Greg Melville

Greg Melville

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.


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Deceptively Budget-Friendly Tahoe Lodges

There are plenty of inexpensive places to stay on Lake Tahoe—but in many of them, you'd be too afraid to get beneath the sheets. These four clean, inviting lodges are the exception. They manage to...

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Where Can I Take a CrossFit Vacation?

Most CrossFit affiliates across the country welcome out-of-towners who want to take part in the workout of the day—or WOD—making any vacation into a possible CrossFit vacation. But if you...

The Last of the Real Mountain Towns

The best real estate isn't always the most expensive. Some spectacular mountain destinations in the U.S. haven’t yet been overrun by the Gucci set and their mega mountain mansions.

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What Are the Best Fitness Retreats in America?

It used to be that people would go on vacation to relax, drink cocktails from coconut shells, and sit by the beach with a trashy paperback. But more and more now, people are shelling out big bucks to...

How Do I Get a Rescue Dog Home from Overseas?

Ah, the age-old dilemma of falling in love with a stray dog and deciding to take it home when you're vacationing in some exotic place. No, airlines don't offer dog rescue discounts, but there is a...