With sunny skies and cooler temperatures, fewer crowds, and off-season deals to be had, fall may be our favorite getaway season. Here where our editors are headed.
Tipping has creeped in everywhere, from airport self-checkout kiosks to guiding fees. And we’re being asked to dole out more than ever before. Has America reached the tipping point?
While the west side and parts of the interior of the Hawaiian island struggle to recover from devastating wildfires, other areas are unaffected. Our Maui-based writer asked locals and business owners if they still want tourists.
With accommodations, dining, and activities for the whole family included, how could skiing get any easier?
Experiencing local food is one of the joys of any trip, but you can only follow your gut so far. Our tips will help you keep traveler’s diarrhea at bay.
All the inspiration and know-how you need to make the most of adventures on the open road
Expert tips on how to maintain a thriving career from an RV
Get an RV and enjoy savings, flexibility, and the best kind of indoor/outdoor living
We’ve got you. With this advice, you can still nab a nice—and even popular—spot at a campground of your choice this summer. Huzzah!
Whether you’re road-tripping or flying with Fido, our columnist has found the friendliest campgrounds, hotels, and airlines that welcome canines—as well as an app that dog owners shouldn’t live without
We often write off a country or region in the wake of a government upheaval or natural disaster—like the earthquake in Turkey or recent protests in Peru. Turns out that may be the best time to go.
Here it is June and you’re still turning over travel plans? Come along with us, as we head out to see wolves, test our mettle on Tour de France ascents, trek across one of Colorado’s most photographed mountain passes, and generally get outside in big, bold ways this season.
Hundreds of online platforms post traveler reviews, but only a handful police recommendations for fake or promotional content. Which ones should you rely on when planning a trip? Our expert weighs in.
Opposites may attract, but they don’t always see eye to eye when it comes to traveling together. Our travel columnist has tips on how to meet in the middle—and where to go that will make you both happy.
After a recent shoot-out in Mexico that left two Americans dead, and a new alert warning of crime in Costa Rica, travelers are wondering if their spring-break plans to these countries should be put on hold
This is an ethical dilemma many of us are now facing: Is it OK to fly when I’ve got COVID? Outside’s travel expert weighs in.
Reports of bedbug bites in domestic and international hotels are increasing. But there are ways to avoid being nipped in the night and keeping stowaways from hitchhiking home. Here’s advice from an avid traveler who learned best practices the hard way.
Tipping is part of life, but it often feels confusing and stressful. Whether you’re on a river trip, a safari, or taking a ski lesson, we asked all the hard questions to provide these guidelines on how much to give—and how to do it right.
It’s possible to visit the stunning Hawaiian island even if you’re on a budget, especially if you’re willing to get adventurous
When the celebrated singer-songwriter moved to this adventure hub nearly ten years ago, she instantly fell in love with the small-town feel and surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains. Here are her tips for where to hike, grab a meal, and go dancing afterward.
Everything you need to know about how the burning West will affect your summer
A unique outdoor experience is waiting for you in this epic southern mountain town
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
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
When you combine stellar terrain, world-class amenities, and spectacularly uncrowded slopes, you get a mountain experience like no other
These six scenic byways will bring you across the most beautiful destinations on the East Coast
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.
Some of our favorite challenging outings in the heart of Colorado’s high country
Elevate your next outdoor sleepover with these genius tricks
Wild, off-the-beaten-path outings in one of Colorado’s most rugged corners
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.
In the Sunshine State, adventures go far beyond roller coasters and theme parks
The region’s sheer variety of landscapes is sparking an adventure renaissance.
Full of scenic woodlands and more lakes than you can count, the Midwest is vastly underappreciated as a haven for modern adventure.
These eight titles will keep your wanderlust fired up for when it's safe to travel again
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
Whether you have a few hours or a whole week, here's how to fit outdoor fun into your family's routine
Now is a great time to build out a van, truck, or station wagon for adventurous road trips. We consulted vanlifers Grizel Caminas and Eric Hallworth to break down the steps.
When an overworked health care professional and her family needed a break, they decided to hit the highway. Here, she explains how they did it.
How L. Renee Blount, a.k.a. Instagram's @urbanclimbr, blended her passions for climbing, travel, and design into a budding photography career
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.
We're always looking for that magic outfit that can be worn for days on the road before you need to clean it. Here are some tried-and-true picks.
Hit the road for a memorable summer road trip with these extra precautions
Familiarity breeds magic