Change Your Perspective
Break out of your cocoon and get close-up looks at other parts of the state, starting with these three destinations

The Rio Grande meanders through Boquillas Canyon, sometimes not so gently.
IMAGE: Laurence Parent

Getaways should offer some measures of exhilaration and opportunities to broaden your mind and leave your cares behind. Our writers took in dramatically different experiences along the Texas-Mexico border plus a quiet respite in the Hill Country to meet those goals. See if their tales take you places you might want to visit.


Boquillas Canyon: Our Curving, Carving Border
Kayakers venture down the Rio Grande, where the world shrinks into Boquillas Canyon


Mission: Grand Central Station for Butterflies
Migration moves hundreds of species through Valley town (plus close-up looks at creepy crawlers can arouse the butterflies in your belly)


Utopia: Rugged, Refined and Totally Texas
Plenty to see and do in this part of the Hill Country—whether you’re on foot, horseback or motorcycle


TAGS: Travel, Nature, Outdoors

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