Contact: Media Relations
Phone: (512) 463-8700
Date: Jan. 10, 2014
AUSTIN — In celebration of its 40th anniversary, Texas Highways magazine today announced another round of the Texas Top 40 favorite destinations as chosen by its readers.
The February issue, which is the magazine’s annual Big Bend edition, also features a Big Bend weekend getaway, artisans of the region and annual festivals. Additional coverage spotlights Marfa, Fort Davis, Big Bend National Park and the Texas Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Alpine.
Rounding out the issue is coverage of Alsatian dining in Castroville, La King’s Confectionery in Galveston, El Monumento in Georgetown and the Stanzel Model Aircraft Museum in Schulenburg.
About Texas Highways magazine
Founded as a travel magazine in 1974, Texas Highways launched a redesign in September to usher in the celebration of its 40th anniversary in 2014. Today, Texas Highways has 300,000 monthly readers across the United States and around the world.
Texas Highways’ mission is to encourage travel to and within the state. According to the Texas Office of the Governor, Economic Development and Tourism division, Texas destinations welcomed 220 million domestic travelers and 8.2 million international travelers in 2012. Those visitors spent a total of $65.7 billion, directly supported 568,000 jobs and generated $4.4 billion in state and local taxes.
The February issue goes on sale Jan. 16. To learn more about Texas Highways, visit www.texashighways.com. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/texashighways and follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/texashighways.
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