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Photo of the Day: Utah's Red Bull Rampage

After a weekend of severe storms and heavy rain, mountain biking's biggest stars were finally set loose on the dirt Monday at the Red Bull Rampage.

Seattle's Getaway on the Falls

Salish is a special-occasion lodge done in typically understated Northwest style. The 84 guest rooms have a warm, contemporary aesthetic, with jetted tubs, featherbeds, and a fireplace. Crack open...

A Kerouac-Approved Fire Tower Camping Trip

Jack Kerouac spent the summer of 1956 manning a fire tower on Washington's Desolation Peak, in the northern Cascades. He didn't do much writing there, apparently, despite being alone with pencil...

Photo of the Day: Bombing Down Sheer Granite

Just minutes from my house in the Colorado Rockies there are some insanely steep granite steps. The rock was cut and smoothed by glaciers as they flowed down the valley, making for some intense but...

A Kid-Free Sanctuary

Resting atop a seaside crag on the Atlantic, the Scarlet Hotel's minimal aesthetic blends well into the surrounding English landscape thanks to its green rooftop (planted with sea thrift), and curved...

Photo of the Day: Diving with Dolphins

On a dive just less than a mile from the shores of Oahu, we could hear the dolphins interacting in the distance. Kimi Werner—who nearly has the abilities of a dolphin—and I were taking turns cruising...

A Post-Soviet Secret Hideaway in Georgia

More than a decade removed from the revolution that ousted its corrupt president and curbed years of civil unrest, the tiny nation of Georgia is becoming a tourist draw thanks in part to new...

Photo of the Day: Namibian Star Trail

Capturing the rotation of the stars in a single frame isn't easy, but the payoff can be totally worth it. I nabbed this shot on the sand dunes of the Skeleton Coast of Namibia—truly one of the...

Photo of the Day: Hanging in the Cascades

I'd heard about this hike in the Central Cascades that was supposedly just a mile walk in. The destination? A nice campground with nearby falls. I rounded up some buddies and we packed in luxury...

Travel Pros' Best Advice

They've put in the time up in the air, and some of them tell others how to see the world for a living. We asked them: What's the one piece of travel advice everyone should know?

The Travel Gear You Need

Crying babies, endless delays, and that one aggressive seat-kicker are almost inevitable travel companions. Doesn't mean you can't have a nice journey: savvy packing will keep you collected and calm....

The New Rules of Travel

We polled an all-star team of experts and adventurers to put together our new rules of travel—all the airfare tips and digital tricks that make getting out there easier than ever.

Photo of the Day: Upside Down in Hawaii

On this particular summer day, Evan Mock, a young professional skateboarder and surfer, and I decided it was too rainy to shoot skateboarding. It was also dead flat, which meant surfing was out as...

Stay Well-Off, Wild West Style

The Ranch at Rock Creek in Montana will make you want to forsake your love for camping activity we all frown upon but secretly love: glamping.