Best Campgrounds

Caprock Canyons State Park Is Where the Hardcore Hikers Go

It's a trip both challenging and rewarding.

05/29/2018 By Brittanie Shey

Best Campgrounds

Embrace the Surprises at Palmetto State Park

The swampy state park is a birder's paradise, for one.

05/29/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Best Campgrounds

Sleep On the Beach at Sea Rim State Park

The peaceful park in the marsh is chock-full of wildlife, too.

05/29/2018 By Roxanna Asgarian

The Great Outdoors

The Great Texas Camping Guide

25 spectacular spots to pitch your tent this summer

05/29/2018 By Houstonia Staff

Ice House

4 Things We Know About the Houston Botanic Garden

From a "plant zoo" to an edible garden, the city's first botanic garden will be both beautiful and educational.

05/29/2018 By Morgan Kinney

The Drawl

5 Camping Don'ts: Or, Do Know Where the Nearest Hotel Is

What not to do the next time someone convinces you to go camping.

05/29/2018 By Dianna Wray

Surfs Up

10 Extremely Tempting Beach Vacations to Take in 2018

From Baja to Puerto Rico, it's time to plan for sand and sun.

05/25/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Beach Day

A Guide to All the Cool New Stuff on Galveston Island

Heading to Galveston for Memorial Day? Read this first.

05/24/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Great Outdoors

This Is How Houston's Parks Rank Among America's Best

Apparently we need better access.

05/23/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Wildlife

It's National Endangered Species Day! Do You Know Houston's At-Risk Animals?

Get familiar with our endangered friends.

05/18/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Escape Plan

Book These Southwest Summer Flights by Friday

Hit up the Big Easy or the beach for $49 one-way.

05/16/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Rich People Things

7 Insane Royal Wedding-Themed Luxury Travel Options

Or perhaps you'd enjoy a trip to Prince Harry's favorite Antiguan resort?

05/15/2018 Photography by Gwendolyn Knapp

Not So Fast

8 Interesting Travel Myths, Debunked

Common misconceptions to leave at the gate.

05/11/2018 By Bill Wiatrak

Deliciousness

Scenes from the 2018 Austin Food & Wine Festival

You gotta go next year.

05/10/2018 By Jeff Balke

River Deep, Mountain High

Eating Lima: How to Make the Most of Peru's Diverse Culinary Landscape

From the Amazon to Japan, Peru's largest city has flavors you won't find anywhere else.

05/10/2018 By Alice Levitt

It's Niiiiiice

Visiting Kazakhstan Was a Pleasant Surprise

Borat got this country all wrong.

05/09/2018 By Bill Wiatrak

Homeward Bound

An Expat's Guide to Guatemala

From volcanoes to coffee, how to embrace this beautiful country.

05/07/2018 By Rony Ortiz Andrade

Theme Park Eats

Wet’n’wild's New Season Is Here, and with It Spicy New Food Options

It's not just popcorn and Dippin' Dots at Wet'n'Wild.

05/04/2018 By Cory Garcia

Foam Dome

My Night In a Hobbit Habitat

A visit to one World War II pilot's eccentric vacation rental.

05/03/2018 By Cherie Devine

Harvey Clean Up

How Much Will the Repairs to Buffalo Bayou's Dog Park Cost?

Plus, more of Buffalo Bayou Park's progress after Harvey.

05/02/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp