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David Gladish
I’ve spent hundreds of nights sleeping outside in tents, under tarps, in yurts, portaledges, and bivy sacks. Nothing is better than landing in the perfect hut for a night or two to get away from it all.

The Havasupai Tribe closed their lands—and the iconic waterfall—to tourists amid the pandemic. Guests who had reservations from 2020 will be allowed to visit in 2023.

These mountains made out of sand should be on your travel bucket list

Securing a permit to hike in national parks or well-protected preserves can be difficult. But it’s not impossible. Here’s how to do it.

From beer events to wine fêtes, and pretty much everything in between, these celebrations will fill your cup (and plate)

Celebrating everything from desert biking and alt-rock to bouldering and oyster-eating, these are some of the best outdoor festivals across the country in 2023

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Ready to disconnect from the world? Visit Islamorada, Florida.

Forty years ago, Belkin founder Chet Pipkin changed the computer industry by making the cables that made machines work together. Now, with the Desolation Hotel in South Lake Tahoe, he wants to change how we vacation in the woods.

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Winter opens up endless adventure opportunities. And there’s no time to hibernate, because it’ll be gone before you know it. Here are 13 unique and fun trips, from backcountry lodges to fat biking to the world's longest ice skating path.

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Land Rover Defender enthusiasts from across the nation came together for a weekend of fun events, live music, and, of course, off-roading

As park managers focus on accessibility, burly all-terrain chairs are allowing users to get off the grid in our most beautiful places

Biden commits to protecting 450,000 acres in Nevada known as Avi Kwa Ame, sacred to Indigenous inhabitants. The designation would preserve Native culture, rare birds, dark skies, and endless outdoor adventure for generations.

Florence, a world champion, grew up exploring this Hawaiian Island. Here are his favorite off-the-radar places to surf, hike, sail, and chill on empty beaches.

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Maine has it all: friendly (and uncrowded) ski resorts, trails for everyone, cozy lodging, unique events, and more

From crabbing and surfing the iconic coast to hiking and biking the redwood-covered hills, the San Francisco Bay Area enclave of Marin County is an awesome destination for recreationists and foodies year-round. Here’s how to do it right.

From tropical beaches to wildlife-watching outposts, we’ve rounded up the perfect campsites to escape the cold-weather blues

Hiking and living in a vibrant city are no longer mutually exclusive. From Los Angeles to Atlanta, you don’t have to leave the city to get dirty on these nearby trails.

In less than 800 miles, the Arizona Trail offers a steady string of stunning landscapes, uncanny animals, and changing circumstances. If your time is limited, it’s the national scenic trail to try.

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See where your favorite resort landed in the 2023 Ski Magazine reader survey

A longtime resident of the Southwest shares her favorite ways to see this region’s geological wonders, surreal sunsets, and wide-open spaces

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Land Rover’s adventure weekend in New York’s Hudson Valley celebrates the winners of the 2022 Defender Service Awards

The results are in from the 2023 Ski Magazine reader survey! Did your favorite East Coast ski area make the list?

There’s nothing better than a cold drink with friends after a long hike. From a classic western brewery in Colorado to a mountain tavern in North Carolina, toast your accomplishment at one of these trailside drinking establishments across the country.

How to prepare, what to learn, and where to drive in Utah’s greatest four-wheeling playground

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These tips from a local will loop you into everything you need to know for the perfect Whistler Blackcomb experience

The Aspen Ski Company has some new runs to name, and wants to hear from you. Suggested categories are Greek mythology, local lights, and more. Hades Glades, anyone?

A former hiking guide reveals his favorite trails in and near Yosemite National Park, with views of enormous waterfalls, El Capitan, and wildlife

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From outdoor adventure to sampling local food culture, here’s how to enjoy the Green Mountain State

These skier-friendly hotels come with amenities like boot-drying rooms, meet-and-greets with ski patrol dogs, and in-house gear shops.

We asked Andrew Collins, author of the new book ‘Ultimate Road Trips: USA and Canada,’ to reveal his favorite fall road trips. From underrated national parks in Utah to classic leaf peeping in New England, here’s his intel on where to go and what to do.

Traveling this summer was chaotic and expensive. Fall trips don't have to be that way with this advice on how to save and where to go.

The festival circuit doesn't stop at the end of summer. Here are eight awesome adventure, culture, and food festivals worth traveling for.

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8 ways to experience all New Mexico has to offer

Explore epic canyons, breathtaking sunsets, iconic history, and so much more

National forests are the perfect place to leaf peep—often away from the crowds. These are our top viewing spots and adventures in forests across the country.

Lighthouses across the country are crumbling amid worsening storms and dwindling funds. One promising exception is Graves Light Station, offshore from Boston, which has outlasted the Perfect Storm, among many poundings. Plus: lighthouses where you can spend the night.

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Beautiful weather for outdoor fun, fall colors galore, and festive seasonal activities—what more could you ask for?

The company will cap daily ticket sales at all 37 North American resorts, but season ticket holders will not be impacted

In summer or shoulder season, there’s nothing better than a water-view hike or one that ends up at a beach for lounging and swimming. From the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean and places in between, these are our favorites.

Plan accordingly, because these mountains all require reservations to hit the slopes in 2022

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Outdoors lovers: coastal Georgia is calling your name

You don’t need a reservation to pitch a tent at these free and dispersed camping areas on public land, from empty beaches to lush forests to hot springs. Go, enjoy, and pledge to leave the place in better shape than you found it.

Feeling entranced by the cosmos? See the heavens in all their glory from one of these incredible trails.

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The 2022 Toyota Tundra is the ultimate rig for a day of fishing

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From family-friendly hikes to deep-wilderness paddling trips, Maine has it all.

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An interactive guide to one of fly-fishing's most storied roads

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Three anglers from different walks of life come together in one of the country's most storied fisheries

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From family hiking to white-knuckle biking, Maine has it all. Here's where to plan your escape.

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Plan the trip of a lifetime or just the weekend with these iconic routes

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If you’re on the hunt for unexpected and uncommon gems, Nevada delivers

We’re for an official mandate: make this the season of long weekends. To help you out, we found the most fun new summer adventures.

Hike to alpine lakes, sleep under the stars, and visit some of the best parks in the country

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Looking for an epic family-friendly road trip? Look no further than the Black to Yellow route.

The 440-mile route goes from the third-deepest lake in the U.S. to the jagged peaks of the North Cascades and the tulip-filled Skagit Valley

These seven destinations are the perfect summer base camps, with plenty of adventure on and off the water

The former president once said, “It was here that the romance of my life began”

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More than just a beach destination, the Fort Myers area has something for everyone this summer

This cliff-hugging stretch of U.S Highway 550 is dotted with scenic mountain towns filled with hiking trails, brewpubs, and hot springs

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From routes that have been rebuilt after wildfires to newly constructed singletrack, we can’t wait to get trekking on these trails around the country

You need more natural silence in your life. Find it in these parks.

It’ll take some miles to reach these eight remote, high-elevation lakes, but what better way to cap off a strenuous trek than diving into cool, crystal-clear water?

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Port Aransas is Texas’ greatest coastal paradise. With more than 18 miles of sandy beaches, hundreds of species of birds, and uber-easy access to world-class fishing, it’s the ultimate Gulf escape from city life. Port A, as locals call it, and San José Island—just a short boat ride…

Forget waking up at dawn to save your spot or navigating through crowds on Main Street. These coastal destinations are all about empty stretches of sand, activities for everyone, and ocean-view rooms that don’t break the bank.

From a scenic path that extends the entire length of New York to a new route connecting Yellowstone to Grand Teton, here are the most scenic ways to experience America’s wilderness by bike

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National parks get a lot of attention, but there’s so much more to the National Park Service

You’ll be surprised by the places on this list, but maybe it’s time we started redefining what makes a ski town

It’s February, which means you’d better start reserving campsites for August now. We have a few tips for you.

The young rock-climbing phenom, who got her start bouldering in Central Park as a kid, shares her favorite places in her home city for vintage clothes, vegan gelato, and indoor climbing

From affordability to crowd control, we considered a variety of factors to determine the best ski towns to visit or live in

When travel resumed in early 2021, Americans in droves headed south of the border, with most opting for popular tourist meccas. But why follow the masses when you can explore wild corners of the country few others visit? We rounded up 18 ways to do just that—and to support local economies while you’re at it.

Cap off a day on the trail with a soak in a steamy mineral pool. We found the best from Alaska to North Carolina.

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

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