Yosemite valley at sunset

Make the Rest of 2019 Count

The clock is winding down. Don't dwell on summer's missed opportunities—make new ones.

Trips

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Avoid the Northeast's traffic-clogged roads and get out on foot or bike at these lesser-known leaf-peeping destinations

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Whether you're going for a weekend, a week, or a month, there are some general rules to live by

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Whether you want to chase early-season powder in the Rockies or lobster rolls in New England, we've got your perfect road trip to end the year on a high note

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Presenting blueprints for the best way to beat post-summer blues

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Forget airline storm delays and baggage fees. The best way to travel this winter is by hitting the open road.

On a seven-day road trip through Arizona, filmmakers World Else explored many of Arizona's natural wonders.

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We know a thing or two about the Southwest—our offices are located in Santa Fe, after all. So trust us when we say that these radar-ducking adventures are full of hidden rivers and otherworldly canyons. Just don’t pass it on.

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Avoid the crowds and catch a meteor shower or monarch butterfly migration on these perfect autumnal treks

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Warm weather has officially arrived, and we’ve got your plan: the most stunning beaches for surfing, casting, lounging, and exploring

We prioritized natural beauty—and lack of crowds

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Alpine scrambles and beachfront strolls; multi-day singletrack adventures and quick urban escapes; soaring trees and rolling sand dunes—every state in the country has something to offer intrepid hikers. So we rounded up a bucket-list-worthy, best-of-the-best guide.

Tricks

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I always felt guilty for being a late riser. Then science told me to embrace my natural sleep patterns.

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What a restless coffee drinker learned from going to circadian-rhythm rehab (a tent in the woods)

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The quality of your habits determines the quality of your life. Here's your step-by-step guide.

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It takes skill to have no idea what you're doing outdoors

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Often, getting better and gaining confidence on the trails means going back to the basics

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Before you drop all that money on a full gear package, take some advice from the experts on where and how to save

We've partnered with Fresh off the Grid to bring you three winter cocktail recipes to enjoy this holiday season.

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There’s possibly nothing more therapeutic than going into the woods solo

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Take the stress out of solo travel with these simple strategies

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Katie Boué started practicing No Social Sundays and reclaimed her time

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Do yourself a favor: book shorter legs and stop in unexpected spots. You might be surprised at all the little treasures you find.

In a new study, mountain hiking had similar psychological and stress-reducing benefits whether or not there were signs of human habitation

Tasks

What does it mean to be a well-read outdoorsperson in 2019? We have 54 new ideas. Yes, we still love Cheryl Strayed and John McPhee, but here's an updated class of noteworthy additions.

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Our guide for which mega ski pass is the best one for you

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A simple method for applying a smooth coat to protect your skis and build the stoke

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You have no excuses for first-day noodle legs—these seven easy moves will get your legs back in skiing shape from the comfort of your living room

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Why winter-specific rubber is the most important thing you can buy to make driving in inclement weather safer

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For one week every fall, Alaska's Katmai National Park celebrates the survival skills and ample rolls of the happiest bears in the world. But there's more to their reigning champion than meets the eye.