The Best Hotels for Stargazing

For all the beauty and adventure of a luxury stay in a remote location, the greatest payoff can come from above. Here are 12 hotels for serious stargazing.

A Blissful Two Days at Lake Austin Spa Resort

We had the opportunity to revisit Lake Austin Spa Resort as an overnight guest. Here is our review of this Hill Country retreat, just outside Austin.

Video: A Walk-Through of Hotel Emma

One of our writers returns to San Antonio and overnights at Hotel Emma, where his stay is just as delightful as his first trip there.

7 Hotels With Guest-Only Spaces

Now that hotels have become so popular with non-guests, properties are offering another level of exclusivity with guest-only bars, restaurants and pools.

A Perfect Day In... San Antonio

San Antonio, Texas, celebrates its tricentennial anniversary this year. Here is the perfect way to spend the day enjoying all the city has to offer.

13 Upscale Boutiques in Austin

Austin continues to grow as a travel destination. Besides live music, it has other strong points, including its ever-growing number of upscale boutiques.

Gallery Hopping in a Desert Town: Art in Marfa, Texas

High-quality independent galleries have helped transform the tiny West Texas town of Marfa into a legitimate global art destination.

What to Buy in Marfa, Texas

The small desert outpost of Marfa, Texas, contains a number of stylish shops, all within walking distance of one another. Here are a few of my favorite finds.

West Texas Road Trip: Video Highlights From Marfa

During my recent West Texas road trip, I stayed at the new Hotel Saint George in Marfa. Here are a few video highlights from my trip.

Texas Wines Come Into Their Own

Times have changed in the Lone Star State. There are now lots of delicious Texas wines to sip from more than 350 grape growers.

A Stay at Hotel Saint George in Marfa, Texas

A review of the Hotel Saint George, a new property in Marfa, a small Texas town with an outsize reputation.

Newly Recommended Hotels in Texas

The June 2017 Hideaway Report follows Mr. Harper's travels to Denmark and Texas. Here are the two hotels he found in Texas.

Rural Luxury, Notable Cuisine: The Inn at Dos Brisas

The Inn at Dos Brisas, a 313-acre estate set on the outskirts of the rolling Texas Hill Country, northwest of Houston, is the embodiment of rural serenity.

Austin Hotel Update

Our editor in chief has always found Austin's roster of hotels to be surprisingly unimpressive. Here he reviews four he recently visited.

Texas Design Sensation: Hotel Emma

Originally a brewery, San Antonio's imposing Hotel Emma, opened in 2015, is a tour de force of imaginative design.

Best Restaurants in Austin

The Austin restaurants listed here have found their niche in an ever-changing environment by keeping things relevant, delicious and, yes, a little weird.

Just Back From: Texas Staycation

Our travel advisor took a Lone Star State staycation: She spent two glorious days at Lake Austin Spa Resort and two at Cibolo Creek Ranch, in Marfa.

Ten Places in America to See Before You Die

Many people have a list of places they’d like to visit before they move on to the next world; here are a few American suggestions of my own.

Austin FOOD + WINE Festival

Learn about details about the weekend-long Austin FOOD + WINE Festival, featuring top chefs, winemakers, and sommeliers cooking deep in the heart of Texas.

An Interview with Dallas Chef Kent Rathbun

Mr. Harper has recommended the flavors of chef Kent Rathbun's Dallas restaurant Abacus since 2011.

Tim Love: The National Chef of Texas

Tim Love is surely one of the busiest men in the culinary world at the moment. With Love's appearances across the country at various FOOD & WINE Festivals, a new television program called “Restaurant Startup” on CNBC with Joe Bastianich and a handful of restaurants, an Andrew Harper staff member was lucky to catch up with the bold, light-hearted crowd favorite at the Austin FOOD & WINE Festival in April.

December 2012 Hideaway Report: New Orleans, Stockholm and Texas

The December 2012 issue of Andrew Harper's Hideaway Report focuses on New Orleans. It is always a conspicuous pleasure to visit the Crescent

Photo Gallery: Cibolo Creek Ranch

Looking out over the vast Chihuahuan Desert, it is easy to forget you are still in Texas. Cibolo Creek Ranch lies 33 miles south of Marfa, in the Big Bend of West Texas.

Contrasting West Texas and Hill Country Retreats

Looking out over the vast Chihuahuan Desert, it is easy to forget you are still in Texas. The landscape is a scene from an old Western, with rolling hills and dusty mesas more reminiscent of New Mexico.

Austin’s Chic 2nd Street District

La Condesa Adjacent to picturesque Lady Bird Lake, 2nd Street has swiftly become one of Austin’s most popular food and shopping districts.