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Free Things To Do in Texas This Weekend: Aug. 18-20

It doesn't cost much to enjoy the end of summer in Texas. If you're on the hunt for free fun this weekend, head to these…
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Eclipse Viewing in Texas

For the first time since 1979, a total solar eclipse will be visible in the United States on August 21. Although Texas is positioned to…
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Things To Do in Texas This Weekend: Aug. 18-20

August heats up with the original ranch rodeo in Wichita Falls, Hatch chiles in Grand Prairie, Grilling at the Gage in Marathon, and Austin's annual…
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Tunes N’ Tubes

Whitewater Amphitheater has been called the Red Rocks of Texas, because like the Colorado concert favorite, the 5,600-capacity venue on the Guadalupe River is set…
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End of Summer Bucket List

When August rolls around, the schedule starts getting crammed with back-to-school shopping, and separation anxiety from summer fun starts to emerge. But, don’t give up…
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Green's Sausage House dishes good grub in the traditional rural way

As a light rain falls, a crowd is gathering at Green’s Sausage House, a country café, meat market, and bakery in the tiny Czech community…
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Slurp up hand-pulled noodles at Houston's Let's Noodle

On a sleepy Thursday afternoon just after the lunch rush, Let’s Noodle, a hand-pulled noodle shop in Houston’s Chinatown area, is quiet except for the…
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Alpine's Saddle Up bar sets the right tone for classic cocktails and conversation

No television screens hang on the walls of The Saddle Club in Alpine. No loud music interrupts long and interesting conversations over classic cocktails and…
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Dive into a Texas swimming hole

When photographer Carolyn Tracy and I sign on to curate a guide to 100 of the best places to swim in the state, we know…
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San Marcos' Mermaid SPLASH is a fine-finned fest

It’s not every community that can fondly recall the good ol’ days when mermaids would swim and play in the local waters, but San Marcos…
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An oasis in the West Texas desert: Chandler Ranch on Independence Creek

We were just a minute or two from pulling into Chandler Ranch when a roadrunner popped out of the roadside scrub and ran alongside the…
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Tequila Day Recipes

National Tequila Day is a perfect time to hone your skills at crafting cocktails with Texas' distilled darlin'. Try these recipes from some of the…
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17 Trips for 2017

There’s no doubt that Texas contains an ever-evolving mix of people and ideas. And with changing times come new offerings for travelers to explore the…
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