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Where to Go in Santa Barbara

Collected by Jill K. Robinson, AFAR Contributor<p>List View<p>Map View<p>Popular Stories<p>1Road TripsDownload and Buckle Up—These Are the Best Podcasts for Your …

Santa Barbara

Travel - A hidden world 30m below Budapest

A mining legacy (Credit: Werner Hoffmann)<p>“What Budapest was hiding from me” (Credit: Werner Hoffmann)<p>"When you hang weightless beneath your home city, you are constantly reminded of its history" (Credit: Werner Hoffmann)<p>A hidden world under Budapest (Credit: Paprika Divers)<p>Mining, factories, …

Budapest

The Stunning and Harsh Wilderness of Central Arizona

Exhausted from the previous night, I woke up a bit late. Steel had already left. For a change, the sky was overcast and cool with just a hint of some …

Hiking

Eden of the Havasupai at Grand Canyon

Hiking to the Bottom of the Grand Canyon<p>By Sharon Miller<p>The most beautiful part of the Grand Canyon is not in the Grand Canyon National Park. You …

Hiking

5 Amazing California Parks to Visit This Summer

We love Yosemite as much as the next guy, but this time of year, it can feel more like Disneyland than a national park. Fortunately, outdoor lovers …

Hiking

10 awe-inspiring B.C. hikes to do before you die

here’s 10 amazing day hikes and backpacking trips in B.C. that deserve to be on your ever-growing to-do list.<p>1. North Coast Trail<p><b>Where:</b> Cape Scott …

Hiking

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

Rock-Carved Churches in France

Remains of rock-hewn churches may be found in several European and Middle-Eastern landscapes, where natural caves and calciferous rocks invited …

Archaeology

Beautiful Maps Of Great American Road Trips To Get Your Motor Running

Ah, the road trip – a classic rite of passage. No matter if it’s a haphazard first adventure with college buddies or a post-retirement planned escape onto the open road, there are few better and more liberating sensations than pointing your hood towards the horizon, putting your foot down and …

RVs

Utah: Hiking Zion and Bryce Canyons, and the Narrows

Everything You Need to Know to Hike Bryce Canyon: TIP! Rent the Gear for the Virgin River!<p>By Laura Ferguson<p>I wasn’t sure what to expect on my first …

Hiking

Exploring the spectacular landscape of south-central Utah

Like most hikes and drives in south-central Utah, Lower Muley Twist Canyon is both heavenly and hellish for someone curious about what's around the …

National Parks

5 best easy hikes at Silver Falls State Park

SILVERTON, Ore. -- Not everyone has the time or endurance to hike the Trail of Ten Falls.<p>The showcase trail at Silver Falls State Park — where you …

Hiking

10 Trails In Idaho You Must Take If You Love The Outdoors

It’s hard to get bored when you’re an Idahoan and there are literally hundreds of hiking trails to explore. Every trail guarantees a unique …

Hiking

11 Of The Greatest Hiking Trails On Earth Are Right Here In North Carolina

North Carolina is a dream for any explorer. From some of the highest peaks on the east coast to trails that lead you beside rushing waterfalls, and …

Trails

5 Incredible Hikes Near South Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe, straddling the border between California and Nevada, is not only the largest alpine lake in North America, it lies in a basin containing …

Hiking

5 exquisite hikes near Vancouver that you’ve never heard of

There are secret hikes, and then there are lesser-known ones.The former are often illegal, so we’ll focus on the latter. Hard-core hikers will likely …

Hiking

6 magnificent hikes to take on your next visit to North Georgia

Sure, living in or near metro Atlanta is great, but sometimes you just need to get away from it all.<p>A North Georgia hike will let you escape the …

Hiking

These 10 Day Hikes Will Show You The Very Best Of Arizona

It’s no secret that Arizona is home to tons of incredible hiking trails covering hundreds of miles of land. Some are long — like the 800-mile long …

Hiking

The 10 Most Stunning Hikes in Africa

Diverse landscapes and countries in Africa make for incredible hiking.<p>Every avid hiker should make traveling to Africa their next trekking priority. …

Hiking

12 Of The Greatest Hiking Trails On Earth Are Right Here In Southern California

If you love being outdoors and exploring new hikes and old favorite trails, then Southern California is the place to be. Here’s a list of 12 of the …

Hiking

How to Train for (and Hike) Mt. Whitney, the Tallest Peak in the Lower 48

How do you prepare for Mt. Whitney, the tallest mountain in the Lower 48? At 14,505 feet, Mt. Whitney is one of the most ventured peaks in the …

Hiking

24 Delicious Hours in Amsterdam

If you find yourself with 24 hours to kill in Amsterdam, you’re in luck. The central part of the city is only 30 minutes from the airport, making it …

European Travel

BEST DIY: 40 Ultimate Backpacking Hacks To Make Your Next Journey Comfortable

“If travelling were free, you would probably never see me,” this has been one of the favourite sayings of people who have been bitten by the bug of …

Backpacking

Hike Washington's Wild & Scenic Rivers — Washington Trails Association

This year, the Wild & Scenic River Act celebrates its 50th anniversary. Since 1968, the Wild & Scenic River Act has been protecting our free-flowing …

Hiking

Hike through the Hills of Luxembourg

It’s more than a banking paradise!<p>By Cindy-Lou Dale<p>Found at the very heart of Western Europe is a small country named Luxembourg - it's 50-miles long …

Hiking

The 9 Best State Parks In Michigan For All-Season Hiking

Who says hiking is reserved only for the summer months? Michigan is overflowing with gorgeous natural places to explore, and many of these locales …

Hiking

10 Best Hiking Trails in Illinois

Illinois is home to 73 state parks, six state forests, and one national forest, all filled with wildlife, rivers, canyons, and prairies to explore, …

Hiking

These 13 Hawaii Hiking Trails Lead To Some Incredible Pieces Of History

With the fascinating history and some of the best hiking in the world, Hawaii is home to a variety of hiking trails that will also teach us lessons …

Hiking

The best solo hikes in North America

Solitude with a view<p>Why set off on a hike all by yourself? Some solo trekkers are chasing a sense of meditative quietness, while others seek the …

North America

Hiking with History: Shenandoah National Park

For most long-distance hikers, the value of Shenandoah National Park is measured in easy trail miles, beautiful views, plentiful black bears, and …

Hiking