Summer Survival Guide

Let us help you get through the hottest months of the year.

Summer in Texas gets a bad rap. Sure, it can be hot—blistering even—but that’s where we come in. Over the years, inhabitants of this fine state have found numerous and inventive ways to beat the heat, enjoy the majesty of Texas, and take what could be sweaty and sweltering and make it into something refreshing and restorative. Need a guide? Let us show you where to go, what to eat, what to read, and what to do so you can experience Texas summer at its best.

What to Do


What to Eat


What to Drink


La Paloma

La Paloma

Yes, those Ruby Reds are tasty and nutritious. But they can also get you as drunk as a skunk.

Texanist's Tips


Summer Reading