Texas Brazos Trail Region

Visitors are encouraged to travel the entire region experiencing the charm and heritage of this mainly rural area of the state. Visitors to the region can explore state parks, visit a presidential library, sample some of Texas’ best BBQ, or enjoy one of the many local festivals and events. The region is filled with historic towns, unique downtown shops, museums, beautifully preserved homes, and more.

Texas Heritage Trails LLC Managing Partner / Editorial Board Member

Brazos Trail Region
The Not-So-Sweet History of the Soda Fountain

The history of soda goes beyond how the sweet drink was created to the social…

Old Taylor High – Where History Meets Fun

From a New York style deli with a smoky Texas flare, to southern favorites such…

Vote Dry, Drink Wet

Until 1918, Texas had no statewide law prohibiting liquor sales.  “Local option” elections allowed counties,…

The Grand Slammer

Have you ever deliberately tried to spend a night in jail? And gladly paid for…

In the Heart of the Lost Pines

Bastrop, known as ‘the heart of the lost pines’, is among the oldest towns in…

Get Out & Get Into Texas History

Wanna get away? Of course you do—we’ve all been a bit stir crazy! The question…

Baylor’s Browning Library Brings Poetry to the Heart of Texas

Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp, or what’s a heaven for? One…

Connecting Communities from the Rio Grande to the Red River

Downtowns and highways are forever connected in Texas. While in many small towns a historic…

Lone Star Cars: Hitting the Road for Classic Auto Museums

If you have ever cruised one of Texas’ quaint downtowns on any given major holiday…

Kolache or Klobásník?

Texas is well known for its diverse cultures and ethnic backgrounds, so travelers can find…