Hill Country Hiking

In Search of Higher Ground

For Texas hiking and camping with some elevation, Lost Maples is among the Lone Star's finest.

05/08/2014 By Chris Abshire

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Have Fun, Save Money: 5 Budget-Friendly Road Trips

Stay in a treehouse, a teepee, or even an Airstream trailer, all without breaking the bank.

04/30/2014 By Michael Hardy

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Rolling in Dough: Road Trips For When Money Is No Object

If you’re in the mood to treat yourself, we offer five luxury road trips, from the sprawling, rugged luxury of Lost Pines to Dallas’ staggeringly opulent hotels.

04/30/2014 By Kerry H.

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Road Trips for Food Lovers

Natchez, Mississippi, its beautiful antebellum architecture, and its deep Southern cooking are just a drive away. Plus: wineries, seafood, farm-fresh cooking, and more.

04/30/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

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Romantic Weekend Getaways

Virginia may be nice, but Texas (and New Orleans!) are for lovers.

04/30/2014 By Catherine Matusow

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Get Your Nature On! 5 Outdoor Road Trips

While you can’t get everywhere in Texas on one tank of gas, there are plenty of amazing destinations within 350 miles. Here are five of our favorites.

04/30/2014 Photography by Peter Holley

ISLAND DELIGHT

Galveston Home Tour Turns 40

This year's event offers much more than entrée into the Oleander City's grand manses.

04/30/2014 By John Lomax

GULF COAST FUN

Claw Your Way to the Texas Crab Festival

Bolivar's 29th annual bash offers music, rides, and a cornucopia of crustacean comestibles.

04/30/2014 By John Nova Lomax

Texas Travel

What I Liked About the Texas Wine And Music Festival

Schulenburg gets to two-steppin' and vino-sippin' this Saturday.

03/04/2014 By John Lomax

Open Road

The Bounty of Cajun Country

Rich food, natural beauty, historical grandeur, unique culture—oh, and did we mention the rich food?

03/03/2014 By Michael Hardy

LONE STAR STATE OF MIND

Remember Goliad? Have the Whole Presidio to Yourself Overnight

If you're a Texas history buff, this is something you simply must do before you die.

01/09/2014 By John Lomax

Winter Wonderlands

Embrace the Chill This Weekend at Moody Gardens

A yuletide festival of lights to cheer even the grouchiest grinch

12/02/2013 By John Lomax

Great Ape Getaway

Fall Means Pumpkins, Hayrides, Zydeco, and Chimps

Louisiana's Chimp Haven opens its doors for its fall fest.

10/16/2013 By John Nova Lomax

Houston vs. Dallas

A First Trip to Dallas

How awful is it really? A scientific inquiry

08/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Air Travel

Southwest's Blowout Sale

Fly cheap from Hobby to dozens of US cities.

06/11/2013 By John Lomax

A Fable

The Prince and the Bakery

The story behind the medieval castle—moat, dungeon and all—in Bellville, TX.

06/01/2013 By John Lomax

Texas Travels

Hitch Up The Chuckwagon and Head Out to Bandera

Hill Country cowboy town an hour west of San Antonio offers charms both tranquil and rowdy.

04/29/2013 By John Lomax

Texas Travel

Strollin' With Bones

Jefferson, the spookiest (and prettiest) town in East Texas hosts its annual twilight graveyard walk.

04/18/2013 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