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10 Best Hiking Trails in British Columbia, Canada

British Columbia’s landscape primarily consists of National Parks filled with mountain ranges, lakes, and rivers. This makes it one of the best …

Hiking

Driving the Going to the Sun Road - Glacier Nat'l Park

The Going to the Sun Road in Glacier National Park is 50 miles of epic scenery, twists and turns, and the stuff that great road trips are made from. …

National Parks

Incredible 5 Day Wildlife Safari In Tanzania Worth $1,345 For $504!

If you are a regular reader of our luxury travel diary, you will know that our travel auctions are one of the best-kept secrets in the world of …

National Parks

8 Top-Rated Hiking Trails near South Lake Tahoe

On the shores and mountains that ring the sparkling blue waters and turquoise bays of Lake Tahoe, hiking trails lead to peaks, waterfalls, inland …

Hiking

How to Prepare for Your First Backpacking Trip

The thought of backpacking in the outdoors can be scary for some people. The idea of carrying everything you need from water to toilet paper on your …

Backpacking

America's Best Swimming Holes

There is something quintessentially American about a good swimming hole. Pure, unplugged, communal—all these peaceful oases require are some good friends and perhaps a few beers. Here are some of the best stretches of freshwater the country has to offer. Bring your suit.<p><b>Johnson’s</b> …

Hiking

20 BEST HIKES 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, …

Hiking

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Think of ALL the restaurant pitstops.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what …

National Parks

Best Affordable Ski Resorts

<b>Why Ski There:</b> Often overlooked by those rushing up I-70 to somewhere else, Copper offers a compact ski village and a range of challenging</b> …

Skiing

The Most Thrilling and Beautiful Vacations to Take If You Love the Outdoors

Heading somewhere to reconnect with nature is the best remedy when you're craving an escape from the daily grind. As much as we love exploring a new …

National Parks

351 Amazing Places that Aren't National Parks

Yes, we’re crazy about our 59 National Parks. but the Park ­Service manages 351 other worthy properties, so follow our road map, pack a beach towel, and ditch the masses.<p>10 of the Most Iconic Monuments Across the U.S.<p>Besides serving as the entrance to the big red bridge, it incorporates Alcatraz …

National Parks

The 60 Most Scenic Drives in America

Are you ready for the best road trip of your life?<p>Plan the road trip of the lifetime with these spectacular journeys that highlight all the beauty …

Hiking

8 Marvelous Trails You Have To Hike In Northern California Before You Die

You don’t have to be in tip-top shape to enjoy a hike. In Northern California we have hiking trails for all kinds of folks. Take an easy jaunt or …

Hiking

The 10 Best Family Hikes in America

From Ocean Path in Acadia to the Trail of Ten Falls in Oregon, our outdoor expert offers her top picks for hiking with kids.<p>Taking kids on a hike can …

Hiking

16 Camping Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Earlier

Hack your camping trips with these clever ideas, tips, and tricks. These fun camping ideas take your outdoor adventures to the next level. Plus: …

Camping

5 Stunning Places You've Probably Never Heard of but Need to See, According to a Woman Who's Traveled to 100 Countries (Video)

Traveling is always an exciting experience, but nothing quite compares to discovering something new.<p>Unfortunately, the prospect of visiting uncharted …

Salt Lake City

There’s a Huge Sale on the Most Scenic U.S. Train Routes Right Now

Courtesy of Amtrak<p>Overnight fares on the Coast Starlight from Seattle to Los Angeles are two-for-one now.<p>Now’s the time to book that overnight train …

Trains

How to Rent an RV This Summer for Only $1 a Day

Recreational vehicle (RV) rentals tend to be expensive, yet I recently managed to rent a five-person RV in Las Vegas for only $1 per day. In addition …

RVs

THE 20 BEST PLACES TO CAMP IN THE U.S.

Camping is one of the most American activities you can do. While it might not have been invented in the colonies, the wide prairie ranges, open …

10 Most Comfortable Folding Chairs for Camp Outs 2018

Camp outs require some good seating. When you’re roasting weenies, playing games, or just relaxing by the fire after a long day on the trail, its …

World’s Best Hikes: Summit Hikes

Summit hikes offer up that big reward—a hard-won objective and a new perspective on everything you hiked up to get there. While there are plenty of …

7 Classic Hiking Trails In Maine To Take Before You Die

If you’re a long-time reader, you know how much we advocate for getting outside in Maine. From beach days to trail blazing, there’s something for …

7 Dream Races to Put on Your Bucket List

As long as you’re training for a race, you might as well train for one that’s super fun, right? These incredible races around the world are serious …

Hiking Through Shenandoah National Park

Day 56: (20.7 miles) Rockfish Gap to Blackrock Hut (mile 883.7)<p>Following a restful week off the trail, at home in Atlanta with family, I drove a …

15 ultimate American hikes

4. Sierra High Route in Ansel Adams Wilderness, California<p>You can avoid John Muir’s crowds if you are ready for more of a challenge on a trail that …

Forget Big Sur—These East Coast Road Trips Will Fuel Your Sense of Adventure

Sure, a month in Italy sipping on limoncello, eating fresh pasta al pomodoro, and swimming in the clear Mediterranean waters may sound like an …

Road Trips

The Best Rooftop Tents of 2018

When weather rolls in, grab one of these. (Courtesy Outdoor Research) Outdoor Research Interstellar ($299) At long last, the holy grail of waterproof jackets. The Interstellar blew our crew away with an uncanny mix of weatherproofing, breathability, and stretch. “It feels softer than a soft shell …

This Airline Will Fly Kids for Free So You Can Take a Family Vacation to Scandinavia (Video)

If you’re looking for a budget-friendly way to explore the Scandinavian countries of Sweden, Norway, and Denmark, or the countless natural sights of …

10 Great American Hikes That Should Be on Your Bucket List

Getting outside is a great form of exercise and a great way to learn about the natural world. It also just makes you feel good. Luckily, there are …

Hikes of the Week - The Salt Lake Tribune

From the parking lot, pick up a trail information guide for the loop. The guide explains interesting features along the trail and gives insights to …

Hiking