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

Fitness Friday

Don't Let Allergies Ruin Your Workout

An ENT shares his secrets on how to enjoy the outdoors when the pollen is popping.

07/14/2017 By Brittanie Shey

The High Life

This Summer's Guide to the Coolest Mountain Getaways

It’s hot, Houston. Head for the hills—no, make that mountains.

06/21/2017 By Catherine Matusow, Katharine Shilcutt, Cindy Hirschfeld, and Melissa Fields

Summer Survival Guide

50 Ways to Stay Calm, Cool and Collected This Summer

How to survive Houston's stickiest season.

05/25/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Get Out

Spring Creek Needs Your Trailbuilding Help This Summer

Everything is bigger in Texas—including its trails and greenways.

05/02/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt