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The Best Beach Town to Raise a Family

Pro beach volleyball player Todd Rogers lives less than half an hour from the Pacific Coast. But surprisingly, the beach isn’t his favorite thing about living in sunny Solvang, California. “It is...

Bienvenidos a Miami—For 48 Hours

When you’re in Miami for 48 hours, you’re only limited by the amount of sleep you need to grab. This tropical city of long, crystalline beaches on the Atlantic Ocean can be a near-endless playground for outdoor sports on land and sea during the day—if you know where to look—and arguably the country’s rowdiest party town at night (apologies to New Orleans).

The Best Ballparks for Adventurers

It’s a new golden era for outdoor baseball—one in which Major League ballparks go out of their way to evoke a sense of place.

Yosemite's Best Spring Hikes

Yosemite National Park offers arguably the most scenic hiking in the country. The only challenge? Picking which trail to hike.

America's Underdog Brewery Cities

Portland, Denver, San Francisco, Seattle, and Milwaukee might be the U.S.’s most widely acknowledged beer cities, but don’t discount the underdogs.

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...