Water World

A New Waterpark Heads to Houston in 2018

Big River Waterpark breaks ground in New Caney. But what's up with Schlitterbahn?

12/07/2017 By Gwendolyn Knapp

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

Hidden Houston

These Riverside Terrace Mansions Have Never Been Open to the Public—Until Now

A historic home tour will take place on December 3.

11/14/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Kid-Friendly

The Top 5 Spots for Family Fun in Sugar Land

From broomball to digging for dinosaurs, there's no shortage of ways to keep the kids entertained in Fort Bend County.

11/14/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Pro Tips

How to Travel Around Asia on the Cheap

Step one: Get to Kuala Lumpur.

11/13/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

In Chicago and Beyond, Hunting the Ghost of Al Capone

Learn about the real Scarface with visits to the legendary gangster's final resting place and more.

11/09/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

Cover Northern Italy in One Week with This Expert Itinerary

In seven days, you'll see some of Italy's most beautiful coastline—and eat some of its best food.

10/27/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

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

The Friendly Skies

Houston Gets a New Direct Flight to Paradise

Bahamasair is the second carrier to offer non-stop flights from the Bayou City to the Bahamas.

10/12/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Friendly Skies

Book This Big Southwest Airlines Sale by Tomorrow

With one-way flights starting at $42, you'll want to jump on this sale before it's over.

10/11/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Rock On

Houston Will Soon Be Home to One of the World's Biggest Indoor Climbing Gyms

Momentum opens its second Houston-area gym in November, and it's a beast.

10/09/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Travel

Searching For Ghosts in San Diego

Want to play paranormal games in real life? These haunted hotels can help.

10/06/2017 Photography by Bill Wiatrik

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