At the Houston Maritime Museum, visitors learn all about how Houston's history is linked to Buffalo Bayou and the Port of Houston. The story starts with the steamboat Laura (represented by this model), which in January 1837 was the first vessel to travel up the bayou to Houston. The Laura is one of dozens of models and fascinating stories from across maritime history that the museum brings to...
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Whether your tendency is toward strikes or gutter balls, everyone comes out a winner at the International Bowling Museum & Hall of Fame in Arlington, Texas. Check it out! #bowling

Stee-rike! - Texas Highways
The week is almost over, and you're probably already dreaming about the weekend. Who could blame you? There's so much scheduled, including these events.

Things To Do in Texas This Weekend: Mar. 24-26 - Texas Highways
Indian paintbrush, lemon paintbrush and bluebonnets dominate the landscape near Nelsonville. Have you found a great #wildflower viewing location this season? Help fellow readers by sharing your location tips. (Photo Β© Don Allen)
Many are familiar with Austin, Texas' hot spots west of Interstate 35, but The Daytripper Chet Garner takes time to dive into East Austin's eclectic blend of history, food, culture and character.

Daytripper: East Austin - Texas Highways
Fields of #wildflowers are awe-inspiring, but in places where light pollution is minimal, you can gaze into the night skies to find a celestial equivalent. There are more stars than you could imagine - everywhere! It's pretty amazing, so we show you where and how to get this amazing view. Big Bend National Park #stargazing #milkyway

Scenic Route: Star Park - Texas Highways
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This weekend's close of SXSW also came with celebratory announcements of audience-selected film favorites. The Light of The Moon, featuring Texas actress Stephanie Beatriz ( Brooklyn Nine-Nine) came out on top with the Audience Award for favorite narrative feature. Read more about Beatriz, the film and what she misses most about Texas.

Light of the Moon at SXSW - Texas Highways
HAPPY FIRST DAY OF #SPRING! It officially begins now - 5:29 a.m. on Monday, March 20. We hope spring doesn't mind that Texas' favorite wildflowers got an early start, as Sara Miller Ryan shows in this photo from Pettus, Texas, Have wildflower photos to share? Go for it! :) #ShareYourTexas
Galloping through Austin traffic is one way to change the pace. Just another day in Austin ... on South Congress facing the Texas State Capitol. :) (Photo by Lois M. Rodriguez) @visitaustintx #texastravel #sxsw #giddyup #statecapitol
Palo Duro Canyon State Park - Texas Parks and Wildlife is still on lots of to-do lists. Check out these folks exploring the Big Cave there. Don't you wish you were there? Thanks to reader Laurie Robertstad for sharing this! #ShareYourTexas.
Thank you Adrianna Turrubiarte Miles for sharing your #springbreak view from Garner State Park! Who else wants to #ShareYourTexas?
It's going to be crazy busy this weekend. So much to do! From St. Patrick's Day in places such as Visit Shamrock Texas and the Texas Night Sky Festival in Dripping Springs, Texas to the Mud Dauber Fest in Luckenbach, Texas or a supernatural gathering in City of Glen Rose,Tx. So, what's on your agenda?

Things To Do in Texas This Weekend: Mar. 17-19 - Texas Highways
Thanks, Alejandra Rodriguez, for sharing this enticing image of the Comal River In New Braunfels. What a great place to be for #springbreak! #ShareYourTexas.
The Alamo is a pretty busy place this #springbreak. We'd love to see your spring break photos, so feel free to #ShareYourTexas! (Photo by Lori Moffatt)
We map the hometowns of some of Texas' musical talent scheduled to perform at SXSW, one of the most influential music industry events of the year. Follow along. (The Bright Light Social Hour Photo by Roger Ho) Visit Austin, Texas [ Link ]

Mapping Texas Music - Texas Highways
You don't need luck to plan your #StPatricksDay weekend. Here are some of the best places to join the fests of the Irish!

Best Of Luck: St. Patrick’s Day 2017 - Texas Highways
Forgot to plan your #Springbreak? There are some items on this Texas #bucketlist that you can tackle in a week. What other suggestions would you make?

A Texas Bucket List - Texas Highways
Explore the world beyond amid buildings on the National Register of Historic Places - NPS Tyler, Texas' The Discovery Science Place children's museum.

A World of Exploration - Texas Highways
Before you get all settled into your weekend, don't forget that this weekend is #DaylightSavingTime! We know. Some of you love it. Some of you hate it. We're just the messengers. :)