One for the Road

Jan 20, 2013 By Vi-An Nguyen

Jordan Breal talks about searching for vacation spots, driving across Texas, and eating bone marrow.

State Fare

Jan 20, 2013 By Patricia Sharpe

Gird your loins for the tender smoked pork at the Guadalupe River Ranch near Boerne.


Jan 20, 2013 By Suzy Banks

Big, breezy porches in Port Aransas, the only heated pool for miles in Marathon: You’ll get more than just a bed and breakfast at these ten appealing places to stay.


Jan 20, 2013 By Anne Dingus and Pamela Colloff

Elegant antebellum furniture in Jefferson, Latin American folk art in Smithville: Where the buys are in two dozen communities.

Hill Country Map Quest

Jul 31, 2010 By Jordan Breal

When it comes to choosing a getaway, the Hill Country doesn’t have to campaign hard for our affections. Its lush expanses of bounding green hills and serpentine rivers stretch over some 25 of the most idyllic counties in the state. And those picturesque towns that cling proudly to their…

Get Your Gun

Feb 1, 2010 By Lisa Gartner

Not everyone can spin a pistol. Gun twirling champion Paula Saletnik talks about being a modern-day Annie Oakley.

Teeny Popper

Apr 1, 2004 By Katy Vine

"I used to think, 'I can't perform in front of these people!' And then last night I did a show for more than 13,000."