North & Central America

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...

Backcountry Cabin Escapes

Who needs muesli and mulled wine? The U.S. hut scene is gaining ground. These DIY trips put you in the best of the backcountry.

The Chris McCandless Obsession Problem

Every year, scores of Into the Wild fans tackle a dangerous river crossing to visit the last home of Alaska’s most famous adventure casualty. Why are so many people willing to risk injury, and...

Getting Ripped on the Road

Don’t tackle that resolution alone. These trips will teach you skills, lead you up summits, and leave you plenty of time to relax.

Into the McCandless Bus

Into The Bus: An intimate tour of the Fairbanks City Transit System Bus 142, where the late Chris McCandless was discovered.

The Best Deals of the 2014 Ski Season

With the economy on the uptick and early snowfall stoking demand, Dan Sherman, spokesman for ski-centric travel agent Ski.com, says you can’t count on resorts dropping prices mid-season. You should...

Think Naked

Nudists seem to have cornered the market on what was left of the island's unspoiled places. Since hanging out au naturel remains just outlaw enough to require some privacy, these folks have...

Powder. Guaranteed.

The best places to find deep powder ski conditions this winter