Goodbye to a Ghost: East Texas’s Ivory-billed Woodpecker Is Now Officially Extinct
So is a little fish that swam along the San Marcos River.
So is a little fish that swam along the San Marcos River.
These fall fields of dreams across the state feature everything from train rides and corn mazes to campfires and pumpkin smashing.
Desert cacti, tropical orchids, towering live oaks—these tranquil spots teem with ever-changing flora. It’s time to plan a trip.
Where to stay, eat, shop, and play in this borderland city that’s rich in architectural wonders and divine dining.
These humble creatures don’t have the star power of ocelots and whooping cranes, but they’re just as crucial to their ecosystems.
Some of the healthiest coral communities in the world beckon off the Texas coast. Can unlikely allies save this undersea paradise?
From South Texas’s simple ocelot culverts to San Antonio’s pioneering land bridge, these passageways can reduce car accidents and help animals thrive.
Morgan Page and Dustin Rice spent nearly three years roaming the state for "Bones of Texas," which features images of long-gone communities.
Yes, it has fearsome pincers and shoots acid when threatened. But it’s essentially harmless!
The Hill Country offers fast-flowing streams and some nice bass. But for solitude and diversity of species, the creeks and bayous east of I-45 can’t be beat.
Plus: a Panhandle music label, a Dallas poetry podcast, and a groovy Khruangbin remix.
Where to eat, sleep, and sightsee in this town of 1,200 northwest of San Antonio.
Amenities galore? Check! Ocean views? Check! Two teen boys and my parents? Um ...
Hoof it to these parks with your steed (or someone else's).
They’ve been extinct for millions of years, so you'll just need a little imagination—and this handy guide.
Equestrians can ride their own steeds, or in a few cases rent them, on public lands across the state.
A West Texas oasis, the world's largest spring-fed pool has been closed for the better part of three years.
You can’t beat these San Antonio bars, hotels, and restaurants for water views and hospitality.
In Jacksonville, Palestine, and Tyler, local entrepreneurs cater to tourists looking for luxury (and a very fine slice of pie) amid the Piney Woods farms and fields.
Fewer than twenty red wolves remain in the wild. At Fossil Rim Wildlife Center in Glen Rose, biologists are trying to change that.
Conservationist Adam Black roams the state looking for endangered flora, which he shares with researchers around the world.
Plus, a psych-rock album and the pleasures of homegrown tomatoes.
This slice of Hill Country heaven offers ample opportunity for fun, as long as Mother Nature is in the right mood.
The area has lots of options for pre- and post-float fun. Here are a few places worth adding to your itinerary.
With in-room record players, album lending libraries, and, in one case, a vinyl concierge, hotels around the state are embracing the record renaissance.
With contagious positivity, Austinite Jeff Jenkins uses his popular platform to advocate for plus-sized travelers.
Since moving to Dallas a few years ago, I've wanted to paddle the glittering water I'd pass while driving.
Motels were once a reliable respite for budget-conscious road warriors or transitory locals, but today's motel owners are seeking a younger generation of travelers who have more cash to spend.
In the ’90s, Texans lost their minds—and their shirts—investing in ostriches and emus. But some think the industry could take flight again.
Call it a collective case of cabin fever. Over a year into the coronavirus pandemic, with more and more of us vaccinated, we Texans are ready to get out—out of our homes and, yes, even out of our beloved state. The open highway beckons with the promise of socially distant
These recently opened or renovated options are ready to welcome you back to the Big Easy.
This town is full of thrills—especially the Via Ferrata (hint: don't look down)—and necessary chills.
With more than three hundred miles of dirt trails, the city has a wonderful arts scene to boot.
His new book traces the evolution of caracaras—a strange and beautiful type of falcon.
The state has more than four hundred miles of the Mother Road, but you don’t need to travel all of them to get into the spirit.
Chef Dean Fearing and architect Nunzio Marc DeSantis play big roles at Bishop's Lodge, the new retreat from Auberge Resorts Collection.
Herd immunity means something different at this wildlife refuge in Oklahoma.
The scenic byway offers a lot more than just the way to Santa Fe.
Swampland adventures in the heart of Louisiana make the RV life worth it—even when things go wrong.
The hills are alive with socially distant adventures.
This magical Arkansas town in the Ozark Mountains brims with discoveries.
Come for the famous dance hall, stay for the outdoor adventures, charming boutiques, and local wine in this river-fringed Central Texas town.
When demand surged for pandemic-friendly RVs and camper vans, Austin-based rental company Outdoorsy was ready to capitalize on the trend.
S. Kirk Walsh used her time with the animals and their caretakers for her new book, ‘The Elephant of Belfast.’
It’s one of the great rites of spring in Texas.
La Colombe d’Or reopens with a glistening new tower and redesigned garden bungalows, but the heart of the hotel is its historic 1920s mansion.
Sample tasty barbecue, gape at one of the world’s largest wind farms, and get a dose of state history in these neighboring West Texas towns.
With packages designed for Texans, these new luxe lodging options feature museum-quality paintings, sculpture, and other artwork.
Houston’s newborn Eden survives its first major weather event.
Patience is key, but go ahead and trim those mushy bits.