Coming to terms with a landscape ravaged by fire
The pandemic forced schools to teach outside. Many teachers, parents, and kids want to keep it that way.
Think the central states are mostly flat and boring? These seven scenic byways will change your mind.
Whether you’re stuck in the city or counting down the days to a summer road trip, we have a few expert-approved tips for exploring nearby nature
Your family’s next adventure begins when the sun goes down
Personal-finance guru Mr. Money Mustache breaks down how Outside readers can stop wasting hard-earned cash on expensive gear and trips and start putting it toward real freedom: the financial kind
I gave my 12-year-olds the Rand McNally on our 300-mile drive from Atlanta to the South Carolina coast to impart the joys of reading an old-school physical map
The newest collection of recipes from James Beard–nominated chef Sarah Glover is geared toward parents looking to improve their outdoor cooking game. We’ve included two of our favorite recipes from the book.
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Ambreen Tariq’s new children’s book tells the story of an immigrant family’s first camping trip and expands the canon of outdoor literature for kids
An ambitious new project is based on a straightforward and very attainable goal: to help kids spend as much time outdoors as they do in front of screens
Get out there—it'll be worth it
The pandemic has robbed kids of vital socialization with friends—and put even more emphasis on the importance of spending time with them in nature. But what happens when your child is a nonstop yakker on the trail?
Practical tips from two experienced adventure moms
Adventure photographer Chris Burkard's 'Unnur' is a gorgeous meditation on one Icelandic father's plan to raise his daughter (way, way) off the grid
With at-home schooling the norm in many areas, we put together a P.E. plan for a full semester of fun and creative movement
Everything you need to explore new trails and savor more time in the outdoors with your family
Creating a shelter in nature is fun, encourages creativity, and offers an emotional refuge from the pandemic
'Hermanas' follows sisters, cyclists, and musicians Ale and Gemma Casillas as they explore what those identities mean to the next generation
Beat back summer-vacation boredom with these seven games for the family
The climbing prodigy's book, 'How to Solve a Problem,' teaches youth how to approach seemingly impossible challenges
From backyard birding to building stick forts, here's how to enjoy the outdoors this summer without straying too far from home