Texas Beaches

Danger Averted!

Stingrays, sargassum, and riptides, oh my! We have solutions to the most common hazards of a day at the beach.

07/05/2013 By John Lomax

Texas Beaches

The Eccentric Appeal of Bolivar Peninsula

Along this spit of sand, everyone drives on the beaches—even environmentalists on their way to the shorebird sanctuary.

07/01/2013 By Robb Walsh

Texas Beaches

Ask Dr. Beach

Put on your hat and sunscreen: it's time for Beachcombing 101.

07/01/2013 Photography by Peter Holley

July 4th Travel

Good Times, Great Tunes, and Loud, Loud Explosions

Where to celebrate independence Texas-style.

06/25/2013 By John Nova Lomax

Poop Cruise

That Ship Cray

A Katy native was aboard the Carnival Triumph's fateful voyage—and lived to tell the tale .

04/25/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Day Trips

Blues And Boudain, Shrimp Gumbo And Country Rap

Food for your body, mind, and soul in Port Arthur. Yeah, Port Arthur.

04/19/2013 By John Lomax

Texas Travel

Sand Castle Magic

Texas SandFest Brings The Globe's Finest Beach Architects To Port Aransas

04/18/2013 By John Lomax

Road Food

Big Fun And Great Eats On The Bayou

Trois Tres Bon Pit Stops En Route to New Orleans

04/18/2013 By John Lomax Photography by Kelly Graml Lomax