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The Ultimate Joshua Tree National Park Travel Guide

Those iconic bulbous boulders, lucid skies, and namesake trees are mere backdrops to a Californian desert playground filled with jaw-dropping vistas, dynamic hiking trails, and that famous grippy rock. Here's everything you need to know to explore it.

Shawnté Salabert
Oct 28, 2019

The Case for Using a Travel Agent

You can try to book your epic adventure by spending hours online. Or you can save time, money, and hassle by using a travel agent.

Graham Averill
May 1, 2019

The New Rules of Travel

Seventeen essential strategies for how to make your adventuring more fun, affordable, and hassle-free

The Editors
May 1, 2019

What's the Best Family-Friendly Day Hike in Yosemite?

I'd love to haul my kids up the railings to Half Dome, but don't want to risk accidents—or turning them off of hiking forever. How can we have fun while staying safe in the national park?

Ashley M. Biggers
Aug 28, 2014