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These State Parks Have All the Beauty of National Parks — and None of the Crowds

From Hawaiian waterfalls to Florida beaches to a real life fern gully, put these gorgeous preserves on your must-visit list.<p>Every year from Maine to …

National Parks

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

Top 8 The Best Hiking Trails in Arizona

There tons of great reasons to visit Arizona – the weather, the scenery, and the wide open spaces. But one of the best ways to explore all of that is …

Hiking

The 6 Most Romantic Places in the Southwest

The American Southwest is one of the most beautiful regions in the United States. Within it, travelers can access mountains, deserts, national parks …

Santa Fe

5 'Forgotten' Tourist Destinations in the U.S. Everyone Should Visit

Sure, social media may make it seem like every corner of the world is now a tourism hot spot, but there are still a few forgotten destinations in our …

National Parks

The 14 Best Beaches in the World—and How Much It Costs to Visit Them

MONEY found 7 in the U.S. and 7 overseas.<p>No matter how you define a beach or how high your waterfront standards may be, MONEY has found a perfect …

Air Travel

These Are the 25 Most Breathtaking Hikes in US National Parks

From hikes across ancient glaciers to lush rainforest treks, these are the 25 most beautiful U.S. national park hikes.<p>Sure, with 60 National Parks …

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

10 things you can’t miss on your first visit to canyonlands

Canyonlands National Park is a stunning area near Moab, Utah with sheer sandstone cliffs, deep canyons, beautiful rivers, and spectacular vistas. …

National Parks

10 of the Best Hiking Trails in Arizona

There tons of great reasons to visit Arizona – the weather, the scenery, and the wide open spaces. But one of the best ways to explore all of that is …

Hiking

The Top 10 Most Underrated, Affordable U.S. Adventure Spots

Whether your final stop is in some obscure corner of the Earth or right in your own state, outdoor adventurers know to keep their eye out for …

Hiking

Best Day Hikes in California: From Easiest to Hardest

1. Fern Canyon<p>The hardest thing about Fern Canyon is just getting there on the drive. Depending on the time of year you visit you may have to cross …

Hiking

[MOVIE] Beautiful Nikko! Must-See Spots to Discover Japan’s Nature, History, and Culture

Nikkō, full of lush nature, breathtaking historical sites, and a one-of-a-kind atmosphere that is almost mysterious. The city is well north of Tokyo, …

Japan

6 Amazing Bucket List Hikes On The California Coast

If there is a better form of exercise than going on a beautiful hike near the beach, we can’t think of what it could be. Between the pleasant weather …

Hiking

15 SECRET COLORADO LAKES AND WATERFALLS TO DISCOVER THIS SUMMER

Colorado’s extensive trails draw millions of visitors every year. Rocky Mountain National Park alone sees over 4.5 million visitors each year. …

Hiking

9 OF COLORADO’S TOP HIKES

From easy walks to downright dangerous peaks, Colorado’s hiking scene provides something for trekkers of all skill levels. Whether you’re looking for …

Hiking

7 actually cool cruises that are nothing like the ones your parents take

If the word “cruise” brings to your mind cringe-worthy images of older people in towel shorts and Hawaiian shirts stuffing their faces at an …

See 8 Great Waterfalls On This Road Trip In Southern California

It’s hard not to love the sight and sound of a waterfall — especially on a hot summer day. So what’s better than seeing only one waterfall? How about …

31 INSANELY AFFORDABLE Budget Travel Destinations to VISIT NOW

This extensive list shows the 31 Cheapest Budget Travel Destinations in the World. Alex and Marko, the Vagabrothers give you pro budget travel tips …

These 10 Hiking Spots in Southern California Are Completely Out Of This World

In the mood for a hike this week? Check out these great hiking spots sprinkled throughout Southern California and add them to your lust-list of great …

11 spectacular waterfalls in the US you need to see in your lifetime

1/<p>Palouse Falls, Washington<p>Palouse Falls has been dubbed the "official waterfall of Washington State" for good reason. It clocks in at 198 feet tall …

12 Top-Rated Hiking Trails in Utah

Utah is home to some of the most unique and beautiful terrain in the United States, and some of the highlights are only accessible to those who are …

Hiking in Kodachrome Basin State Park Utah

Kodachrome what? Kodachrome Basin State Park! Unless you live in Utah you may not have heard about this off the beaten path Park. Kodachrome Basin is …

Top Things to Do in New Hampshire

From sandy shore to the summit of New England's highest peak, the "Live Free or Die" State's diverse landscape provides a stunning backdrop for a …

The 27 Best Budget Travel Destinations For 2018 | TODAY.com

From Senegal to China to Mexico, this year's 2018 list of budget travel destinations is better than ever before.<p>1. Port Salut, Haiti<p>Although news of Haiti's earthquake in 2010 dominated news cycles, the country has mostly recovered and should be at the top of your budget travel list for 2018. Photo …

These 9 Arizona Hiking Trails Lead To Some Incredible Pieces Of History

You don’t need to go to a museum to find pieces of Arizona history. If you’re enjoying the lovely weather this time of year, then try going on a hike …

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12 Top-Rated Hiking Trails in California

California is a hiker’s paradise, with an incredible diversity of landscapes. The nature sites are so sublime that simple descriptions only hint at …

Hiking

10 Great Hikes in Zion National Park: Which One Will Be Your Favorite?

Zion National Park is one of the best spots in the United States to go hiking. From the awe-inspiring hike up Angels Landing to the family friendly …

Hiking