Summer fun with parks, water, and travel - Texas Highways, July 2016

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Texas Highways, The Travel Magazine of Texas

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Family fun floats full circle at Schlitterbahn’s four Texas waterparks, where generations of sun-seekers find an ever-evolving lineup of splashy adventures.

Story Thumbnail "McKinney Squared"

Refresh yourself with a visit to McKinney’s revitalized downtown square, home to a walkable collection of shops, galleries, and eateries.

Story Thumbnail "Hail to the Boys of the CCC"

The Civilian Conservation Corps offered relief and fulfillment to thousands of struggling Texans during the Great Depression. Their beautiful handiwork lives on at parks across the state.

"Tell us your top Main Street(s)!"

Tell us your favorite main drag in the state, whether it’s along a quaint courthouse square or within a buzzing cityscape. (“Main” does not have to be in the name.) We’ll reveal your top Main Street destinations in 2017.

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*Also this month:* Wakeboarding at Waco’s Barefoot Ski Ranch, The 1877 Fulton Mansion in Rockport, Desert Critter Wear from Marathon, Amarillo’s tribute to Quarter Horses, McKinney’s Patina Green, mosey the Fort Worth Ale Trail, the Trailblazer Grille in Burnet, a coastal getaway to Bolivar Peninsula, North Texas rodeo museums, an Athens day trip, and the simple joys of a small-town escape

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