Greg Melville

Greg Melville

Author's Bio

Greg Melville is a travel writer and the author of the book Greasy Rider and Outside's Adventure Adviser column. Follow him on Twitter @gregmelville.

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...

What are the Best Craft Brew Towns in America?

It’s a tough, thankless job rating beer towns. It involves buying endless numbers of pints, and spending many long hours sitting on barstools. But someone has to do it.

What Are the Best Triathlon Camps?

A triathlon camp is a fantastic idea if you’re able to get away for three days to a week. There, you’ll not only sharpen your knowledge about proper nutrition, training techniques, and race strategies, but also enjoy the fun of bonding with a small group of people by suffering through excessive amounts of pain together.

Where Are the Best Places to Surf on the East Coast?

Great beginner surf destinations need consistent waves, easy access to skilled instructors, and sparse crowds—a trifecta that can be especially hard (but not impossible) to find on the East Coast.

What Quirky Races Should I Add to My Running Bucket List?

The first criteria for a quirky, fun event is that it has to be one-of-a-kind. A race series that’s organized by some for-profit company in multiple cities across the country is automatically disqualified for being too antiseptic. Locally-based races, on the other hand, usually take full advantage of the hometown scenery and vibe, are embraced by the area running community, and generally benefit a specific charity that’s meaningful to the people there. The second criteria is that it has to make your friends jealous when they hear you’re running it.

What Are the Best City Guide Apps for my Phone?

Today we have city guide apps that offer instant, and constantly updated, information on what to see and do in foreign lands, along with where the hottest restaurants are, and how to find the best budget hotels. These five are the handiest.

What Are The Cheapest Caribbean Islands?

If you want an authentic cultural experience, with a dose of adventure added in, these three islands offer the best bargains for a Caribbean getaway.

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