The Friendly Skies

Direct Flight of the Week: El Paso

Because let's face it, you're never going to drive to this city of extremes—but you should visit.

02/12/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Great Outdoors

Get Out: Stay the Night at the Lake Houston Wilderness Park

The only City of Houston park to allow overnight camping has more in store than just a few cabins.

01/29/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Under 100

100 Miles of Less: Get Off the Grid in the Big Slough

Ever wondered what Texas looked like before we paved a bunch of it?

01/26/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Great Outdoors

Get Out: Biking the Anthills in Terry Hershey Park

Take in 500 unspoiled acres of Buffalo Bayou from your bike.

01/22/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Open Road

Palo Duro Canyon, Second to None

Enjoy the silence, the breathtaking views and the “Smithsonian of Texas”—just 599 miles away.

07/09/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Lone Star State

New Texas Travel Resource Alert: Hipcamp

Find the perfect outdoor adventure.

07/07/2015 By Brittanie Shey

Fitness 2015

Houston’s Hike & Bike Trails Await!

If all goes as planned, the city will soon have around 150 miles of continuous trails.

01/04/2015 By Michael Hardy

Chilly in Chile

Patagonia: In Chile, It's Not Just a Brand

Take a turn 180 degrees south for a backpacking adventure in the Patagonia region of Chile.

12/17/2014 By Alexa Hyde

Hill Country Hiking

In Search of Higher Ground

For Texas hiking and camping with some elevation, Lost Maples is among the Lone Star's finest.

05/08/2014 By Chris Abshire

A TRIP OUT WEST

Playing Ansel Adams With Your iPhone

The West has always inspired photography, but these days travelers are doing it with their smartphones.

11/25/2013 By Peter Holley

Ridin' Dirty

Coming Soon: Bike Connections for the Heights, Timbergrove, and Beyond

Plans afoot to connect White Oak Bayou and Heights MKT Hike & Bike paths by 2014.

08/20/2013 By John Lomax

Open Road

Maroon Bells Migration

A Houstonian’s guide to Aspen.

07/05/2013 By Stewart Oksenhorn