If you’re lucky, you encountered nature for the first time by running out the back door. During our writer's boyhood, a suburban forest was a gateway to learning, exploration, and natural splendors that shaped his life and career.
Rural Appalachia is the unhealthiest place in the country by almost any metric. Steve Bowling, a 45-year-old library director in Kentucky, has a simple remedy: nature walks.
Dale Sanders is an 81-year-old Kentucky-born retired civil servant who's leaving his wife and dog at home for the next five months to claim a record on the country’s most popular wilderness trail
As a full-time science student at Depaul University in Chicago, Michaela Kiersch trains at First Ascent Climbing to prepare for her weekend road trips to Red River Gorge.
10 easy trips, maximum fun guaranteed
Halloween falls on Saturday this year. Take advantage of it.
We've cut the fat (and circumnavigated the crowds) so you can enjoy any of these thrilling parks in just one day
One man and his canine pal cover 13,000 miles in 32 states to discover just how strong our relationship is with man's best friend.
Classic American adventures with great meals
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