During her college break, the author went all in on solitude—living alone on a Down East island and working for one of the area’s few female skippers. Luna Soley reflects on a time of loneliness, hard work, and natural beauty.
Many backcountry huts are now available as private rentals, so you and your pod can have the entire place and be COVID safe. From Maine to Washington, here are a few of our favorites.
Serene places to pitch a tent—where it's just you and the ocean
After months of trespassing and hiding from rangers, two hikers completed the Appalachian Trail in June. Their sagas raise questions about what it means to be outdoors in the United States right now.
Beaches, mountains, pristine wilderness, and—of course—lobster rolls: these are just some of the things that make summer in the Northeast so special. We partnered with Down East magazine in Maine to map out the best hikes, breweries, islands, and more so you can experience the magic for yourself.
In the Northeast, you'll find many of the nation's oldest and most interesting gear shops—and some of its younger and most innovative
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