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Want the beauty of Utah’s Bryce and Zion, without all the people? Try these less-crowded areas — or 20 others across the country.

Park visitation is at a record high — good for tourism, not so good for peace and quiet. From Acadia to Zion, Bryce Canyon to Yosemite, leading …

National Parks

Hiking Coyote Buttes South instead of the Wave

On my recent trip to Arizona, we definitely wanted to try to see the famous “Wave” in Arizona. But as you probably already know, there are limited …

Hiking

12 Hiking Destinations You'll Want to Add to Your Bucket List

The best travel advice always comes from people with firsthand experience—and that's especially true when it comes to hiking trips. When you're going …

Hiking

The Corner of California You’ve Never Been to Has Junipers, Waterfalls, and Unbelievably Starry Skies (Video)

“Where the West still lives.”<p>California is full of clichés. Sandy beaches line the coast, the ocean waves dotted with surfers. Hollywood starlets …

National Parks

7 sensational Central Oregon adventures

Nestled among thick forests and brimming with Wild West charm, the small towns tucked on the eastern side of Oregon’s Cascade Mountains share a …

Hiking

11 Must-pack Items, According to Full-time Travel Writers

As a travel journalist, I often feel I've hit the career jackpot. I travel as often as my passport allows — 28 countries and counting! — and I’m able …

New York City

100 Best Gifts For Women Under $25 On Amazon

Whether you're shopping for your mother, sister, best friend, or girlfriend, only the absolute best gifts for women will do. Personally, I'm of the …

This man did a 22,000 mile road trip of North America — these are the 25 spots he says you can't miss

The 7 Best Hiking Trails In Colorado

A spectacularly diverse terrain propels hiking to the top of favorite outdoor activities in Colorado. From alpine lakes and waterfalls to dense …

Why the 5 Least-Visited National Parks Are Worthy of an Adventure

A century ago, America invented the idea of the National Parks System to preserve rad wilderness. The parks were places largely un-screwed-with by …

AMAZING 25 DANGEROUS HIKING TRAILS IN THE WORLD TO PUT ON YOUR BUCKET LIST

We are far from hardcore hikers. In fact, my friends used to call me “indoorsy” before I started training for our Inca Trail hike years ago. We do, …

The security gadgets and apps you need to keep your information safe

Protect your information.<p>With new data breaches constantly making headlines, you know about the need to secure your online accounts. But hackers aren't the only threat to your personal information. Burglars could steal sensitive papers from your home, snoopers could raid your trash, and companies …

Information Systems

The 50 Best Hikes

From a family day hike through southern Utah’s Road Canyon to a grueling scramble through northern Michigan’s Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, this …

Hiking

8 Anti-Inflammatory Slow Cooker Meals You Should Make In 2018 For Weight Loss

We tend to think of slow cooker meals as savory, rich comfort foods and ultimately unhealthy! But, contrary to popular belief, slow cooker meals can …

These Serums Actually Work, According To Top Dermatologists

Sure, a new pair of shoes or an It bag is nice, but many of us are more wiling to shell out a chunk of our paychecks for quality skin care, all in …

Skin Care

12 facts about Colorado’s national parks that will surprise you

WITH 14,000-FOOT PEAKS, ancient Puebloan ruins, and sand dunes rivaling those of the deserts in your imagination, Colorado’s national parks make an …

Best Hikes in Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park<p>Grand Canyon National Park is one of America's most stunning natural sights, and ranks among its top outdoor destinations. …

National Parks

New Anchorage companies bring the #vanlife trend to Alaska

Open up the Ram ProMaster van that Matt Cullens spent months converting into a camper and you'll find a full-sized bed, table space, chairs and a …

Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park: The Complete Guide

When you're traveling in northern California, it starts to feel like all you do is look up at the treetops, gazing in awe at the coastal redwood …

National Parks

A Travel Guide for How to Visit Seattle on a Budget

Seeing Seattle on a budget can be difficult. You need a travel guide for how to visit Seattle. As with any large city, there are plenty of ways to …

Hiking

50 Essential Western Travel Experiences

Raft the mightiest river<p><b>Colorado River, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ</b><p>“You hope you’ll be right side up at the other end.” That’s how late rafting …

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park: The Complete Guide

At Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park in northern California, the best thing you can do is stay in your car. That's because the hour-long, six-mile …

National Parks

This vegetarian sweet potato chili is about to be your new winter comfort food go-to

January is basically a month-long meal-time paradox: Short days and cold weather elicit cravings for comfort food (mac and cheese, anyone?), but …

Healthy Eating

The Best Microadventures In Each Of The Southwestern States

<i>For the next month, Uproxx GPS is zeroing in on “microadventures” — day trips, quick jaunts, and small-scale explorations that will notch neatly into your busy life. As part of this initiative, we’re counting off the best day trips in five different regions of the country. Today we’re in the</i> …

20 Winter Hikes Near Asheville Will Blow Your Mind

Winter hikes can provide many wonderful surprises like better views (since leaves are off the trees), few fellow hikers, no bugs, brilliant skies …

Best Trails in Michigan | Hiking in Michigan

Michigan Trails<p>Michigan, located in the Midwest region of the U.S., is made up of two peninsulas: the Upper and Lower peninsulas. In the west, …

The Cheapest Time to Fly to 15 Destinations That Are On Your Bucket List

CheapFlights.com crunched the numbers.<p>Chances are, you probably have a few travel destinations on your bucket list that seem like they’re never going …

Easy Backpacking Trips for Beginners

You don't need to be an expert to enjoy these scenic trails.<p>Everyone who has read Cheryl Strayed's <i>Wild</i> has probably envisioned themselves heading out …

The Yosemite most people never see: 10 dazzling hikes

YOSEMITE — Gazing at the spectacular scenery surrounding Yosemite’s Hetch Hetchy reservoir, I can’t help but marvel. Nature has endowed Tuolumne …