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A Death in the Texas Desert

Residents of Terlingua mourned the murder of the town's most popular bar owner. Then, as conflicting accounts of the victim and his last night emerged, they started picking sides.

Why Snowboarder Nate Holland Loves Idaho

“Once a bustling logging town, Sandpoint has embraced it's natural beauty to become an amazing resort town drawing people near and far to enjoy it's beauty and recreational possibilities,” says...

The Best Place to be a Distance Runner

On April 13, Ryan Vail finished tenth at the London Marathon—the highest finish by an American man since Meb placed ninth in 2009. The Portland, Oregon-native, who was also the top American finisher...

The Best Places to Camp in the Grand Canyon

Visitors flock to Grand Canyon National Park, for awe-inspiring views. If a quick peeping trip isn’t enough, here are a few places to camp on the South and North Rims...

Surviving Aniakchak National Monument

The volcanic remains at the heart of Aniakchak National Monument—the least visited site in the national park system—are a trippy mishmash of postapocalyptic cinder cones, hardened lava, and...

Sweat and New York City

It's a concrete jungle, but sneaking in a workout is easier than you think. Here's an athlete's guide to the Big Apple.

National Parks, Refreshed

There are better ways to see our national parks than staring at Old Faithful or crawling in Yosemite's traffic.

Camping in the Wilds of New York City

I’ve camped in a lot of places — the steppes of Mongolia, the East African bush, the Amazon, countless U.S. national parks and forests — but until recently I had never camped in a city, much less one...