After a recent shoot-out in Mexico that left two Americans dead, and a new alert warning of crime in Costa Rica, travelers are wondering if their spring-break plans to these countries should be put on hold
This is an ethical dilemma many of us are now facing: Is it OK to fly when I’ve got COVID? Outside’s travel expert weighs in.
Soak in Hot Springs. Learn a New Sport. Get Some Vitamin D. These Unique Trips Will Boost Your Health and Wellness.
Whether you’re determined to embrace a healthier diet or finally ride that mountain bike you bought during the pandemic, wellness-focused getaways can help bring those good intentions to fruition. Here are awesome travel-focused ideas designed to do just that.
Bedbugs Are on the Rise in U.S. Hotels. Here’s How to Avoid Getting Bitten and Bringing Them Home with You.
Reports of bedbug bites in domestic and international hotels are increasing. But there are ways to avoid being nipped in the night and keeping stowaways from hitchhiking home. Here’s advice from an avid traveler who learned best practices the hard way.
The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing event asks surfers to submit video clips of their best waves. Is the new format a success or a wipeout?
In a park whose heart is a volcano, see ancient obsidian lava flows layered with red and orange cinder cones. Explore green gulches, bamboo forests, warm lagoons. Hike, run, bike, stargaze, soak up sunsets. Hey, you might even fly.
The new sport is attracting everyone from NFL players to pro surfers hoping to get an edge in the pool—and on land
Adrenaline filmmakers Teton Gravity Research are entering the travel space. Now you can hang out with their athletes and videographers at the company's Jackson hotel, or splurge on one of their new Fantasy Trips and ski with the TGR athlete of your choice.
Hike, fish, and ski Europe's last stretch of wilderness from Niehku Mountain Villa in Swedish Lapland
Myanmar’s untouched Mergui Archipelago is home to coral reefs, mangrove forests, and a new luxury lodge that’s in the center of it all
Red Mountain Alpine Lodge is elevating the backcountry experience in the U.S.
This lavish mountain hut in the heart of Denali National Park may be perched on a razor’s edge, but its real thrill is access to endless adventure
Climbing skills are in high demand to service sky-high turbines. Eric Ruderman has made it his career.
Sean Dougherty made a name for himself as a talented climber in the Canadian Rockies. Now he's starting a new adventure in one of the most extreme environments on earth.
The National Geographic fellow on what he's learned from spending time with the happiest people on earth
Goiyo Perez manages the Bavarian, an iconic German restaurant and bar at the base of New Mexico's Taos Ski Valley
These two fisherwomen are ocean advocates and clothing designers during the off-season
Austin Horse on working as a courier in the age of apps
John and Jen Kimmich, creators of Heady Topper Double IPA, break down all that goes into starting a successful microbrewery
Nicky Fitzgerald loves tourists, doesn't believe in work-life balance, and has a controversial approach to conservation that just might work
Peter Grubb, founder of Row Adventures, talks about embracing the lifestyle, getting the certifications, and making it pay
Paul "Mungo" Mungeam on how he got his start and what it's like as a father to shoot in the world's most dangerous places
Donnie Arnoult owns this Hawaiian island's most popular bike shop and touring company. Here's how he maximizes playtime.
The superstar DJ trained for months to be able to make the hike to Everest Base Camp for his live show
Bob Kingsley runs a luxury backcountry hut in the San Juans. Yes, it gets lonely—but he wouldn't want to live anywhere else.
Moose Hofer has no regrets about passing up a traditional career path for a life on the river
Lose the backpacking hordes with these wild new ideas, from surfing in Sri Lanka to a culinary tour of Myanmar
A former banker started from scratch to create what might be Patagonia's first distilled spirit
Take your pick from yoga retreats in Tulum, farm-to-table bounty in Baja, Pacific surf, and tequila from the source in Guadalajara
Tri, a stunning new eco-resort in Sri Lanka, is a gateway to the island nation's underexplored interior
At Death Valley’s Furnace Creek Inn, it looks like you’re on the moon but feels like you’re in heaven
Hawaii's 33-room Volcano House got a multimillion-dollar face-lift
The name may have changed, but all the stuff that made it legendary is still here
Take an Alaskan wilderness safari
Pedal the world’s best dine-and-wine destinations, then sleep in style
Sleeping in the wilderness is great. Not so great: making camp and dealing with the inevitable missing stake. So we've got recommendations for tent-free wilderness digs on any budget.
Using loaner equipment isn’t the risky game it once was
Make your throwback Thursday dreams come true. Stay at an Airstream hotel.
Beat the crowds and head for fresh climbing, mountain-biking, and chill-out spots within easy driving distance of eight burgs
Ask yourself these six questions, plus four pieces of guide-tipping etiquette
There is no one-size-fits-all answer. But follow these guidelines to save money—and protect your gear.