North & Central America

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.

The Travel Story that Changes a Country

Twenty-seven years ago, David Ewing Duncan wrote a magazine article about a secret tropical gem called Belize, inspiring a wave of adventure travelers that changed the tiny country forever. Braced...

Best Places to Party on Spring Break

Spring break is a time to forget about your carefully crafted workout regimen, abandon responsibilities, and party. But getting wasted at home isn't any fun, which is why Outside has teamed up with...

Crash Pads

A good lodge is all about access. Whether you crave empty surf, northern lights, or hip-deep powder, these eight adventure-ready base camps put you right on top of the action.

Camping in the Wilds of New York City

I’ve camped in a lot of places — the steppes of Mongolia, the East African bush, the Amazon, countless U.S. national parks and forests — but until recently I had never camped in a city, much less one...