Great Time of Year to Kayak

Houston in October is one of the best times of year to get on the water in a kayak or canoe. The weather is amazing, the storms are minimal and this site gives you bunches of opportunities to join a class or find a paddle trail. Go to our Events page to see what kayak […]

Bike and Hike from Johnston Park to Jesse H. Jones Park

For a nice 22 mile round trip bike ride on asphalt and concrete trails through the trees, head to Dennis Johnston Park on Riley Fuzzell Rd. and get on the trail heading east to Jesse H. Jones Park. Your are entirely on a wooded trail as you pass through several parks away from traffic and […]

SurfSUP Texas to Join Get Out Here

Get Out Here Houston is teaming with SurfsUp Texas to add more stand up paddleboard events to our calendar. This new affiliate group offers mobile rentals, lessons, group tours, event packages and more to individuals and businesses interested in trying this fun and challenging sport. From the beginner to expert, there is a package to […]

Images of Buffalo Bayou Park Grand Opening

October 3 was opening day of the remaining redo of Buffalo Bayou Park and it was a huge success. The weather was amazing, there numerous activities and the crowds were huge. Here are just some of the photos I took.

Houston Skyline Kayak Tour

Join Bayou City Adventures Sunday, October 18 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for the Houston Skyline kayak tour, which is one of the best ways to view downtown Houston. The tour is roughly 3 hours and stretches approximately 7.65 miles from Woodway Memorial Park to Sabine Street. You will navigate through the beautiful scenery and landscapes […]

Yoga Helps Cyclists Stay on Their Bikes

The Houston Chronicle had a great article in September by Kay Manning on how yoga can help cyclists who hunch over for hours on end while riding. Yoga opens up your back and chest, stretching those muscles that can get tired while on a bike. Check out the article in the Houston Chronicle.

Volunteer With Artist Boat

Artist Boat and CITGO are hosting a series of volunteer work days at the Coastal Heritage Preserve in Galveston throughout the year. Volunteers are need to steward the land by performing a variety of tasks to ensure that this unique habitat is protected for future generations. Some of the volunteer work day activities include raising […]

Let Me Plan Your Saturday

October 3 is so full of activities, it’s hard to choose what do so I’m going to make a suggestion on how your Saturday could go. First ride the Park to Port Bike ride from Hermann Park to the Port of Houston, eat a nice lunch at one of the many outdoor cafes in Houston […]

Hike Huntsville State Park

When I was writing 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Houston Huntsville State Park was one of my favorite hiking sites. It has a bit of elevation change and is quite beautiful in the fall and spring. There are 21 miles of hiking trails that wind throughout the park but three I will mention here are the […]

Bike Houston’s Bayous with BikeHouston

Join BikeHouston Advisory Board Member Michael Skelly October 4 at 8:00 a.m. for a three hour bike ride. He will lead this slower, educational ride from Market Square (by NikoNiko’s). This is a no drop ride designed to show riders where they can ride on Houston’s Bayous. It is usually 60 percent on paved surfaces. […]