TRAVEL BUG

Places to Visit This Spring With a Direct Flight Out of Houston

Stay at a beachfront hotel in Costa Rica, or explore Pittsburgh and Oklahoma City.

03/02/2022 By Geneva Diaz

Oh no!

Here’s What We Know about the Wildfire at Big Bend National Park

The fire has burned more than 800 acres in the Chisos Mountains over five days. 

04/12/2021 Photography by Catherine Wendlandt

On the road again

Dive Deep (Or Just Hike) into the Grand Canyon

Our national treasure is more than just a pretty picture.

10/07/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

On the Road Again

Rock Out at Arches National Park

The ancient rock formations will transport you to another world.

10/07/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Utah-opia!

Exploring Utah's National Parks

Eight days. A dozen wonders.

09/24/2019 By Bill Wiatrak

Debbie Downer Time

Your Summer Adventures Might Be Harming Nature More Than You Think

How are campers impacting the environment?

06/25/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Family Guide to Florida

The Houstonian Family's Guide to Florida

Pack your bags, Houston. The Sunshine State beckons.

01/24/2017 By Bill Wiatrak, Craig Pittman, and Jamie Portwood

Family Guide to Florida

7 National Parks in Florida Your Kids Will Love

Heaven on earth awaits in the most unexpected of places.

01/23/2017 By Craig Pittman

Wild West

10 Things You Must See, Do and Eat Near Big Bend National Park

If you have a week, you can explore the best West Texas has to offer.

06/17/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

It's Only Natural

Need a Break from Your Vegas Vacation? Try a National Park

Four of the country's most scenic national parks are within an easy drive from Sin City.

04/25/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

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