Your Guide to South Padre Island, Texas

What you need to know to plan a trip or to just be inspired to visit the picture-perfect South Padre Island, Texas.

5 Things You Have to Experience in Texas

Do the Lone Star State (and Booze Traveler Jack Maxwell) proud.

Texas Hill Country Wineries

Every wine connoisseur’s bucket list should include a trip to the Texas Hill Country region, voted one of the top 10 wine destinations by Wine Enthusiast Magazine in 2014. Home to some of the state’s best wineries, Hill Country is a key place for first-time vineyard visitors as well as winery veterans. In fact, the Texas Hill Country American viticultural area is the second-largest in the nation, covering an area of more than 9 million acres. 

Surf's Up in the Lone Star State

With more than 600 miles of coastline, Texas hosts endless possibilities when it comes to relaxing beach getaways. With its mild weather year-round, every season is beach season in the Lone Star State. Dolphin-watching excursions, deep-sea fishing, bird-watching and relaxing strolls on the beach are just a few of the activities found along Texas’ Gulf Coast. 

South Texas, the Hidden Gem of the Lone Star State

For unexpected adventures, vibrant culture and a sub-tropical climate year-round, look no further than the Rio Grande Valley region of the Lone Star State. 

Dallas Luxury Shopping

In Dallas, shopping is more like an extreme (and expensive) sport.

Dallas' Best Nightlife

Enjoy Dallas after dark with our top 5 nightlife picks.

Texas's Best Historic Sites

From the Alamo to JFK's assassination spot, see Texas' historic sites.

Houston's Must-See Museums

Our picks for Houston's top 5 museums.

The Hot List

Explore America’s most stunning scenery.
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