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Southfork Ranch lets Dallas fans live like Ewings with first-ever overnight stays Southfork Ranch, Dallas Tv Show, Only In Texas, Stay Overnight, Texas Travel, Trail Riding, Back Patio, House Tours, Exterior

Live (and Sleep) Like the Ewings at Southfork Ranch, Home of the 'Dallas' TV Show | Texas Highways

Forever Resorts is betting that guests will pay a pretty penny to inhabit the place, if just for a night or two. A new package, dubbed “Live and Dream Like a Ewing,” allows for up to six people to stay overnight at the big, white ranch home in the hamlet of Parker, Read More >

The popularity of the bubbles led Basecamp to introduce a new lodging, Bubble X, available to book starting Dec. Only In Texas, Outdoor Seating Areas, Texas Travel, Queen, Lodges, Tent, Places To Go, Things To Do, Bubbles

Basecamp Terlingua Adds New Luxury Bubble to Unique Lodging Options | Texas Highways

Staying in one of Basecamp Terlingua’s two bubbles is like staying in a deluxe, transparent tent with the amenities of a hotel room—a queen-size bed, Keurig tea/coffee maker, AC/heater, mini fridge, Wi-Fi, and a full bathroom with an indoor shower. There are also two outdoor seating areas, an outdoor shower, and a fire pit. Read More >

Where to indulge your Urban Cowboy fantasy in the heart of the big city Ballroom Dance Lessons, Ballroom Dancing, Dance Hall, Dance Class, Two Step Dance, Texas Two Step, Only In Texas, Ballet Shoes, Dance Shoes

Summer For Procrastinators: Honky-Tonks in Dallas | Texas Highways

Where to indulge your Urban Cowboy fantasy in the heart of the big city Read More >

The San Marcos River. You’ll feel like Tarzan when you swing on a rope over the chilly, non-crocodile-infested waters of this cool-as-a-cucumber Central Texas river. Only In Texas, Best Places To Vacation, Rope Swing, Central Texas, Beat The Heat, Swimming Holes, Photo Story, Tarzan, Wall Collage

Make A Splash With These 7 Quintessential Texas Rope Swings

Nothing beats the heat like a plunge into your nearest swimming hole. Photo: Erich Schlegel

A Refurbished Baker Hotel Signals a New Beginning in Mineral Wells Wells Hotel, Glen Rose Texas, Mineral Wells Texas, Only In Texas, Clark Gable, Judy Garland, Texas Travel, Travel News, New Beginnings

A Refurbished Baker Hotel Signals a New Beginning in Mineral Wells | Texas Highways

The venerable but long-vacated Baker Hotel, which opened in Mineral Wells in 1929 and once hosted personalities such as Judy Garland, Clark Gable, and president Lyndon Johnson, is poised to surge back to life under a newly announced $65 million renovation slated for completion in 2022. Read More >

The Texas Basket Company is a Century-Long Link to Jacksonville’s Tomato Capital Heritage Only In Texas, Tomato Season, Texas Things, Old Baskets, Wooden Basket, Texas Travel, Small Art, Gems, Link

The Texas Basket Company is a Century-Long Link to Jacksonville’s Tomato Capital Heritage | Texas Highways

The Jacksonville manufacturer, which celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, has churned out millions of veneer baskets since it opened in 1919, surviving amid changing times from its home along the railroad that first brought this East Texas town to life. Read More >

Solid-Faced Canvas Print Wall Art Print entitled Jack Johnson heavyweight pugilist, None Jack Johnson Boxer, Identity, Only In Texas, Champions Of The World, American Beer, Booker T, Mike Tyson, People Art, The Life

Retrace the Life and Legacy of World-Champion Boxer Jack Johnson in Galveston | Texas Highways

“Jack Johnson was a real person from a real place called Galveston,” Collins says while standing in his church clothes outside Old Central Cultural Center, formerly Central High School, the first black high school in Texas. In the park behind Old Central, located on Avenue M, a life-size bronze statue depicts Johnson in his prime: roughly 6 feet, 200 pounds, and ready to rumble. Read More >

Battleship Texas to be Moved to a New Location for Repairs and Visitors Uss Texas, Only In Texas, Texas Parks, Battle Ships, Texas Things, San Jacinto, United States Navy, Travel News, Galveston

Battleship Texas to be Moved to a New Location for Repairs and Visitors | Texas Highways

The Houston Chronicle reports that Battleship Texas will move from its home on the Houston Ship Channel near La Porte as part of a plan to preserve the historic ship and draw more visitors. While still awaiting the governor's signature, recent legislation calls for Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to become the ship’s caretaker and for the ship to be repaired. Read More >

I Survived the Texas Water Safari Number 333, Heat Index, Laying On The Beach, Only In Texas, Texas Coast, Engine Pistons, I Survived, Small Island, Canoe

I Survived the Texas Water Safari | Texas Highways

Today, three days after my finish, I feel feral. I also feel like Wonder Woman filled my lungs with magic air that makes me capable of doing almost anything I set my mind to. Read More >

Escape to the Mother Lagoon for a Quiet Coastal Getaway Fishing Shack, Destin Fishing, Kayak Fishing, Port Isabel, Only In Texas, Texas Coast, County Park, Fishing Guide, Peregrine

For quiet on the coast, escape to the Mother Lagoon

There are few places in and around Texas where the visible fish—plus dolphins, peregrine falcons, and brilliant-pink roseate spoonbills—outnumber the people viewing them. The Laguna Madre is one of those places, the only body of water in the state that truly qualifies as extreme.

My Hometown: Luther Hotel Innkeeper Jack Findley Talks History and Having Fun on Tres Palacios Bay Fresh Off The Boat, Only In Texas, Couple Running, City By The Sea, Rita Hayworth, Beach Town, Luther, Have Fun, History

My Hometown: Luther Hotel Innkeeper Jack Findley Talks History and Having Fun on Tres Palacios Bay | Texas Highways

At the historic Luther Hotel in Palacios, proprietor Jack Findley often mingles with guests on the front porch overlooking Matagorda Bay. Findley’s path to Palacios was circuitous. Read More >

Rock Paintings at Hueco Tanks, Texas Highways Mar 2019 Giant Boulder, Texas Bucket List, Only In Texas, Mask Painting, Texas Travel, Animals Images, The Rock, Painted Rocks, Travel Ideas

Rock Paintings at Hueco Tanks Reveal Clues About Ancient Visitors | Texas Highways

At Hueco Tanks, 30 miles northeast of El Paso, four mountains of granite-like rock soar out of the desert landscape. The surface of the rock is covered with huecos—Spanish for hollows—formed through millions of years of erosion. Because the huecos hold water, this oasis has attracted humans for more than.... Read More >

For Presidio, the ‘Middle of Nowhere’ Is a Fine Place to Be | Texas Highways Trail Races, Only In Texas, Across The Border, Time Out, Rio Grande, Historical Sites, Hot Springs, Rafting, Old Town

For Presidio, the ‘Middle of Nowhere’ Is a Fine Place to Be | Texas Highways

Big Bend wanderers, celebrities drifting down from Marfa, and other end-of-the-liners have officially discovered the border town of Presidio. They’re late by about eight centuries, though: People have lived for so long at the confluence of the Rio Grande and the Rio Conchos that the valley surrounding Presidio is thought to be the oldest continually cultivated farmland in Texas, if not the United States. “It’s funny,” says John Ferguson, the mayor of this dusty town 60 miles south of Marfa…

The World’s Largest, Longest, Tallest, and Smallest in Texas Only In Texas, Texas Vacations, Lone Star State, Texas Travel, San Antonio, Worlds Largest, Sassy, Things To Do, Southern

The World’s Largest, Longest, Tallest, and Smallest in Texas

How often have you heard that? The New-York Tribune is said to have coined the phrase more than a century ago. Though not quite everything in the Lone Star State qualifies as the world’s largest, tallest, longest, or widest, plenty do. Hitting the road to find them is a gargantuan trip in itself.

The World’s Largest, Longest, Tallest, and Smallest in Texas Only In Texas, Texas Things, Loving Texas, Texas Travel, Worlds Largest, Places To Visit, Bucket, Happiness, God

The World’s Largest, Longest, Tallest, and Smallest in Texas | Texas Highways

“EVERYTHING’S BIGGER IN TEXAS” How often have you heard that? The New-York Tribune is said to have coined the phrase more than a century ago. Though not quite everything in the Lone Star State qualifies as the world’s largest, tallest, longest, or widest, plenty do. Hitting the road to find them is a gargantuan trip in itself. Read More >