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What Are Some Inn-to-Inn Hikes in the Swiss Alps?

From late June to early September, walkers can explore alpine peaks, wildflower meadows, and crystalline lakes. Although day hikes abound, it’s also possible to string inn-to-inn treks into multi-day, budget-friendly trips.

The 10 Best Big Cities for Active Families

What kinds of cities make families happy? That was our starting point. The answer, of course, is complicated. Our first assumption: kids like being around other kids. So we looked for cities where...

Dude Ranches Enter a New Era

After decades of the same old trail ride/chuck wagon formula, dude ranches had grown as dusty as a cowboy’s chaps. But recent years have ushered in a new spirit: Across the West, guest...

Should I Buy a 2014–2015 Ski Pass Right Now?

All they really have to do is jump on the not-so-secret season pass sales that have become a rite of spring for powder heads. Here are a few of the best deals—occurring right now, so hurry—to be had for the 2014–2015 season.

What Are the Least Outdoorsy Cities in America?

First, a few tangible factors have to be taken into account, the like lack of green space, poor access to parks, and little to no municipal investment in recreation. Then there are the intangibles to...

Mountain Biking the Himalayas: The Annapurna Circuit

What mountain biking tours are available on the Annapurna Circuit? Mountain biking is only a recent option for hikers trekking the Annapurna Circuit. Only a small numbers of visitors have ridden the...

Active Cities: Seattle

Join Seattle’s active set for runs, rides, paddles, and more in one of North America’s most scenic cities.

Active Cities: New York City

It's a concrete jungle, but sneaking in a workout is easier than you think. Here's an athlete's guide to the Big Apple.

Active Cities: Denver

As you’d expect from one of the fittest states in the nation, Colorado’s capital has everything you need to get—and stay—in shape for any adventure.

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