What are the best dog-friendly hiking trails?
My Dad and I want to take the dogs and head out for a 3-4 day hike this summer. We're experienced, but my Pop's got a bad back and can’t do a lot of climbing. Any good spots in New England or the mid-Atlantic that allow dogs and aren't too steep?
What's the best spot for backcountry fly fishing?
Where are the best places in the Lower 48 to do a backcountry hike and camp with remote trout streams to dry-fly fish?
What are the best state parks?
National parks always get all the attention, but what are the best state parks in the country?
What are the best campgrounds in the west?
My parents are healthy 70-plus-year-old experienced hikers who want to take their 13-year-old grandson on an outdoorsy vacation in the American West. Any ideas?
What's the best weekend trip in New England?
I’m spending the summer in Boston but am not from the area. What weekend trips in New England would you recommend?
What's the best bike tour operator for teens?
My 14-year-old daughter wants to go on an organized bike trip. Which groups are the best? I went with American Youth Hostels when I was young, are they still good? Any other ones you can recommend? -Janice Hastings on Hudson, NY
What are the five must-do national park experiences?
If you could put together a list of five must-do national park experiences in the United States, what would they be? ScottGambier, OH
Chernobyl, My Primeval, Teeming, Irradiated Eden
Decades years after the Soviet-era meltdown drove 60,000 people from their homes in the Ukraine, a rebirth is taking place inside the exclusion zone. With Geiger counter in hand, the author explores Europe's strangest wildlife refuge, an enchanted post-apocalyptic forest from which entirely new species may soon emerge.
What are Europe's top ten active adventures?
I am currently stationed in Naples, Italy for another year and a half. Can you list ten things that I should accomplish in Europe while I'm here? I love to travel and fish and I am more concerned with seeing the natural beauty of the continent than anything else.BlakeNaples, Italy