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

Editor's Note

Stepping Out in San Antonio

In which we learn that the Riverwalk is much more than a tourist trap.

12/29/2017 By Catherine Matusow

Peaceful Resort

Southern Comfort in South Carolina

Oysters, golf and serenity in America's lowcountry.

12/20/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Sydney for Sydney

People Named Sydney Could Get a Free United Flight to Sydney, Australia

Named Sydney? Well, lucky you.

12/15/2017 By Gwendolyn Knapp

So Photogenic

Rick Perry, the Gift That Keeps on Giving

The Energy Secretary gave us glorious photos on a trip to Saudi Arabia.

12/07/2017 By Dianna Wray

Getaways

Our Five Best Travel Stories of the Year

Escape the atrocities of 2017 through travel.

12/06/2017 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Travel

Floating Away in Quito, the City of Clouds

Encountering upended expectations, fascinating contrasts, and terrifying taxi rides

12/04/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

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

Airport Anxiety

How to Breeze Through Airport Security Like a Pro

Wear slip-on shoes, keep the bling at home, and more tips.

11/20/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Oh, the places you'll go

Bahamasair Flights Off to a Festive Start

Courtesy a smartly scheduled morning flight, passengers were splashing in the islands’ famed turquoise waters by lunchtime.

11/17/2017 By Scott Vogel

Hydrating

Will the MVP Altuve or Kershaw Curveball Be Served at the JW Marriott?

World Series stakes are particularly high for hotels in Houston and Los Angeles.

10/26/2017 By Beth Levine

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 Tips

Every Traveler Should Make a Bucket List—Here's How

Writing down your list—and getting creative with it—will bring your dream adventures that much closer to reality.

10/26/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

How I Survived a Russian Sauna

The best way to describe the building is a cross between Abe Lincoln’s childhood home and Club Med, if such a thing is possible.

09/25/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

Why It's a Great Time To Go To Belarus Now

Prices are low, a visa is not required and you’ll have a unique experience in a one-of-a-kind country. What are you waiting for?

09/22/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

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