What Your DuFrane Watch Says About You

What Your DuFrane Watch Says About You

Based in Austin, Texas, DuFrane Watches take inspiration from the city it calls home. Industry-leading companies, a thriving music scene, and trend-setting festivals (SXSW, anyone?) set the foundation for a city brimming with both style and sub

6 Insider Tips for Sprucing up Cocktail Classics

6 Insider Tips for Sprucing up Cocktail Classics

As the capital and fourth-largest city in Texas, Austin combines a pioneer spirit that has lived on since its founding. The booming town has become a magnet for creative people who appreciate everything that makes Austin unique—including a bar

The Hardest Day Hike in Central Texas? Lost Maples East Trail

The Hardest Day Hike in Central Texas? Lost Maples East Trail

Locals know that the Lost Maples State Natural Area East Trail is one of the most challenging day hikes in the area. The 0.8 mile climb required is demanding, to say the least. But it's also very rewarding and worth the effort, even fo

Insider's Guide to Big Bend National Park

Insider's Guide to Big Bend National Park

Named for the large, lazy turn in the Rio Grande river, Big Bend National Park defies expectations with lush flood plains, tree-covered mountains rising to almost 8,000 feet, narrow canyons, kaleidoscopic badlands, ever-changing sand dunes, and

6 Underrated National Parks and Monuments in the West

6 Underrated National Parks and Monuments in the West

There's a reason National Parks are called America’s best idea. Setting aside vast expanses of pristine land for timeless preservation provides a refuge for millions of Americans to experience the outdoors and press the reset buttons on the