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Arizona’s Top Alternatives to the Grand Canyon

Windows down, radio up, sunglasses on—these are the first items on every traveler’s checklist for summer. The last line? For millions of travelers in …

National Parks

How to Plan a Road Trip

Road tripping is one of our favorite ways we like to explore the great outdoors, especially national parks - and we’re determined to see all of them. …

Hiking

The Ultimate Guide To Learning How To Hike

When it comes to physical activity, it should be plenty apparent by now that hiking is one of our favorites. And while it might seem like second …

Hiking

Top 10 Road Trip Routes in the Northeastern US

There's no better region than the Northeast when you're longing to get behind the wheel or rev up your motorcycle. Roads in New York and the New …

Top 10

Road Trip: Seattle, Washington, to Cannon Beach, Oregon

<b>Mile 0: Seattle: Play First, Drive Later</b><br>Explore sprawling Pike Place Market and tuck in at Tarsan i Jane for wood-fired Valencian cuisine that is the …

Avenue of the Giants: Northern California's Most Spectacular 39 Miles

Driving on the Avenue of the Giants<p>The Avenue of the Giants runs parallel to U.S. Highway 101 between Exit 672 near Pepperwood and Exit 645. Driving …

Hiking

How to Safely Hitchhike Around the USA | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Benjamin Jenks.</i><p>I know, I know…You are probably thinking two questions.<p><b>1. Isn’t hitchhiking really …

How to Calculate Cost of Gas for a Road Trip

You're thinking a road trip seems like a cheaper way to travel across the United States than flying. But is it? Finding the answer involves the …

The 23 Best National Park Adventures

Longtime park patrons known that what makes parks significant isn’t the packaging, but what’s inside their borders. Still, the more popular parks get …

GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK VISITOR GUIDE

Encompassing more than a half a million acres, Great Smoky Mountains National Park is one of the largest natural areas in the eastern U.S. Visited by …

5 Iconic Road Trips to Take Before Your Kids Grow Up

Talk about memories they'll cherish for life.<p>American highways have inspired more great music, books, and movies than any other roads in the world …

Can You Finance a Tiny Home? Here's What You Need to Know

Those trendy 500-square-foot tiny homes sure are cute and it's a cool idea reduce your environmental footprint and embrace conscious "micro" living. …

The 10 Best Moves to Lose Your Love Handles

You’ve tried situps, cardio, and dumbbell side bends, but nothing seems to get rid of that stubborn belly fat on your sides. Sound familiar? It might …

Top 10 Best RV Water Pressure Regulator Reviews 2018

The regulator is a very critical component of the RV water system and having a good one around could make your travel much more enjoyable. In the …

Happy Earth Day! Five redwood parks you've never heard of — and why you should go

Earth Day on Sunday is a good time to think about planning a trip to see California's redwoods. Yosemite's spectacular Mariposa Grove, which has been shut for a three-year restoration project, will reopen to visitors June 15.<p>Big trees, however, draw big crowds. For a quieter experience, here are …

National Parks

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 …

The Splendor of the Smokies

There is a rumor mill on trail the likes of which I haven’t seen since high school. Seriously, word gets around the trail, and it gets around FAST. …

7 Must-Do Hikes Along the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina

The Blue Ridge Parkway really needs no introduction. It’s one of the most famous adventure corridors in the entire Southeast. Winding 469-miles along …

Hiking Havasu Falls in 2018

If you’re like me, you’ve seen tons of amazing pictures of Havasu Falls then wanted to hike it immediately! I love hiking and being outdoors so when …

8 Tips for Running in Your 50s and Beyond

While some naysayers may try to convince you that it's not safe or smart to run over the age of 50, running is a safe, healthy exercise for people of …

Fit over 40: midlife fitness and nutrition tips from Matt Roberts

At the age of 44, Matt Roberts is in the same shape as the day he turned 20: the same body fat, same weight, same size clothes.<p>If you’ve resigned yourself to the inevitability of midlife spread, you need look no further for fitness inspiration than his sculpted abdominals. The ­personal trainer who …

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Tips and Tricks on Visiting 26 National Parks, Straight From Park Employees

From the best time of the year to visit to the best hidden spots, straight from those who know it best.<p>Each of the National Park Service’s 417 …

12 Stunning Sedona Hikes with Spectacular Views

It’s no secret that Sedona is home to some o the most jaw dropping scenery in the country. Known as Red Rock Country for the colorful red rock …

Grand Circle Tour Itinerary

Day 3: Bryce Canyon National Park<p>Leave for Bryce Canyon National Park (approx. 86 miles). Enjoy the scenic drive through Zion Hwy 9 and HWY 89. Pass …

National Parks

Destinations Archives ⋆ Back Road Ramblers

Not too long ago, our family embarked on a monumental road trip, covering more than 10,000 miles in a Pontiac Vibe over the course of two and a half …

25 Places in Colorado You’ll Want to Camp

Colorado is one state that you absolutely need to add to to your camping bucket list. Home to the Rocky Mountains, pristine alpine lakes, starry …

RV Solar Panels - Everything You Need To Know!

RV Solar Panels – Everything You Need To Know<p>If you’re considering adding solar panels to your RV or camper, you know there is enough information to …

Hikes of the Week - The Salt Lake Tribune

The easy-to-follow path to Tower Arch begins by heading south up a rocky trail marked with cairns. After 0.2 miles, a flat plateau looks out onto the …