United States

See A Wolf

Take five days to traverse the 40-mile Greenstone Ridge Trail, which spans Isle Royale’s entire windswept spine, keep quiet, and if you’re lucky you’ll catch a glimpse of the pack.

Park and Ride

Here’s a primer on the best existing bike-friendly trails in the national park system.

Brews with Views Raft Trips

The Brews with Views Raft Trip in Rogue River, Oregon, is the best beer fest for river rats.


The Biketobeerfest in Portland, Oregon, is the best beer festival for bike commuters.

Where the Wild Beers Are

Where the Wild Beers Are in Brooklyn, New York, is the best beer fest for sharing.

Tour de Fat

The Tour de Fat in Fort Collins, Colorado, is the best beer fest for cyclists.

Brewgrass Festival

The Brewgrass Festival in Asheville, North Carolina, is the best beer fest for live music junkies.

Great American Beer Festival

The Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colorado, is the best beer fest for beer connoisseurs.

Black Star Barter

The Black Star Barter in Whitefish, Montana, is the best beer fest for anyone who loves a good time.

Oktoberfest Zinzanniti

Oktoberfest Zinzanniti in Cincinnati, Ohio, is the best beer fest for competitors.

Best Beach

Located on the south side of Kauai, this two-mile stretch of coast is accessible only by a brain-rattling two-mile dirt road or a three-mile hike that passes by Hawaii’s biggest sinkhole cave—both of...

Best Weekend Escape

Vancouver has 250 miles of bike lanes and paths, at least 100 North Shore mountain-bike trails spread across three mountains, and 11 miles of beach.

Best Après-Adventure Bar

Montanya Distillers, which opened a rum distillery and tasting room in Crested Butte in November, has notably upped the standard for ski-town cocktails.

Best New Adventure Hub

When Kiwis want to escape, they head an hour north of Queensland to tiny Lake Wanaka.