Obituary

Noted "Force of Nature" Terry Hershey Has Passed Away

The conservationist was one of the great champions of Houston's oft-overlooked natural side.

01/19/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Travel

Four Decades After Elvis's Death, Graceland Expands Once Again

The King's legacy lives on in Memphis, the home of rock 'n' roll.

01/19/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Texas Travel

3 Reasons to Visit Gruene Right Now

Don't wait until high tourist season in the Hill Country; visit this historic town while you can have it all to yourself.

01/18/2017 By Bryce Dodds

Get Out

Hermann Park Needs Your Help

Green thumb or not, The McGovern Centennial Gardens and the Japanese Garden depend on volunteers to keep our parks pristine.

01/18/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Spotted

There Are Bald Eagles in Houston?

As crazy as it may sound, the majestic bird of prey is fairly common in these parts.

01/14/2017 By Jeff Balke

Get Out

The Top 5 Spots to Watch the Chevron Houston Marathon (and Where to Eat When You're Done)

The 45th annual race takes to Houston's streets this Sunday—and so should you.

01/13/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt With Amber Tong

Travel

4 Reasons to Budget for a Trip to Billings

Montana's Magic City may be the farthest destination from your mind when planning your next vacation, but maybe it shouldn't be.

01/13/2017 By Bryce Dodds

Hot Stuff

New Mex Cuisine: A Tale of Green Chiles

What's the difference between Tex-Mex and the food served in New Mexico?

01/13/2017 By Victoria Haneveer

Parks & Rec

When Is the Jamail Skatepark Reopening?

Houston's signature skateboarding facility was supposed to reopen in October 2016.

01/12/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ahoy!

Top 5 Reasons to Set Sail This Season

Enjoying the Gulf has never been easier—or breezier!

01/11/2017 By Emily Juhasz

#htx

Houston's 8 Greatest Vantage Points for Those Dramatic Downtown Skyline Views

Up your Instagram game sans drone by posting up at one of these scenic spots.

01/07/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Travel

Finding a Spiritual Motherland in Punta Mita, Mexico

Every journey south of the border feels like coming home.

01/05/2017 By Loreta Kovacic

Get Out

Beachcombing and Birdwatching: This Weekend at Houston's Closest State Parks

Brazos Bend and Galveston Island are offering two very different ways to reacquaint yourself with nature in the new year.

01/04/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Party All Over the World

Go Big in 2017: 5 Bucket-List New Year's Eve Destinations

Frustrated with Houston's lack of fireworks? Take in the largest fireworks display in the world next year instead.

01/03/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Travel

Wanderlust's 10 Most-Read Posts of 2016

Looking for vacation inspiration? Look no further than our most popular travel posts of the last year.

12/30/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Travel

Things to Do in Denver When Your Car Is Dead

Renting a car is expensive. Luckily, in Denver, you don't have to.

12/28/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Friendly Skies

Southwest Offering Last-Minute Flight Deals Through Thursday

Fares start at $59, but you have to book by December 29.

12/26/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Travel Tech

Get a VR Headset for Christmas? Take a Virtual Trip

Imagine visiting any place in the world and flying there faster than Superman.

12/26/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

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

Bucket List

5 New Non-Stop Trips to Take from Texas in 2017

From the next hipster destination in the Midwest to the farthest away you can get on a direct flight from IAH

12/22/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt