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Fall has arrived!

And we’re celebrating here at Texas Highways with a November issue that focuses on Lone Star destinations that are all the more enjoyable in the beauty of a cool Texas autumn. Join us as we tour the storied King Ranch, hike the colorful trails at Lost Maples State Natural Area, trace the inspirational footsteps of artist Georgia O’Keeffe at Palo Duro Canyon, honor the memory of President John F. Kennedy at the Sixth Floor Museum, and much more. Yes, there’s a lot to read about and a lot of traveling to do—yet the days are getting shorter. Better get moving!

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Where the Santa Gertrudis Roam

Riding strong for 160 years, King Ranch straddles a vast breadth of South Texas and its history. Join our tour of the legendary ranch, past and present.

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Some Things You Never Forget

On the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination, we visit the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza to reflect on the life and legacy of the nation’s 35th president.

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Georgia O’Keeffe: Canyon and Sky

Artist Georgia O’Keeffe found inspiration in the beauty of the High Plains and Palo Duro Canyon. Fortunately, a visit today holds the same potential for the rest of us.

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Where in Texas are you?

Name the location of this dance hall and you could win a San Antonio prize package!

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November Events

More than 100 locally designed scarecrows are on display at the Scarecrow Festival in Orange. Gearheads get their fill of fast cars at NASCAR's AAA Texas 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway and the Formula 1 U.S. Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas. New Braunfels holds its annual Wurstfest celebration, a 10-day salute to sausage. And finally, the River Bend Nature Center in Wichita Falls opens its annual ElectriCritters display for the holidays.

For a searchable list of all Texas happenings, visit the Texas Highways Events page.

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On the road with Texas Highways

Look for Texas Highways magazine and staff at these events over the coming months. Swing by and introduce yourself!

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Shop the Gift Shop! 2014 Texas Highways Wall Calendar

The 2014 Texas Highways Wall Calendar showcases the beauty of the Lone Star State, as seen through the lenses of gifted photographers. From Pampa to Laguna Madre, you will enjoy exploring Texas scenery every month.

You can find dozens of gifts as unique as the Lone Star State in our online shop.

From our partners

Chisholm Trail Day
Saddle up! October 19, San Gabriel Park in Georgetown. Cowboy breakfast and activities start at 8am, cattle drive at noon.

There’s a Bunch of Nuts Here! Pecan Fest Heritage Days, Oct. 25-27 in Seguin, TX, is chock full of fun!

Dallas Travel Adventure Show

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