Long Weekend Trips

Looking For a Getaway Near Marble Falls? Horseshoe Bay Resort Is It

This resort escape is about so much more than golf.

03/01/2018 By Bill Wiatrak

Open Road

Prepping for the Astros' Next World Series May Be Worth the Price of Palm Beach

Want to see what the country’s richest enclave and greatest baseball team have in common? This is the month.

02/26/2018 By Scott Vogel

Below The Surface

Muck Diving at Night in East Timor

The newest country in Asia has a gorgeous coastline.

02/14/2018 By Bill Wiatrak

Go Now

9 Reasons to Eat, Love, and Visit Bali

A volcano about to erupt? Don't let that keep you from Bali.

02/05/2018 By Bill Wiatrak

Hidden Gem

Huasteca Is Mexico's Best-Kept Secret

Waterfalls, ruins and Surrealist art abound.

01/26/2018 By Bill Wiatrak

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


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


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


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


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


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


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