Destinations

Explore America’s favorite winter wonderlands on these scenic routes, which range from beginner to expert terrain

Andrew Jackson reveals his favorite places to ride a bike, fuel up, and play in his home city

A ski trip into these Italian mountains unfolds into a learning experience and a bridge to much needed healing

On this stunning trip in northern Patagonia, you’ll explore towering peaks, a new ten-million-acre national park, and pristine rivers and lakes. And did we mention the delicious barbecue?

Stunning and easy-to-access vistas to bookmark for your next road trip

When your crew has differing abilities, choosing a resort with varied terrain is crucial

From Lake Placid to Cordova and some select places in between, here’s our (highly subjective) list of the nation’s best mountain towns. Before telling us where we went wrong, please take a moment to acknowledge the courage and gall it takes to attempt such an impossible feat.

A day out on the slopes doesn’t have to be wildly expensive. You just need to know where and when to go.

From expanded resort acreage to turbocharged lifts, we tracked down all the ways you can make this winter your best ever

Our gear-reviews editor will be joining you on a hike through the most iconic mountains in the French Alps, fueled by spectacular views, gooey cheese, and red wine

From huts with easy approaches to less crowded areas, we’ve got beginner-friendly ways for you to get out of bounds

This short film follows a pod of whales as they play and glide through the waters off the coast of Maui

Europe has always had something America doesn’t: an Alpine ski route ­connecting a network of full-service, premium lodges. That’s about to change, as San Juan Mountain Guides in Ouray, Colorado, launches the ultimate hut-to-hut tour in a stunning setting. We sent Devon O’Neil to check it out.

On this trip of a lifetime, you'll explore and trek through the stunning Katmai National Park in Alaska with Outside's editor in chief Christopher Keyes

Florida’s Ocala National Forest is the oldest national forest in the eastern United States. This stunning footage will convince you to visit.

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Want to have even more fun this winter? Follow these simple rules.

Whether you want to learn a new sport—like skate skiing or ice climbing—or improve your skills, there’s a lesson out there for you

These places may not be ultra fancy or ski-in, ski-out, but the point is: if you’re savvy, you can take a ski trip on a budget

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Whether you're after deep powder, dusty singletrack, lively après, or all of the above, the Biggest Little City in the World delivers

Expect full-capacity chairlifts and indoor dining to return to ski resorts this season. But some COVID-era policies, like buying lift tickets online, will remain.

The forest is a sight to behold when the vibrant foliage is on full display

We’ve got your next car-based ski vacation dialed, complete with worthy detours and the best powder stashes

The past year showed us all that having access to the outdoors is essential for our health and well-being. It also magnified the inequities inherent in that access. For 2021’s Best Towns package, we chose 13 of the country’s most diverse places and evaluated them according to the factors that matter today: sustainability, affordability, and outdoor equity. Here are the cities of tomorrow.

Surfing in Baja. Summit-to-sea skiing in Alaska. Hiking in Death Valley. There’s no shortage of epic adventures to be had in winter. We’ve rounded up our favorite trips to make sure you get your fill of thrills.

The stunning, adventure-filled road parallels the eastern Sierra Nevada and has ample stops for hot springs, hikes, and backcountry skiing

Climate change is wreaking havoc on the timing and quality of fall foliage, but scientists have a few tips on how to catch the season’s best colors

Our experts sought out epic adventures in every landscape, from new desert outposts to off-the-grid wellness retreats, with plenty of trails, beaches, and base camps to fill up your 2022 travel calendar. Be flexible, plan smart, and let these 30 escapes inspire you. PLUS: Come with us! Travel with Outside editors to Alaska, Patagonia, Mount Everest Base Camp, and the French Alps.

We've partnered with travel outfitter Modern Adventure to create four epic trips for Outside+ members at discounted rates. Better yet, an Outside editor will join you on each inaugural journey.

From Reykjavík to Minneapolis, winter isn’t just tolerated here, it’s celebrated

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Whether you’re looking for a guided island tour or a scenic river to fly-fish for trout, we tracked down the best places to cast a line in our national parks.

You can’t beat the desert vibes at these stunning vacation homes, all minutes from California’s most laid-back national park

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The next time you head into the outdoors, take your experience up a notch with these creative twists

The yoga superstar dishes on her hometown’s best vegetarian breakfast tacos, dog-walking trails, and donation-based yoga for all

From Arkansas to Wyoming, these abandoned towns are packed with history and located on stunning public land. For some of them, it’s an adventure just to reach them.

The movement for resorts, climbing routes, and other well-known destinations to get rid of offensive monikers is a step in the right direction, but there’s still more work to be done

From towering waterfalls to long-distance trails, this 90-mile stretch of Route 20 packs the region’s best adventures into one trip

Moab isn’t the only place to go. Explorer and professional skier Kalen Thorien shares her intel on how to find adventures off the beaten path.

We’ve found the most adventure-packed routes for your road-trip bucket list

In the same way that backcountry skiers read avalanche reports and whitewater kayakers check water levels, anyone hiking in the West needs to start planning for fires as a baseline safety precaution

‘The Noor,’ filmed by Vadim Sherbakov, captures the otherworldly winter beauty of the planet’s deepest lake, Russia’s Lake Baikal

If you were as caught off guard by the end of summer as we were, here are some easy-to-plan itineraries for the long weekend

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Statewide grassroots efforts to protect, conserve, and ensure access to natural resources are what makes the Green Mountain State such a haven for outdoor recreation

Leaf peeping in New England. Surfing California’s coast. Cruising Alaska’s Inside Passage (yes, Alaska, in fall). We scoured the world to find the absolute best destinations to satisfy your autumn wanderlust—especially this year, when we all have a little cabin fever.

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