With a vibrant festival scene, a funky downtown, and great birding, it offers more than just sand and surf.
The booming North Texas city has an eclectic food scene, an indie bookstore, and a vintage railroad—all within downtown.
The home of Old Yeller, this scenic Hill Country getaway also has a beautifully restored courthouse.
The seaside town is also a great place to catch redfish, watch dolphins, and stay in a snazzy new bungalow.
Its fortunes ebb and flow, but the historic island is experiencing a renaissance, with new hotels and renovations and a shiny new cruise terminal.
It promises a grand time on a big lake, next to an awakening downtown square and miles of horse (and lemur!) country.
Come to this East Texas city for the hot-air balloons. Stay for the gluten-free beers, natural wines, and impressive array of cuisines.
The independent spirit that helped create this historic town can also be found in its new restaurants, bars, and stores.
Here’s where to stay, eat, and explore in LBJ’s hometown.
These historic properties were given new life by locals.
The Grammy winner is the most famous export from Lindale, but the charming East Texas town also boasts a delightful candy shop, blackberries galore, and plenty of live music.
Stop and smell its famous roses, yes—but this East Texas city offers more to enjoy, including a delightful dining scene.
This serene Hill Country town boasts a treehouse hotel and an idyllic swimming hole.
Five years after Hurricane Harvey, the beloved beach town continues to recover and evolve. Here are some of our favorite spots.
The former boomtown is home to a robust food scene, turn-of-the-century mansions, worthy museums, and natural splendor.
The town, an easy back-roads drive from Austin or DFW, is both quiet and brimming with worthy new shops and eateries.
Professional baseball teams once traveled here in search of healing waters
Our guide to this tranquil, often overlooked slice of the Hill Country.
Bob Wills fans flock each spring to the tiny Panhandle town to “dance all night, dance a little longer.”
A thriving arts scene, a surprising water lily garden, and historic landmarks make this Texas city a weekend-worthy destination.
While the honky-tonks and rodeos remain, the neighborhood is brimming with new life.
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Ditch your car for a walkable weekend in the Alamo City's hippest ’hood.
This far-flung spot has a rich history, excellent fishing, free beach camping, and no crowds.
Our guide to the ever-evolving neighborhood, where a few old-school favorites endure alongside the trendy newcomers.
Here’s where to make a day of it in this creative West Texas enclave.
Hotel Dryce co-owner and Magnolia Network host Jonathan Morris shares some of his favorite hot spots.
Rocky paths wend their way past the crumbling ruins of animal dens, making for a one-of-a-kind nature walk.
With a creative scene that includes the classic Cadillac Ranch and vibrant downtown murals, this Panhandle city, home to a new boutique hotel, invites you to stay and enjoy the scenery.
Where to eat, sleep, and sightsee in this town of 1,200 northwest of San Antonio.
In Jacksonville, Palestine, and Tyler, local entrepreneurs cater to tourists looking for luxury (and a very fine slice of pie) amid the Piney Woods farms and fields.
Come for the famous dance hall, stay for the outdoor adventures, charming boutiques, and local wine in this river-fringed Central Texas town.
Sample tasty barbecue, gape at one of the world’s largest wind farms, and get a dose of state history in these neighboring West Texas towns.
This scrappy town on the edge of the Big Bend region has a trendy motel, pistol-packing waitresses, and starry nights aplenty.
A revitalized downtown and a new network of hiking, biking, and paddling trails add to the appeal of this border town by the beach.
Although grand plans to reopen the historic Baker Hotel are still on hold, this former spa resort destination has plenty more to showcase.
This delightful burg, halfway between Austin and Houston, invites you to stop and stay awhile.
Visit this coastal city, and you’ll find a transformation led by locals who are revitalizing old buildings with cool, modern concepts.
Yesterday and today go together nicely in this historic town not too far from Austin.
In our westernmost city, cultural boundaries are as fluid as the Rio Grande.
Just like Texas, Route 66 is a state of mind. Here’s where the mythologies intersect.
When a Cowtown neighborhood makes room for a vegan ice cream parlor, you know something’s changed.
Piscatory pursuits on the largest man-made lake in the South.
No, it’s not Marfa. And that’s just fine.
On the anniversary of last year’s flood, this Hill Country town is as beautiful as ever.
When the Alamo and the River Walk aren’t enough.
When you need a break from Uptown glitz, a scruffier, scrappier neighborhood beckons.