Stephanie Pearson

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...

Drive 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.

Drive Into 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.

Tour the Road to Nowhere

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

The Classic Summer Road Trip

Start in the Grand Canyon and wander up to Moab, Utah, with some moonlit camping and excellent mountain biking along the way.

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.

A Superior Midwest Road Trip

Hit up Best Towns 2014 winner Duluth, Minnesota, then hike and bike your way to Michigan's renowned shores.

Southwestern Ghost Tour

It's a lonely road from Las Cruces, New Mexico, through West Texas, but very much worth it. Just a few reasons why: surreal white sand dunes, a massive network of caves, and mountain biking trails...

Hawaiian Sea to Summit Road Trip

Drive the Big Island loop in Hawaii—and make time for long hiking or paddling trips, plus awe-inspiring face time with volcanoes, manta rays, and starry skies.

Choose Your Quest: 2014 Adventure Bucket List

Life is short; stop burning it up on Facebook. Wouldn't you rather be out doing the amazing things your friends are posting about anyway? Our 2014 Adventure Bucket list lines out plenty of...

Trips to Check Off Your Adventure Bucket List

Dream all you want about your adventure bucket list, but isn't it better to get right out there and start ticking off boxes? Let these trips be your inspiration—or your exact blueprint.

Follow the Leaders: Gear Your Guide Uses

Nobody knows gear like the guides who rely on it every day. We asked two travel award-winning guides,Dawa Temba Sherpa and Jorge Esquivel, what tops their list.