Get Out

Our 5 Favorite Pumpkin-Picking Patches for the Fall

Plus: pony rides, petting zoos and much much more.

10/12/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Road Trip

5 Very Hip Hill Country Haunts You Can Rent for the Weekend

From a lakeside cabin to a real-deal chapel, these unusual VRBO finds call for a Hill Country getaway.

10/07/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Road Trip

Weekend Getaway: Weird and Wonderful Austin

Think you're over Austin? Think you've seen it all? You may be wrong.

08/19/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Open Road

Finding An Oasis—and Facing Fears—in the West Texas Desert

Diving at Balmorhea State Park is worth the eight-hour drive from Houston.

07/18/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Float On

Float Fest: A One-of-a-Kind Texas Festival (Next Weekend!)

Tube to tunes from Santigold, Slim Thug, Chromeo and more in San Marcos.

07/06/2016 By Kyndall Krist

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

Don't Eat the Pictures

The Bullock Texas State History Museum Puts Food on Display in Austin

"Our Global Kitchen" exhibit is thought-provoking and mouthwatering.

05/06/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Along the Briny Beach

This Weekend Only in San Leon: $20 All-You-Can-Eat Oysters

Celebrate the end of oysters season in a truly Texan way: by devouring every last one.

04/27/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

HOU-DTW

The Road Home: Ohio

Columbus' North Market will satisfy all your Polish and Indian food cravings.

04/20/2016 By Hala Daher

HOU-DTW

The Road Home: Birmingham

It's not just another Southern Hipster Town with a Cochon Butcher.

03/29/2016 By Hala Daher

HOU-DTW

The Road Home: First Stop, New Orleans

On finding ones roots in a surprisingly foreign yet familiar city.

03/22/2016 By Hala Daher

Under 100

100 Miles or Less: Spindletop and Gladys City

In Beaumont, paying homage to the place where our big boom began.

03/14/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Taco Travels

Yes, There Is a Taco Worth the Drive to Austin

At Valentina's Tex Mex BBQ, a dual focus on both brisket and tortillas pays off.

03/10/2016 By Nicholas L. Hall

Under 100

100 Miles or Less: Darling Downtown Bryan

College Station's twin city offers a Deco destination and a surprisingly walkable weekend.

02/25/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Under 100

100 Miles or Less: La Grange

It's more than just the title of an overplayed ZZ Top song; it's the gateway to the Hill Country.

02/17/2016 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

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

Under 100

100 Miles or Less: Onalaska

A picturesque peninsula on Lake Livingston offers a swift, simple retreat.

01/05/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Editor's Note

Lost Highway

"A road trip is a way to get to know someone–for good or ill."

01/05/2016 By Catherine Matusow

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