Plant Life

The Houston Botanic Garden Makes Its Debut

What to know about Houston's newest outdoor destination.

09/18/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Get Out

Visiting Memorial's Eastern Glades Is Like Going to a Brand New Park

What to know about the best new outdoor space in town.

08/07/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Good Stuff

Trees For Houston Makes Our City a Better Place to Live, Even During COVID-19

Trees improve our health and so much more.

05/22/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

What to know before you grow

What Should Beginning Gardeners Plant in Their Yards?

The secret to getting that “Secret Garden” look.

05/20/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Get Out

The Health Benefits of Spending Time Outside

Trade in the cabin fever and nonstop panic for some sunshine.

05/01/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Year in Review

Your Favorite Outdoors Coverage of 2019

Running trails, a new BMX park, and asps gone wild (eek).

12/27/2019 Edited by Gwendolyn Knapp

Year in Review

Our 10 Best Travel Stories of 2019

Catch up on our most-read travel blogs of the year.

12/26/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

BOO!

5 Family-Friendly Halloween Outings for You and Your Little Boos

Pumpkin patches, trick or treat trails, and more events happening now.

10/18/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Utah-opia!

Exploring Utah's National Parks

Eight days. A dozen wonders.

09/24/2019 By Bill Wiatrak

H is for Hawk

Birds of Prey Swoop Into Discovery Green This Month

Plus, a free concert longs for your picnic blanket and West Texas dreams.

09/06/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Happy Trails

Get Excited for Houston's Newest Parks

Two new noteworthy outdoor destinations.

08/09/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Look Out, Weekend

Bask In the Cool(er) Temps At These Outdoor Events

Okay, fine, it's still hot, but the great outdoors await!

10/11/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Dog Things

Great News, Pups: Johnny Steele Dog Park Is Open Again!

Attention all dogs: It's playtime.

06/11/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Threading the needle

A Closer Look at the Double Helix-Shaped Park Set to Join the TMC3 Campus

The monumental park comes courtesy of James Corner, architect of Manhattan's much-loved High Line.

05/30/2018 By Morgan Kinney

The Great Outdoors

The Great Texas Camping Guide

25 spectacular spots to pitch your tent this summer

05/29/2018 By Houstonia Staff

The Drawl

5 Camping Don'ts: Or, Do Know Where the Nearest Hotel Is

What not to do the next time someone convinces you to go camping.

05/29/2018 By Dianna Wray

On The Breeze

The Kite Festival Returns to Hermann Park on March 25

Kite Fest and Bayou Greenway Day return in March.

02/27/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

The Great Outdoors

This Texas Parks & Wildlife Program Makes Camping With Kids a Breeze

Texas Outdoor Family Workshops teach hands-on camping basics.

02/21/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Sponsored Content

Houstonia's 4th Annual Burger Bash

Houstonia hosts 4th Burger Bash with some great new additions!

11/22/2017 With Morgan Nash

Fitness Friday

10 More Must-Haves for Safe Summer Workouts

How to stay hydrated, and why Topo Chico is the ultimate post-workout recovery drink.

07/21/2017 By Brittanie Shey