North & Central America

Cape Cod

Best For Having It Both Ways

Catskills

Best For Apologies

Coastal Chill

With its SoCal sun and NoCal sensibility, Santa Barbara is about the best place in the lower 48 for an early-spring mix of surfing and cycling—and for anyone in pursuit of a good glass of wine....

The Fall Guy

He snuck a parachute up the Empire State Building under a fat suit. He says he knows how to fly. Crazy? Maybe. But Jeb Corliss is sure fun to watch.

Deep Thoughts

It isn't getting into the water that's tough; it's having to get out

Further

How did I feel after my first ultramarathon? Like myself.

Master Class

You've learned the basics. Now take your game to the next level with these top schools.

Jenny Fletcher

No, you haven't met her somewhere before, and neither had we. Fletcher, a 33-year-old triathlete from Red Deer, Alberta, has spent the last five years coming up through the amateur-triathlon...

Huck

For 25 years, Shaun Palmer has dominated everything from the snowboard halfpipe to mountain-bike downhills—and earned his reputation as action sports' foul-mouthed bad boy. Now 40, he's...

Time Out

CORN ISLANDS, NICARAGUA

Nordic Pine

Flagstaff Lake Hut, Carrabassett Valley, Maine