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With tons of snow and miles and miles of groomed trails, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, has some of the best fat biking in the West

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Night sky photographer Harun Mehmedinovic shares his story as part of a partnership with Visit Arizona.

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For night sky photographer Harun Mehmedinovic, Arizona has a truly awesome dark side

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Three ways to explore this national monument’s slot canyons, arches, and swirling sandstone

Photographer Mike Rogge teamed up with Jeff Thomas to shoot a fall foliage film in Vermont’s lush and colorful mountains

Avoid the Northeast's traffic-clogged roads and get out on foot or bike at these lesser-known leaf-peeping destinations

Bow-hunting anterless whitetail deer on the Yellowstone River—on a budget

Filmmakers Will and Jim Pattiz are on a mission to document our astoundingly beautiful public lands.

Classroom time isn't so bad when you're building fly-fishing rods in Virginia or barbecuing in the Lone Star State

How to turn Tinseltown into a mountain town

The best runs, rides, climbs, and places to refuel in the city of eternal summer

Green beer isn’t just for Saint Patrick’s day. The craft-beer industry is growing with the planet in mind.

Great places to live don’t just happen—they’re made. We talked to experts around the country to find out exactly what the most livable towns are doing to rev up the local economy and attract adventure-loving residents.

Developers want rivers lined with high-rises and environmentalists want reintroduction of native grasses. A successful waterfront revitalization needs both.

The next generation of socially conscious developers are fighting to make sure downtown revitalization doesn’t just benefit the wealthy

Investing in trails, rapids, and other adventure-sports assets transforms culture and cash flow

Craft breweries inject culture, youth, and cash into communities. It’s no wonder towns across the country are fighting to get one.

Floods of people coming out of the city looking to save have positioned the suburbs for renewal

Techies turn to adventure to blow off steam. As San Francisco and Seattle price out everyone but executives, startups and established firms are seeking surprising outdoor play­grounds to put down roots.

Adventure assets have made millions in these five towns

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Whether you prefer to explore waterways, hike through the woods, or mountain bike fast and flowy singletrack,​ Michigan has you covered.

Many of our national parks are overflowing with visitors. To get away from the crowds, seek an alternate route.

When a father learns about his chronic heart condition, he decides to take his seven-year-old son backpacking in New Hampshire

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Michigan's Lake Superior is a paddler's dream

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Michigan is home to the Midwest's best biking

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North Country National Scenic Trail is one of Michigan's most beautiful places.

A More Than Just Parks film, Haleakala is the culmination of weeks of shooting in and around the national park of the same name.

Tried-and-true adventures big and small, from sea to shining sea

The new app may be the most ambitious adventure tech to hit the market since sat phones

Everyone deserves to explore our country's most scenic destinations

Seven lovely destinations, from Florida to Arizona

You know those Jeeps you see with "Rubicon" printed across the hood? They're named after the Rubicon Trail, a 22-mile route through the Sierra Nevada outside Lake Tahoe that's chock-full of some of the most technical, beautiful off-road driving in the country.

From filmmakers Tyler Allyn and Cooper Lambla, Frontier of Firsts addresses the great lengths it takes to find unpaddled whitewater.

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From snorkeling North America’s largest coral reef to hiking old-growth forests, the Sunshine State has something for everyone

Hot springs are a luxury, even though you're just sitting right there in the ground

Warm weather has officially arrived, and we’ve got your plan: the most stunning beaches for surfing, casting, lounging, and exploring

'Death Valley' brings you to the heart of this desert for an incredible timelapse experience.

From filmmaker Cale Green, Fat Biking Knik Glacier features the rider biking around the glacier with musical accompaniment from Odesza.

It’s time to get reacquainted with the PNW—home to massive mountains, lush rainforests, empty islands, and the greatest oysters you’ll ever taste

With most of the area’s adventure offerings within an hour’s drive from the city, it's easy to fit in some outdoor fun in between your requisite eating and drinking

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The ultimate weekend guide to Idaho’s most adventure-packed mountain town

Surfers Danny Hess and Jay Nelson packed up the Dream Steeple van and pointed it north toward undisclosed breaks in Canada.

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Skiing and snowboarding are just the start. From snowshoeing and hot springs soaking to snowmobiling and ice fishing, Montana is a winter wonderland

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Riding trails suitable for all skill levels is just the start. This route also highlights some of central Montana’s most vibrant towns and outdoor activities for every interest

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From the outdoor recreation hub of Bozeman to the heart of the park, this iconic trip is bursting with high-alpine roads, trout-rich rivers, geothermal marvels, and incredible dining

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Steeped in history, this swath of southeastern Montana is also brimming with dinosaur bones, rugged landscapes, and outdoor adventures

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Rich in cultural history, wildlife, and geological wonder, this route is dominated by expansive plains and vast stretches of pristine landscape

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Full of character and infused with local ingredients, Montana has more than 70 craft breweries, cideries, and distilleries

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Play and relax like a true Montanan at these eight iconic lodges, ranches, and cabins

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Soul-stirring views and mountain playgrounds fuel this adventure across the rugged northwest corner of the state

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A sampler of western Montana’s most beautiful mountain playgrounds

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Ski mountaineer Caroline Gleich and photographer Meg Haywood Sullivan explore four of California's national monuments in 96 hours

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From swimming with dolphins and fishing the flats to snorkeling the reef and camping on the beach—these idyllic islands have it all

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The mountains are home to some of the best ski resorts in the country. But you can still fish, climb, soak, run, and ride all winter long.

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Four trips that will help you take in the stunning beauty of this ancient site

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This vast area of northern Arizona is chock-full of beauty and history

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Arizona native Amy Martin has been shooting her beloved home state and Grand Canyon for nearly two decades. Here are a few of her favorite shots.

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The best books about the Grand Canyon and Arizona's desert landscapes

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Colorado River guide, photographer, and biologist Amy Martin will always call the Grand Canyon home

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From saltwater to fresh, here are the best spots in the state

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Thanks to the opening of Woodward Riviera Maya, a 29,000-square-foot indoor action sports center, the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya is now the most family-friendly adventure hotel on the planet

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From via ferrata routes and wild whitewater to mellow hikes and lush farms, the Mountain State is brimming with adventure

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Peak Design’s Give a Shot project matches photographers with nonprofits in need of eye-catching images

There's now a map for that, brought to you by the National Park Service

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From hikes near town to the best place to grab a drink with a view, photographer and adventurer Elise Sterck shares her favorite things to do around her hometown

Over the years, I've lost count of how many times this road has tried to kill me. And the worst part about it is that there's nothing I can do but rant in resignation.

From $30,000 Airbnb rentals to animal sacrifices to 25,000 sometimes-naked umbraphiles, this is the weirdness that went down in the Wyoming resort town leading up to last week's astrological dance

The Ptarmigan Traverse in Washington State’s North Cascades has had the word “classic” pinned to it nearly from the time it was pioneered in 1938. You don’t get much more high-n-wild in the Lower 48 than on this 35-mile-plus mountaineering trip, which starts in North Cascades National Park and immediately dives south into the Glacier Peak Wilderness.

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As every local knows, crisp days and cool nights make fall the best time to explore Montana

The ultimate rules-free weekend date

How does a town go from logging and livestock to bits and bytes? Tiny Prineville, Oregon, is finding out as huge data centers from Apple and Facebook transform the timber town into a recreational hub of mountain bikers and craft brewers.

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Why visiting Mammoth Lakes will make you happier, less stressed, and more creative

On a seven-day road trip through Arizona, filmmakers World Else explored many of Arizona's natural wonders.

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From steep hikes to the best place to catch an outdoor concert, professional ski mountaineer and adventurer Caroline Gleich shares her top picks for the ultimate weekend in her hometown

Here are the experts who helped us name the country's most amazing places

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