Summer Travel

A Visit to Michigan's Historic Mackinac Island, No Cars Allowed

This island transports tourists back in time.

07/03/2018 By Bill Wiatrak

Lodging

Hotels to Watch Out For: Rebirth of a Hollywood Icon

The Mayfair promises to bring mid-priced elegance to downtown LA.

07/02/2018 By Scott Vogel

Peep Show

You Can Help Monitor the Butterfly Population in Houston

The Texas Butterfly Monitoring Network needs your inexpertise.

06/27/2018 By Josh Davis

Debbie Downer Time

Your Summer Adventures Might Be Harming Nature More Than You Think

How are campers impacting the environment?

06/25/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

You Can Check Out But You Can Never Leave

I Lived Like Drake with a Hotel Derek Staycation

"I'm posted at the Derek up on Westheimer, hit me when you're done your shift." –Drake, "Company"

06/22/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Pets in the City

4 Under-the-Radar Houston-Area Dog Parks

Your suburban doggo will love these parks.

06/22/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas

Houston Love

Celebrating National Immigration Month Has Never Been More Important

Diversity makes our city the best.

06/18/2018 By Shafaq Patel

Doggos

Dogs And Their Humans Take To The Streets in EaDo on June 22

New festival, Turn Up With Your Pup, raises money for Houston's homeless pets.

06/18/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Travel Tacos

On the Road: Breakfast Taco Perfection in Victoria

Down Highway 59 is a tiny spot serving up some serious breakfast eats.

06/15/2018 By Cory Garcia

Master Plan

The Houston Arboretum's Revamped Woodway Entrance Is Open

The Arboretum just keeps getting better.

06/15/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Weekend Getaways

Looking For Good and Evil in Savannah

Dripping oaks, haunted hotels, and shrimp & grits.

06/12/2018 By Bill Wiatrak

Dog Things

Great News, Pups: Johnny Steele Dog Park Is Open Again!

Attention all dogs: It's playtime.

06/11/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Educational Purposes

The Poetry of Cuba

A young writer finds there's a lot more to Cuba than vintage cars and cigars.

06/08/2018 By Josh Davis

Act Fast

Flight Deals: Book Those Costa Rica, Mexico, and Belize Beach Trips Now

Book these beach destinations by Thursday.

06/05/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Trends

These 4 Colors Keep Showing Up in Influencers' Travel Photos

Want to be Insta-famous? Bust out the pastels.

06/01/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Bucket List

See the Seven Wonders of the World

They're easier (and cheaper) to visit than you think.

05/31/2018 By Bill Wiatrak

Threading the needle

A Closer Look at the Double Helix-Shaped Park Set to Join the TMC3 Campus

The monumental park comes courtesy of James Corner, architect of Manhattan's much-loved High Line.

05/30/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Hit The Road

You Should See Colorado From This Famous Glass Train

This train has appeared in dozens of movies, but it's the view that delights.

05/30/2018 By Cherie Devine

Best Campgrounds

Inks Lake State Park Is So Beautiful, Even Newbies Will Come Around

New to camping? Inks Lake will ease you into the experience.

05/29/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas