Spotlighting popular, family-friendly attractions in major U.S. destinations.

Weekend escape: The Woodlands

2:26 pm Sep. 9, 2016

Note: This is part of a series about weekend trips to take from Austin. 

I lived in Houston for eight years before moving back home to Austin, and even when I lived there, there was always something

Today is Cheap Flight Day: What you need to know

12:50 pm Aug. 22, 2016

If you’re not a frequent traveler, Aug. 23 may have no special significance, but for those of us who spend a lot of time in the sky, it’s even better than Black Friday. That’s because Aug. 23, aka Cheap

Follow along with the Mongol Derby

3:50 pm Aug. 4, 2016

In the Mongol Derby, named the longest horse race in the world by the “Guinness Book of World Records,” competitors ride semi-wild horses through the unfamiliar Mongolian wilderness. According to the Adventurists, the U.K.-based company that

From Germany to Houston, 5 places to go this summer

11:33 am May. 19, 2016

This wet, dreary day has me daydreaming of summer travel. Lazy days spent splashing in swimming pools, sipping margaritas on ocean-side decks and taking sandal-clad steps across cobblestone streets in new towns sounds pretty great right about now.