The Modern Guide to Camping
Starry nights. Fresh air. Towering trees. Whether you're car camping or in the backcountry, make the most of your life outside.
If you can get past the lack of creature comforts, spending a night outside might be one of the most rewarding things you do
Fed up with packed trails and parking lots, small groups of people have begun to summit in the dark
Sometimes paying for camping is necessary, but Gaia Topo helps you find free alternatives that you won’t find with Google
Everything you need to know about how the burning West will affect your summer
A growing body of research suggests that it’s no longer sustainable to bury our waste in the wilderness
Where to Go
We found the best places to pitch your tent in all 50 states, so you don’t have to.
Skip the masses at popular vistas and landmarks, and opt for these nearby (empty!) locales instead
From miles of accessible trails to nearby boarding services to dog safety, these are the best (and worst) parks to visit with your best friend
Outside visits every state in the U.S. to find the best parks—national or state—in every region. What park made the cut in your state?
What to Bring
The store isn’t just good for bulk buys or $1.50 hot dog combos. There are some great outdoor deals, too.
Starlink promises to bring high-speed internet to rural and remote areas currently underserved by wired internet. Naturally, we had to test it.