National Parks

Best Winter Adventures: Ahwahnee Hotel

The classic wilderness lodge in the quint­essential national park, the 82-year-old Ahwahnee was originally part of an effort by Park Service czar Stephen Mather to attract moneyed benefactors...

Feet Lost and Found in the Pacific Northwest

When you're dealing with a tale of intrigue and suspicion in which nothing wants to be what it seems, the best place to start is at the beginning, before everything about the Mystery of the Feet...

Canoe Algonquin Provincial Park

It would take a lifetime to explore Ontario's Algonquin Provincial Park—the area, three hours north of Toronto, has 1,500 lakes and nearly two million acres of forest. But since you don't have...

Paddle Pukaskwa

With sandy beaches and sheltered coves, the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, on Lake Superior's southwest shore, is a welcoming place to launch a sea kayak. The opposite side of the lake? Not...

Dive Thunder Bay

Lake Superior's notoriously fickle weather, plus a few centuries' worth of shoddy navigation, have turned Thunder Bay into a graveyard for schooners, yachts, and even a Confederate blockade...

Sail Georgian Bay

There's a reason yachties flock to Lake Huron's Georgian Bay: It's considered the best cruising water in the world after the Caribbean and the Mediterranean, thanks to 30,000 islands, consistent...

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