James Kester

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A Classic Road Trip from Utah to Arizona

Hit six classic national parks in a ten-day, 862-mile epic through the best canyons in the Southwest.<p><b>Packing List</b>: Light hikers, mountain bike, extra camera memory cards<p><b>Highlights</b>: At the Grand Canyon, skip the crowded South Rim and drive to the 8,000-foot North Rim. Give yourself two nights and a …

National Parks

Sunset

154 best campgrounds in the West<p>Fall in love with camping all over again at these favorite spots with shows…<p>Fall in love with camping all over again …

The 20 Most Beautiful Day Hikes In America

Coyote Buttes South. Photo: John Fowler/Flickr<p><b>Spring is here and if you haven’t dusted</b> off your hiking shoes you better have a good excuse-like a …

Road Trip: Route 66

Get your kicks on Route 66 and experience the ultimate all-American road trip from Illinois to California.<p>They say driving Route 66, the iconic 2,400-mile road connecting Chicago with Santa Monica, sneaks us into a bygone America, an era of neon signs and mom-and-pop diners. This waits for us, just …

Insider’s Guide to RV Road Tripping

Recreational vehicles sit somewhere between hotels and tents.<p>The upside: RV life is autonomous—your quarters travel with you—and allows for spontaneous stops. But then again, RVs need loads of gas and can be tricky to park. In any case, they represent a truly unique mode of transport that’s …

Love Road Trips? 8 Stunning USA Self-Drive Tours and Adventures