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Vacationing on a Budget? Seek Out Southern New Mexico

Whether it's hiking in Dripping Springs, relaxing in hot springs or sledding sand dunes, there's something for everyone near Mesilla.

12/21/2016 By Kyndall Krist

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Tucked-Away Telluride Should Be on Every Texan's Winter Bucket List

From fire festivals to majestic mountain vistas, there's something for everyone in this so-pretty-it-can't-be-real village.

12/12/2016 By Bill Wiatrak Photography by Courtesy Damon Shaw/Shutterstock

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5 Reasons to Take that Trip to Tucson

It's not always easy to get there from Houston, but The Old Pueblo is worth the flight.

12/06/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

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The 5 Things Every Texan Should Do in Angel Fire

When in New Mexico, eat barbecue? Yes—after all, you're in Little Texas.

12/01/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

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Don't Neglect Napoli When Planning that Italian Getaway

From amazing ruins to beautiful coastline, you'll be blown away by what Naples has to offer.

11/28/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

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7 Reasons to Visit Still-Sleepy Tulum Right Now

Everything you’d want out of a Yucatan vacation—minus the tourists.

11/21/2016 By Marianella Orlando

The Friendly Skies

Direct Flight of the Week: Raleigh

Why visit a miniature version of Houston? Walkability (and a relative lack of humidity).

11/21/2016 By Amber Groce

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How to Knock Out Florence in One Day

These 7 favorite spots are the high points to hit on a one-day tour of the Renaissance city.

11/08/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

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Seeking the Soul of Houston in Saigon

A journey to Vietnam reveals a fuller understanding of Houston’s relationship with the Southeast Asian country

10/24/2016 By Claudia Kolker

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Washington D.C.: The Land of the Free (Admission)

Our nation's capital may be pricey when it comes to lodging and parking, but not when it comes to culture.

10/06/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

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6 Sensational Hotels to Seek Out in New Orleans

A trip to the Big Easy calls for larger-than-life lodging.

09/29/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

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How to Do Rome with the Kids in Tow

The Eternal City can also be one of the most family-friendly European destinations, if you know where to go.

09/12/2016 By Teresa Rodriguez

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The Best Way to Get to Machu Picchu, a Long and Tricky Trip

Plus: the salt pools, hot springs, real-deal markets and amazing ruins you shouldn't overlook on the way there.

09/08/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

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In Santorini, a White and Blue Post-Summer Getaway

Wind down the Greek way—with wine—on the scenic island of Oia.

09/01/2016 By Yasmine Saqer

Island Time

How to Make the Most Out of Three Days in Belize

San Pedro Town on Ambergris Caye may be tiny, but it has tons to offer the weekend tourist.

08/29/2016 By Miranda Proctor

Drink Up

In Fort Collins, Colorado, a Hidden Beer Mecca Awaits

This college town will fulfill your wildest craft brewery dreams.

08/16/2016 By Kyndall Krist

Float On

The Best Way to Book a Cruise

You can spend less traveling by sea than by land—if you know how to find the best deals.

08/12/2016 Photography by Bill Wiatrak

Dolly Would

Moonshine, Batmobiles and Dolly Parton: Welcome to Tennessee

There's more to Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg than Dollywood—but, of course, there's that too.

08/08/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Rocky Mountain High

Tackle These 10 Bucket List Items When You're in Vail

Smart Houstonians hit the slopes in the summer, but that's not all there is to do in this ski village.

07/14/2016 By Paulina Lelo de Larrea

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8 Great Must-Dos in Guadalajara

From Gothic temples to tequila trains, there's no shortage of sights to see in this vibrant Mexican city.

07/12/2016 By Miranda Proctor