Tipping has creeped in everywhere, from airport self-checkout kiosks to guiding fees. And we’re being asked to dole out more than ever before. Has America reached the tipping point?

While the west side and parts of the interior of the Hawaiian island struggle to recover from devastating wildfires, other areas are unaffected. Our Maui-based writer asked locals and business owners if they still want tourists.

After wildfires devastated the town of Lahaina, mutual aid and community support have proven to be more robust than governmental aid

The Thelma Hut at Campfire Ranch Red Mountain Pass is surrounded by crowd-free hiking trails (and skin-up ski slopes come winter) and has a hutmaster who will cook for you while you’re adventuring outdoors

Experiencing local food is one of the joys of any trip, but you can only follow your gut so far. Our tips will help you keep traveler’s diarrhea at bay.

We’ve got you. With this advice, you can still nab a nice—and even popular—spot at a campground of your choice this summer. Huzzah!

Whether you’re road-tripping or flying with Fido, our columnist has found the friendliest campgrounds, hotels, and airlines that welcome canines—as well as an app that dog owners shouldn’t live without

We often write off a country or region in the wake of a government upheaval or natural disaster—like the earthquake in Turkey or recent protests in Peru. Turns out that may be the best time to go.

Hundreds of online platforms post traveler reviews, but only a handful police recommendations for fake or promotional content. Which ones should you rely on when planning a trip? Our expert weighs in.

Opposites may attract, but they don’t always see eye to eye when it comes to traveling together. Our travel columnist has tips on how to meet in the middle—and where to go that will make you both happy.

After a recent shoot-out in Mexico that left two Americans dead, and a new alert warning of crime in Costa Rica, travelers are wondering if their spring-break plans to these countries should be put on hold

This is an ethical dilemma many of us are now facing: Is it OK to fly when I’ve got COVID? Outside’s travel expert weighs in.

Whether you’re determined to embrace a healthier diet or finally ride that mountain bike you bought during the pandemic, wellness-focused getaways can help bring those good intentions to fruition. Here are awesome travel-focused ideas designed to do just that.

Reports of bedbug bites in domestic and international hotels are increasing. But there are ways to avoid being nipped in the night and keeping stowaways from hitchhiking home. Here’s advice from an avid traveler who learned best practices the hard way.

The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing event asks surfers to submit video clips of their best waves. Is the new format a success or a wipeout?

In a park whose heart is a volcano, see ancient obsidian lava flows layered with red and orange cinder cones. Explore green gulches, bamboo forests, warm lagoons. Hike, run, bike, stargaze, soak up sunsets. Hey, you might even fly.

The new sport is attracting everyone from NFL players to pro surfers hoping to get an edge in the pool—and on land

Adrenaline filmmakers Teton Gravity Research are entering the travel space. Now you can hang out with their athletes and videographers at the company's Jackson hotel, or splurge on one of their new Fantasy Trips and ski with the TGR athlete of your choice.

Hike, fish, and ski Europe's last stretch of wilderness from Niehku Mountain Villa in Swedish Lapland

Myanmar’s untouched Mergui Archipelago is home to coral reefs, mangrove forests, and a new luxury lodge that’s in the center of it all

Red Mountain Alpine Lodge is elevating the backcountry experience in the U.S.

This lavish mountain hut in the heart of Denali National Park may be perched on a razor’s edge, but its real thrill is access to endless adventure

Climbing skills are in high demand to service sky-high turbines. Eric Ruderman has made it his career.

Sean Dougherty made a name for himself as a talented climber in the Canadian Rockies. Now he's starting a new adventure in one of the most extreme environments on earth.

The National Geographic fellow on what he's learned from spending time with the happiest people on earth

Goiyo Perez manages the Bavarian, an iconic German restaurant and bar at the base of New Mexico's Taos Ski Valley

These two fisherwomen are ocean advocates and clothing designers during the off-season

Austin Horse on working as a courier in the age of apps

John and Jen Kimmich, creators of Heady Topper Double IPA, break down all that goes into starting a successful microbrewery

Nicky Fitzgerald loves tourists, doesn't believe in work-life balance, and has a controversial approach to conservation that just might work

Peter Grubb, founder of Row Adventures, talks about embracing the lifestyle, getting the certifications, and making it pay

Paul "Mungo" Mungeam on how he got his start and what it's like as a father to shoot in the world's most dangerous places

Donnie Arnoult owns this Hawaiian island's most popular bike shop and touring company. Here's how he maximizes playtime.

The superstar DJ trained for months to be able to make the hike to Everest Base Camp for his live show

Bob Kingsley runs a luxury backcountry hut in the San Juans. Yes, it gets lonely—but he wouldn't want to live anywhere else.

Moose Hofer has no regrets about passing up a traditional career path for a life on the river

Lose the backpacking hordes with these wild new ideas, from surfing in Sri Lanka to a culinary tour of Myanmar

A former banker started from scratch to create what might be Patagonia's first distilled spirit

Take your pick from yoga retreats in Tulum, farm-to-table bounty in Baja, Pacific surf, and tequila from the source in Guadalajara

Tri, a stunning new eco-resort in Sri Lanka, is a gateway to the island nation's underexplored interior

At Death Valley’s Furnace Creek Inn, it looks like you’re on the moon but feels like you’re in heaven

Hawaii's 33-room Volcano House got a multimillion-dollar face-lift

The name may have changed, but all the stuff that made it legendary is still here

Pedal the world’s best dine-and-wine destinations, then sleep in style

Sleeping in the wilderness is great. Not so great: making camp and dealing with the inevitable missing stake. So we've got recommendations for tent-free wilderness digs on any budget.

Using loaner equipment isn’t the risky game it once was

Make your throwback Thursday dreams come true. Stay at an Airstream hotel.

Beat the crowds and head for fresh climbing, mountain-biking, and chill-out spots within easy driving distance of eight burgs

Ask yourself these six questions, plus four pieces of guide-tipping etiquette

There is no one-size-fits-all answer. But follow these guidelines to save money—and protect your gear.