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.
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When you combine stellar terrain, world-class amenities, and spectacularly uncrowded slopes, you get a mountain experience like no other
You can’t beat the desert vibes at these stunning vacation homes, all minutes from California’s most laid-back national park
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.
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.
‘The Noor,’ filmed by Vadim Sherbakov, captures the otherworldly winter beauty of the planet’s deepest lake, Russia’s Lake Baikal
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.
Leaf peeping in Colorado. Surfing the Azores. Cruising Alaska’s Inside Passage—yes, Alaska, in fall. We scoured the world to find epic adventures and stunning destinations to satisfy your autumn wanderlust, especially this year, when we all have a little cabin fever.
Think the central states are mostly flat and boring? These seven scenic byways will change your mind.
Explore lonely desert roads, venture deep into Utah's red-rock country, or head for the high alpine of the Rocky Mountains
From California's sheer cliffs to Oregon's craggy mountains, the west coast of the U.S. is home to some of the planet's most stunning scenery. Here's how to see the best of it.
From winding canyon roads and vast desert straightaways to historic routes and serene oceanside drives, the U.S. is home to some of the most awe-inspiring roads in the world. So e compiled 25 of the best byways—each loaded with joy-inducing adventure, scenery, and history.
From expert tips to gear recommendations to trail inspiration, we teamed up with Swedish gearmaker Fjällräven to help you make the most of your time in nature
A day in Austin, Texas never disappoints—and L. Renee can prove it.
Watch as photographer and storyteller L. Renee explores the region’s historic, cultural, and outdoor hubs.
From paved city paths to mountain-peak trails, there’s something for every kind of runner in Texas
On a backpacking trip through Utah’s Buckskin Gulch with ultralight gear legend Glen Van Peski, our writer learns about the Crotch Pot, an Oscar-winning actor’s anti-snoring technique, and that there’s a whole lot of shit you don’t need when you’re on the trail 1,000 miles from home
More than 3,000 people attempt to walk the entire Appalachian Trail every year. Only about a quarter of them succeed. This intel from an AT thru-hiker provides key information to help you tackle and complete the 2,193-mile trek from Georgia to Maine.
Fun, easy-to-pull-off adventures within a couple hours of the Mile High City
Been to the Centennial State before and looking to go deeper? Check out these northern Colorado adventures.
From a baobab-filled outcropping in the middle of Botswana’s Makgadikgadi salt pans to an adventure hot spot in Iraqi Kurdistan, plan a trip to these bold destinations to earn some major adventure travel cred