Escapes

California Coastal Trail Dreamin’

Anyone who’s driven California's Pacific Coast Highway knows that the Golden State’s shoreline is a breathtaking jewel. If you’ve ever imagined Cali'...

Can I Really Have Two U.S. Passports?

There are two reasons travelers can legally possess a valid second U.S. passport: One is political, the other is logistical.First, politics. The U.S. government will grant you passport...

5 Post-Grad Summer Road Trips

This is the last carefree summer of your life. Don’t waste it. Hit the pavement with these five road trips. Most can be done in about 11 or 12 days—if you&...

The Motorhome Renaissance Is Here

Nine years ago, Chris Dunphy traded his long Silicon Valley commute for a different life on the road: He bought a 16-foot teardrop trailer, hit the highway, and hasn’t looked back since....

6 Serious Surf Getaways

I liked Blue Crush and Point Break as much as the next girl—and have tried surfing on and off for more than a decade—but it took a male co-worker’s...

Africa’s Most Hidden Gem

Viewed from a hilltop, southwest Uganda spreads out in an emerald patchwork of terraced agriculture and primeval forest. To the north and south, in the Bwindi Impenetrable and Mgahinga...

Ales and Trails: Perfect Together

After a good day hiking, any beer that’s still cold is usually good enough—especially when the day ends at a campsite miles from the trailhead. But

These Ski Resorts Are Perfect for Summer

Ski resorts take on a secret life in warmer months. The sun is shining, wildflowers are flaming, and everything—singletrack, whitewater, beer—flows readily. Plus, there...

9 Destinations with Pristine Private Pools

Sometimes you want the people watching and social scene of a lively pool. Other times, you’re not in the mood for screaming, splashing children, or preening. If you just want to float...

How a $5 Fee Can Transform a National Park

When last year’s polar vortex froze the shoreline of Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin into one giant ice block, it was the first time in five years that the park...

Fat Biking: For Beaches Too!

Although fat biking is most often associated with snow, it has another, decidedly more chill time...

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