Stephanie Pearson and Kate Siber

Best Luggage

For the past seven years, Ted Alan Stedman, our Buyer’s Guide luggage expert, has tested hundreds of bags around the world. This one is his favorite.

Best Eco-Lodge

The striking new Mashpi Lodge, with windows so large you feel like you’re suspended in a cloud forest, crushes it on both fronts.

Best New Biking Trip

Leave it to Butterfield and Robinson and bike manufacturer Cervelo to raise the bar for outfitted trips tied to races. This year they're offering the Tour de France, among other custom tours. The...

Best New Safari

Next month the Wilderness Group will open the first two camps in the Republic of the Congo’s Odzala-Kokoua National Park.

The 2012 Outside Travel Awards

A definitive roundup of the best new adventures, exotic retreats, empty beaches, local food, bars with a view, ­on-time airlines, screaming deals, gorgeous islands, and more. Plus: win a dream trip...

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