Rafting and fishing in Glacier National Park.
Paddling and cycling in Olympic and Crater Lake National Parks.
Hiking and canyoneering in Zion National Park's Parunuweap Canyon.
Changes to the Grand Canyon's lottery system mean you have a good chance at a self-guided trip.
The Best Bike Tour Operators for Teenagers – Travel Advice
Best Adventure Lodges. Amangiri, Utah
Best Adventure Lodges. Tordrillo Lodge, Alaska
Best Adventure Lodges. The Ranch at Rock Creek, Montana
Best Adventure Lodges. Chic-Chocs Mountain Lodge, Quebec
Best Adventure Lodges. Clayoquot Wilderness Resort, British Columbia.
Best Adventure Lodges. Highland Lodge at Crawford Notch, New Hampshire.
What makes these 10 launchpads stand out is access to terrain and peaks that no one else can reach. Home-cooked meals and five-star service don't hurt, either.
Best Adventure Lodges. The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island, Georgia
The Best National Park Experiences – Travel Advice
The spirit of discovery is very much alive in Outside's inaugural collection of the year's most audacious and ambitious expeditions.