Why lace up your boots for anything less than a thousand miles?
Let the motorized leaf peepers have their New England. It'll keep them far away from ours.
New Hampshire: Hiking and Biking Sandwich Notch
Massachusetts: Hiking the Northern Berkshires and Sea Kayaking Cape Ann
Maine: Paddling the St. Croix River
A prime-season meander down South Carolina's Ashepoo Combahee and Edisto Rivers
Exploring remote canyons is dangerous fun, but expert advice will get you through it alive. Marc Peruzzi learns the ropes, deep in the Arizona backcountry.
Fishing, biking, horseback riding, and soaking, Montana style
Upshot: Quintessential Northwest
Towns with the most beautiful scenery and most enviable outdoor recreation are also often the ones with astronomical real-estate pricesor few jobs. If you can ply your trade anywhere or don't...
UPSHOT: Coastal Camelot