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The Most Beautiful Natural Features in Texas

Texas: A State of Wonder<p>From the starkly beautiful mountains of Big Bend National Park in West Texas to the moss-draped cypress trees of Caddo Lake …

National Parks

The 10 Best Affordable Scotches of 2017

New whisky comes out every week, and sometimes even we can get a little overwhelmed by the selection out there.<p>Take Scotch, for instance: at a good …

19 of the best ski resorts to visit this winter that don't cost a fortune

HomeToGo, a vacation rental search tool, has compiled a list of the most affordable ski resorts in North America so you can tear up the slopes, even if you're on a budget.<p>They gathered data for the 35 top-rated ski resorts in the US and Canada, and then estimated the average total cost of a one …

Skiing

The 4 Best Hiking Backpacks

Whether you’re a weekend trail warrior or are hitting the Appalachian Trail for a through hike, there’s no shortage of different hiking backpacks out …

Backpacking

This Stunning Country Is Like a Tiny Italy That Americans Overlook

So there I was, driving up the Adriatic coast in a beat-up white panel van. My friend’s band had broken up midway through a European tour, and she …

The best fonts to use on a resume, according to typographers and designers

When it comes to writing a resume, there a few rules everyone is familiar with — avoid typos, and don't lie. But many applicants skip over crucial …

10 leisurely options for outdoor fun in Canada

From the east coast, through Quebec and Ontario, out to the Canadian Rockies and British Columbia on the west coast, there's plenty of opportunity to …

The Triple Crown of Backpacking: A "Mini" Version

When many readers of this site think about taking a thru-hike, I imagine they dream about completing one of the “big three” of America’s long trails: …

Every Outdoor Spot You Need to Visit in the U.S. This Spring

Everybody you know is going to the Jersey Shore or the Grand Canyon or Mt. Rushmore, now that the weather’s warm. What do they know? Instead of …

11 Most Romantic Destinations in America to fall in love with

The key to any great romantic getaway travel is a great romantic destination. There are so many gorgeous places to kiss in the rain or under the …

Nature Lovers, Rejoice: These Are the Best Backpacking Trips in the U.S.

<i>Are you feeling the wanderlust itch? As the veil of winter's gloom falls away, our adventurous spirit is back in action. Enter MyDomaine's ultimate</i> …

This Couple Went to Every National Park in America and Says These Are the Best

At these parks, you'll get scenery and experiences you won't find anywhere else.<p>Last year, former National Geographic travel photographer, Jonathan …

Dogs

The Absolute Top Ten Best Things to Do in Seattle (The City of the Century)

Prior to moving to Seattle in 1996, I'd lived in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. and San Francisco, and had traveled to many of the major cities of the world. By comparison, Seattle seemed beautiful, but small, provincial, and a little isolated...a pre-teen of a city.<p>But, somehow, …

The Best National Park in Every State

From sea to shining sea, our nation is packed with unforgettable, beautiful, and important sites from the National Park Service.<p>From golden sand …

National Parks

Life at 1600

It’s one thing to be elected President of the U.S. Learning how to do the job usually takes longer<p><b>A Presidential handoff comes with established rites</b> …

The 20 Most Tantalizing MTB Trails of 2016, According to Singletracks Readers - Singletracks Mountain Bike News

Featuring thousands of trails all around the world, the Singletracks trail database is your first stop for MTB trail research and trip planning. …

Mountain Biking

The 20 best ski resorts in America

Wanderbat, a travel data site by Graphiq, compiled a list of the 20 best ski resorts in America.<p>To determine the ranking, Wanderbat used a rating system that compares resorts based on mountain size, terrain, snowfall, and the magazine awards each has won.<p>Colorado and Utah dominate the list with a …

Skiing

11 best state parks in California

1. Malibu Creek, Calabasas<p>This is the former site of the 20th Century Fox studios’ location ranch, where they filmed the TV show M*A*S*H. There are …

Wyoming Hiking Trails

There are literally thousands of Wyoming hiking trails to explore whether you are new to hiking or if you are more experienced. Listing all the …

Hiking

Tenerife with a twist: winter sun, plus wildlife and wine

A world away from the Canary Islands’ touristy Tenerife, the north offers cloud forests, lava fields, vineyards and friendly towns – and some winter sunbathing, too<p>We are racing along the coast road, passing banana plantations, goat herders, little bars, and whitewashed houses. To our right the …

Stephen Hawking

6 Great National Parks for Fall Hiking

There's no better time of year to get outside.<p>Autumn is the perfect time to visit any of America's national parks, as crowds tend to be at a minimum, the weather is fantastic, and the change of season brings a wash of color to many of these iconic settings. If you're looking to explore a park this …

National Parks

Best State Parks in the United States for a Thousand

<i>This is a guest post from my dad, Grandpa Points. He and my mom are in their 60’s, are (mostly) retired,and are ticking off “bucket list”</i> …

National Parks

From Dunkirk to Apocalypse Now: the 30 best war movies ever made

World History

10 of the best small towns in the US: readers’ travel tips

To get a real feel for the diversity and quirkiness of America, visit its small towns – where fascinating history, regional cuisine and great scenery are just some of the attractions<p><b>Winning tip: Helper, Utah</b><p>Helper is an old mining town 100 miles or so from Salt Lake City. It had been in decline for …

The 10 Best Weekend Backpacking Trips in Tennessee

Surrounded by no fewer than three national forests to the south and east (plus the Great Smoky Mountains) Tennessee is a backpacker’s paradise, with …

Hiking

10 Great Family-Friendly Trails in Banff National Park

10 Great Family-Friendly Trails in Banff National Park<p>Visiting Banff National Park<p>It wasn't our first trip to Banff; we'd been there the year before. …

5 mindblowing wilderness options in Durango, Colorado

High in the rugged San Juan Mountain Range, Durango is a quintessential mountain town. Far from the cities of the Front Range, Durango lays in the …

Hiking

Love or Hate It, Uphill Skiing Will Be Big This Winter

If you’re not familiar with the concept of uphill skiing, it probably sounds at the very least like an oxymoron, or at most, pure torture—the kind of …

Skiing

The 10 Best Fall Hiking Trails in the U.S.

There’s something simplistically beautiful about fall that makes us want to do just one thing: look. As we move into cooler weather, here are ten hikes across the country to take in autumn's colors before winter hides them in white.