Biking

Wheel Appeal

CRANK BROTHER'S TRIPLE TITANIUM EGG BEATER PEDALS($400; 949-464-9916, www.crankbrothers.com) feature four-sided entry, for...

Mexican Hideouts

PARRAS DE LA FUENTE LIES surprisingly far off the Gringo Trail for a place that's less than a five-hour drive south of the border. Home to the 405-year-old San Lorenzo Vineyard at Casa Madero...

High Rollin'

Q: We're looking for a South or Central American destination with challenging mountain biking. Not everyone in our group bikes, though, so it's important that there be other...

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 ...

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...

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,...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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