52 Road Trips

Road Trips Back in Time

Whether you’re staying in the presidio at Goliad or an old-world bed and breakfast in the German country, our historical road trips will take you on a trip back in time.

04/30/2014 By John Lomax

52 Road Trips

5 Road Trip Ideas for a Guys’ Weekend

When you’re flying along the ground at 160mph, you’ll realize the Circuit of the Americas is the holy grail of guy-trip experiences.

04/30/2014 By Peter Holley

52 Road Trips

5 Girls’ Weekends for You and Your Friends

Grab the girls, get the car, and go off on one of our glorious, glamorous girls’ getaways!

04/30/2014 By Catherine Matusow

52 Road Trips

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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School’s Out! 6 Kid-Friendly Summer Road Trips

With road trips featuring dinosaurs, swimming holes, cowboys, and roller coasters, this list is sure to appeal to the kid in all of us.

04/30/2014 By John Lomax

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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

Summer Getaways

Best Texas Road Trips

Making summer plans? We’ve got road trips for everyone: from families to nature lovers, couples to history buffs.

04/30/2014 By Houstonia Staff

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

Metroperplexed

WTF Dallas?

An Oswald cam? Really?

04/09/2014 By John Lomax

Travel

The Perfect Island Getaway...Most of the Time

Snorkeling, relaxation, staring down the President of Honduras—all in a day’s work visiting Roatán.

04/07/2014 By Catherine Matusow

ISN'T NATURE WONDERFUL?!

Houstonia's Wild Animal Outbreak

After a possum wins its freedom, an era ends at Houstonia House.

04/03/2014 By John Lomax

NERD RAP BATTLES

Conan Insults, We Respond

It's on now, you ginger bastard.

04/02/2014 By John Nova Lomax

The Suite Life

Go Ahead: Raid That Minibar

How Houston’s swankiest hotels help you eat and drink in your room in style.

04/01/2014 By Joanna O'Leary

LOCAL CRAFTS

Bring the Dome to Your Throne

Dena Yanowski's hand-made Astrodome cushions are too cool.

03/18/2014 By John Nova Lomax, Fashion and Style Correspondent

SIC TRANSIT GLORIA

Two Old Men Lament Houston's Progress in 1938

76 years ago, Jesse Ziegler and a fellow octogenarian toured what was left of "Quality Hill," Houston's first blue-blood district. Preservation standards haven't changed much since then.

03/14/2014 By John Lomax

Article

On the Tamale Trail in Mississippi

From Mexico to Mississippi, the tamale has become a Southern staple—whether you realize it or not.

03/14/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt