Weekend Getaways

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

Weekend Getaways

Four Fun Texas Towns and Five Interesting Inns

Quick trips less than three hours away

04/03/2013 By John Lomax

Texas Music Travel

Fiddle About

Llano Is Rosin To The Challenge Of A Fun Fest

04/01/2013 By John Lomax

Texas Travel

Fredericksburg's Easter Fires

Pagan German Tradition Lives On In Hill Country

03/25/2013 By John Lomax Photography by Chris Litherland

Open Road

New Orleans is a City on Parade

A special charm thrives with the magnolias and the jasmine.

03/15/2013 By John Lomax