The former president once said, “It was here that the romance of my life began”
More than just a beach destination, the Fort Myers area has something for everyone this summer
This cliff-hugging stretch of U.S Highway 550 is dotted with scenic mountain towns filled with hiking trails, brewpubs, and hot springs
Outdoor industry leaders of Asheville, North Carolina, share their secret spots and give you a chance to win their gear
From routes that have been rebuilt after wildfires to newly constructed singletrack, we can’t wait to get trekking on these trails around the country
You need more natural silence in your life. Find it in these parks.
It’ll take some miles to reach these eight remote, high-elevation lakes, but what better way to cap off a strenuous trek than diving into cool, crystal-clear water?
Port Aransas is Texas’ greatest coastal paradise. With more than 18 miles of sandy beaches, hundreds of species of birds, and uber-easy access to world-class fishing, it’s the ultimate Gulf escape from city life. Port A, as locals call it, and San José Island—just a short boat ride…
This North Carolina destination is the ultimate in responsible outdoor adventure
This North Carolina city is an outdoor vacation hub you’ll never want to leave
Forget waking up at dawn to save your spot or navigating through crowds on Main Street. These coastal destinations are all about empty stretches of sand, activities for everyone, and ocean-view rooms that don’t break the bank.
From a scenic path that extends the entire length of New York to a new route connecting Yellowstone to Grand Teton, here are the most scenic ways to experience America’s wilderness by bike
National parks get a lot of attention, but there’s so much more to the National Park Service
You’ll be surprised by the places on this list, but maybe it’s time we started redefining what makes a ski town
It’s February, which means you’d better start reserving campsites for August now. We have a few tips for you.
The young rock-climbing phenom, who got her start bouldering in Central Park as a kid, shares her favorite places in her home city for vintage clothes, vegan gelato, and indoor climbing
From affordability to crowd control, we considered a variety of factors to determine the best ski towns to visit or live in
When travel resumed in early 2021, Americans in droves headed south of the border, with most opting for popular tourist meccas. But why follow the masses when you can explore wild corners of the country few others visit? We rounded up 18 ways to do just that—and to support local economies while you’re at it.
Cap off a day on the trail with a soak in a steamy mineral pool. We found the best from Alaska to North Carolina.
Explore America’s favorite winter wonderlands on these scenic routes, which range from beginner to expert terrain
Andrew Jackson reveals his favorite places to ride a bike, fuel up, and play in his home city
Everything you need and nothing you don’t
Stunning and easy-to-access vistas to bookmark for your next road trip
When your crew has differing abilities, choosing a resort with varied terrain is crucial
From Lake Placid to Cordova and some select places in between, here’s our (highly subjective) list of the nation’s best mountain towns. Before telling us where we went wrong, please take a moment to acknowledge the courage and gall it takes to attempt such an impossible feat.
A day out on the slopes doesn’t have to be wildly expensive. You just need to know where and when to go.
From expanded resort acreage to turbocharged lifts, we tracked down all the ways you can make this winter your best ever
From huts with easy approaches to less crowded areas, we’ve got beginner-friendly ways for you to get out of bounds
Europe has always had something America doesn’t: an Alpine ski route connecting a network of full-service, premium lodges. That’s about to change, as San Juan Mountain Guides in Ouray, Colorado, launches the ultimate hut-to-hut tour in a stunning setting. We sent Devon O’Neil to check it out.
Heading to Mammoth Lakes this winter? Follow our expert’s sage advice.
Take our quiz to find your perfect thrill—or chill
Florida’s Ocala National Forest is the oldest national forest in the eastern United States. This stunning footage will convince you to visit.
Want to have even more fun this winter? Follow these simple rules.
Whether you want to learn a new sport—like skate skiing or ice climbing—or improve your skills, there’s a lesson out there for you
These places may not be ultra fancy or ski-in, ski-out, but the point is: if you’re savvy, you can take a ski trip on a budget
Whether you're after deep powder, dusty singletrack, lively après, or all of the above, the Biggest Little City in the World delivers
Expect full-capacity chairlifts and indoor dining to return to ski resorts this season. But some COVID-era policies, like buying lift tickets online, will remain.
The forest is a sight to behold when the vibrant foliage is on full display
The past year showed us all that having access to the outdoors is essential for our health and well-being. It also magnified the inequities inherent in that access. For 2021’s Best Towns package, we chose 13 of the country’s most diverse places and evaluated them according to the factors that matter today: sustainability, affordability, and outdoor equity. Here are the cities of tomorrow.
The stunning, adventure-filled road parallels the eastern Sierra Nevada and has ample stops for hot springs, hikes, and backcountry skiing
Climate change is wreaking havoc on the timing and quality of fall foliage, but scientists have a few tips on how to catch the season’s best colors
Whether you’re looking for a guided island tour or a scenic river to fly-fish for trout, we tracked down the best places to cast a line in our national parks.
You can’t beat the desert vibes at these stunning vacation homes, all minutes from California’s most laid-back national park
The next time you head into the outdoors, take your experience up a notch with these creative twists
The yoga superstar dishes on her hometown’s best vegetarian breakfast tacos, dog-walking trails, and donation-based yoga for all
From Arkansas to Wyoming, these abandoned towns are packed with history and located on stunning public land. For some of them, it’s an adventure just to reach them.
The movement for resorts, climbing routes, and other well-known destinations to get rid of offensive monikers is a step in the right direction, but there’s still more work to be done
From towering waterfalls to long-distance trails, this 90-mile stretch of Route 20 packs the region’s best adventures into one trip
Moab isn’t the only place to go. Explorer and professional skier Kalen Thorien shares her intel on how to find adventures off the beaten path.
We’ve found the most adventure-packed routes for your road-trip bucket list
In the same way that backcountry skiers read avalanche reports and whitewater kayakers check water levels, anyone hiking in the West needs to start planning for fires as a baseline safety precaution
If you were as caught off guard by the end of summer as we were, here are some easy-to-plan itineraries for the long weekend
Statewide grassroots efforts to protect, conserve, and ensure access to natural resources are what makes the Green Mountain State such a haven for outdoor recreation
Think the central states are mostly flat and boring? These seven scenic byways will change your mind.
Explore lonely desert roads, venture deep into Utah's red-rock country, or head for the high alpine of the Rocky Mountains
From California's sheer cliffs to Oregon's craggy mountains, the west coast of the U.S. is home to some of the planet's most stunning scenery. Here's how to see the best of it.
What started as a fun personal challenge turned into a three-year van-life journey that pushed our writer to explore the most remote coasts in the United States
Think hotels with bike washing stations and retreats with spin classes, all located near miles of empty singletrack
Take a break from NPS crowds by visiting these lesser-known designations, which we chose based on spectacular scenery, great hiking trails, and unique features.
A day in Austin, Texas never disappoints—and L. Renee can prove it.
Watch as photographer and storyteller L. Renee explores the region’s historic, cultural, and outdoor hubs.
These listings are as close to the park entrances as you can get
Thanks to the rise of engineered parks, it’s now easier than ever to learn to surf a wave in a kayak
From paved city paths to mountain-peak trails, there’s something for every kind of runner in Texas
On a backpacking trip through Utah’s Buckskin Gulch with ultralight gear legend Glen Van Peski, our writer learns about the Crotch Pot, an Oscar-winning actor’s anti-snoring technique, and that there’s a whole lot of shit you don’t need when you’re on the trail 1,000 miles from home
We found the best places to pitch your tent in all 50 states, so you don’t have to.
More than 3,000 people attempt to walk the entire Appalachian Trail every year. Only about a quarter of them succeed. This intel from an AT thru-hiker provides key information to help you tackle and complete the 2,193-mile trek from Georgia to Maine.
Fun, easy-to-pull-off adventures within a couple hours of the Mile High City
Been to the Centennial State before and looking to go deeper? Check out these northern Colorado adventures.
Whether you're new to off-roading or have been exploring for years, add these trail systems to your hit list
Because there’s no better way to experience a national park than by sleeping in it
It’s finally time to take that beach vacation. You might as well post up right by the ocean.
All you need is a long weekend to get out, get lost, and find yourself again. From Asheville to Seattle, we’ve researched the best three-day wilderness trips within road-tripping distance from a city.
You don’t have to head to Europe to hike to a backcountry chalet. Here are the most spectacular stateside options, ranging from rustic to full-service experiences.
From Maine to Alaska, we’ve done all the research for you to camp in style while visiting America’s best idea this summer
Make this summer all about exploring off-the-beaten-path adventures within a few hours of your home
Utah’s national parks are iconic, but they’re just the tip of the adventure iceberg
Professional intel on the best crowd-free stargazing in one of the world's best night sky destinations
Expert recommendations for extended adventuring around each of southern Utah's Mighty 5 national parks