Travel & Outdoors

On the go

Airbnb Names Houston as a Top Destination for Digital Nomads

Consider yourself a "digital nomad"? Here's why Houston may be the best city for you.

08/10/2022 By Jessica Lodge

Fresh Water

Paddle On: Here's Where to Kayak and Paddle in Houston

Rent kayaks from Bayou City Adventures at Discovery Green to North Lake Conroe Paddling Co. in Lake Conroe—our city has no shortage of paddle-worthy waterways.

07/21/2022 By Katharine Shilcutt and Geneva Diaz

Escape

Experience Salt Lake City the Houstonian Way

From unique equine rides to sporting clay courses, here's how to spend a Texas-spirited weekend in Salt Lake City, Utah.

07/19/2022 By Jayme Lamm

No Travel Zone

Houston Isn't a Sustainable Travel Destination, According to New Report

The Bayou City was ranked the No. 3 least sustainable travel destination in the country.

07/12/2022 By Jessica Lodge and Alexia Partouche

DEEP IN THE HEART

The Best Way to Spend a Weekend in San Marcos

Mermaid statues, can't-miss coffee, and a crystal-clear river oasis in San Marcos, a jewel of the Texas Hill Country.

07/06/2022 By Brianna Benitez

Overnight Stays

Downtown’s C. Baldwin Hotel Is a Mix of Opulent and Outdoors

The C. Baldwin Hotel is a Downtown Houston hot spot that has a deal that's perfect for a summer staycation.

06/28/2022 By Shelby Stewart

On The Road Again

Houston Ranks Ninth in the Nation for RV Destinations

Plus, the top RV destinations in the Greater Houston Area

06/22/2022 By Alexia Partouche

PARKS AND RECREATION

New Park and Trail Opens in East Downtown

The construction of the East Downtown Trail is the city’s newest addition for those who prefer to explore all that nature has to offer.

06/17/2022 By Jessica Lodge

TEXAS TRAVELER

An Art-Filled Weekend in Fort Worth

Stay at Hotel Dryce and visit spots like the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Kinfolk House, and Best Coffee award winner, Black Coffee.

06/16/2022 By Amarie Gipson

Bigger In Texas

The Nation’s Biggest Buc-ee’s Will Return to the Lone Star State

The forthcoming Buc-ee's will take place of the original family travel center, which opened in 2003.

06/14/2022 By Shelby Stewart

CATCH A FLIGHT

International Places to Visit with a Direct Flight from Houston

From Belize to Istanbul and Aruba, these direct flights are perfect for a summer getaway.

06/14/2022 By Geneva Diaz

Cycle Enthusiast

Houston Rolls In at No. 29 on List of Most Bikeable Cities

Anytime Estimate names Houston a bike-friendly city. Plus, 10 tips to have the best biking experience in town.

06/10/2022 By Jessica Lodge

Rent this

Explore Downtown with an Electric Scooter Rental

Rent e-scooters from Glyderz, ScootsTX, Electric Ride HTX, plus more shops around Houston.

06/06/2022 By Stephanie Bartels

Open Road

8 Water-Based Activities to Experience in Texas

Escape the Texas heat at Great Wolf Lodge, Balmorhea State Park, Barton Springs Pool, plus more.

06/02/2022 By Stephanie Bartels

CANNONBALL!

The Best Private Pools to Check Out This Summer

From Domain Town Center's lazy river to The Houstonian's three pools, there are plenty of private pools to choose from in Houston.

05/19/2022 By Shelby Stewart

ZEN OUT

5 Must-Visit Sculpture Gardens in Texas

From Houston to Abilene, you’ll find outdoor art all over the Lone Star State.

05/17/2022 By Geneva Diaz

Beep Beep

New Report Shows Uptick in Houston Traffic

As summer approaches, Houstonians will likely be spending more time on the road.

05/12/2022 By Shelby Stewart

HIGH PLAINS

How to Spend a Perfect Weekend in Lubbock

Grab lunch at Evie Mae's or Cast Iron Grill, then explore the town's fine arts galleries and more.

05/11/2022 By Geneva Diaz

BIKE TRAILS

The Best Places to Bike in Houston

The best biking spots in the Houston area, featuring streets, trails, and bike lanes.

05/11/2022 By Daniel Renfrow

Spring Into Love

15 Hotspots For The Perfect Date In Houston

Lucky Land, Sugar Room Bar, and Barge 295 top our list.

04/29/2022 By Danielle Wright