Ways to hostel it up

Houston's New Hostel Comes Complete With a Beyonce-Inspired Room

Deidre Mathis has opened a Houston-centric hostel.

08/30/2018 By Shafaq Patel

Other People's Property

These Are the Most Desired Airbnbs in Texas

Peep the top listing in Houston and beyond.

07/04/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Surfs Up

10 Extremely Tempting Beach Vacations to Take in 2018

From Baja to Puerto Rico, it's time to plan for sand and sun.

05/25/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Long Weekend Trips

There's More to Waco Than What HGTV Shows You

The famous Fixer Uppers aren't all this town has to offer.

12/29/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Travel

Dilly-Dallying in Dallas

From botanical gardens to historical settings, there's no shortage of sights to see in the Big D.

03/14/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Get Out

Texas State Parks Get Even More Accessible with a New App

Find a swimming hole near you, book your campsites online and always travel with a trail map in your pocket with the recently released TPWD app.

03/02/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Texas Travel

3 Reasons to Visit Gruene Right Now

Don't wait until high tourist season in the Hill Country; visit this historic town while you can have it all to yourself.

01/18/2017 By Bryce Dodds

Texas Travel

In Dripping Springs, a Culinary Getaway at Juniper Hills Farm

Dallas chef Sibby Barrett's Hill Country retreat offers cozy casitas, nature hikes and all things cuisine.

10/26/2016 By Layne Lynch

Hidden Houston

Island Time: The Ideal Galveston Itinerary

Everyone has their secret island haunts; we’re sharing ours.

10/24/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Off-Season Oasis

5 Fun Reasons to Head to Uvalde County This Fall

Tubing season on the Frio is coming to a close, but fall is the best time to visit Garner State Park and other Hill Country destinations.

08/30/2016 By Kyndall Krist

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

Texas Travel

Essential Texas Trips: Rediscovering San Antonio

Time machines both literal and metaphorical abound in the Alamo City.

07/18/2016 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

Get Along

Get Your Cowboy on at a Texas Dude Ranch

Rediscover your roots on a hayride, catching lightning bugs or simply toasting some s'mores.

07/05/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Texas Travel

Why the Frio River Is the Ultimate Texas Summer Destination

Even when the river's running low, it's a trip every Texan should take at least once.

06/29/2016 By Kyndall Krist

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

Eating (Way) Out

Pasta Worth a Drive to Palestine

A Philadelphia native brings his Italian heritage to East Texas.

03/03/2016 By Alice Levitt

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

ATX

The Sweet Perks of Austin's Newest Boutique Inn, Hotel Van Zandt

Free bikes, reserved seating for concerts, and a bar named after a chicken—yep, it's Austin.

02/21/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

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