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25 Travel Hacks That Will Save You Time and Money in 2017

<i>Originally published by Travel + Leisure.</i><p>Expert travelers like flight attendants and frequent fliers know that foreign transaction fees, the dreaded …

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The dirty secret behind banning certain dog breeds

Over at Snopes, Brooke Binkowski has a thorough rundown of the research on a favorite topic of mine — the futility of breed-specific dog bans. This is when a local, state/provincial or, in some cases, national government bans certain types of dog breeds arbitrarily deemed “aggressive” by local …

The world’s longest trail will be completed next year with nearly 15,000 miles of paths — here’s what it looks like

The Great Trail, an extensive network of paths that spans the country from north to south and east to west, is set to be complete by the end of 2017, the year of Canada's 150th anniversary. The project has been in progress since 1992, and will connect a whopping 14,828 miles of hiking and biking …

Gear Closet: First Look at Upcoming Gear From REI

A few weeks back I was lucky enough to be invited on a trip to Bryce Canyon where I would be treated to an early look at some new outdoor gear coming …

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7 Stunning Waterfall Hikes and Swimming Holes Just Outside of Nashville

Cascading water, plunge-worthy swimming holes and wooded trails may not be the first things that come to mind when you think about Nashville. But …

Top 10 Review Products-Top 10 Hiking Poles 2016

How Walking Poles Affect The Human Body<p>Walking poles have come a long way since their appearance in the early 17th century. Having been used as a …

8 Essential Apps for the Hiker

Going off the grid can always be a liberating experience. Hiking, trail running or camping, living at the pace of nature — these are downright …

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore was Voted Best

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is a beautiful place, so beautiful that it was named the “<b>Most Beautiful Place in</b> <b>America</b>” by the famous ABC’s …

A Beginner’s Guide To Trekking And Climbing The Best Trails On The Planet

One foot in front of the other. You trudge. The frozen snow cracks under your boots. The air gradually thins. Up.<p>One foot in front of the other, that’s the key. The peripheral edema causes your hands to swell in your gloves. Your cheeks start to redden. Up. Up.<p>One foot in front of the…<i>where were …

Insider's Guide to Grand Canyon National Park

<i>Located just outside the boundaries of the Grand Canyon, Horseshoe Bend is the most-photographed stretch of the Colorado River</i><p>“The Grand Canyon fills …

O‘ahu Hike of the Month: Waimano Falls and Pools

A hidden trail in Pearl City that leads to a pool.<p>By Brittney Nitta-Lee<p>Published: 2016.04.28 10:08 AM<p><i>Editor’s Note: We love hiking! Fortunately,</i> …

Off-season is the best season in Utah's national parks

Among the many photos I have from a recent vacation to Utah, one shows me at Canyonlands National Park, cupping my hands around my eyes and peering …

Amazing Canadian Vacation Destinations You Didn't Even Know Existed

More and more, Canadians are choosing to stay close to home for their vacations. In fact, Statistics Canada recently revealed that Canadian travel to …

11 dazzling photos to inspire your next adventure in a national park

The U.S. National Parks are looking good at 100 years old.<p>For proof, look no further than the National Park Foundation's Share the Experience Photo …

National Parks

The best camping stoves for outdoor cooking

<i>This article was first published in the May 2016 issue of WIRED magazine. Be the first to read WIRED's articles in print before they're posted</i> …

The 8 Most Breathtaking National Parks in America

1 of 8<p>Yellowstone<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 8<p>Acadia<p>3 of 8<p>Kenai Fjords<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 8<p>Channel Islands<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 8<p>Yosemite<p>Advertisement<p>6 of 8<p>Hawai'i …

Striking Photos Capture the Wild Wolves of Yellowstone

Photographer Ronan Donovan set up hundreds of camera traps to document wolves in their natural habitat.<p>He gets up close and personal with some of the fiercest predators in Yellowstone. Or at least his cameras do.<p>For photographer Ronan Donovan camera trapping is an art, and designing the setups with …

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The 15 U.S. Towns Most Worthy of a Day Trip

Only have 24 hours to blow? These cities make a perfect short-term getaway when you feel like hitting the road.<p>Only have 24 hours to blow? These cities make a perfect getaway when you're short on time and feel like hitting the open road.