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What Are The Best Day Trips to Take from Houston?

Day trips are a great way to get out and explore areas near Houston without packing a full bag. On this edition of Houston Matters, from smaller towns to national parks, we talk about some of the trips Houstonians can fit into a day. We welcome your suggestions, as we talk with Kristin Finan, author […]

Day trips are a great way to get out and explore areas near Houston without packing a full bag. On this edition of Houston Matters, from smaller towns to national parks, we talk about some of the trips Houstonians can fit into a day.

We welcome your suggestions, as we talk with Kristin Finan, author of Quick Escapes from Houston: The Best Weekend Getaways. We also talk with Laurie Roddy, Curator of Get Out Here Houston and author of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Houston as well as Easy Hikes Close to Home: Houston.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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