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Tips and products to make your stay in the terminal a whole lot more bearable when your flight gets canceled

Car rental companies have been struggling post-pandemic with a surge in demand and limited supply—but don’t let that stop you from going on the trip you’ve been dreaming about during lockdown

Don’t be afraid of ice climbing. It’s a fun winter skill to pick up, and we’ve got all the intel on how to get started.

Whether you want to explore public or private lands, these maps demonstrate landownership lines for the entire U.S.

Take these steps to ensure you know what you’re getting before clicking the reserve button on that cute mountain cottage or condo by the sea

At trailheads and on city streets, thieves are stealing more gadgets than ever. Here’s my solution for stopping them.

Pursue your favorite activities with color-coded trails in Gaia GPS’s U.S. Forest Service roads and trails layer

Whether you’re on a road trip or backpacking through Europe, download these apps to learn more about the culture, weather, and even history of the places you’re visiting

Sometimes paying for camping is necessary, but Gaia Topo helps you find free alternatives that you won’t find with Google

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When you combine stellar terrain, world-class amenities, and spectacularly uncrowded slopes, you get a mountain experience like no other

This feature from Gaia GPS allows you to search recent satellite images for the best leaf peeping in your area 

Vanlifers share their secrets for fending off the stink (with or without finding a shower)

There’s a lot to know before parking your van or pitching a tent on public lands. Here’s how to do it right.

Here are some foolproof ways to ward off ticks, no-see-ums, mosquitos, and fleas—and to find relief if they get you anyway

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These six scenic byways will bring you across the most beautiful destinations on the East Coast

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All the inspiration and know-how you need to make the most of adventures on the open road

A bevy of mapping apps exist to track and plan trips for different outdoor activities. Here’s the best one for running, cycling, hiking, backpacking, climbing, and skiing.

Crowds, lines, and permits. Here’s how to visit a park this summer without melting down.

Photographer James Barkman has been living in his 1976 VW Westfalia van for seven years. The lessons he’s learned can help you on your long-weekend road trip, too.

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Some of our favorite challenging outings in the heart of Colorado’s high country

Elevate your next ­outdoor sleepover with these genius tricks

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Wild, off-the-beaten-path outings in one of Colorado’s most rugged corners

Fuel up for your next adventure with these deliciously portable bento boxes

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The wild canyons and mountains of southern Utah have been around for over 2.6 billion years, and we want to protect them for a few billion more. This effort is known as Forever Mighty.

Start by figuring out the kinds of experiences you want to have, not where you want to go

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In the Sunshine State, adventures go far beyond roller coasters and theme parks

We came up with a list of the people, places, and trends that matter now, from the rise of outdoor reservation systems and new mountain-biking meccas to where to thaw out this winter

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Full of scenic woodlands and more lakes than you can count, the Midwest is vastly underappreciated as a haven for modern adventure.

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The region’s sheer variety of landscapes is sparking an adventure renaissance.

These eight titles will keep your wanderlust fired up for when it's safe to travel again

These fun and inspiring ideas will bring the world to the travelers on your list—and help out those working in the travel industry who've been hard hit by the pandemic

This season we may not be able to have a post-ski beer at the lodge, but these decked-out tailgate setups will keep things festive

If you plan to explore the backcountry this winter, these certified mountain guides will keep you safe, refine your skills, and bring you to secret stashes

A collaboration with 'The Dark Divide' on how to recreate safely

Stay warm and get outside more during these colder months with smart gear picks

What you need to know about navigating the ski season to come

Our writer reflects on the uncertain ski season ahead

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Whether you have a few hours or a whole week, here's how to fit outdoor fun into your family's routine

Whether you're planning to head on a rugged adventure, a weekend getaway, or an extended expedition, this gear will get you where you're going

From going big on snacks to active pit stops, here's everything you need to know before taking a long road trip with the whole family

The ins and outs of keeping Fido safe, comfortable, and happy while on the go

Staying connected and productive on the move can be tough. Here's how to make it easier.

Essential items from five full-time road-trippers

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