The Friendly Skies

Direct Flight of the Week: El Paso

Because let's face it, you're never going to drive to this city of extremes—but you should visit.

02/12/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Under 100

100 Miles or Less: Onalaska

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

01/05/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Under 100

100 Miles or Less: The "Painted" Churches You May Have Missed

The oldest Catholic church in Fayette County sits high on Hostyn Hill, while another holds a treasure trove of recovered Old World masterpieces.

12/15/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Texas Travel

One More Reason to Visit Gonzales: Hand-Tossed Pizza

A pizza worth a two-and-a-half hour drive? Only in the capital of Come and Take It.

12/03/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Texas Travel

Hand-Tossed Pizza in a 110-Year-Old Hill Country Saloon: Only in Gonzales

Live music, cold Shiner Bock and oven-fresh pizza are the main attractions at this historic saloon in downtown Gonzales.

12/03/2015 Photography by Katharine Shilcutt

Lone Star State

Seven Small Towns to Visit in Texas

Hit the highway.

10/09/2015 By Akshaya Iyer

Lone Star State

New Texas Travel Resource Alert: Hipcamp

Find the perfect outdoor adventure.

07/07/2015 By Brittanie Shey

A Refresher

Tubing: Always the Right Choice

This summer, take a float down the San Marcos River.

06/12/2015 Photography by Kayla Stewart

Hit the Road

Four Texas Coastal Getaways

That aren't (our beloved) Galveston

05/29/2015 By Kayla Stewart

Sweet Meats

I Ate Bull Testicles at The Big Texan

Rather than tackle the famous 72-ounce steak, I knocked an item off my bucket list.

04/23/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Texas Deals

The Attraction of AirBnB

A sampling of what's on offer around the state.

04/14/2015 By Kayla Stewart

Antiquing Adventures

Rounding Out Round Top

As Spring 2015's antique bonanza ends, a look at some of the spots to hit at the festival this fall.

04/03/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Open Road

City Texan, Meet Country Texan

When the urge to play cowboy strikes, it’s time to visit the Mayan Dude Ranch in Bandera.

03/30/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Travel News

Destination: Big Bend

Now there's a flight that will get you most of the way there!

02/27/2015 By Kayla Stewart

Get Your Tickets!

Head Up 290 to the Austin Food + Wine Festival

A monster event right up the road

02/19/2015 By Catherine Matusow

Open Road

Brenham Can Wait: Take a Trip to Chappell Hill Instead

Slow down and get to know the town where nobody hurries to get anywhere else.

02/08/2015 By Andrew Husband

Across History

Road Trips for the Texas History Buff

Check out these off-the-beaten-path locations to learn more about the Lone Star State.

01/15/2015 By Kayla Stewart

State Park Series

State Park Series: Independence Along the Brazos

George Washington never came to Texas, but that didn't stop Texans from naming a town after him.

12/23/2014 By Andrew Husband

The Trees For The Season

4 Christmas Tree Farms To Visit This Holiday Season

No Christmas tree yet? It's not too late to road trip for a fresh one.

12/08/2014 By Wendy Cawthon

State Park Series

Texas' Own Grand Canyon

Palo Duro Canyon State Park may be a hike, but the dramatic canyon makes for a wild ride

12/04/2014 By Andrew Husband