Here you can sleep in a yellow caboose, swim in one of the many nearby watering holes, and eat a steak in the ‘Texas Chain Saw Massacre’ house.
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.
Wineries, stylish bed-and-breakfasts, and a beautifully restored old train depot make this North Texas town a great weekend getaway.
The Central Texas town has a lively arts scene with a picturesque creek running through it.
It promises a grand time on a big lake, next to an awakening downtown square and miles of horse (and lemur!) country.
Here’s where to stay, eat, and explore in LBJ’s hometown.
The water at Pagosa Springs’ luxury resort burbles forth from the world’s deepest geothermal spring.
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.
The Hill Country town supplies cowboys—both real and temporary—with a dose of ranch life, complete with hotcakes and trail riding.
This serene Hill Country town boasts a treehouse hotel and an idyllic swimming hole.
The town, an easy back-roads drive from Austin or DFW, is both quiet and brimming with worthy new shops and eateries.
Our guide to this tranquil, often overlooked slice of the Hill Country.
This far-flung spot has a rich history, excellent fishing, free beach camping, and no crowds.
Here’s where to make a day of it in this creative West Texas enclave.
Rocky paths wend their way past the crumbling ruins of animal dens, making for a one-of-a-kind nature walk.
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.
This scrappy town on the edge of the Big Bend region has a trendy motel, pistol-packing waitresses, and starry nights aplenty.
This delightful burg, halfway between Austin and Houston, invites you to stop and stay awhile.