Weekend Getaways

The Friendly Skies

Direct Flight of the Week: Nashville

Nashville may be known for its nightlife and music, but there's more to this Tennessee city than the Grand Ole Opry.

03/23/2016 By Amber Groce

The Friendly Skies

Direct Flight of the Week: Las Vegas

Take advantage of Southwest's cheap round-trip tickets and get to know the Vegas beyond the buffets and blackjack.

03/15/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Friendly Skies

Direct Flight of the Week: Bellevue

Skip Seattle this trip and head straight to the "City in a Park."

03/08/2016 By Amber Groce

Eating (Way) Out

Pasta Worth a Drive to Palestine

A Philadelphia native brings his Italian heritage to East Texas.

03/03/2016 By Alice Levitt

Playa Time

How to Do the Mexican Riviera in 48 Hours

You can be in Cancún faster than you could drive from Conroe to Galveston.

02/19/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Under 100

100 Miles or Less: La Grange

It's more than just the title of an overplayed ZZ Top song; it's the gateway to the Hill Country.

02/17/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Under 100

100 Miles or Less: Go Crazy for Crawfish in Crosby

Forget barbecue pilgrimages—this time of year calls for a crawfish crawl.

02/09/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Great Outdoors

Get Out: Valentine's Pas de Deux at Haras Hacienda

An equestrian show after dinner isn't the only thing that sets this Magnolia inn apart.

02/05/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Friendly Skies

Direct Flight of the Week: Kansas City

See the cool side of Kansas (and Missouri).

02/04/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Under 100

100 Miles of Less: Get Off the Grid in the Big Slough

Ever wondered what Texas looked like before we paved a bunch of it?

01/26/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Friendly Skies

Direct Flight of the Week: Albuquerque

A history buff's dream, just 90 minutes away.

01/21/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Friendly Skies

Direct Flight of the Week: Tulsa

From Art Deco to modern art, waterfalls to waterfront views, sophisticated Tulsa is full of surprises.

01/14/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Under 100

100 Miles or Less: Matagorda and Palacios

From wild game and wine festivals to the most important shipwreck in history, this stretch of the Gulf Coast has it all.

01/12/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best of Houstonia

On the Road Again: 53 Weekend Getaways for 2016

We’ve got a road trip for every weekend of the year, and every occasion you can imagine.

01/05/2016 By Layne Lynch, Marianella Orlando, Sarah Rufca Nielsen, and Brittanie Shey

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

Guatemala

Always Wanted to Stand On Top of a Jungle? Visit Tikal

Just a short plane ride from Houston.

09/30/2015 By Kayla Stewart

Hmmmmmm

Things That Confuse You When You’re New to Houston

…or even after three years

07/22/2015 By Jenae Sitzes

Feature

Great Escapes: Austin

Relax at a Hill Country spa, where you leave life to come back to it.

05/31/2015 By Catherine Matusow

HOU to ATL

The Old Stomping Grounds

Traveling back to Atlanta after graduating from college, the writer discovers that the east side of the city still has its own unique charm.

04/24/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Road Eats

The Top 10 Things to Eat in New Orleans

One man's treasure trove.

02/23/2015 By Bill Wiatrak