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Beautiful Maps Of Great American Road Trips To Get Your Motor Running

Ah, the road trip – a classic rite of passage. No matter if it’s a haphazard first adventure with college buddies or a post-retirement planned escape onto the open road, there are few better and more liberating sensations than pointing your hood towards the horizon, putting your foot down and …

Hiking

Top 10 Retirement Planning Rules You Should Never Break

Knowing how to maximize your savings can be pretty overwhelming when it comes to planning for retirement. At this stage of the game, should you …

Retirement

Grilled Hoisin Beef Recipe

"The (underrated) hoisin sauce is a thickened, fermented soy-sauce-like substance, flavored with chilies, garlic, vinegar, sugar, and, of course, …

BBQ

A Better Way to Cook Chicken on the Grill

In his new cookbook, How to Grill Everything, Mark Bittman suggests another use for your grill's top shelf.<p>Grilling season is here, and with it …

Cooking

You Can See America's Most Stunning Sights By Purchasing a Single Amtrak Ticket

A little while ago college friends rented a house in Montana for the summer and invited my family and me to visit. In an e-mail containing …

National Parks

One-Pot Mexican Shrimp & Orzo Will Make You a Dinner Hero

Right now we're in a sort of seasonal food purgatory — we're so completely over winter and all its thick beef stews and heavy casseroles, but fresh …

5 Great Gin Cocktails to Try This Spring

There are plenty of ways to enjoy gin year-round, but we have to admit that our favorite season is spring, when fresh herbs and fruits and tons of …

Seven Magic Sauces you Should Know About

What is a magic sauce? It's a simple sauce you can use a hundred different ways. And you should absolutely have one or two in your repertoire! Here …

Find out why the Vermilion Cliffs are 'Arizona's Atlantis'

As well traveled across Arizona as I am — I put 18,000 miles on my truck last year and it never left the state — there are plenty of places I've not yet been. For example, I've barely scratched the surface of the Vermilion Cliffs and haven't set foot in the psychedelic sandstone trough known as the …

National Parks

The First 10 Recipes to Make in Your Dutch Oven

I like to think of the day I brought home a Dutch oven as the day my kitchen changed forever. That may sound dramatic, but seriously — there really …

10 Popular Cauliflower Recipes to Make Right Now

One of the coolest things about being an adult (I use that term loosely) is to see foods that used to take a backseat to other showstoppers finally …

Cooking

The 50 Best Hikes

From a family day hike through southern Utah’s Road Canyon to a grueling scramble through northern Michigan’s Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, this …

Hiking

Home Upgrades That Pay Off

No sugar coating here: The housing market is in trouble. But some experts say that it will start turning around as early as 2010. So while you’re …

A Food Tour of Tuscany Is Even Better When You're Riding a Vespa

The culinary pleasures of Italy's iconic region somehow taste even better when you’re in the driver's seat. Here's how to take the perfect week-long …

Italy

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 …

Best Activities in Joshua Tree N.P.

Bold on the boulders<p>The coarse texture and endless cracks and edges in Joshua Tree’s monzogranite boulders create righteous conditions for rock …

Seattle to Vancouver: 7 Things to See on the Road

There are a few ways to get from Seattle to Vancouver BC—you can fly, you can ride the train, you can take the BoltBus or Greyhound. Or you can …

Border Crossings

What to Know Before You Buy Recessed Lights

Before you decide to add a recessed light, also known as a can light, or decide which recessed or can light to install, there are a few things to …

10 Amazing Day Hikes in Olympic National Park

Figuring out how to see the most of Olympic National Park can be daunting to a first time visitor. With nearly a million acres of park to explore and …

Our Complete Guide to Marinating: What Works, What Doesn't, and Why

As it turns out, marinating longer doesn't necessarily mean a more delicious dinner.<p>That moment you realize everything you’ve ever believed about …

BBQ

What to do if you break your leg in the middle of nowhere

Know how to improvise, but try to be prepared.<p>So you’re out in the wilderness, enjoying the fresh air and leaving civilization far behind, when suddenly your friend slips and—crack! Maybe he falls onto his outstretched hand, or she lands on her leg. Either way, you have a bad feeling a bone might …

University of Washington

The Super-Simple Solution for Grilling Even Better Asparagus

<b>Soak the skewers:</b> If using wooden skewers, soak in water at least 20 minutes or overnight.<p><b>Prepare the grill:</b> Heat an outdoor grill to high (about …

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

The Greatest Albums You’ve Never Heard

There are <b>cult heroes</b>, and there are <b>one-hit wonders</b>. And then there are bona fide megastars who, despite enjoying worldwide acclaim, still release …

It's Almost Summer Time And These Five Recipes For The Grill Are Perfect

Is there anything better than a summer BBQ?

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Entertainment

The Most Jaw-Dropping Natural Swimming Holes in the United States

It’s easy to assume that travelers need to trek to Thailand or some undiscovered South American waterfall to find the perfect natural swimming hole. …

Hiking

Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground

Reviewed by<br>Bryan<p>Road Warrior<br>• 75 Reviews<br>• 73 Helpful<p>December 11, 2014<p>Rated 5.0<p>Great place to stay - love the amenities - ride the boat around, group …

Walt Disney Company

Are you a saver or an investor?

The savings account has been a building block of our lending system since the Great Depression reforms of the 1930s. The Banking Act of 1933 federally guaranteed cash deposits and made them easily accessible.<p>But while we know savings can be a safe, convenient option for cash needed to meet …

Retirement

Want to hike Point Reyes? Try this four-day backpacking trip

In the late 16th century, British explorer Sir Francis Drake is thought to have stopped at Point Reyes during a round-the-world journey. The ship's chaplain wrote a description of the landscape and complained about "the stinking fogges" that shrouded the headlands in summer.<p>That hasn't changed.<p>The …