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A new wave of companies disrupting private-plane travel have made it more accessible to hop on a small chartered flight to regional destinations that are closer to outdoor playgrounds than any large airport

We named the 40-liter Dakine Terminal Spinner the best carry-on luggage in our 2021 Summer Buyer’s Guide. “Dakine may have read our minds when it designed this smooth four-wheel roller, which addresses some of the biggest pain points of carry-on travel,” our tester wrote.

The Porter 46-liter travel pack is one of our staff favorites. “The 46-liter capacity is perfect for international travel, and the side compression straps allow me to adjust the bag to different amounts of gear,” our tester wrote.

It might not be time to head out on a big excursion yet, but it's a great time to get inspired.

This tee is one of our favorite shirts that cut down on odor. The Japanese polyester “makes it very lightweight, exceptionally breathable, and helps the shirt hold its shape,” wrote tester Bryan Rogala. Those features make it great for travel: “It’s easy to wash in a bathtub,…

Skiers Lexi duPont and Drew Tabke seek out ski lines from the air

The Department of Transportation has finally reclassified emotional support animals as pets. Here's how that will affect your ability to fly with your dog next year. 

If you work in an open space area or spend time traveling, these headphones are essential. We recommended them for getting work done while on the go because they have Bose’s top-notch noise cancellation technology, 20 hours of battery life, and are compatible with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.

Whether you're planning to head on a rugged adventure, a weekend getaway, or an extended expedition, this gear will get you where you're going

This new one-bag travel solution provides order in a chaotic world

These tablets make freshening up on the go a breeze. Just chew one up and brush. The spearmint and neroli version is our favorite, but the toothpaste pellets come in an assortment of flavors, including bubblegum, lime, and juniper berry.

What a locked-down Outside travel editor has been making to eat her way around the world during the pandemic

Eastern Airlines relaunched in January with a plan to fly adventurous millennials to underserved locales. Then the pandemic hit, and the company had to get creative.

Meet Robb Jankura, bike builder turned camera-gear designer

You don't need to invest in a lot of equipment and expensive photography classes to get high-quality shots. Just use these simple tricks, courtesy of a professional travel photographer.

This simple cushion that rescued me on a long-haul flight has become my ultimate work-from-home hack

With the airline industry struggling because of COVID-19, summer, fall, and winter plane fares to adventure destinations are hitting unprecedented lows. Airlines are also offering free change and cancellation fees. Should you hop on these deals now or wait and see? We consulted industry experts to find out—and rounded up some of the best fares out there.

While there are far more serious problems facing the world, for some people whether or not to travel in the weeks and months ahead has become a confusing and heated topic. Here's what a longtime travel writer thinks.

Sure, the latest Bose or Sony are great, but not if you're on a budget. Here's how three top-rated affordable headphone options stack up.

Yes, it's serious, and it's time to start taking some practical precautions

One of the many things that COVID-19 has taught us is to always consider buying a travel insurance policy. If you bought travel insurance for a trip you have to cancel during the travel bans, you may or may not be covered. Here's how to protect yourself now and on future trips.

The best luggage for the overhead bin and the space under your seat

Sure, the latest Bose or Sony are great, but you can find good sound quality if you're on a budget. Here's how three top-rated affordable options stack up.

Practical steps anyone can take to minimize exposure to the next possible pandemic

When it comes to bringing a personal item on a plane, I like to keep it simple. This is the bag I grab before every flight.

This simple bag is all you need for airline travel

From reading material to the perfect breezy outfit, these 10 items deserve space in your suitcase

From visiting Alaska's fat bears to traveling solo across Scotland, here's how we're spending our PTO

Mexico's 775-mile-long Baja Peninsula is a magnet for travelers in search of their own arid slice of adventure paradise. From surfing to mountain biking to beach lounging, here's how to get off the beaten path and do it right.

The Department of Transportation might ban ESAs from air travel

From Hawaii to the Swiss Alps, what are the epic trips that nobody else is doing? We found a few.

The Flip 30 is smaller than your smartphone, but it has the juice to recharge your device up to three times. Plus, the USB is compatible with phones, cameras, and solar panels.

Starting today, Alaska Airlines' latest fare sale tackles two of the greatest obstacles to seeing the northern lights—price and timing

I traveled through three climates in three weeks and didn't check a bag. Here's how I packed.

With collective mega-passes, more direct flights, and super-dialed snow forecasts, it’s never been a better time to plan a destination ski trip. Our up-to-date guide has you covered for packing the most into a weekend getaway.

A well-packed ski bag can mean the difference between an epic holiday and trashed gear. Here's how to do it right.

A well-packed ski bag can mean the difference between an epic holiday and trashed gear. Here's how to do it right.

A new lodge in Bolivia’s Uyuni salt flats exponentially ups the awe factor

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