In the March issue of Texas Highways
TH reflects on the the Texas Revolution, unwinds at the Nasher Sculpture Center, bikes the Northest Texas Trail, and studies San
Marcos. Spring is a great time to explore Texas!
“Or We Shall Perish”—Historic Travel
Texans learn about the Texas Revolution starting in grade school, but
how many of the sites have you actually visited? The Texas Independence
Trail Region connects the dots, from the Convention of 1836 to the
victory at San Jacinto.
Relax and refresh at Dallas’ Nasher Sculpture Center —find tranquility tucked between downtown Dallas and a freeway. The center displays works by some of the world’s best modern and contemporary sculptors.
Northeast Explorer—Hike and Bike It
Active travelers can hike and bike from Farmersville to New Boston on the Northeast Texas Trail. This 130-mile former rail corridor takes you through Blackland Prairie to the Piney Woods. Go to www.traildeparis.org for information and maps.
The Whole Enchilada
TH Taste explores this ultimate Tex-Mex dish—from the old school enchilada with cheese and chili con carne to newer incarnations filled with lobster or spinach. Or make your own Tex-Mex enchiladas!
This month, head to the Rio Grande Valley for Hidalgo’s Borderfest or Brownsville's Charro Days Fiesta. Go west to San Angelo for family fun and Texas’ largest Easter-egg hunt at Easter Fest. Or join the guitar-toting hipsters and badge-wielding techies at South by Southwest in Austin.