The Adventures

May 2, 2004
Outside Magazine
Family Vacations, Summer 1997
The Adventures
The Tenderfoot's Almanac
Tents and trails, guides and grub, and everything else you'll need for the finest family backpacking trips

Family Adventure Camps
From sailing school to digging for artifacts, eight learning centers where it's recess all day long

The top mountain-biking centers, camps, and gear for fat-tire-minded clans

Hooked on Alaska
Let your kids catch a faceful of the wild on do-it-yourself or guided trips. Plus: how to save money in the 49th state.

Wet as You Wanna Be
Six great family rivers from tame to tumultuous, and all the right gear for braving them

It's a Big, Big, Big, Big, World
Twenty family-tailored trips to the planet's far corners


Surfing camps for the families, windjamming in Maine; the best off-season deals; Arctic treks; houseboating havens; jam-packed sampler trips; the summer's best events; and more

Family Vacations Quiz:
What's your travel profile?

Lowdown Chart
The scoop on ten summer activities
The Classics

The Magnificent Seven
How to find your own space in North America's premier parks--Yellowstone, Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Glacier, Banff/Jasper, Acadia, and Great Smoky Mountains

Horse Sense
Required rides of passage at five family-savvy dude ranches

Stroke, Stroke, Stroke
Canoe-camping sets your kids in motion andlets them earn their keep

Who Loves Ya, Keiki?
No place celebrates the family quite like Hawaii: a guide to the best resorts and kid's programs

Fishing! No...Sailing! No...Biking!
At five multisport resorts, deciding how to play is the hardest thing you'll do all day

Are We There Yet?
Four planned-to-the-mile road trips

Come Along, Little Doggie:
All you need to know before bringing your best friend to the backcountry

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