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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.

Make Yosemite Kid-Friendly

I'd love to haul my kids up the railings to Half Dome, but don't want to risk accidents (or turning them off of hiking forever). How can we have fun while staying safe in Yosemite?

This Lodge Puts all Others to Shame

In some ways, Post Ranch Inn, balanced atop the cliffs of Big Sur south of Monterey, is the prototypical California lodge. Yet, few resorts can compete with Post Ranch’s attention to detail.

Photo of the Day: The Elusive Permit

We were chasing Permit with fly rods on Ascension Bay, which hugs the Sian Ka'an Biosphere on Mexico's Yucatan peninsula. Permit, which come into shallow flats to feed on crab, travel in schools or...

Photo of the Day: Icelandic Waterfall

The glacier-fed Skjálfandafljót River flows through the Mývatn district of northern Iceland. Its Godafoss waterfall is among the most popular sites in the country. During a trip around Iceland in...

A Luxury Shelter in the Australian Outback

A trip to the backcountry doesn't mean you have to rough it. At the confluence of the Berkley River and Timor Sea sits Berkeley River Lodge, an upscale hideout in the wilds of Western Australia.

Sleep and Play Like Indian Royalty

For a central jumping off point to the many jewels of the Indian state of Rajasthan—think Indus Valley ruins, tiger reserves, and a UNESCO-certified bird sanctuary—look no further than Raas Jodhpur.

The Tour de France of Stand-Up Paddleboarding

The SUP 11-City Tour travels a grueling 220K (136 miles), making it the longest race in stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) by far. Divided into five daylong stages, in form and challenge level, its the Tour de France of paddling. But through this scenic Netherlands route, at least you'll have scenic terrain to distract from the burn.

Photo of the Day: Beam Me Up

One of the most surreal landscapes I've explored is the Mt. Margaret Backcountry near Mt. St. Helens in Washington. This area fell directly in the blast zone of the 1980 eruption of Mt. St. Helens....