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12 Epic Adventures You Need to Have Before You Die

1.1K<p>SHARES<p>Spend a little or spend a lot. Tackle a big challenge or take it easy. Whatever you do, get out there. The world won’t give you an …

3 tips for going camping in your car

Camping doesn't have to be complicated. You don't need loads of specialized gear. You don't need to excessively plan your weekend trip. And, most importantly, you might not even need a tent.<p>Most of the time, the term "car camping" is not in reference to sleeping <i>inside</i> your vehicle. Some outdoor …

National park tips: Here's where you should bed down in Yellowstone

All grand old national park hotels are not created equal. Thanks to its location, design and iconic stature, Yellowstone National Park's log-wrought Old Faithful Inn is one of the best.<p>It's the only Yellowstone summer lodging that puts you right next to Old Faithful and the Upper Geyser Basin at …

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[Updated] All The Best Travel-Related Cyber Monday Deals And Flash Sales

How are you going to spend 2017? Will you chase your favorite pizza styles across Italy? Or finally plan that beer pilgrimage though Europe? Climb Kilimanjaro? Set sail? Perhaps this is the year you make it to Germany for Oktoberfest?<p>No matter what trip you choose, spending as little on transport …

National park tips: The ugly, brown box with the sweet Teton view

The Jackson Lake Lodge is an ugly, brown box – a bad moment in mid-century design -- but you might want to stay in one of its 385 rooms anyway.<p>Set in the middle ofGrand Teton National Park, 35 miles north of Jackson, Wy., it looks up at the serrated mountains of the Teton Range.<p>Get a room facing …

9 Trips to Take With Your Significant Other to See If They're ‘the One’

“If you have someone you think is the one, take them and travel around the world.” - Bill Murray<p>Traveling with someone is one of the best ways to …

11 of the Most Breathtaking Travel Photos of the Year

Prepare to get a serious case of wanderlust.<p>The Siena International Photo Awards recently announced the winners of their annual international photography contest and the results are stunning. With submissions from over 100 countries from Turkey to Myanmar, professional and amateur photographers …

6 Great National Parks for Fall Hiking

There's no better time of year to get outside.<p>Autumn is the perfect time to visit any of America's national parks, as crowds tend to be at a minimum, the weather is fantastic, and the change of season brings a wash of color to many of these iconic settings. If you're looking to explore a park this …

What an £18,600-a-night ski chalet looks like inside

A Packing Guide for a Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip

Travel<p>Make the most of your journey along California's breathtaking coast with these packing essentials.<p>Travel<p>Highway 1 is one of the most scenic drives in the world, snaking along the California coast past rocky shoreline, miles of farmland, and dozens of picture-perfect towns. The Highway 1 …

The European train trip that every family should take

As a child I used to stand beside my dad in the corridor of the overnight car train from Calais to Narbonne in southern France. We’d watch fields of sunflowers shoot by while freight trains roared past like angry dragons. Lost in a reverie, his hair tangled from the rushing wind, my father rarely …

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National park tips: This rugged Death Valley road is a white-knuckle challenge for four-wheelers

There are plenty of rugged roads in Death Valley National Park, but Titus Canyon is a standout. The route squiggles and the mountains squeeze together around you until you begin to doubt your car can fit.<p>As you navigate, ask yourself who could ever have lived in Leadfield, the ghost town that turns …

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How to Pack Lighter When You Go Hiking and Camping

Don't carry stuff you don't need. Your back will thank you.<p>Finding ways to cut weight from your pack is an essential part of the pre-hike process. Lightening the load allows you to move faster in the backcountry and staves off fatigue as you carry your pack over longer distances. Still, it's hard …

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The Best Fall Hikes in the U.S.

With fall foliage in full effect, there's no better time to pull on your boots and take a hike. After all, unlike the heat and humidity that come …

18 Underrated National Parks

Time to add these wonders to your bucket list.<p>Everyone is familiar with Yellowstone and Yosemite. And for good reason: they're gorgeous. But we're going to go on record to say these less well-known destinations are just as picturesque — and probably way less crowded, too.

The Best Travel Podcasts To Listen To Right Now

<b>Last Updated: June 12th</b><p>Deciding to set out on the road is rarely an easy decision, so below are some of the best travel podcasts available right now to help pique your wanderlust. These are the podcasts that’ll cover you if you want to kick it in a familiar and well-trod corner of the world or if …

12 Spanish climbs every cyclist should conquer in their lifetime

The 7 Best Glamping Spots for Fall

Fancy camping is the way to go—no bugs, no backaches, but the same spectacular views. So pack your luggage and leave your sleeping bags at home. These seven glamping go-tos merge indoor luxury with the great outdoors.

The 20 best countries to travel to right now, according to travelers

As part of their annual readers' travel awards, Condé Nast Traveler just released a list of the best countries in the world. The list is based on readers' votes on what countries have the best food, feature the best places to stay, and offer the most bang for your buck.<p>The countries that made the …

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23 photographs that prove America is already great

I Explored Norway And Challenged My Creativity In A Two Week Adventure

I am a Latvian photographer with a great love for mountains and adventure. So it was no wonder that for my next destination I choose Norway – the …

The 8 Most Beautiful National Park Beaches in the U.S.

Yosemite, Yellowstone, Redwood: When we think of national parks, more often than not, we think of forests. But there are plenty of beach options, too, from Maine to Washington and everywhere in between. Some have wild horses while others have clear blue waters, but all offer a look at the …

Road Trip Time: The Best Places to Check Out This Fall

Pack your<p>bagscar.<p>You keep saying you will, but isn't it about time you actually *do* that road trip you and your friends have been talking about since college? If you need a little nudge, here are some theoretical agendas, from beer festivals to beautiful fall hikes. Gotta take advantage of those …

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Travelling Can Alter the Way You Look at Life by Ricky Willis | Epicurious Community Table

Many people long for the days when things were much simpler. They think about the days when people were born, raised and died in the same place. They …

15 Reasons Why You Should Go to Iceland On Your Next Vacation

Consider this your must-see list.<p>There are plenty of practical reasons why Iceland is a great place to travel. You can fly there in less than six hours from the East Coast, the dollar remains strong against the Icelandic krona, and it's an easy layover on your way to Europe. But even if all those …

10 Places You Need to See the Sunset Before You Die

As displays of the earth’s awesome natural beauty go, sunsets are up there with the greatest things ever – right next to rainbows. They happen in …

Mapped: Where the world wants to go on holiday

Croatia is the most desirable destination in the world according to a comprehensive analysis of Google data.<p>The website teflSearch looked at queries made between July 2015 and July 2016 from more than 80 countries in 52 languages to produce a series of maps that reveal the holiday wish lists of …