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Holiday Escapes

One year ends. Another year begins. Whether you’re a philosopher or a New Year's Eve reveler, it’s a time to consider your options. Celebrate? Contemplate? There’s not a wrong choice.

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Big Bend Winterland

Desert hikes, thermal springs, and spicy chili are just a few of the enticements that make Big Bend a white-hot winter destination.

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The Woodlands’ Wonderland

Christmas in The Woodlands is tailor-made for family holiday magic, from sugary treats to ice-skating and, of course, Santa Claus.

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Los Algodones

Explore the history and sites of the Rio Grande Valley’s Civil War cotton times, when “white gold” ruled the day.

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Where in Texas are you?

Name this park and you could win a fabulous Fredericksburg prize package.


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December Events

December’s events include San Elizario’s ChristKindle Market featuring local artists and vendors; Fredericksburg celebrates Weihnachten with numerous events throughout the month including a 26-foot-tall spinning German pyramid and ice-skating rink at Marktplatz; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth commemorate the 100th anniversary of artist José Guadalupe Posada's death with exhibitions of his work and influence; and the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas hosts the Animal Inside Out exhibit featuring “plastinated” animal bodies, prepared by the producers of the popular Body Worlds exhibits.

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

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Veterans Day Subscription Offer

In grateful recognition of military veterans’ and active-duty members’ service to our country, Texas Highways is offering them a discount during November.

$12.95 for subscriptions (new, gift, or renewals) for U.S. subscriptions (including APO/FPO).

Veterans and Active Duty Military may order at the discounted rate by calling Texas Highways customer service at (800) 839-4997 and asking for discount code DX3KVET, or by visiting texashighways.com and entering promo code DX3KVET. Renewals and gift subscriptions must be ordered by phone.

  Subscribe to 12 issues for only $19.95!

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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 the 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.

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