The One-Mile Challenge

Don't miss out on all the adventure just beyond your front door. Here's how to get after it close to home.


From Alabama to Wyoming, we found the best off-grid sites for chilling out, escaping the hordes, and finding adventure

The Editors

'Outside' staffers know a thing or two about maximizing our microadventures. Steal our tips for getting after it in the early morning, late at night, during lunchtime, and on short weekends.

It doesn't take much to feel like you've gotten away.



The perfect DIY activity for car camping or even an evening in your own backyard

Hilary Oliver

Your calendar is your new best friend

Three foundational rules to fund your outdoor lifestyle using only what you have in your bank account right now


Sometimes the best campsite is a few steps out the back door



Having fun on an overnight adventure with your kids is all about preparation


Just please don't call them hacks


Up your #vanlife game with these apps that help you find camping spots, compare gas prices, and avoid city traffic