Escape from New York (and nine other big cities) with these 40 fast adventures
Play Hard, Pack Light
Go farther faster, stay out all day, and don't carry a thing (except your credit card) on these five perfect, three-day hiking and biking adventures
Where can I learn to whitewater kayak?
My friends and I are interested in learning how to whitewater kayak. Can you recommend a good two- or three-day course in California or Oregon? Thomas H. Los Angeles, CA
Alaska Cool Down
Discover the pleasure and pain of pro-caliber climbs with these U.S. mountain monsters
That Had to Hurt
Colorado River guide Michael Ghiglieri publishes irresistible books about the weird, wicked things that kill people in national parks. With a bestselling Grand Canyon necrology behind him and a new one on Yosemite coming out this spring, he talks to KEVIN FEDARKO about accidents, suicides, and murdersand why forensic gawking can actually
Eat like a southerner, camp in the trees, and meet the gators on their turf
The New American Road Trip
At some point after puberty and before mortgage payments, that summer ritual our parents used to make us do became something we couldn't do without. And the rules have changed. Cars are faster, highways are better, and there's cool stuffreally cool stuff that doesn't involve buffets or Dollywoodjust about everywhere. Stop sitting on those vacation d
Do Vegas like a playa, explore a new slot canyon, and rediscover the ancients
Wanted: Your Favorite Towns
Where can a husband/wife team learn to dive?
Where is the best place in the United States for a family or husband/wife "team" to learn to scuba dive? Michelle Delphos, KS