North & Central America

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...

The Permit Problem

Piecing together the puzzle in Ascension Bay, Mexico
By Will Rice

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.

4 Spectacular Campsites in the Southeast

The Southeast is brimming with spectacular places to camp, along the spine of the Appalachian Mountains, hugging the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coasts, and many points in-between. What set the sites...

Get High at These 5 Kitesurfing Locales

Imagine surfing on a wakeboard while a big-ass kite pulls you across the water (and occasionally out of it). This is kiteboarding in horribly reductive terms, but you knew that already and would prefer we get to the part where pro kitesurfer Damien LeRoy answers the question in question.

Leave Your Middle-of-the-Pack Days Behind

A triathlon camp is a fantastic idea if you’re able to get away for three days to a week. There, you’ll not only sharpen your knowledge about proper nutrition, training techniques, and race strategies, but also enjoy the fun of bonding with a small group of people by suffering through excessive amounts of pain together.

Yes, You Can Learn to Be a Trail-Runner

Regimented work on the track might tune up your speed, but unleashing yourself on scenic trails will feed your soul. Here are four U.S. trail-running camps that turn grueling practice into a vacation.

National Parks, Refreshed

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