Nestled by the majestic Rio Grande and Big Bend National Park, Lajitas Golf Resort and Spa gave me the recharge I needed. Until it didn’t.
An anxious multitasker faces her fears by spending an hour in a Dallas sensory deprivation pod. If it worked for the Cowboys, then it could work for her.
A session with the Traveling Hypnotist felt like a massage for the mind.
Welcome to the Big D-Tox.
Listen to wolves howl, rub a hog's belly, or learn to bottle-feed a baby skunk.
The nonprofit effort will cost hundreds of millions and preserve 50,000 acres over the fragile Edwards Aquifer. Can it be done?
Viral videos of the Baker Hotel and Spa offer an inside look at what it takes to restore an architectural gem.
Given the choice between an influx of vampire bats and an influx of tech bros in Patagonia vests . . .
Ditch your car for a walkable weekend in the Alamo City's hippest ’hood.
The anonymous artist calls the piece “a light-hearted jab . . . at America’s propensity for ever-expanding excess.”
Move over, speckled trout and redfish. The misunderstood, toothy sheepshead is a tasty—and sustainable—catch.
Apocalyptic, Acid-Spewing Crazy Ants Invaded Texas. Now Scientists Have a “Silver Bullet” to Obliterate Them.
Even nastier than fire ants, the insects disable electronics and swarm over people and animals. UT researchers have found a pathogen that destroys them.
This far-flung spot has a rich history, excellent fishing, free beach camping, and no crowds.
Designating Big Bend as a federal wilderness area, advocates say, will ensure it stays rugged for decades to come.
Our guide to the ever-evolving neighborhood, where a few old-school favorites endure alongside the trendy newcomers.
At trail challenges across Texas, riders of all levels can get back in the saddle and brush up on the basics.
Here’s where to make a day of it in this creative West Texas enclave.
Just before the start of mating season, someone dropped off three peacocks at the Austin park. The flock has been on edge ever since.
Fall asleep while floating on Baffin Bay, stargazing in Big Bend, or greeting giraffes and zebras in Glen Rose.
These wild-game influencers spotted a gap in the market—refined recipes and honest reflections on what it means to eat what you kill.
Conroe native Heather West was snorkeling near the Florida Keys when she fought off a six-foot lemon shark.
Ila Loetscher took costumed turtles on late-night TV and founded a nonprofit that has rescued thousands of the creatures.
On top of Mt. Aggie, the only slope in the state, it’s all downhill from here.
Entrepreneur and Magnolia Network host Jonathan Morris wants visitors to take a new look at his city.
Lucrative tournaments built around these river monsters are booming.
Hotel Dryce co-owner and Magnolia Network host Jonathan Morris shares some of his favorite hot spots.
One of the biggest conservation projects in Texas history, the vast parkland encompasses some 17,000 acres along Matagorda Bay.
Cleaning crews dredged up creepy dolls, armored catfish, rental scooters, and a staggering quantity of chairs.
Nacogdoches researcher Ashley Wahlberg, whose arachnid collection is nightmare fodder for many, says spiders help us more than they hurt us.
The newest species is named after the grad student pub Valhalla, on whose grounds it was found.
Rocky paths wend their way past the crumbling ruins of animal dens, making for a one-of-a-kind nature walk.
With posh hotels and restaurants and free museums, this historic area of Houston makes for an easy, elegant weekend escape.
Some idiots carved their names on prehistoric petroglyphs in Big Bend—and it's part of a disturbing spike in vandalism.
Every year, dozens of Texans report sightings of this elusive cat. But scientists are increasingly skeptical that it’s here at all.
Visiting a Japanese garden can bring peace and—especially in the winter months—quiet.
For a peaceful oasis, follow these tips from an expert at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden.
Survivalist expert Bob Hansler found YouTube fame by testing his skills in the Texas wilderness. His biggest challenge was yet to come.
But many breeders say the new regulations go too far.
Need help saddling your 1,300-pound dromedary? The Southwest Camel Conference is the place to be.
On Kalahari’s thirty waterslides and lazy river, my kids and I took our first plunge into some kind of normalcy since the pandemic started.
Texans can see a living nativity at a cowboy church, take in animal-shaped lights at a big-city zoo, or ride a train to the North Pole.
The historic Stagecoach Inn undergoes its second remodel in three years—this time with a new old name. Overseeing it all is the Austin group known for some of the state's trendiest hotels.
Ready to commit murder most fowl?
With a creative scene that includes the classic Cadillac Ranch and vibrant downtown murals, this Panhandle city, home to a new boutique hotel, invites you to stay and enjoy the scenery.
Who says we don't have seasons? Fall foliage is a highlight along these paddling routes.
You’ll need the right kind of milkweed and plenty of patience.
The elusive, playful creature is even popping up in downtown Houston.
Why the fluffy-tailed rodents are making Texans nutty this year.
Sandra McKee loved the sixties sitcom so much that she and her husband built—and for years, lived in—an almost exact replica of 1313 Mockingbird Lane.
Take advantage of cooler weather along these picturesque jogging routes.