Travel & Outdoors

Trip Guide: Santa Fe

May 1, 2014 By Jordan Breal

Plan a summertime weekend strolling through the streets of Santa Fe using this guide with tips on what to do, where to eat, and where to stay.

Trip Guide: Rockport

May 1, 2014 By andrea valdez

Plan a summertime weekend surveying the coastal art scene using this guide with tips on what to do, where to eat, and where to stay.

Trip Guide: Oaxaca

May 1, 2014 By Francesca Mari

Plan a summertime weekend exploring Mexican markets and moles using this guide with tips on what to do, where to eat, and where to stay.

Trip Guide: New Orleans

May 1, 2014 By Texas Monthly and David Courtney

There is something wonderfully anachronistic about traveling by train in this modern age. And I’m not talking about workaday back-and-forth commuting on some dreary regional transit full of pallid stiffs. Quite the opposite: I mean real rail travel, travel the old-fashioned way—a weekend summer sojourn by way of a…

Damn This Traffic Jam

Apr 23, 2014 By Jeff Salamon

Infographic illustration by Luke Shuman. Click to enlarge. When the INRIX company released its annual list of America’s most congested cities, the big news for Texans was that for the second year in a row, Austin was ranked the fourth-most-congested city in America—up from sixth…

13 Summer Weekend Getaways

Apr 17, 2014 By Jordan Breal

That's what summer boils down to: Thirteen opportunities to rip up your Friday-to-Sunday routine and go in search of adventure on the high plains. Or utter Relaxation along a languid East Texas river. Or cooler climes inthe historic heart of santa fe. Or the tastiest red enchiladas in El Paso. Or . . . well, you get the drift.

Greener Pastures

Mar 6, 2014 By Jordan Breal

With its craft beers, kale smoothies, and vintage LPs, Dallas’s Lower Greenville stakes its claim as one of the state’s newest hip neighborhoods.

Can You Dig It?

Feb 11, 2014 By Jordan Breal

Reading about old bones can be boring. Seeing them with your own eyes is a whole other story.

French Connection

Jan 9, 2014 By Jordan Breal

Paris, Texas, has a lot more to offer than just jokes about its famous namesake. (But those are fun too.)

Afraid of Losing the Dark

Jan 9, 2014 By Sonia Smith

The McDonald Observatory, celebrating its seventy-fifth anniversary this year, forges ahead with groundbreaking research and crusades to keep the night skies of West Texas pristine and unadulterated.

Six Must-Attend Events: Dec 13-15

Dec 13, 2013 By Michael Hoinski

The state's top events and offerings, from the fifth annual Gingerbread Build-Off to a collection of stained glass masterpieces depicting angels who symbolize early Christian churches in Asia Minor.