Haunted Texas

A Tour of Haunted Texas

In honor of Halloween, we visited three of the spookiest hotels in Texas—in Seguin, Galveston, and Jefferson—to spend the night where spirits (supposedly) dwell.

09/25/2019 By Morgan Kinney, Abby Ledoux, Dianna Wray, and Chris Gray

Airplane Mode Yoga

Five Yoga Poses Perfect for Travelers on the Go

Yes, you can (and should) bust them out at the gate.

08/22/2019 By Janan Araujo-Siam

Open Road

Waikiki Beach Is a Great Girls' Foodie Trip

A story of sun, sisters, and spam.

07/22/2019 By Mai Pham

Dive Right In

20 Texas Swimming Holes to Cool You Off This Summer

It’s that time of year again, Houston, when the weather is downright relentless and we have to escape. But don't despair: There are many cool, clear, refreshing lakes, rivers, and spring-fed pools to enjoy right here in this beautiful state of ours.

06/25/2019 By Morgan Kinney, Gwendolyn Knapp, Nicki Koetting, Abby Ledoux, Catherine Matusow, Laura Furr Mericas, and Dianna Wray

Day Trippin'

Spring Into Action with These 7 Day Trips

Got a day? We've got a road trip for you.

02/25/2019 By Houstonia Staff

Open Road

In Playa del Carmen, Mexico, a Lovely Resort Stay and a Mystical Quest

Do you believe in the Aluxob?

02/25/2019 By Bill Wiatrak

Open Road

Why Haven't You Been to Mexico City Yet?

Be honest.

12/31/2018 By Scott Vogel

Open Road

In the Dominican Republic, Old-World Magic Meets Untarnished Seaside Beauty

We could live on this fantasy island forever.

10/22/2018 By Abby Ledoux

The Great Outdoors

Canada Is Home to the Most Gorgeous Lakes In the World

Cool down in Canada with Banff's natural splendor.

07/26/2018 By Bill Wiatrak

Open Road

Facing Fears and Crossing Bridges in Sydney, Australia

Australia turns out to not be a bully after all.

07/20/2018 By Scott Vogel

Summer Travel

How to Spend a Perfect Weekend in Barcelona

Picasso, Gaudi, the Mediterranean, and you.

07/06/2018 By Catherine Wendlandt

Open Road

A Texan Family Treks Through Scotland

Exploring wide open spaces and keeping an eye out for Nessie.

04/24/2018 By Claudia Kolker

Open Road

Prepping for the Astros' Next World Series May Be Worth the Price of Palm Beach

Want to see what the country’s richest enclave and greatest baseball team have in common? This is the month.

02/26/2018 By Scott Vogel

Open Road

The Bahamas: Still Beautiful, and Now More Accessible Than Ever

Island life is now just a direct flight away.

01/30/2018 By Scott Vogel

Travel

Floating Away in Quito, the City of Clouds

Encountering upended expectations, fascinating contrasts, and terrifying taxi rides

12/04/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Travel

Sedona Is a Surprising Desert Destination

Rock out in Arizona’s scenic wonderland.

08/21/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Travel

Seeking Ghosts of Summer Past in San Francisco

A journey to discern the San Francisco of myth from the San Francisco of reality at a time when misplaced nostalgia is all the rage

07/18/2017 By Scott Vogel

The High Life

This Summer's Guide to the Coolest Mountain Getaways

It’s hot, Houston. Head for the hills—no, make that mountains.

06/21/2017 By Catherine Matusow, Katharine Shilcutt, Cindy Hirschfeld, and Melissa Fields

The High Life

Take a Road Trip to Arkansas's Marvelous Ouachita Mountains

Mount Magazine offers the highest elevation in the Ouachitas—and it's less than a day's drive away!

06/21/2017 By Catherine Matusow

The High Life

10 Things You Must Do, See, Experience and Eat in Telluride

This is your bucket list for a cool Colorado town brimming with summertime fun.

06/21/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld