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Getting rid of offensive monikers is just the start to righting past wrongs

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

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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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.

What started as a fun personal challenge turned into a three-year van-life journey that pushed our writer to explore the most remote coasts in the United States

Think hotels with bike washing stations and retreats with spin classes, all located near miles of empty singletrack

Take a break from NPS crowds by visiting these lesser-known designations, which we chose based on spectacular scenery, great hiking trails, and unique features.

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A day in Austin, Texas never disappoints—and L. Renee can prove it.

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Watch as photographer and storyteller L. Renee explores the region’s historic, cultural, and outdoor hubs.

These listings are as close to the park entrances as you can get

Thanks to the rise of engineered parks, it’s now easier than ever to learn to surf a wave in a kayak

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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

We found the best places to pitch your tent in all 50 states, so you don’t have to.

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.

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Fun, easy-to-pull-off adventures within a couple hours of the Mile High City

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Been to the Centennial State before and looking to go deeper? Check out these northern Colorado adventures.

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

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Whether you're new to off-roading or have been exploring for years, add these trail systems to your hit list

It’s finally time to take that beach vacation. You might as well post up right by the ocean.

All you need is a long weekend to get out, get lost, and find yourself again. From Asheville to Seattle, we’ve researched the best three-day wilderness trips within road-tripping distance from a city.

You don’t have to head to Europe to hike to a backcountry chalet. Here are the most spectacular stateside options, ranging from rustic to full-service experiences.

From Maine to Alaska, we’ve done all the research for you to camp in style while visiting America’s best idea this summer

Make this summer all about exploring off-the-beaten-path adventures within a few hours of your home

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Utah’s national parks are iconic, but they’re just the tip of the adventure iceberg

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Professional intel on the best crowd-free stargazing in one of the world's best night sky destinations

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Expert recommendations for extended adventuring around each of southern Utah's Mighty 5 national parks

If you’re worried about how the current campsite and rental-car shortages are going to impact your summer travels, consider these options. We’ve rounded up our favorite companies in six cities, plus the itineraries to test them out on.

From surfing the coast of Maine to exploring slot canyons in Utah, these adventures will make the whole family happy

Campgrounds at popular national parks started booking up six months ago, but don’t fret: these strategies will help you to find a great spot to pitch a tent all summer long

From a trail in Isle Royale National Park with spectacular views to a hike that hits four 6,000-foot peaks in 30 miles, these are our favorite classic routes in the U.S.

Your bucket list should go beyond national parks. This decision tree will help you find lesser known locations with half the crowds.

With pandemic-fueled use on the rise, it’s a good thing trail builders have been busy opening new pathways for you to hike, run, and bike

Where to snag late-season deals, uncrowded slopes, and good-quality snow well into April

Thanks to their proximity, these Airbnbs book up fast. Make your summer reservation now.

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From secluded corners of national monuments to lesser-known state parks, here’s where to explore on public lands in Arizona

With cruise traffic set to be at an all-time low this summer, you’ll be able to have the 49th state all to yourself

Whether you’re after a beachfront campsite, some good juju, or a cabin built for mountain bikers, we’ve got a spring travel deal for you

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