Southwest

From Arizona to Texas explore the best road trips, adventures, and things to do in the Southwest U.S. Our guides cover everything from top dining, adventures, attractions, and more.
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Phoenix

Where to Soak Up Local Culture in Phoenix

Although Phoenix offers a huge array of attractions for tourists, we have a suggestion for your next trip: ditch your standard travel guides and go where the locals go.

View of the Fort Worth Texas water gardens shows water cascading down terraces that lead to a pool with the Forth Worth downtown seen close behind, a local favorite spot
Dallas

Experience Dallas-Fort Worth the Local Way

The Dallas-Fort Worth area is a magnet for visitors, whether they’re seeking family fun at Six Flags, a visit to Sundance Square, or a trip to the historic Sixth Floor Museum.

The skyline of Austin, Texas is reflected in a body of water, with a blue, pink and yellow sunset sky behind the illuminated buildings
Austin

America’s Favorite Festival in Austin: SXSW

Austin, Texas, is a go-to spot for live music anytime of the year. But it really gets cookin’ in March, when South by Southwest, or SXSW, takes over the city.

The bright night skyline of Austin, Texas pictured illuminated at dusk, reflected in Lady Bird Lake.
Austin

Awesome Bargain Eats in Austin

You can take the family around the world — at least in terms of food — without ever leaving Austin.

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