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Trip Guide: Historic Downtown Houston

Nov 15, 2013 By Jordan Breal

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.

Marathon: Get Outta Town

Aug 27, 2012 By Jordan Breal

For many travelers, this far West Texas town is a last-chance pit stop before heading south to brave the wilds of Big Bend National Park. But, this past spring, after driving 407 miles (that’s roughly 7 hours and 143 country songs) from Austin to get here, my three friends and I were perfectly content to drop anchor in this desert oasis for a few days. Our plan: to brave nothing wilder than our TV-less hotel room. And so we spent 72 hours shopping, strolling, eating, and exploring along the short stretch of Highway 90 that makes up the town’s main drag. Read on for my Marathon trip guide . . .