October 1, 2021

Garland Is an Unexpected Hit

As the oppressive Texas summer finally makes way for autumn, people naturally flock to the great outdoors. In the DFW area, many fresh-air seekers head to Garland, where they discover more than 2,800 acres of recreational options. Garland is an unexpected oasis of lakes, lush parks, and nature preserves laced with winding trails. Hit the

June 23, 2021

Explore Corpus Christi at Lively Beach

Lively Beach, a new vacation rental, offers rooms and suites with private access to the pristine beach so that all one has to do is step out of their room to be a short walk away from the ultimate Texas beach getaway.

June 23, 2021

Eat Like a Texan in Corpus Christi

From micheladas that are basically meals to a fresh seafood dinner, there are so many dining experiences that are just as much part of the travel experience!

June 23, 2021

A Texan’s Guide to Corpus Christi

With so many exciting things to do in Corpus, there’s no way to get everything done in a weekend, but we can do enough to get a taste of the beach fun and local culture that makes Corpus Christi such a one-of-a-kind destination.

Style & Design |
November 20, 2017

The Made in Texas Gift Guide

Enterprising Texans of all stripes are dreaming up and creating everything from better bicycles and baseball bats to stunning furniture and fashion. We’ve scoured the state to round up 100 Made in Texas gifts (for everyone on your list) that represent the current heyday of Texas creativity.

Sports |
May 19, 2015

Is It the Rockets’ Time?

The last Texas team standing has their work cut out for them in a series against the white-hot Golden State Warriors. But it just may be time for a relaunch of Clutch City. 

December 3, 2014

The Ultimate Texas Gift Guide 2014

Puzzling over what to buy your favorite fifth-generation Texan? Scratching your head over what to send to your Texas relatives who now reside out of state? Wondering what to get the family next door who just moved here from California? Let this roundup of gift-worthy items—inspired by a few of

Eat My Words |
April 10, 2013

Austin Is One of “Top Tastiest Towns”

More than half a million votes have been tallied, and Austin has been named one of the top ten Tastiest Towns in the South by Southern Living magazine. (Funny enough, the Huffington Post recently snubbed Austin, calling it one of the ten most overrated travel destinations in the country.)In early January, Southern

News & Politics |
January 21, 2013

How Safe is Mexico?

For a third straight year, the Texas Department of Public Safety advised vacationers to stay away from the country, but a Mexican ambassador says the warning has a "clear-cut political agenda."