Great Escapes

The Outdoors and Fine Art Collide For an Incredible Labor Day Event in Alpine

En Plein Air will draw painters and art lovers to Big Bend this September.

07/01/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

For Sale

Cart Home a Piece of Texas History at the Alamo Village Liquidation Sale

John Wayne's famous West Texas movie set is liquidating much of its historic props and memorabilia later this month.

01/10/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Get Out

The Texas State Park Camping Trips You Need to Book Now

Campsite reservations fill up fast at these state park favorites.

12/23/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Texas Travel

Reasons to Visit Marfa Other Than Gossip Girl

There's more to this tiny town than a Prada "store."

07/27/2016 By Paulina Lelo de Larrea

Open Road

Finding An Oasis—and Facing Fears—in the West Texas Desert

Diving at Balmorhea State Park is worth the eight-hour drive from Houston.

07/18/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Wild West

10 Things You Must See, Do and Eat Near Big Bend National Park

If you have a week, you can explore the best West Texas has to offer.

06/17/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

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

Open Road

Palo Duro Canyon, Second to None

Enjoy the silence, the breathtaking views and the “Smithsonian of Texas”—just 599 miles away.

07/09/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

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

A TRIP OUT WEST

Playing Ansel Adams With Your iPhone

The West has always inspired photography, but these days travelers are doing it with their smartphones.

11/25/2013 By Peter Holley

WEST TEXAS TALES

The Legend of Clay Henry

Last seen on the Mexican border in 1992, I've always wondered what became of my favorite politician.

11/19/2013 By Peter Holley