Plant Life

The Houston Botanic Garden Makes Its Debut

What to know about Houston's newest outdoor destination.

09/18/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Greatest Of All Time

You Can Watch 120 Goats "Mow" the Arboretum in October

You've Met the arborgator, but are you ready for 120 arborgoats?

09/16/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Hot Hot Heat

Tune into Houston Climate Week

The event, taking place Sept 14–18, kicks off our city’s Climate Action Plan.

09/14/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Chirp Alert

Prepare Yourself for Houston's Annual Bird Week, Sept 19-26

Also, turn off your lights to protect migratory birds tonight.

09/10/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Sandy daze

Essential Texas Beaches

Swimming, fishing, surfing: Our state's best beaches have a little bit of it all.

09/02/2020 By Houstonia Staff

Safe Travels

Reconnect with the Great Outdoors in Dog-Friendly Aspen

Hikes, pools and patios, and your pup.

08/31/2020 By Jayme Lamm

Get Out

Discovery Green Gears up for Fall with New Dusk to Dawn Light Installation

The downtown pocket park also has some social-distanced activities on the way.

08/21/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Work Ahead

3 Things to Know about Memorial Park's Land Bridge Project

With construction underway on Memorial Drive, what will traffic and trips to the park be like?

08/20/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Safe Travels

Fredericksburg Without the Wine

Visiting Hill County without the tasting rooms? Yes, it still rules (and yes, you can still have a little wine).

08/13/2020 By Jennifer Simonson

Get Out

Visiting Memorial's Eastern Glades Is Like Going to a Brand New Park

What to know about the best new outdoor space in town.

08/07/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Roam If You Want To

12 Texas Resorts to Relax at This Summer

Equine therapy, the laziest of rivers, and you—socially distanced, of course.

08/05/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Cheap Trick

How to Travel the U.S. with No Money

A reliable car and a little ingenuity go a long way.

08/04/2020 By Bill Wiatrak

Safe Travels

Camping in Style at a Secluded Florida Ranch

Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo rivals Texas's finest.

07/27/2020 By Bill Wiatrak

Road Trips

Scottsdale Makes for a Safe Getaway

With a few precautions and a cooler of grub, a wanderluster hits the road to Arizona.

07/23/2020 By Janan Araujo-Siam

Homeward Bound

These Beloved Summer Activities are Off-Limits for July 4 Weekend

Beach closures, park restrictions, and more strict measures the COVID hath wrought.

07/03/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Social Distancing in the Sky

What to Know about Flying Right Now

Here's what five popular airlines are doing to keep customers safe.

07/02/2020 By Paola Kustra

Staycation 2020?

Houston Hotels Roll Out Summer Packages and Pools

Summer escapes are still a thing if you dare.

06/22/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Download It

Emancipation Park Has a New Guided Audio Tour

Get hip to the park's history in honor of Juneteenth.

06/16/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

The Great Indoors

Virtual Summer Camp Options for Houston Kids

Let arachnids, marine life, and soccer skills occupy your energetic children for a few.

06/10/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Go with the flow

Float the Comal River

Oh, chute.

06/09/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp