Posts About heritage tourism

Beehive-shaped structure, El Camino Real de los Tejas, A Trail Through Texas History

A Trail Through Texas History: El Camino Real de los Tejas

Spanning the centuries and the breadth of Texas from the Rio Grande to the Sabine River, a “royal road” connects the present to the past. El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail was designated as part of the National Trails System by the U.S. Congress in 2004, but its story started far earlier, as a series of routes laid...

Heritage Travel | heritage tourism, heritage travel

A Black woman swearing in as a poll tax collector

Heroes of History: Black Heritage in Texas

From wartime service to seeking civil rights, African Americans have been shaping Texas for hundreds of years. Heritage destinations across the state showcase stories of outstanding bravery, caring for one’s community, and more. In this online presentation, representatives from five organizations share the histories of their sites and how the public...

Heritage Travel | Black history, African American History, heritage tourism, heritage travel

Stateside at the Paramount Theatre marquee


By Rob Hodges, THC Digital Media Coordinator

What a blur, but what a blast!

After several months of exhaustive planning and detailed behind-the-scenes work by a large team of THCers and partners, Real Places—our first-ever heritage travel conference—seemed like it was over in no time. But it was great while it lasted!

Before I share my takeaways, let me provide...

Heritage Travel | heritage travel, heritage tourism