Waterways

Race On: The 3rd Annual Cypress Creek Regatta

This weekend's big race raises money for the Bayou Preservation Association.

09/12/2016 By Kyndall Krist

Beer Run

Get Out: The Hows (and Whys) of Hashing

Why have a beer crawl when this fun-run offers boobs, booze and balls?

09/09/2016 By Leah Lucio

The Great Outdoors

Learn to Camp This Weekend—for Free

The Baytown Nature Center and REI are teaming up to offer a Camping 101 course for the whole family.

09/01/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Drink It In

Kids Back in School? Crack Open a Cold One at the Arboretum

Celebrate the return of the school year in a very non-school-night way with Saint Arnold beer.

08/18/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Get Out

The 10 Best Activities at Discovery Green

The downtown park offers Houstonians everything from free fitness classes to young writer workshops.

07/25/2016 By Miranda Proctor

Play It Cool

Ways to Stay Cool This Summer: Houston's Shadiest Spots for a Stroll

Under the leafy oaks and tall pines of our three favorite walking paths, you’ll be hard-pressed to tell you’re in the city at all.

07/25/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Duck, Duck, Goose

Bird-Watching for Beginners at Brazos Bend

And if you're not into birds, how about bobcats?

05/26/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Feel the Magic

How to Do Disney World…Without the Kids

Trust us, the experience is just as magical.

07/01/2015 By Jenae Sitzes

Pets Guide

Barks and Recreation: Houston’s 10 Best Dog Parks

It’s a good time to be a pooch in the Bayou City.

03/09/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Travel News

Destination: Big Bend

Now there's a flight that will get you most of the way there!

02/27/2015 By Kayla Stewart

Open Road

Park City, Utah: A Houston in the Rockies?

Neither self-important nor bombastic, with dreams big and small, Park City resembles the Bayou City in more ways than one.

01/04/2015 By Stan Martinez

State Park Series

State Park Series: Independence Along the Brazos

George Washington never came to Texas, but that didn't stop Texans from naming a town after him.

12/23/2014 By Andrew Husband

State "Park" Series

You Can't Sink Our Battleship

We venture out of the park and onto the boat deck with the latest entry in our State Park Series.

12/18/2014 By Andrew Husband

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State Park Series: Toads, Marsupials and the Gates of Hell

Our state park series takes us West of Fort Worth, where no creepy marsupials actually awaited.

12/11/2014 By Andrew Husband

State Park Series

Texas' Own Grand Canyon

Palo Duro Canyon State Park may be a hike, but the dramatic canyon makes for a wild ride

12/04/2014 By Andrew Husband

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State Parks Series: Sounds Like a Freight Train

Our look at Texas' wildlife continues with the beautiful falls of Pedernales State Park.

11/26/2014 By Andrew Husband

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State Park Series: Living It Up

In the latest edition of our state park series, we take you out on the water at Lake Livingston State Park.

11/20/2014 By Andrew Husband

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State Park Series: Beach Bums

The latest in our state park series is just another short jaunt, this time down the Gulf Freeway.

11/12/2014 By Andrew Husband

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State Park Series: Extra Credit in Huntsville

With its rich history and winding trails, Huntsville State Park continues our state park series with childlike wonder.

11/07/2014 By Andrew Husband

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State Park Series: Brazos Bend... And Snap

A mere half hour from the heart of Houston, Brazos Bend in all its hunting glory is the first in our Wanderlust series exploring state parks.

10/30/2014 By Andrew Husband