The Show Geauxs On

After Years of Promises, Louisiana-Influenced Eunice Will Open Monday

Drake Leonards's Houston debut presses on.

09/28/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Let the Good Clothes Roll

Want/Love/Need: Mardi Gras Edition

If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me, “What should I wear to Mardi Gras?” ...

02/08/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas

The Drawl

The Houstonian's Guide to Mardi Gras in Louisiana

Wait. You don't celebrate Mardi Gras by climbing a greased pole to retrieve a guinea hen? You do now.

01/30/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

The Road Ahead

20 Long Weekend Trips to Take in 2018

2018 stretches before us, Houston, and so does the highway, beckoning us out of town for a long weekend away.

12/29/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Long Weekend Trips

Encounter Both Gators and Gambling in Lake Charles

Welcome to Swamp Vegas.

12/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

The Crawfish Guide

How Houston Took the Louisiana Crawfish Tradition and Made It Our Own

Cajun crawfish didn’t take off in the Bayou City until 1976, but Houstonians' appetite for crawfish has exploded since then.

02/20/2017 By Robb Walsh

Travel

6 Sensational Hotels to Seek Out in New Orleans

A trip to the Big Easy calls for larger-than-life lodging.

09/29/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

The Big Easy

6 Fun Festivals in New Orleans That Aren't Mardi Gras

From cocktail parties to French fireworks, New Orleans has a summer soirée for every situation.

06/21/2016 By Miranda Proctor

Creole Country

The Antidote to Downtown's Chain Restaurants

Looking for a taste of home above the tunnels? Zydeco Louisiana Diner is the place.

06/20/2016 By Alice Levitt

The Friendly Skies

Direct Flight of the Week: New Orleans

Every visit to the 298-year-old, culture-rich city holds new adventures and new surprises.

04/01/2016 By Amber Groce

Best of Houstonia

On the Road Again: 53 Weekend Getaways for 2016

We’ve got a road trip for every weekend of the year, and every occasion you can imagine.

01/05/2016 By Layne Lynch, Marianella Orlando, Sarah Rufca Nielsen, and Brittanie Shey

Hit the Road

The 4 Best Places to Celebrate New Year’s in the South

A genteel riverboat cruise? A beachfront party with Pitbull? It's not too late for a last-minute road trip.

12/29/2015 By Kayla Stewart

Off the Sauce

Fun Things to Do in N’awlins

Besides eating and drinking, that is

08/17/2015 By Bill Wiatrak

High Rollers

Get Thee to The Golden Nugget

Drive over to Louisiana for a weekend of fun and luxury in Lake Charles.

03/26/2015 By Kayla Stewart

Road Eats

The Top 10 Things to Eat in New Orleans

One man's treasure trove.

02/23/2015 By Bill Wiatrak

King of Kings

Where to Find the Best King Cakes in Houston

These classic Mardi Gras pastries taste best when they're faithful to their Louisiana roots.

01/14/2015 By Chris Abshire

Cuisine and Culture

Cajun Food for the Football Soul

Houston author and entrepreneur pens a love letter to his home state—and LSU football—in the form of a recipe book.

08/27/2014 By Chris Abshire

Open Road

The Bounty of Cajun Country

Rich food, natural beauty, historical grandeur, unique culture—oh, and did we mention the rich food?

03/03/2014 By Michael Hardy

BON TEMPS

Where To Get Your Mardi Gras On...

...beyond just New Orleans and Galveston

02/26/2014 By John Lomax

Great Ape Getaway

Fall Means Pumpkins, Hayrides, Zydeco, and Chimps

Louisiana's Chimp Haven opens its doors for its fall fest.

10/16/2013 By John Nova Lomax