The visually stunning new nature documentary, narrated by Matthew McConaughey, is a delight.
Our guide to this tranquil, often overlooked slice of the Hill Country.
West Hansen and his Arctic Cowboys team hope to become the first kayakers to cross the Northwest Passage.
Bob Wills fans flock each spring to the tiny Panhandle town to “dance all night, dance a little longer.”
I’d long hoped to snag the elusive state fish of Texas. A nineteen-year-old expert guide helped me do it.
The elusive bat falcon, the raucous chachalaca, and the luminous violet-crowned hummingbird belong on your life list.
Almost anyone can walk out of an exotic reptile and pet show with a snake, scorpion, or tarantula. But should you?
A thriving arts scene, a surprising water lily garden, and historic landmarks make this Texas city a weekend-worthy destination.
These translucent, stinging creatures are full of secrets.
Brush up on (but not against!) these five gelata common to the Gulf of Mexico.
The massive facility sits along two miles of the Colorado River. Environmentalists want a say in how the development might affect the waterway.
While the honky-tonks and rodeos remain, the neighborhood is brimming with new life.
Tentative plans call for the beloved dining-hall structure to be rebuilt and modernized—with even better views.
At Dig World, in Katy, anyone can drive a utility vehicle or go wild in a skid steer.
Conquer the Guadalupe Mountains, lollygag through the loblollies in East Texas, or trace a historic railroad near Caprock Canyons.
Let’s pause to appreciate our leafy friends.
If you’re among the vast majority of Texans without municipal compost pickup, never fear. We’ve got four alternatives.
Salt caves! Sensory deprivation chambers! A massage in a sky loft! Far-flung destinations! Open up and say spaaahhh.
If a husband and wife can quarantine together, they can get manicures together.
Look, spa, no hands! Looking for stress relief via a salt cave, "a wellness tube," and an infrared sauna pod.
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.
At the charming Hotel Ritual in small-town Jacksonville, you can tap into any frequency you wish.
During a solo visit to Sonora's JL Bar Ranch, Resort & Spa, an introvert gamely steps out of their comfort zone.
La Cantera and Lake Austin Spa offer many options for couples and friends. Massage table for two, anyone?
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.