North & Central America

Trail Run Door County

The park is a small peninsula on the large peninsula jutting into Lake Michigan, home to...

Run the Deschutes River Trail

Lace up your trailrunners for the relatively level Upper Deschutes River trail south of Bend, which slaloms along the pristine river past frothy white waterfalls and jagged black lava flows for...

Paddle the Gauley River

The Class IV-V Gauley sports some of the best whitewater in the North America; and thanks to regularly scheduled releases in September and October, it’s a must pilgrimage

Surf Hanalei

Kauai is small enough that you can drive from one side of the island to the other in a couple of hours, which is plenty of time to catch a swell rising from most any direction at one of dozens...

Ride the Enchanted Circle Scenic Byway

The 86-mile Enchanted Circle loop into the Sangre de Christo mountains from Taos is a classic ride in three seasons, but probably best in the fall when the cottonwoods along the creeks pop red...

Paddle the Kennebec, Penobscot, and Dead Rivers

The best autumn whitewater north of West Virginia is in Maine. The Kennebec, Penobscot, and Dead feature regular releases into the fall, though October 5 is the last day for the...

Kiteboard the Cape

The same steady winds that led the Wright brothers to choose North Carolina’s Outer Banks as the site for the first airplane flight make it the most reliable spot on the continent for...

Road Ride the Blue Ridge Parkway

Take your pick of the Blue Ridge Parkway’s 469 narrow, scenic, and winding miles through North Carolina and Virginia for road biking. Relatively light on traffic, almost...

Trail Run the Adirondacks

With its dense cluster of mountains and an ecosystem almost identical to Vermont, the Adirondack’s High Peaks region may actually be a better place to peep leaves than that fabled foliage...

Cycle the Cascades

Set inside the wide Wentachee River valley in the Cascade Range, Leavenworth sports alpine views in every direction. Long, gradual climbs and curvy descents along the rivers are fenced by...

Surf South of the Border

Troncones, a sleepy surf town 40 minutes north of the Zihuatanejo airport,...

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