Plan a getaway to Graham, home of Fort Belknap

Plan a getaway to Graham, home of Fort Belknap

Just under two hours west of Dallas-Fort Worth, Graham is a historic town that began on the frontier with Fort Belknap in 1851. The fort’s purpose was to protect and secure peace for the pioneer settlers and Native Americans who lived on two nearby reservations. Fort Belknap was decommissioned in 1859 and is now the … Read more

7 surprises inside Chip & Joanna Gaines’ Fixer Upper castle in Waco

7 surprises inside Chip & Joanna Gaines' Fixer Upper castle in Waco

“Are you ready to see your fixer upper?” the enthusiastic tour guide asked, channeling Chip and Joanna Gaines and their famous “big reveal” line from TV’s Fix Upper. This time, it wasn’t the home owners waiting outside a first glimpse at their home makeover; it was a small group of tourists gathered on the porch, … Read more

San Antonio airport launches plan to add international nonstop flights

San Antonio airport launches plan to add international nonstop flights

San Antonio International Airport (SAT) is the largest airport in South Texas, yet it only has five international nonstop routes, all of which service Mexico. A new multimillion-dollar fund launched earlier this month hopes to change that by courting direct flights to cities in Canada, Europe, and beyond. The new Air Service Development Fund, launched … Read more

Reverse happy hours top off this week’s 5 hottest Fort Worth headlines

Reverse happy hours top off this week's 5 hottest Fort Worth headlines

Editor’s note: A lot happened this week, so here’s your chance to get caught up. Read on for the week’s most popular headlines. Looking for the best things to do this weekend? Find that list here. 1. Where to drink in Fort Worth right now: 5 best bars with reverse happy hours. A term that’s … Read more

Low-cost airline launches $69 direct flights from Houston to Denver

Low-cost airline launches $69 direct flights from Houston to Denver

Houstonians have long had a love affair with Colorado — hence all the “Houston West” jokes about Aspen during the summer, thanks to all the Bayou City vacationers there. Now, a low-cost airline is making travel to the Gateway to the Rockies much easier. Frontier Airlines has announced new, daily nonstop service from Houston Hobby … Read more

San Antonio landmark dives deeper with new wild cave experience

San Antonio landmark dives deeper with new wild cave experience

Caving for the first time may have adventurers praying to their saint of choice (that would be Barbara, FYI, patron saint of miners), but guides on a new tour at Texas’ Natural Bridge Caverns are ready to shepherd newbies from a more earthly perspective . The new St. Mary’s Adventure Tour is an expansion of … Read more

Life’s a beach in Galveston, where history comes alive on the shores

Life's a beach in Galveston, where history comes alive on the shores

Road tripping on island time really only requires one destination: Galveston. The cool breezes, sparkling Gulf waters, and massive dose of “vitamin sea” are all the justification you need to head to the coast, but here are a few more reasons that Galveston Island is the place to be. Beach, pleaseWith 32 miles of coastline, … Read more

Lewisville: Lake adventures galore with a side of art and history

Lewisville: Lake adventures galore with a side of art and history

There’s plenty to love about Lewisville, from its charming and historic downtown to the sparkling lake that’s made for boating, fishing, and water sports. And even better: it’s all within a quick 10-minute jaunt from DFW International Airport. Plan an outdoor adventureLewisville Lake is the crown jewel of the area, and there are abundant ways … Read more

Austin hotels check in on Travel + Leisure’s prestigious World’s Best

Austin hotels check in on Travel + Leisure's prestigious World's Best

The Commodore Perry Estate, Auberge Resorts Collection, has had no shortage of accolades since it first opened in 2020. And a new ranking from Travel + Leisure places the estate at No. 2 among the top 10 resorts in Texas, followed close behind by Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa at No. 3. The Houstonian … Read more

University of Texas hotel and the Moody Center hook new partnership

University of Texas hotel and the Moody Center hook new partnership

Austin has no shortage of boutique hotels to offer travelers, which can often make it difficult to choose. For a visitor seeking big shows and deals, a trip to Austin is likely about more than a unique interior design; that’s where the big ones come in. On July 7, the nearly 300-room AT&T Hotel and … Read more