The New American Life List

Has there ever been a better time to get away? Presenting the definitive guide to our nation's greatest 21st-century adventure hideouts—50 places between the lines where you can still ditch the crowds, get lost, and recharge.

Sep 8, 2008
Outside Magazine
Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford    Photo: Portrait by Sam Jones

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The Thinker: Ask Harrison Ford how to get lost and he ll tell you eventually

Deep Canyons: Explore the best of the best from Colorado, California, Washington, and Utah

Lost Coasts: Get found at these beaches in North Carolina, Texas, Washington, Massachusetts, California, and Hawaii

Empty Peaks: Ditch the crowds on these mountains in North Carolina, Wyoming, New Hampshire, and Nevada

Remote Cabins: Find your rugged home away from home in Georgia, Colorado, Montana, Hawaii, and Alaska

Deserted Islands: Paddle your way to one of these island retreats in Maine, Florida, Georgia, and Washington

Wild Roads: Drive off into the sunset in Nevada, Mississippi, Arizona, and New Hampshire

Long Walks: Take the path less traveled in California, New Mexico, Michigan, Vermont, and North Dakota

Secret Waters: Leave the shore for secluded adventures in Montana, Maine, Minnesota, Idaho, and Mew Mexico

City Sanctuaries: Can't escape the city this weekend? No problem. Check out getaways in Boston, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Minneapolis, Phoenix, and Washington, D.C.

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