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Forget dorky sun hats and zip-off pants. These versatile pieces will keep you looking great and your carry-on light—no matter the adventure.

Want to get away on a dime? Here's where to go.

I caught up with Shane Dillon Gidcumb, a former winery executive and author of 'The Franklin Fi' book series who up and quit his job one day in favor of cross-country touring

Paperwork? Fuggetaboutit. From Brazil to Thailand, just get a ticket and go.

Take the stress out of solo travel with these simple strategies

How you organize your gear is just as important as the gear you take

Save up for the trip of your dreams in six months or less

Who says you can't camp in (or near) big cities?

Look no further for your go-to playlist for the long hauls

Tips (including how to make the most of the barter system) from a woman who makes below the average U.S. household income

To raise strong, independent kids, you need to let them make some brave choices

We get it. Solo travel can be scary. But trust us, the idea of it is more frightening than actually doing it.

Expert advice on surviving family travel mishaps

From a barrier island off South Carolina’s coast to a remote ski town in British Columbia, we’ve rounded up our (and our kids'!) favorite places to chase adventure this summer

Ancient European pilgrimages. Coastal treks along jungle isles. Surprising Rocky Mountain summits. Checking off any of these bucket-list hikes is sure to be the experience of a lifetime.

The best route to a cheap flight can be treacherous. Here’s a tried-and-true method for finding a great deal.

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

Instagram readers share epic outings for the new year

Research almost any travel destination and you'll probably wind up on travel-industry Goliath, where passionate people praise and denounce everything from romantic getaways to cockroach-infested hotel rooms. But who can you trust?

These 9 open-air tubs are worth traveling for.

Don't plan any vacations before reading this year's Best of Travel winners.

The classic VW camper gets a futuristic upgrade.

Control your sustainable energy on the go with a smartphone app

Tow this ultralight camping trailer with a motorcycle.

Gas is cheap and flying is not. The dollar is strong, so tourists will be flocking to Europe—leaving domestic destinations blissfully uncrowded. The result: stay local and the country will be yours.

Bring your creature comforts wherever the road takes you.

A cooler that does double duty as an air conditioner.

Among the benefits to hitting the trail in winter? No mosquitoes. But there are more!

Sometimes, technology can actually help you get off the grid.

Mountains, water, and Incan myths collide in this Peruvian playground.

Think you know a deserving lodge, guide, or service? Show us your best.

Jack Kerouac spent the summer of 1956 manning a fire tower on Washington's Desolation Peak, in the northern Cascades. He didn't do much writing there, apparently, despite being alone with pencil and paper. But he stayed for 63 days. The views were good.

They've put in the time up in the air, and some of them tell others how to see the world for a living. We asked them: What's the one piece of travel advice everyone should know?

Crying babies, endless delays, and that one aggressive seat-kicker are almost inevitable travel companions. Doesn't mean you can't have a nice journey: savvy packing will keep you collected and calm. We can't promise the same for the new parents across the aisle.

We polled an all-star team of experts and adventurers to put together our new rules of travel—all the airfare tips and digital tricks that make getting out there easier than ever.

You should be packing like a technomad.

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