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Lumberjacks! Dinner! Adventure! What’s not to like?

Increase your MPG (meals per gallon) this summer with these rules for finding the best road food.

The film-fest veterans of Outside share what they love about the event—and give their best tips so you can soak it all up, too

The only problem you’ll have in the planet’s ultimate adventure mecca is deciding what to do first

Jackson Hole Resort is billed as the hardest inbounds skiing in the United States, and the après-ski scene can get just as rowdy as Corbets Couloir.

Unless you’ve been under a rock, you know that Canyons is now part of Park City, and a new gondola connects the two ski areas, making it the single largest resort in the country—7,300 acres, but who’s counting?—and Deer Valley is still here, too.

Sure, Aspen was founded for silver mining in the late 1800s, but you could argue that the town was really founded for post-ski partying.

Don’t let the church steeples and quaint New England vibes fool you: Stowe can party. The town serves up some of the best skiing on the East Coast, including Vermont’s highest peak, Mount Mansfield, which pulls down 314 inches of fresh a year. And the après cene is just as…

Not many places can blend a Wild West sensibility with ski-town chic, but Steamboat Springs is successful on both fronts. The mountain of Steamboat dominates the horizon with almost 3,000 acres of skiing, while working ranches consume the valley. As for the town itself, you can still find a bit…

Tahoe is a sprawling place that encompasses ten resorts and chunks of two states, but the scene is centralized within South Lake Tahoe, where dive bars feed casinos that lead to nightclubs that empty back out into the casinos.

Small-batch chocolatiers are looking to ancient civilizations to revive a forgotten elixir

The endless cascade of nutritional information—about localism, vegetarianism, veganism, organic food, the environmental impact of eating meat, poultry, or fish, and more—makes the simple goal of a healthy, sustainable diet seem hopelessly complex. We talked to scientists, chefs, and farmers to get the ultimate rundown on how you should fuel up.

Two days in the city should be enough to convince you to make the move

Inner city restaurateurs are trying their hands at metropolitan agriculture.

If loud, cramped, and impersonal beach bars aren’t your thing, then turn your attention to these low-key drinking establishments where the owners will probably greet you and views are as top-shelf as the cocktails.

Don't plan any vacations before reading this year's Best of Travel winners.

Sometimes the best way to beat the cold is to warm the liver

Restaurants make us impulsive, which means it can be hard to turn down the cheesecake no matter how big a label it comes with.

Five mountain towns where the skiing and riding are matched by equally entertaining off-the-slopes escapades.

Let summer live on with a few more luaus

The gentrification of cheap beer continues.

It’s such a culinary contradiction: the great gourmet food of New England is usually served on paper plates and eaten at picnic tables by grownups wearing plastic bibs. Yet there’s no denying that the tastiest lobster served in Maine invariably comes from laid back hole-in-the-wall food shacks that line the…

Unless your idea of a great pre-flight drink involves an ersatz Irish pub or a sports bar with 18 light beers on tap, then you likely agree that America’s airport bars tend to be serviceable at best. Not that there’s anything wrong with slamming a Coors before takeoff, but a…

When you visit Italy, you want to see Italy—not other tourists. But the country is a pretty popular destination for pizza-loving jet-setters. In fact, tens of millions of visitors descend on the boot-shaped Mediterranean country every year. Here are a few places you should go to avoid most of them.

Tough question. That’s like asking someone to choose between a Ferrari and Lamborghini (served on a bun). And to be fair, South Carolina should be added to the list—because their pork barbecue differs a bit from North Carolina’s, and enjoys the same cultlike following. As for which is…

Kristofor Lofgren, sustainable seafood expert and founder of Portland, Oregon's Bamboo Sushi, talks about his business and the seafood industry

Chef Riccardo Ullio, of Sotto Sotto in Atlanta, Georgia, returned to his roots and found that the most familiar thing can sometimes be the most delicious

In 2010, James Beard “Best Chef Southeast” winner Sean Brock started a new restaurant to protect the legacy of a lost cuisine. He ended up sowing a revolution.

The chef of McCrady’s and Husk in Charleston, South Carolina, shares an appetizer recipe that highlights some of his favorite southern ingredients

The chef of McCrady’s and Husk in Charleston, South Carolina, shares his take on one of Nashville’s favorite dishes

A Biscuits 101 class with the chef of McCrady’s and Husk

Bartender Nick Detrich, of Cure in New Orleans, mixes up a variation on a Harvard cocktail

Bartender Nick Detrich, of Cure in New Orleans, mixes up a new island drink

Bartender Nick Detrich, of Cure in New Orleans, mixes up a refreshing new drink

In the famous Crook’s Corner restaurant, Chapel Hill chef Bill Smith has mashed Eastern North Carolina maritime dishes remembered from his childhood, French cooking techniques he learned in adulthood, and just about everything else he gathered in between—which is a lot

The Chapel Hill chef shares the recipe for a dessert inspired by childhood outings on the Eastern North Carolina Coast

The Chapel Hill chef shares the recipe for his Louisiana-inspired dessert

The only thing more epic than that monster attack or spleen-bruising crash? Reliving it all with friends over an adult recovery drink at an establishment that loves your kind.

The American craft-brew movement is alive and well, with 1,800 breweries in the U.S. and hundreds more coming soon. With all those suds, how do you find the best brews? Go and taste them.

What qualifies an adventure lodge as one of the world's best? Hot tubs and high thread counts, sure. But what sets these ten launchpads apart is access—to remote trails, steep runs, and lonely peaks.

Presenting the best of Mexico, from Oaxaca to Copper Canyon.

These five chefs from Colorado are realizing that there's no better pairing than fine cuisine and high-altitude fun.

A wild journey into the world of giant waves—and the crazed surfers who seek them out.

Winter weekends are short and dark—which means you need to be fast and smart. Beat the blues with one of these surprisingly affordable escapes.

It's a 21st-century refinement of the Robinson Crusoe fantasy: Your own private island—but with none of the inconvenience and discomfort of being a castaway. From the coral reefs, talcum sand, and swaying palms of the Seychelles to nine other crowd-free island retreats, we've got the ultimate unplugged paradise for you.

Discover the wild, sandy stretch between Sydney and Melbourne, the next idyllic beach paradise Down Under

How to see your stomping grounds as a concrete jungle.

Can extreme pleasure and adventure coexist? Yeah, baby! Hop on a bike for a long, winding tour through the gourmet sweet spots of southern France.

Eating Well along Mexico's Pacific Coast