Party Foul

Airbnb Is Not Having Your Halloween Ragers

The company bans one-night reservations on Halloween weekend due to the pandemic.

10/15/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Cheap Trick

How to Travel the U.S. with No Money

A reliable car and a little ingenuity go a long way.

08/04/2020 By Bill Wiatrak

Road Trips

Scottsdale Makes for a Safe Getaway

With a few precautions and a cooler of grub, a wanderluster hits the road to Arizona.

07/23/2020 By Janan Araujo-Siam

Float Your Boat

How to Keep Your Hotels Interesting

Why stay somewhere ordinary when you could sleep in a windmill?

01/29/2020 By Bill Wiatrak

Ice House

On a Christmas Tree Farm, a Tiny House with Big Charm

Holiday Acres in Manvel makes for a festive weekend getaway.

12/01/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Space City

These Historic Bungalows in the East End Might Be Houston's Coolest Airbnbs

Every design detail—from the eco-friendly mattresses, to the mismatched furniture, to the pendant lights, to the prints of Texas oilfields and native plants—is part of a Houston story.

07/22/2019 By Laura Furr Mericas

Taxing Times

A New Tax on Airbnbs Could Generate Millions for Houston Tourism and the Arts

Houston will now collect a Hotel Occupancy Tax on Airbnbs.

07/02/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Home Away from Home

The Houstonian's Essential Guide to Owning a Second Home

Always wanted a vacation house? Houstonia is here to help you figure out if you’re ready, and if so, what kind of place—and where—to buy.

05/24/2019 By Abby Ledoux and Laura Furr Mericas

Home Away from Home

7 Ways to Make Your Airbnb Stand Out (and Make Bank)

Get that five-star review.

05/24/2019 By Laura Furr Mericas

Cha-Ching

Houston Airbnb Hosts Earned $72 Million in 2018

Most Houston hosts rake in $5,100 annually.

01/10/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Gone Country

Cowboys Are Raking in the Airbnb Dough

Rural Texans bring in an astounding supplemental income from short-term rentals.

09/20/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Other People's Property

These Are the Most Desired Airbnbs in Texas

Peep the top listing in Houston and beyond.

07/04/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Foam Dome

My Night In a Hobbit Habitat

A visit to one World War II pilot's eccentric vacation rental.

05/03/2018 By Cherie Devine

The Summer of Staycations

Visit a New Side of Houston: Upper Kirby's Parks and Patios

Vacation in your own city by immersing yourself in a whole new neighborhood for the weekend—here's how.

06/01/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Bayougraphy

Meet the Airbnb Host Bringing the World to the Third Ward

Ed Pettitt didn’t even set foot in Houston until 2011—but when he did, a spark ignited.

04/17/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Money Makers

Houstonians Are Renting Out Homes for Over $2,000 for Super Bowl Weekend

Business owners aren’t the only ones raking in the big bucks.

02/02/2017 By Bryce Dodds

The Drawl

The "Ultimate" Houston Airbnb "Experience"

Take note, AirBnB folks.

01/23/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Travel

Vacationing on a Budget? Seek Out Southern New Mexico

Whether it's hiking in Dripping Springs, relaxing in hot springs or sledding sand dunes, there's something for everyone near Mesilla.

12/21/2016 By Kyndall Krist

Travel Tech

As P2P Takes Over Travel, Ride-Sharing Gives Way to Meal-Sharing and More

Why book a hotel when you can rent someone's igloo? Or stay on someone's couch for free?

03/21/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Shacking Up

6 Awesome AirBnB Options in Houston

No room at your inn? Set up your guests in one of these six sweet spots.

12/23/2015 By Jenn Nguyen