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15 of The Most Amazing Off-Road Destinations in the U.S.

If you’re looking to escape in your off-road vehicle, or take a tour, these destinations offer the chance to get out there and appreciate the beauty …

Hiking

Your Seven Top Picks For Best Men's Running Shoe

We ran a mile in your running shoe nominations and determined the top seven. Now it’s time to vote and see where the support is.<p>Saucony Kinvara<p>I run …

Where in the World is the Best Place to Be in October?

We all crave that sweet serendipity of being in the right place at the right time: When the Northern Lights are most likely to dance; when that sleepy scruff-bucket town transforms for its once-a-year fabulous fiesta; or, when a mass mob of whales gathers at the nearby reef. That's why our book, <i>The</i> …

Top 10 Things to Do in Utah Parks

National Parks

5 Places to See the Best Fall Foliage in the U.S.

<i>by Allison Williams and Marisa LaScala, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Courtesy of NHDTTD/George Murphy<p>While we all love summer and its days filled with sunshine and ice cream, we can't be sad for long--fall is on its way with all its usual bright colors and beautiful views. Here's where to find the best</b> …

The 9 fastest piloted planes in the world

Capable of flitting through the air at multiple times the speed of sound, these planes take the pilot to the fringe of science fiction.<p>Although a number of these aircraft have since been retired, they continue to be the fastest manned aircraft in history.<p>The designs and advances achieved with these …

The Top 23 Most Beautiful American Campsites

Photo by Christin Healey, Explorer for The Outbound Collective<p>It's not too late to get that summer camping trip in the books and any one of these 23 campsites would make for an amazing trip. Rally the crew, pack up the car, and head out to sleep under the stars at one of these beautiful American …

A colourful journey into California’s wild interior

A detour off the Pacific Coast Highway unveils California’s vibrant interior, which teems with flower fields, wild horses and epic views.<p>Passing patches of barren, newly tilled soil on West Ocean Avenue, my heart sank. My husband and I had come to see Lompoc’s flower fields, and there wasn’t a …

Wild Horses

We Want This Beautiful Maple Heart Longboard

Warren Pieces boards are handmade in Vermont by Whitney Phillips and Matt Groom.<p>Warren Pieces boards are handmade in Vermont by Whitney Phillips and Matt Groom.

The Coziest Two-Person Sleeping Bag Yet

Thanks to its shoe-style, zipper-free design, this new Backcountry Bed Duo from Sierra Designs packs bed-level comfort for two into a bag that's …

America’s 20 Best Mountain Bike Towns

To foster authentic bike culture, a town needs more than just high quality trails. These 20 mountain bike hamlets around the country (in no particular order) offer bucket-list rides, new trail development, a variety of outdoor recreation, and a fun, bike-friendly vibe. Bike on.

Adventure Travel

HackedPack Hammock-Backpack Now Available On Amazon

Add some R&R to your hikes, picnics or any other outdoor adventures with the HackedPack Hammock-Bakcpack in tow. The Kickstarter campaign first came …

Starting With the Earth as a Marble, This Is the First Timelapse of the Solar System to Scale | Colossal

<p>When looking in a science textbook or a toy mobile of the solar system, it’s easy to depict the sun, planets and moon to scale in comparison to each …

World's best islands

See the top-ranked isles that span the seas, from a well-kept secret in the Philippines to the electric blue waters of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.

Great Barrier Reef

ready Robot

Megabots, Inc. has launched its Kickstarter campaign to raise half a million dollars for a major upgrade on its existing Mk.II — a 12,000 pound, 15 …

Reader Recs: World’s Best Hiking Trails

Eager to spend some time in the great outdoors?<p>We asked our Nat Geo Travel Facebook fans to share their favorite trails, and their responses will have you lacing up your hiking boots before you know it.<p>Don’t believe us? Read on:<p>We kick things off in Badlands National Park with a kid-friendly …

Hiking

20 Best Weekenders and Duffels to Buy Now

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> This post has been updated to reflect new selections for 2017.<p>When the occasion calls for light packing in something that’ll easily …

Is this your next portable camping stove?

Going camping with kids, means we take a lot of gear and we are always looking to save space in the back of the car, and working out what is actually …

Tiny Wind & Solar Powered Home Lets You Live Off The Grid Anywhere In The World

Ecocapsules, designed by Bratislava-based Nice Architects, promise to let anyone live off the grid for up to a year. Each unit is equipped with solar …

The Best Backpacking Food

Extended time in the backcountry often equates to a dry diet. Learning how to cook well in the wilderness is an art that doesn't come quickly but can …

Backpacking

8 Best Chain Hotels You've (Probably) Never Heard of -- But Will Love

Chain hotels often get a bad rap. Admittedly, some of them, with uninspired beige decor, industrial carpeting, and airline-quality breakfasts, have earned it. But they're not <i>all</i> that way. Some chain hotels are building their brand as hip and stylish, with restaurants that attract foodies and rooms …

Stoke

If you’re a follower of Cycle EXIF’s horsepowered older brother, Bike EXIF, you’ll probably enjoy today’s offering twice as much as our usual fare. Canada’s Martin Aveyard has built himself a pedal-powered short-track commuter that’s guaranteed to turn heads.<p>Martin tells the story: “My original …

Motorcycles

Cheap, fast, and Italian

1985 Garelli Monza GT shows that the three aren't mutually exclusive.<p>Cheap, fast, and Italian? Common logic says a mortal can only pick two of the three, but it seems that the wrenches at Spirit Lake Cycles don't hail from the same realm as the rest of us. The shop picked up this 1985 Garelli Monza …

Podo Stick and Shoot Bluetooth Camera (video)

Smartphone photographers that would like to get a different angle on their selfie or group shots may be interested in a new pocket sized Bluetooth …

All The Gear You Need to Survive the Apocalypse

Everything to wear, pack, and power your way out of disaster.

Comparison Results of World Military Strengths

Your selected countries for comparison, Afghanistan and Algeria, are displayed below. Compare two other military powers.<p>Subjects<p>Afghanistan<p>Algeria<p>69 …

He Was, And Will Always Be, Our Friend: Remembering Leonard Nimoy

In 1966, when Leonard Nimoy was offered a minor role on a new space drama, he was thrilled. As he told <i>Archive of American Television:</i> "You have to understand that prior to <i>Star Trek</i> I never had a job that lasted longer than two weeks in any TV show or movie. Never. Two weeks — max. And here I was, …

Star Trek

Dressgate: the science of why THAT blue dress looks white

It has divided a nation. How can a blue and black dress look white to some people? Science has the answer<p>Not since the Duchess of Cambridge stepped out wearing her Sarah Burton designed wedding outfit has social media been <b>so obsessed with one dress</b>.<p>Is this Roman Originals bodycon shift white or …

University of Washington

13 epic landscapes that define Nevada

1. Red Rock Canyon<p>The sandstone playground that is Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is located a ridiculously short 17 miles due west of …

National Parks

Strange But True: 8 Out of the Ordinary Ski Areas

Ski holidays are generally fairly straightforward experiences. You plan your trip; you make your trip; hopefully there's fresh snow and blue skies; you find some great lodging; you have a great time and you head home. Perfect.<p>But some areas are just a bit different, and could make a good choice if …