Travel Archive

Isle Royale Is About as Wild as a Place Can Get

The least visited park in the lower 48 has no roads, no cars, and empty hiking trails, and it’s home to moose, wolves, part of Lake Superior, and beautiful forests. It’s the 29th stop on our 62 Parks Traveler’s quest to visit every park in the U.S.

Emily Pennington
Mar 10, 2021

How to Choose Your Own Adventure in Baja

It’s just south of the border yet entirely a world away from the typical American outdoor experience. Here’s how to camp your way down the Mexican peninsula.

Wes Siler
Mar 9, 2021

Will the Pandemic Fix Hawaii?

Parts of the state have been overrun by tourists for years. When COVID-19 hit, the islands got a much needed pause. Will it change the future of tourism there for good?

Martha Cheng
Mar 6, 2021

Teetering on the Edge of Volcanoes

Northern California’s Lassen Volcanic National Park is an undiscovered hiker’s dream, and it’s the 31st stop on our 62 Parks Traveler’s quest to visit every park in the U.S.

Emily Pennington
Mar 3, 2021

Welcome to the World’s Most Exclusive Eco-Resort

In 1967, Marlon Brando bought a tiny atoll near Tahiti with the aim of preserving it as a tropical paradise. That effort continues, supported by a resort where Beyoncé, Obama, and other big shots chill next to a stunning private lagoon. Hampton Sides went there to meet with scientists and splash around an eco-fantasy island.

Hampton Sides
Mar 1, 2021