Glacier National Park

How climate change is affecting travel — and what you can do about it

When Kimberly Button drove her RV to Glacier National Park in Montana this summer, she expected relief from her muggy home town of Orlando. ‘‘We …

Climate Change

Amtrak family train travel through fall colors to Glacier National Park

Train travel is so common around the world, but here in the United States most of us always opt to fly places. We just did our first family train …

Trains

Where to Eat When Visiting These 5 National Parks

Maybe you’ve just summited Mount Rainier, biked the Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier, or hiked for miles in Zion. Either way, you deserve a good, hot meal. Skip the overpriced burger in the restaurant near the park’s visitor center and dine at one of these eight must-visit eateries in or near some …

National Parks

These are the coolest ski towns in North America - 2018

15. Missoula, MT<p>Missoula, MT<p>Surf the earth<p>Missoula trip planning info<p>Missoula is the ultimate hybrid ski + university town with serious backcountry …

Skiing

8 Things to Know Before Visiting Yellowstone

Established in 1872, Yellowstone is the oldest national park in the United States, attracting millions of visitors every year. Its wide expanse of …

National Parks

9 Upscale Adventure Hostels to Stay in Now

If the word “hostel” reminds you of backpacking through Central America as a twentysomething, think again. A new breed of affordable shelter for travelers has arrived in North American adventure towns, with great rates, comfortable beds, and hotel-like amenities. You won’t have to bring your own …

Adventure Travel

Grizzlies Saved This Vietnam Vet's Life. Now He's Fighting To Return The Favor.

Doug Peacock, of Montana, is a plaintiff in a lawsuit to restore federal protections for Yellowstone grizzly bears.<p>EMIGRANT, Mont. — Doug Peacock returned from Vietnam in 1968 a different man than when he left. His mind was eating at him. He and other war veterans didn’t have words for the disease …

Wildlife

Crews bracing up remains of Sperry Chalet

GLACIER NATIONAL PARK - Crews have been hard at work bracing up the remains of the burned out Sperry Chalet in Glacier National Park.<p>The historic …

National Parks

Get This Job: Bear Biologist

Move over, astronauts and rock stars, there’s a new dream job on the block: bear biologist.<p>For those who love working outdoors and want an in-depth …

National Parks

Zac Efron Recalls Scary Bear Encounter: "It Was Charging at Us"

Guys, don't freak out, but a grizzly bear nearly attacked your boyfriend <b>Zac Efron</b>.<p>Obviously, and thankfully, he survived and he—and the work of …

Celebrity News

National Park Service survey finds widespread harassment

After survey finds 1 in 10 employees report sexual harassment, agency promises action.

National Parks

Zinke's travel continues to raise ethical questions

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has mixed official business with political activities and visits home, raising questions about the appropriateness of the trips and whether any ethics rules have been violated.<p>Zinke's travel is under investigation by both the Office of Special …

Politics

Dear Little Purple Pancreas

<i>Editor’s Note: Julie is a part of Beyond Type Run Team, which is sponsored by Medtronic. She is participating in the 2017 TCS NYC Marathon for Beyond</i> …

New York City Marathon

Video: Zac and Dylan Efron in Glacier National Park

Awhile back, we shared the very funny clip of Zan Efron, and his brother Dylan, applying to be gear testers for Columbia Sportswear. That clip ended …

National Parks

Photo Of The Day By Gary Fua

Photo By Gary FuaToday’s Photo Of The Day is “Vehemence” by Gary Fua. Location: Wild Goose Island, Saint Mary Lake, Glacier National Park, …

Photography

7 Reasons Ashley Graham Works Out—and the 1 That Doesn’t Make the List

<i>Update 10/12/2017: An earlier version of this article included information on the Virgin Sport festival in San Francisco this weekend. The festival</i> …

Ashley Graham

Moab Under Canvas Provides an Ideal Glamping Experience in the High Desert

With so many outdoor activities at your fingertips, it’s almost a slap in the face to stay at a traditional hotel when visiting Moab. That’s why many …

Culture

WATCH: Zac Efron and His Younger Brother Dylan Climb to the Top of the Continental Divide

The Efrons are back from an epic adventure.<p>In a new video in partnership with Columbia Sportswear, Zac Efron and his younger brother Dylan share …

Zac Efron

Zac Efron Takes His Brother Camping In Columbia Ad

From High School Musical to the great outdoors, singer/actor Zac Efron shows his rugged side… with some help from Columbia.<b>Efron and his brother</b> …

Zac Efron

The climbing tragedy that killed five, yet sparked a lifelong passion

Five young Montana mountaineers traverse onto the west face of Mount Cleveland in Glacier National Park, December 1969, never to return. The damaged …

National Parks

25 Hiking Accessories for the Outdoor Photographer

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.For me, hiking and photography …

Camping

Ideas for Capturing Sunbeams

Free Landscape Photography eBooks<p>Build a stunning portfolio with Free eBooks, Photo Tips, Inspirational Stories, & Discounts from <b>InFocus</b> …

Landscape Photography

Earthquakes, North Korea, the Las Vegas massacre. Can we handle it?

When the month began, a confluence of hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, wildfires and a brewing international nuclear confrontation already had some …

Las Vegas

One of the Most Remote Places in the U.S.

Latest Videos<p>No Wonder Lord of the Rings' Middle-Earth Was Filmed Here (1:01) The Town That Breeds Olympic Runners (3:10) The Reason Why DC Is …

United States

Explore the changing seasons in British Columbia’s many parks

- A A +<p>Summer may be over, but it’s not yet time to pack away your travel gear. Autumn is perhaps one of the best times to get out and explore …

National Parks

Want the best Travel Photos? Here’s where you should be traveling in America

In America, there lots of quirky and ubercool places that are a dream for travel photography. From national parks to local cafes and neighborhoods, …

Travel

How the Huckleberry Made Park Café a Must-Visit Site in Glacier National Park

"The Power of Pie" keeps tourists and locals coming back.<p>From late summer through the early chill of fall, one of the most delightful fruits you’ve ever tasted grows wild like a real-life <i>Brigadoon</i> on the Montana mountains: the huckleberry.<p>Akin in flavor to a sour lollipop melding with a sugar …

Travel

US considers ending protections for northwest Montana bears

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — On the heels of lifting protections for Yellowstone-area grizzly bears, the U.S. government is considering the same action for bruins in northwestern Montana, home to the largest group of grizzlies in the Lower 48, federal officials said Friday.<p>Hunters and trappers widely …

Wildlife

US considers ending protection for America's largest group of grizzly bears

On the heels of lifting protections for Yellowstone-area grizzly bears, the U.S. government is considering the same action for bruins in northwestern Montana, home to the largest group of grizzlies in the Lower 48, federal officials said Friday.<p>Hunters and trappers widely exterminated grizzlies …

Wildlife