United States

Chicago, Illinois

POPULATION: 2.7 million // MEDIAN AGE: 32 // MEDIAN HOME PRICE: $265,000 // AVERAGE COMMUTE: 33.2 min. When...

Madison, Wisconsin

POPULATION: 208,000 // MEDIAN AGE: 30.6 // MEDIAN HOME PRICE: $223,000 // AVERAGE COMMUTE: 18.3 min. It's easy...

Pasadena, California

POPULATION: 146,000 // MEDIAN AGE: 34.5 // MEDIAN HOME PRICE: $509,200 // AVERAGE COMMUTE: 25.9 min. Los Angeles...

Portland, Maine

POPULATION: 64,000 // MEDIAN AGE: 36 // MEDIAN HOME PRICE: $215,000 // AVERAGE COMMUTE: 19 min. Portland's...

The Tree Slayer

It was never my intention to own a forest. I blame it on my mother-in-law. Sixteen years ago, my wife, Amy, and I, at her mother's urging, searched for a small house to buy instead of dumping...

Straight from the Spouse's Mouth

Destination weddings-nuptials that hit the road instead of being bound to home turf-are an increasingly popular option for travel-hungry brides and grooms. They now account for 10 percent of U.S...

Paths to the Past

Lolo Trail, Idaho By the time they made it across the Bitterroot Mountains in September 1805, the Lewis and Clark expedition had resorted to eating candles. It was the...

"I Do" With a View

I love the scene in Cinema Paradiso when Alfredo, the projectionist, tells his protégé, "Life isn't like in the movies. Life is much harder." While I can see how this was true...

Cascabel Club

The Cascabel Club began as the private, get-away-from-it-all fly-fishing domain of Texas oil entrepreneur Robert Sinclair, who bought the 320-acre property west of Telluride in 1986. In the...

Teton Gravity Research's "The Tangerine Dream"

Outside has partnered with Teton Gravity Research to bring you the latest and greatest in the world of ski films. "The Tangerine Dream," the latest from Teton Gravity Research (TGR), is...

Amara Creekside Resort

Ask Rama Jon, owner of the Sedona fat-tire shop Mountain Bike Heaven, for the scoop on the legendary local singletrack and he'll pepper his beta with the odd jab at his town's Shirley MacLaine...

Falls of Grace

1 ELOWAH FALLS, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, OregonHike a mile through Douglas fir, western hemlock, and western red cedar and you'll happen upon one of this...

Red, White, and Beautiful

TETON SPLENDOR Spring Creek Ranch WyomingIf you take your rugged with a dash of comfy, find your haven at Spring Creek Ranch, four miles northwest of...

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