Texas

The Friendly Skies

Direct Flight of the Week: El Paso

Because let's face it, you're never going to drive to this city of extremes—but you should visit.

02/12/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cooking

In Hyde Park, a Culinary Boot Camp Awaits

Chefs travel from around the world to sharpen their skills at the CIA—and you can too.

02/05/2016 By Scott Vogel

Under 100

100 Miles or Less: Onalaska

A picturesque peninsula on Lake Livingston offers a swift, simple retreat.

01/05/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Under 100

100 Miles or Less: The "Painted" Churches You May Have Missed

The oldest Catholic church in Fayette County sits high on Hostyn Hill, while another holds a treasure trove of recovered Old World masterpieces.

12/15/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Texas Travel

One More Reason to Visit Gonzales: Hand-Tossed Pizza

A pizza worth a two-and-a-half hour drive? Only in the capital of Come and Take It.

12/03/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Texas Travel

Hand-Tossed Pizza in a 110-Year-Old Hill Country Saloon: Only in Gonzales

Live music, cold Shiner Bock and oven-fresh pizza are the main attractions at this historic saloon in downtown Gonzales.

12/03/2015 Photography by Katharine Shilcutt

Lone Star State

Seven Small Towns to Visit in Texas

Hit the highway.

10/09/2015 By Akshaya Iyer

Open Road

Palo Duro Canyon, Second to None

Enjoy the silence, the breathtaking views and the “Smithsonian of Texas”—just 599 miles away.

07/09/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

A Refresher

Tubing: Always the Right Choice

This summer, take a float down the San Marcos River.

06/12/2015 Photography by Kayla Stewart

Hit the Road

Four Texas Coastal Getaways

That aren't (our beloved) Galveston

05/29/2015 By Kayla Stewart

Tequila!

Cinco de Mayo Is Upon Us

Right, right. It has something to do with France.

05/01/2015 By Kayla Stewart

Sweet Meats

I Ate Bull Testicles at The Big Texan

Rather than tackle the famous 72-ounce steak, I knocked an item off my bucket list.

04/23/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Hoofing It

Race to Register for These Texas Runs

There's still time to participate in a destination race in the Lone Star State.

04/16/2015 By Kayla Stewart

Texas Deals

The Attraction of AirBnB

A sampling of what's on offer around the state.

04/14/2015 By Kayla Stewart

Open Road

City Texan, Meet Country Texan

When the urge to play cowboy strikes, it’s time to visit the Mayan Dude Ranch in Bandera.

03/30/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Road Trip

Spend a Night in a Tree House

Seguin's Geronimo Creek Retreat offers family-friendly accommodations for the young at heart.

03/25/2015 By Elise Rambaud Marrion

Get Your Tickets!

Head Up 290 to the Austin Food + Wine Festival

A monster event right up the road

02/19/2015 By Catherine Matusow

Open Road

Brenham Can Wait: Take a Trip to Chappell Hill Instead

Slow down and get to know the town where nobody hurries to get anywhere else.

02/08/2015 By Andrew Husband

True De-Texan

A Texan Abroad

Breaking down stereotypes is just a part of Texans' experience traveling abroad.

01/22/2015 By Kayla Stewart

Across History

Road Trips for the Texas History Buff

Check out these off-the-beaten-path locations to learn more about the Lone Star State.

01/15/2015 By Kayla Stewart