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Ten Perfect Winter Hikes

Ten Perfect Winter Hikes

Among the benefits to hitting the trail in winter? No mosquitoes. But there are more!

Will McGough
Jan 29, 2015
Where is the best place for multi-day backpacking on the West Coast?

Where is the best place for multi-day backpacking on the West Coast?

Last year, four friends of mine and I biked the Allegheny Passage to see the cherry blossoms in Washington, DC. This late winter or early spring, we want to top that by heading out west and backpacking for four to five days in a national park. What is a good location that will have favorable conditions? -Andrew Pittsburgh, PA

Greg Melville
Feb 22, 2011
National Park Secrets

National Park Secrets

To find the emptiest hideouts in seven iconic parks, we called on the guys with the keys to the back door: the rangers and staff.

May 4, 2009
Wanna Ride?

Wanna Ride?

Presenting our foolproof recipes for the perfect long, hot weekend: six classic road-trip itineraries, the country's best pit stops, and a lot of Willie Nelson. Just pick your route and roll.

Claire Martin
Jul 8, 2008