American Airlines has round-trip flights from Houston (IAH) to Miami, Los Angeles, or Chicago (MIA/LAX/ORD) for $97-$131, NONSTOP. Flights vary for each destination, but most are between August to March. No Friday departures. Extended weekends available. Origin/Destination reversible.
Note: Carry-on bag is allowed for free on American Airlines. You can avoid paying for seat selection by accepting the randomly assigned seat at the gate.
Note: These destinations are usually priced within the $97-$139 price range for flights a few months out that aren’t the weekend.