The High Life

Take a Road Trip to Arkansas's Marvelous Ouachita Mountains

Mount Magazine offers the highest elevation in the Ouachitas—and it's less than a day's drive away!

06/21/2017 By Catherine Matusow

The High Life

10 Things You Must Do, See, Experience and Eat in Telluride

This is your bucket list for a cool Colorado town brimming with summertime fun.

06/21/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

The High Life

Tackle the Biggest Bike Park in the Rockies in Angel Fire

The New Mexico town popular with Texans offers thrills beyond skiing in the summer.

06/21/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

The High Life

Park City Isn't Just for Snow Lovers

Ski towns are almost as popular during the summer as they are when the snow flies—and this Utah destination is no exception.

06/21/2017 By Melissa Fields

Editor's Note

The Delicious Sensation of Trading Houston's Heat for Higher Altitudes

"I felt so far removed from the boiling cauldron that is the Bayou City in summertime, but I knew that the mountains were exactly where I wanted to be."

06/21/2017 By Catherine Matusow

Murder is No Joke

5 True Crime Podcasts to Kill Time While Traveling this Summer

Featuring several Houston-specific episodes.

06/16/2017 By Kyndall Krist

BYOTC

Party with Jane Austen All Summer Long at Brazos Bookstore

Break out your parasols and corsets because Jane Austen is coming to Houston.

06/08/2017 By Doni Wilson

"I'm Bored"

6 Family-Friendly Summer Arts Activities

Keep the kids engaged and off the couch this summer while flexing their creative muscles.

05/29/2017 By Brandy Hickey

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

Cold as Ice

A Spicy Special at Ramen Tatsu-Ya For the Sweaty Season

Cold ramen? Yes, please.

05/23/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Y-M-C-A

On Childhood Memories and Adult Beverages at Camp Cullen

In light of Houston's first-ever adult summer camp, we take a look back at the other "upgrades" from our childhood.

08/22/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Shower Power

The One Thing That Makes Summer Showers Amazing

Evangelizing the awesome power (and beauty benefits) of the cold rinse.

07/06/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Water Parks & Rec

Katy's New Typhoon Texas Will Take Your Breath Away

You haven't ridden a water slide until you've ridden one with laser guns.

05/31/2016 By Teresa Rodriguez

Q&A

Aerin Lauder and the Scents of Summer

The beauty expert on what makes the perfect summer fragrance and the magical place that inspired her latest scent.

05/23/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Summer Lovin'

Celebrate Out of the Box: Date Night

Treat your sweet to Movies on the Lawn at Tiny Boxwood's where Saturday nights are reserved for the classics.

08/19/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Cool Moves

Chill Out: Raspas at Mango Beach

Concession stand classics like Frito pie and snowcones make this Heights favorite indispensable during the summer.

07/28/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Hot Houston

Celebrate Out of the Box: Houston's NOT Flooded

It's been weeks since we've needed our rain boots, umbrellas and canoes. Let's put #HoustonFlood to rest and celebrate the summer the right way.

07/15/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Independence Day

Insider's Guide to 4th of July

Brave the crowds and summer weather and choose from timeless July 4th celebrations in Houston

06/26/2015 By Trey Strange

Catch of the Day

Star Ingredient of the Season: Octopus

Wait, what? Yes, seafood has a peak season too, and octopus makes a perfect summer dish.

06/24/2015 By Megha Tejpal