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Best Day Hikes in California: From Easiest to Hardest

Since I already tackled my favorite Southern California hikes I figured I should expand to the best day hikes in all of California. The criteria I …

Hiking

9 Romantic Under-the-Radar Honeymoon Destinations to Book Now

Throughout the hectic haul of wedding planning, you might be clinging to daydreams of a romantic honeymoon in paradise. And while a private island sounds great (and a six-month trip around the world sounds even better), after a pricey wedding, a budget-friendly honeymoon is a must. But can you find …

Cape Town

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 …

Hiking

Ultimate Buying Guide And The 7 Best Recommended Camping Hammocks 2018

Here is a feature comparison of my top rated camping hammocks with full reviews and our buying guide below.<p>Best Camping Hammocks<p>Material:<p>Proprietary …

Camping

6 Incredible Zion Day Hikes: A Hikers Guide To Zion National Park

• <b>Headlamps:</b> A headlamp is an important hiking safety must-have, especially if you’ll be starting a hike before sunrise or ending after sunset <i>(even if</i> …

Hiking

How to Have an Adventure-Filled Road Trip Through Southern Utah and Colorado

Summer is the season for swimming holes, shady groves, and a blanket in the grass with a cold drink in hand. It’s also the time to pack the car and …

Hiking

With 5 Quick Clicks You Can See All the Data Facebook Has on You (I Was Truly Stunned by What I Found)

It takes just five short steps to download the entire archive. You probably want to do it immediately.<p><i>(Update: Facebook says it's changing how you can access and change your privacy settings. Details are here.)</i><p>Tough times for Facebook--and they're only getting worse. The FTC is investigating, the …

Social Media

The 33 Cheapest Places To Travel In 2018

Looking to take a cheap vacation in 2018? You’ve come to the right place. While experts are predicting that travel prices are on the rise this year, …

New York City

SCARIEST HIKES IN THE WORLD: ANGELS LANDING, UTAH

Over the next couple of months, we’ll be continuing to bring you the scariest hikes in the world. These adrenaline-pumping, spine-tingling and well, …

Hiking

The Caribbean destination that leaves travellers more satisfied than anywhere else in the world

If you need your next holiday to be an absolute hit, consider travelling to the Caribbean island that leaves visitors more satisfied than any other destination in the world.<p>Barbados took the top ranking in the Destination Satisfaction Index (DSI) from Norstat and dp2research, which measures tourist …

Caribbean

Arrivals: this week's new stuff in for review - MBR

New kit to keep you warm, keep you cool and make you look cool<p>Congratulations! We’ve almost made it to the First Day of Spring and you know what that …

Extraordinary Caves You Can Snorkel, Dive, and Hike in Around the World

Underground (or underwater) adventures to add to your to-do list.<p>The captain of the 14-passenger speed boat expertly navigated the choppy Caribbean …

9 Hidden Caves in Colorado You Need to Explore

We love waterfalls and mountain lakes, but have you ever hiked to a cave? Colorado is home to many caverns, grottos and the like, so make sure you …

Hiking

The 7 Best Hikes Near Denver You Should Visit

As any long-time Denverite will tell you, one of the best parts about living in the Mile High City (one of our best places to travel in 2016) is its …

Top Wow Spots of Arches National Park

Courthouse Towers<p>Just past Park Avenue—an area named by early travelers who thought its formations looked like Park Avenue—on the scenic road, …

Here's Why I Plan to Take Social Security at 62

The right age to take your benefits is a personal decision, but for me, the answer is a no-brainer.<p>Instead of waiting to claim Social Security at my …

Why Fly All The Way to Iceland? Colorado Has Some of the Best Hot Springs Around

Iceland is one of the world’s great tourism success stories, having tripled its amount of visitors in under ten years. With a population of just 334,000, this tiny island nation attracts a staggering 1.8 million travelers annually, and almost half of those visitors will take a dip in the infamous …

The 8 Most Challenging Hiking Trails in America

1. Skyline/Muir Snowfield Trail (9 miles)<p>Mount Rainier, WAThis chilly trail provides an intimidating alpine climb for those looking for up-close …

15 Places Every American Should Visit at Least Once

Established in 1872 by President Ulysses S. Grant, Yellowstone actually stretches across parts of Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho. Visit this stunning …

Demand for permits to hike The Wave only increasing

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Demand continues to rise for the 20 daily permits to hike a geological gem on the Arizona-Utah border called The Wave, which features mesmerizing swirls of searing reds, oranges and yellow in bowl-shaped rock formations.<p>More than 160,000 people applied last year for the 7,300 …

Hiking

Road Trip: Northwest Montana

A road trip is one of the most American travel concepts there is. Leaving home to explore a new world, while zigzagging through dusty roads and urban centers is only one of the thrills. The beauty of a road trip is that while you normally have a destination in mind, the journey is usually the best …

7 natural wonders in Wisconsin

Buy Photo<p>I was watching Planet Earth the other day, alternating between awe and fear of our natural world, and it got me thinking about the one in …

12 Best Day Hikes on the Pacific Crest Trail

The Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCT) is a 2,600-mile contiguous hiking trail that stretches from the border of California and Mexico to the …

The Best First Backpacking Trip in Yosemite

Looking for a magnificent, first backpacking trip in Yosemite that hits all the famous highlights and is beginner-friendly? This 37.2-mile loop from …

Nine Tips for Hiking Havasu Falls

Havasu Falls sits atop the desirable adventures for many hikers from the first time they see a picture of the aqua blue water cascading down red rock …

The Mount Wilson Trail is a SoCal Classic and it Kicked My Butt!

Peak<p>Mount Wilson<p>Group<p>Trailhead<p>Mount Wilson Trail<p>I Started my 2018 Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge this past Saturday (1/20/2018) and bagged Mount Wilson! …

The 10 Most Dangerous Hiking Trails In The World

Are you a hiking enthusiast that likes to hike to the limits? Maybe you’d just like to watch the amazing pictures while letting other take the risk …

Rocky Mountain Dreaming - Riding the Best of Colorado and Wyoming

As a mountain biker from California, there is a great deal of allure to the Rockies of Colorado and Wyoming, due in no small part to their massive …

Hiking

8 Colorado Backpacking Experiences That Should Be on Your Bucket List

We Coloradans know that when June comes along, and the summer sun finally melts the high alpine snow, the Rocky Mountains are the only place to be. …