Biking

Leaving Las Vegas

Q: I am heading to Las Vegas in October and want to escape the neon and glitter and get active outdoors. What can you recommend? — Henry Adderley, Bermuda ...

Houston

THE HYPERACTIVE WEEKEND HIT THE ROAD toward Burnet, in the Texas Hill Country 214 miles northwest of Houston. From there, head west 15 miles on Texas 29 toward Lake Buchanan, the...

Los Angeles

THE HYPERACTIVE WEEKEND LEAVE THE OFFICE EARLY on Friday and drive up California 1 to Leo Carrillo State Park, 28 miles northwest of Santa Monica. Drop your camping gear (tent sites,...

New York City

THE HYPERACTIVE WEEKEND AFTER WORK ON FRIDAY, head two hours north on I-87 to New Paltz, New York, gateway to the Shawangunk Mountains. Grab essential gear at Rock and Snow, on Main...

San Francisco

THE HYPERACTIVE WEEKEND LEAVE THE CITY BY 3 p.m. on Friday and head 55 miles south on California 1 to Costanoa Coastal Lodge and Camp, a sprawling 40-acre compound near Pescadero...

Denver

THE HYPERACTIVE WEEKEND ABOUT FOUR HOURS northwest of Denver, feel your shoulders relax as you cross 9,426-foot Rabbit Ears Pass, about 2,600 feet above Steamboat Springs. In town,...

Washington, D.C.

THE HYPERACTIVE WEEKEND POINT YOUR CAR WEST on I-66, then south on I-81 three hours to Marion, Virginia, for a final 20-mile stint south on Virginia 16 to the Fox Hill Inn (doubles,...

Minneapolis

THE HYPERACTIVE WEEKEND PICK UP YOUR GANG BY 5 p.m. on Friday and drive 45 miles south on U.S. 52 to Cannon Falls for a quick in-line skate along the 19.7-mile Cannon...

Chicago

THE HYPERACTIVE WEEKEND ON FRIDAY afternoon your derriere is nestled into leather, cruising 190 miles west on I-90 toward a campsite in Tower Hill State Park, three miles south of...

Boston

THE HYPERACTIVE WEEKEND BLOW OUT OF TOWN on Friday afternoon heading north to Quechee, Vermont (I-93 to I-89 to U.S. 4 west), a tranquil pocket of gentlemen's farms and general...

Seattle

THE HYPERACTIVE WEEKEND FORGET FIGHTING Friday's post-work traffic—leave at 6 a.m. Saturday instead. Drive 25 miles east on I-90, take exit 25, continue about five miles, and...

Adventure's Gold Coast

SINCE THE LOST COAST TRAIL isn't two-wheel compatible, mountain bikers will want to head to the Hotel Gulch Road, a higher, parallel route about a half-mile inland. It delivers some of the same...

This Land Is Your Land

FROM THE HIGHWAY 1 BRIDGE a half-mile south of Mendocino on California's North Coast, the Big River looks tantalizingly moody and gorgeous, its slinky coils meandering over grassy flats and...

The Adventure Adviser

ARE THERE FAMILY-ORIENTED BIKING TRIPS ON THE LEWIS AND CLARK TRAIL FOR A COUPLE WITH A 12-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER? Christy Schlafly St. Louis, Missouri The explorer...

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