Texas Travel Tunes

Presenting the Texas Music Map

An ongoing, ever-evolving Lone Star State sonic atlas.

05/01/2013 By John Lomax

Home Tour

Historic Homes of Galveston

Historic homes tour offers a glimpse into an earlier time on Galveston Island

04/29/2013 By Eric Harrison

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

Poop Cruise

That Ship Cray

A Katy native was aboard the Carnival Triumph's fateful voyage—and lived to tell the tale .

04/25/2013 By Catherine Matusow

In-Town Travels

Houston Really Is The New Chicago

Thanks to GMC, downtown now looms over a great lake.

04/23/2013 By John Lomax

Day Trips

Brazos Bend: Peaceful And Primordial

State park an hour from town offers Texas as the dinosaurs knew it.

04/22/2013 By John Lomax

Day Trips

Blues And Boudain, Shrimp Gumbo And Country Rap

Food for your body, mind, and soul in Port Arthur. Yeah, Port Arthur.

04/19/2013 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

Open Road

Oasis of Quiet

Soaking up West Texas at Chinati Hot Springs and Big Bend Ranch State Park.

04/15/2013 By Brittanie Shey

Weekend Getaways

Four Fun Texas Towns and Five Interesting Inns

Quick trips less than three hours away

04/03/2013 By John Lomax

International Travel

Istanbul Express

Turkish Airlines Launches Non-Stop Service From The Bayou To The Bosphorus

04/02/2013 By John Lomax Photography by Sinoplu Diyojen

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

Slideshow

Reasons You #LoveHouston

Photo Contest

03/22/2013

The Drawl

Fiefs to Watch Out For

A guide to the fragile union that is Houstonia

03/20/2013 Illustrations by Dan Derozier

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

H-Town Diary

There and Back Again

Sometimes you have to leave a place to love a place.

03/15/2013 By Robert Leleux

Bluebonnets

Staying Out of Trouble This Spring

Bluebonnet season is coming: how to pick our state flower without running afoul of the law

03/14/2013 By John Lomax