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BLM You Need To Experience

Share Email Comments<p>On the East Coast of the United States, there are very few free places to camp. Yes, you can park your rig overnight at a Walmart …

RVs

Essential Google Maps For Truck Camping

Share Email Comments<p>Here’s your 1-2-3 guide to revolutionizing your trip planning with Google Maps. You will never think about roads, campgrounds, …

The best thing to see from your car in every state

A great road trip consists of a few essentials: good friends, a great playlist, and gas station snacks.<p>But no road trip is complete without a few stops to take in the best sights America has to offer — from wacky roadside attractions to stunning vistas.<p>The best part? You don't even need to get out …

National Parks

America’s ‘Ghost’ Parks

<b>Wheeler Geologic Area</b>, a wonderland of stone pinnacles and hoodoos (above), was once a top Colorado attraction. Now, only backcountry hikers and those willing to drive 13 miles on a dirt road earn a glimpse of one of America’s more unusual landscapes.<p>President Theodore Roosevelt designated this …

National Parks

13 Useful Apps for Off the Grid Adventures

These wifi-free apps were designed with remote areas in mind.<p>Though purists may say nothing can replace a printed topographic map, the world’s leading smartphone apps are getting close. Technology is making it easier than ever to get lost in an adventure without getting lost in the wilderness, and …

Apps

Best National Parks: Avoid the Crowds

Capitol Reef, UT<p><b>Annual attendance:</b> 700,000<p><b>Why it’s awesome:</b> It’s Utah’s second-largest national park, with slot canyons, arches, cliffs, and 31 miles …

Apache Trail: Scenic Drive

Driving the Apache Trail<p>A drive on the Apache Trail is one of the most scenic drives near the Phoenix area. This well-traveled road affords visitors …

Hiking

Backcountry Navigation: Compass Basics

I grew up in a time before GPS. I learned how to use a compass in Cub Scouts and learned how to navigate with one as I grew older. I think I got my …

Maps

THE 10 BEST BACKPACKING TRIPS IN THE SOUTHWEST

<b>THE 10 BEST BACKPACKING TRIPS IN THE SOUTHWEST</b><p>In Backpacking, Family Adventures, National Park Adventures<br>Tagged America’s best backpacking trips, …

Hiking

Best Mexican Restaurants in Mexico City

Mexico City is an international metropolis with everything from Korean barbecue to top class Japanese sushi. You can enjoy homemade pasta at a little Italian restaurant or amazing burgers on just about every street corner. The surprisingly difficult thing is finding a Mexican restaurant where you …

Mexico

There’s method in the madness: tips for becoming a pro packer

Packing is a necessary evil that all travellers must endure, and when it comes to doing it well, few of us are walking away with any prizes. So whether you’re typically stuck straddling a bulging suitcase, or are simply on the hunt for a few tips to top up the knowledge bank, become a master of the …

11 Documentaries Every Adventurer Should See

<i>Men's Journal</i> is back today with yet another interesting list. This time out, the magazine brings us its picks for 11 must-see adventure …

Mountaineering

The Best Piece of 2018 Gear Costs $10

With more than 1,000 brands under one roof, the biannual Outdoor Retailer trade show is one of the largest in the outdoor world and the place where the <i>Outside</i> gear team gets the scoop on all the sexy new gear for next season. I’ve been covering the show for nearly a decade and still revel in the …

Outdoors

Building Backpacking Skills Novice to Pro: The +1 Method

The Challenge of Backpacking<br>Like most hobbies, backpacking requires a diverse set of skills and equipment. But unlike other activities, getting in …

Backpacking

Boondocking Locations 2017

Towing our home around the country has given us the opportunity to see more places than we would have ever dreamed of before. The best part we get to …

RVs

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The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) oversees two Long Term Visitor Areas (LTVA) camping lands near Quartzite and Yuma, Arizona. LTVA campers can camp as long as three months by obtaining the proper permits. However, LTVA camping areas are only in southern Arizona. Outside of LTVA areas in northern …

Hiking

Utah's All-American Road

<b>Take a fantasy tour on Scenic Byway 12 through the Southwest’s finest red-rock terrain</b> <b><br>with stops at four spectacular national parks and monuments and</b> …

How to Find Free Camping in the US

There’s lots of ways to camp—from reserving a highly coveted campsites in national parks to camping on private lands. If you’re willing to forego …

National Parks

How to Turn an Idea into an Income Stream in 5 Clear Steps

Want to make side money? Follow these 5 stages to monetize your startup idea.<p>In today's world, a single income is an antiquated idea.<p>Dorie Clark, adjunct professor of business administration at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and author of the book "Entrepreneurial You", sums up the …

Entrepreneurship

Top 10 Machu Picchu Secrets

This ancient Inca site has centuries-old secrets trapped in its walls— and more recent ones that we spill here.<p>By Mark Adams, author of <i>Turn Right at Machu Picchu</i><p>1. It’s not actually the Lost City of the Inca.<p>When the explorer Hiram Bingham III encountered Machu Picchu in 1911, he was looking for a …

South America

Video: How to Fix a Sleeping Bag Zipper

Here's a "how to" video that we can all appreciate. This time, the good folks at REI explain how to fix a sleeping bag zipper, which is probably …

36 Hours of Adventure: Perpetual Fire in Southern Utah

“Did you know there is a part of Utah that is always on fire?” I gave him my look of pure disbelief as he went on to say, “I guess there are these …

Trout Therapy

The Seven Lakes Drive would be our last dance with the Beast and we set out to choreograph a graceful exit. Logan geared up with a rod and fishing …

How I Increased My LinkedIn Views By 10x Almost Immediately

And the numbers keep climbing<p>For almost as long as I've been writing on the internet, I've been sharing my posts on LinkedIn. To be honest, I did so because it was easy. I just clicked on the little button above and that was that. I never expected many people to see what I wrote, because each …

Video: How to Patch a Sleeping Pad

We'll continue our "How to" videos from REI today with some more great tips for maintaining and repairing our gear. This time out it is how to patch …

Tech tricks to help you organize your digital photo library

Get more out of Google Photos and Apple Photos.<p>Smartphones' ever-improving cameras encourage us to snap an ever-increasing pile of digital photos. And as these images build up in your phone's storage, they become harder and harder to organize. That's where apps come in.<p>Both Google Photos (for …

Windows 10 free upgrade is still available through this handy loophole | Trusted Reviews

<b>Microsoft is still offering Windows 10 upgrades for free, providing you’re in need of assistive technologies (or not).</b><p>The company had previously …

Video: How to Clean Your Hydration Reservoir

REI is continuing its ongoing video series of how to care for our favorite outdoor gear. This time out they've shared tips on how to clean a …

Alaska's Seward Highway Is The Most Beautiful Road In America

Until recently, my favorite stretch of American road was in Utah, a state I’ve often forgotten while trying to name the full 50. I-80's abrupt …

Road Trips

The 13 Most Instagrammable Spots In Casper, Wyoming

Pack your bags... and your camera.<p>HuffPost is hitting the road this fall to interview people about their hopes, dreams, fears ― and what it means to be American today.<p>This year’s solar eclipse put Casper, Wyoming, in the national spotlight, as the city’s clear skies and elevation are great for …