RVs

Microadventure Bikepacking: How to Tackle a Simple Overnighter

“Microadventure.” The word sounds contradictory. Originally coined by Alastair Humphreys, the word challenges the idea that “adventures” must consist …

Mountain Biking

How To Paint a Scooter

You're shopping for a new scooter and they don't have the color you want?<p>You've got a scrape on the side of your scooter?<p>Your old scooter's paint job …

Painting

Ski-Doo maker BRP’s profit tops forecasts

Canada’s BRP Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Friday, helped by strong demand for its snowmobiles, watercraft and other recreational vehicles.<p>BRP said revenue from seasonal products such as its Ski-Doo and Lynx snowmobiles and Sea-Doo watercraft jumped 37.2 per cent to …

Markets

8 alternatives to Big Sur following bridge closure

<i>File: A toy car sits on a map. ; Credit: Photo by rachelpasch via Flickr Creative Commons</i>Matt BloomSome California vacationers may have to cross Big …

Southern California

The Eight Best One-Day Hikes Near Melbourne

Swap the pavement for bush tracks, coastal walks and mountain peaks.<p>Melburnians are lucky enough to have access to some of Australia's most …

Trails

The 7 Best Tents for Camping and Backpacking

It's your mobile home away from home, so make sure it's a good one.<p><i>Technically</i>, you can camp any time of year. But if you're looking to avoid some of the more unsavory seasons, then your wait is almost over—and you're going to need a tent.<p>Below, we've rounded up seven popular tents to consider …

Camping

In pictures: 15 of the world’s most extreme drives | Photo Gallery

Roads. They can be long and winding, yes. But they’re often a whole lot else: teetering on the edge of an abyss; carved through mountain terrain so …

North America

The Day Trip Of A Lifetime You Can Only Take In Arizona

The depot for Grand Canyon Railway is located at 233 North Grand Canyon Boulevard in Williams. You can purchase tickets at thetrain.com.<p>You'll get to …

Travel

Secrets of a fun road trip

There is nothing quite like a hot summer day spent travelling with friends, with the wind blowing in your hair without a care in the world. Nothing …

Road Trips

2-Berth Motorhome withou without shower and toilet

2-Berth Motorhome without shower and toilet<p>Automatic transmission<p>Bike hire available, or bring your own and hire the rack<p>Spacious kitchen<p>Permanent …

Spring into Door County, Wisconsin this April

Welcome spring in Door County, WI. As the peninsula begins to wake from its winter sleep visitors and residents can watch Door County’s scenic beauty …

375 new campsites will be available in BC starting this year

The first wave of a promised 1,900 new BC campsites over the next five years were announced today, with new spaces around the Lower Mainland and on …

National Parks

A Runner’s Weekend in Door County

So you need a vacation but you can’t take a whole weekend away from that training plan. Luckily, the running culture in Door County has created an …

Travel

Handful of Big Sur parks set to reopen on Monday

Parks and campgrounds along the southern stretch of Highway 1 in Big Sur are set to reopen on Monday, according to a statement released by park management on Facebook.<p>Heavy rains and summer wildfires severely damaged the infrastructure of Big Sur public access facilities, as SFGATE previously …

Extinction

Your complete travel guide to Moab, Utah - Earth's Attractions

<i>Moab, Utah is a paradise for adventure and, especially, for outdoor lovers. The breathtaking landscapes, the wonderful arches, the stargazing</i> …

National Parks

9 Best Places to Camp in Colorado

SPONSORED<p>With so much breathtaking mountain scenery, it’s no surprise that Colorado offers practically an endless number of amazing places to camp, …

Colorado

Yukon Adventures - Whitehorse Driving Itinerary

An impressive snow-covered mountain fills our windscreen as I accelerate the SUV around a wide bend. The road curves around a herd of elk grazing by …

Travel

Melt-off means Yosemite waterfalls are quite the spectacle

In Yosemite Valley this week, you could gaze up from Cooks Meadow and take in the classic panorama of multitiered Yosemite Falls, where …

National Parks

Connecting the ‘unfinished gem’ of the Oregon coast

Legislation has been introduced that aims to connect the missing pieces of this one-of-a-kind trail on the Oregon Coast. Zach Urness / Statesman Journal<p>SALEM, Ore. — Few pathways conjure up more conflicting emotions than the Oregon Coast Trail.<p>One moment you’re hiking to the top of a rocky headland …

Beaches

Motorcycle Touring Central California | Playground Of Piers

Cruising California’s Central Coast is the consummate motorcycling experience. This thin, winding ribbon of asphalt cradles one of the most renowned …

Travel

4 to 5 Day Southern Iceland Itinerary and Tips for Your Visit • McCool Travel

This flexible Southern Iceland itinerary takes advantage of long summer days to pack a lot of beauty and fun into a 4 or 5 day visit to the land of …

Iceland

These are the best places to see wildflowers in Austin and beyond

The unseasonably warm spring weather and ample rainfall has yielded an early bumper crop of beautiful wildflowers — bluebonnets, Indian paintbrush, …

April 4

OUTDOORS & RECREATION<p>All events are free or included in admission or vehicle entrance fee unless otherwise noted. Parking may be additional. Bad …

National Parks

Exploring the Thumb – Pointe aux Barque Lighthouse

In this second part about exploring the Michigan Thumb, Kara and I traveled to the very tip, to visit a historic lighthouse.<p>On to the tip of the Thumb<p>…

Lighthouses

5 Great Hikes for Blueberry Picking in the Blue Ridge

Under the heat of the summer sun, finding wild fruit on a hiking trip is like finding a fiver in the sofa. Little known to many, the Blue Ridge has …

Trails

Yarra Bend Park

Yarra Bend Park: A Nature Trail Near the Heart of Melbourne<p>Looking for some <b>free family fun</b> in Melbourne? Discover <b>Yarra Bend Park</b>, an expansive space …

National Parks

Fight zombies en route to the Great White North in Death Road to Canada

Ever wished for a retro-styled zombie survival game built around a road trip in the Great White North? If so, you’ll almost certainly be excited to hear that the excellent <i>Death Road to Canada</i> has just landed on iOS. If you haven’t had such an oddly-specific dream, you’ll want to download this game …

Sand City

Sand City/Marina is seven-mile coastal ridge, off of Highway 1, north of Monterey. The site offers a relatively consistent onshore flow, as the …

Beaches

Five myths about whitewater rafting

Whitewater rafting on wild river rapids is an exhilarating outdoor pursuit. But is it really only for thrill-seekers who also happen to be uber-fit athletes? We spoke with two of the country’s leading rafting companies to dispel five myths about the sport.<p><b>1. River rafting is only for adrenaline</b> …

Adventure Travel

Sands of Time

Great Sand Dunes National Park in southern Colorado is a landscape unlike anything else on the continent. <i>Jayme Moye</i> journeys across the colossal …

Adventure Travel