getting out and exploring Texas’s natural beauty. Will Roman, founder of Chisos Boot Company, agrees. In partnership with BMW, he’s traveling the Lone Star State in search of his next big adventure in the great Texas outdoors.

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January 20, 2013

River Deep, Mountain High

There are any number of fun, adventurous, and unexpected things to do in the Big Bend region of far West Texas. Here are fifteen of my favorites, including scuba diving in Balmorhea, gliding over Marfa, drinking a microbrew in Alpine, horseback riding in Fort Davis, and floating through the Lower

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January 20, 2013

Climb Every Mountain

Whether you want to ride a horse, bomb down a mountain-bike trail, hike up a hill, relax in a hot springs, scale the face of a giant granite boulder, or just sit on your tailgate and look at a pretty sunset, there’s a lot to do on and around the

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September 30, 2006

Take a Hike

Travel by foot along these thirty carefully chosen routes—from the South Rim in Big Bend to Lost Maples near Vanderpool—and you’ll take in the sights, sounds, and smells of Texas in ways you never thought possible. Lace up your boots and go.

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July 31, 1997

Grand Canyons

Hiking, biking, and nighttime weather to your liking make the Palo Duro and Caprock canyons a cool summer getaway.

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November 1, 1993

Gila Hell

This will be our routine, I’m sorry to report. Very early every morning, at an hour when the Mogollon Mountains are still velvety silhouettes against the star-smeared sky and the predawn tranquility of the Gila Wilderness has swallowed us into the deepest valley of our dreams, we will be