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  • Map Shows Texas’ Uniquely Popular Summer Travel Destinations

    Austin American-Statesman – August 7, 2017 – , TX

    Where are Americans going when they leave the country for summer vacation?
  • Celebrate National Lighthouse Day Around the USA

    USA Today – August 7, 2017 – , TX

    Our country’s history of helping sailors navigate North American waters dates all the way back to 1673, when, according to the United States Lighthouse Society, a beacon was hoisted in Nantasket (now Hull), Massachusetts, fueled by “fier-bales of pitch and ocum” in an iron basket at its base.
  • 12 of the Best Wine Destinations in the World

    PopSugar – August 5, 2017 – , TX

    Texas is the fifth-largest wine-producing state in the United States, producing wines from Mediterranean varieties, including Viognier, Vermentino, Tempranillo, Aglianico, and Tannat. Besides all the awards Texas wines are receiving, the wineries also offer beautiful Hill Country views with relaxed patios and porches to sit back and enjoy a glass.

  • Houston and Galveston: An unexpected Texas vacation

    St. Louis Post Dispatch – August 4, 2017 – , TX

    When you travel to Texas, expect to get a little bit country and a little bit rock ’n’ roll — as some version of that saying goes. But Texas is about a lot more than dude ranches and wide spaces dotted by big cities. I opted for a little bit city and a little bit beachy on my recent trip to the Lone Star state.
  • The Best Beaches in Texas

    Conde Nast Traveler – July 28, 2017 – , TX

    With 350-plus miles of coastline, Texas has sandy beaches for days. Here, the top five beaches in the Lone Star State. We'll admit it. At first glance, the state of Texas beaches is underwhelming. Between the spring breakers and year-round partiers on South Padre Island to beaches that are more dirt than sand, it can be hard to find hidden pockets of real beach. But whether you want to hunt for seashells, windsurf, actually surf (who knew), or just sit out with plenty of layers of SPF and a good book, Texas has a beach for you, with real sand and access to the Gulf.

  • Attention Fixer Upper Fans! Chip and Joanna Gaines Are Opening a Second Vacation Rental in Waco

    People Magazine – July 26, 2017 – , TX

    Chip and Joanna Gaines have been teasing fans with an “exciting new project” for days with mysterious social media messages showing beautiful rooms that had Fixer Upper fans eagerly theorizing: Gold fixtures? A cookbook? More of Joanna’s fan-favorite paint collection?
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