Stephanie Pearson

The Best American Winter Road Trips

On the spectrometer of thrills, winter driving lies somewhere between utilitarian necessity and white-knuckle extreme sport. But now that holiday lights are twinkling from the East Coast to L.A.,...

Drop Anchor at a Balmy Island This Winter

From nearby to far-flung and exotic, we've got eight islands to cure your winter wanderlust. Turns out one of the most spectacular is right around the corner.

Why Duluth is the Best Town in America

The finalists in our Best Town Ever competition have a lot in common: Thriving food scenes, walkable neighborhoods, and, of course, incredible access to trails, rivers, mountains, and lakes. But no...

A Heavenly Lodge in the Land of Light

Iceland is so full of adventure, it can be hard to know where to dive in. Plenty of lodges offer great accommodations, but few can match Hótel Glymur’s access and views.

Road Trip Down Oregon's Forgotten Coast

The drive from Eureka, California, to Coos Bay, Oregon has dunes, salmon, and Jurassic Park-worthy greenery—but no crowds. It'll be our little secret.

Rocky Top Road Trip

A Southern Colorado loop where you can rough it in a yurt and throw one back in Durango.

10 All-American Summer Road Trips

There's nothing more American than hitting the open road with the windows down, the music up, and a cooler full of beer in the backseat (you know, for later). Sure, the game has changed a...

Road Trip Through Washington's Splash Zone

This Olympic Peninsula loop in Washington is a water-lover's dream—take your pick of waterfalls, rivers, beaches, and lakes. And don't forget the seafood.

The National Parks Road Tour

The route from Jackson, Wyoming, to Glacier National Park, Montana packs in five national parks and plenty of watering holes.

Alaskan Road to Nowhere

Take it to Alaska's Kenai Peninsula and find some of the best fishing, paddling, and moonshine-sampling of your life.

A Sea Tour to See the South

This road trip from New Orleans to Florida featuring lazy days feasting on the freshest seafood, sandy camping, and pristine paddling.