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.

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