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You Can Now See the Most Beautiful Sights in Canada With This $397 Train Trip

Thanks to its massive windows, you can fall asleep under a sky full of stars on this train.<p>After you've checked this $213 scenic train trip from San Francisco to New York off your bucket list, the next voyage you should book is this inexpensive locomotive adventure across our neighbor to the north, …

You Can See the Most Beautiful Sights in America on This $213 Train Trip

A big adventure doesn't have to cost you a fortune.<p>If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely affordable travel idea.<p>Thanks to a brilliant train route devised by travel expert and blogger …

Trains

30 Must-Do Adventures in California

It's no secret that California is home to some incredible outdoor destinations. From the serrated ridge lines of the High Sierra to the gargantuan …

Hiking

How Can I Make the Most of Summer's Last Weeks?

<i>A:</i><p>Summer's winding down, but there’s still time for a few more fair-weather hiking trips. Even better: pick one that lets you give back to the forest.<p>Take the volunteer vacations set up through the American Hiking Society that get you outside and donate your time and muscle power to trail …

Hiking

Over 45,000 Cancer Patients Say THIS Drink Treated Them! - David Avocado Wolfe

Shares 181<p>Rudolf Breuss was an Austrian doctor best known for his dedication to finding a natural cancer cure.<p>His years of study led him to develop a …

Wellness

Drive the northern Oregon coast: Haystack rocks, giant dunes and fresh seafood

One round-trip ticket to Portland. One rental car, pointed west. And one tank of gas.<p>Start with these elements, then stretch them across four days and three nights in the shape of a 270-mile triangle.<p>The result? A road trip to the northern Oregon coast, as far south as Pacific City, as far north as …

Oregon

11 US National Parks That Are Totally Out of This World

The US National Park Service will turn 100 this year, which reminds us that you don’t need to travel abroad to feel like you’re in a completely different place — all you need to do is make a trip to one of the extraordinary parks right here in America. Camping beginners can experience their first …

National Parks

The 13 Best Places to Backpack in Northern California

With backpacking season just around the corner, we've pulled together some of our favorite multi-day backpacking treks throughout the state for your …

Hiking

This App Is Basically the Google Doc of the Outdoor World—And It Makes Trip Prep Way Easier

My wife and I were a wreck the first time we took our kids camping. She was worried about bears and venomous snakes. I was worried I was going to forget the marshmallows for the s’mores. And the fuel for the stove. There’s so much pressure to get that first camping trip right, because if you forget …

Camping
Indigenous Peoples

#MonthOfMindfulness Challenge Day 11 – Developing Mindfulness One Day at a Time

Mindfulness takes practice. You are having to retrain your brain to get out of the terrible rut you have formed in your life. It does take time and …

Mindfulness

Coyote Flat Is The Coolest 4x4 Camping Destination This Summer

Live in or near California? Well, between June and October, it’s too hot to go to the desert, and the beaches are too crowded. That leaves the Sierra Nevada, which is mostly on national park land, so is mostly closed to vehicles. That’s what makes Coyote Flat unique; reaching elevations of over …

Trucks

12 things you didn’t know about Santa Barbara, CA

1. Our mountains aren’t your usual mountains.<p>Unlike most of the world’s mountain ranges, the Santa Ynez Mountains run from east to west, starting at …

8 All-American Drives With Google Maps

Parents teamed up with Google Maps to create family-friendly road trips to some of the app’s most-searched summer destinations and attractions. With low gas prices and loads of fun places to stop, there’s never been a better way to see the country.<p>Each route is a loop, so you can begin at any point …

The Newest Way to Hike Your Way Around L.A.

Courtesy of the National Park Service<p>The new Backbone Trail outside of Los Angeles provides 67 miles of uninterrupted nature.<p>Outdoor enthusiasts …

30 Insanely Useful Camping Products You’ll Wish You’d Known About Sooner

Everything you need to make the great outdoors even greater.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i><p><i>The comments for this post have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

How to save your vision if you stare at screens all day

If you work in front of a computer all day, you're familiar with that irritated, fuzzy, and tired feeling your eyes have by the end of the afternoon. Everything starts to get a little blurry and sometimes your head aches. This cluster of symptoms is known as eye strain or computer vision syndrome, …

Headaches

Xiaomi Mi Band 2 is a display-equipped fitness tracker for $23

Xiaomi, China's electronics manufacturer known for solid products with extremely low price tags, has launched a successor to its popular Mi Band …

From 17 to 55 years, authors took their time with these long-awaited book sequels

When Richard Russo published <i>Everybody’s Fool</i> last week, he joined the club of authors who waited more than a decade before publishing a sequel. …

Teen finds ancient Mayan city using stars and satellites

15-year-old William Gadoury found the lost site by comparing constellations to known Mayan settlements on a map.<p>A 15-year-old has been credited with discovering a lost Mayan city buried deep in the Mexican jungle.<p>Quebecois teen William Gadoury hunted down the lost settlement by looking at 22 Mayan …

10 Best Careers for the Next Economy

10 careers that can jumpstart your life and income in the next economy of 2016-2030.<p>As our ongoing train-wreck of a presidential race demonstrates daily, folks are hurting because the economy is changing and no one is offering real answers to the enduring and unsolved problems that plague our …

Employment

5 places to see bison, America's newly named national mammal

The shaggy bearded American bison finally got some respect Monday when President Obama decreed it to be the country's national mammal.<p>In ancient times, millions of bison (whose species name is <i>Bison bison bison</i>) roamed from Alaska to Mexico, and from Nevada to the Appalachian Mountains. These days, …

National Parks