The best sights, bites, and experiences from my travels around the state this year.
An Insta-dispatch from the flourishing West Texas frontier town.
When you need a break from Uptown glitz, a scruffier, scrappier neighborhood beckons.
The places I want to visit, the things I want to do, and the sights I want to see around the state as temperatures finally dip.
Sometimes, when you want a lot of space, you need to go somewhere small—like Canadian.
A century after it was first proposed, Houston’s Hermann Park is finally in full bloom.
Round Top, when there’s hardly anyone ’round.
Stunning vistas, snorting buffalo, and dashed hopes at Cibolo Creek Ranch.
The beating heart of the Capital City.
What no one says about the most-talked-about city in Texas.
Meet one of the state's newest hip neighborhoods.
Paris, Texas, has a lot more to offer than just jokes about its famous namesake.
Paris, Texas, has a lot more to offer than just jokes about its famous namesake. (But those are fun too.)
Houston's Market Square is one of the state's most historic spots. It's also one of the hippest places in the country to get a drink. Here's your curated guide to enjoying urban life inside the Loop.
It's officially leaf-peeping season. Here's where to catch the spectacular spoils of fall.
Remember the Alamo, but don’t forget San Antonio’s stately historic district and flourishing creative community.
Sometimes, even the Wanderer has to play tourist in her own hometown.
Sometimes the best vacations are staycations. Though I didn’t have to travel very far to get to my March destination—East Austin—it was a welcome change of scenery. There are far too many shops, restaurants, bars, and other discoveries in the neighborhood to hit them all in a…
Among the hipsters, galleries, food trucks, and old-timers in Austin’s trendy enclave.
With three days in Dallas’s historic Oak Cliff, my mantra was “Shop, eat, repeat.”
Patrolling the placid waters, historic B&Bs, and treasure-filled antiques shops of Jefferson.
The best way to visit Houston is one neighborhood at a time. Let’s start with Montrose.
From horseback riding to grilling my own ribeye, three days in Bandera brought out my inner Dale Evans.
If you’ve already picked up your copy of Texas Monthly‘s September issue, you’ve noticed that the magazine has undergone a top-to-bottom redesign. In the new Touts section, you’ll find the debut of my Texas travel column, the Wanderer (or, as my colleagues like to…