The Road Ahead

20 Long Weekend Trips to Take in 2018

2018 stretches before us, Houston, and so does the highway, beckoning us out of town for a long weekend away.

12/29/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Long Weekend Trips

Take a Shopping Pilgrimage to Canton

The city's First Monday Trade Days are the oldest—and one of the largest—events of its kind in the country.

12/29/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Long Weekend Trips

Go on a Foodie Tour of San Antonio

Here's what you should eat besides Tex-Mex and barbecue.

12/29/2017 By Catherine Matusow

Long Weekend Trips

Encounter Both Gators and Gambling in Lake Charles

Welcome to Swamp Vegas.

12/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

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

Getaways

Our Five Best Travel Stories of the Year

Escape the atrocities of 2017 through travel.

12/06/2017 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Getaway to La La Land

Is It Too Soon to Love L.A. Again?

A traveler makes his peace with Dodger town.

11/27/2017 By Scott Vogel

Pro Tips

How to Travel Around Asia on the Cheap

Step one: Get to Kuala Lumpur.

11/13/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

In Chicago and Beyond, Hunting the Ghost of Al Capone

Learn about the real Scarface with visits to the legendary gangster's final resting place and more.

11/09/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

It's Not Halloween!

Where to Celebrate Día de los Muertos Across the City

From fun runs to ballet folklorico, these are the seven Day of the Dead celebrations to seek out this year.

10/26/2017 By Anita Gomez and David Montalvo

Travel

Pop Art, Pierogis and Other Surprises in Pittsburgh

Here's what the city is all about: Taking the ordinary and turning it upside down and calling it art.

09/21/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

How to Be a High-Roller in Vegas Without Even Gambling

...at least for the weekend.

08/11/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Cowboys, Take Me Away

Top 5 Reasons Houstonians Can Still Make Cheyenne

No. 1: It's that damned old rodeo.

08/08/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Travel

Why You Should Visit Vivacious Vancouver

From steampunk clocks to suspension bridges to Storyville itself, this Canadian city boasts attractions of all types.

07/26/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

How to See Seattle in a Day

Skip the Starbucks line and spend your valuable time exploring everything else the Emerald City has to offer.

07/10/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

Minneapolis Makes a Cheap and Cheerful Vacation Destination—in the Summer

Mill City is more than Mary Tyler Moore and the Mall of America. (But also that too.)

07/07/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

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

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