From Alabama to Wyoming, we found the best off-grid sites for chilling out, escaping the hordes, and finding adventure
Nestled in Chattahoochee Hills southwest of Atlanta, the Serenbe community is designed to deliver everybody's favorite buzzword: wellness. You can't argue with the gourmet wine dinners, leafy walking trails, and goat yoga, but be aware that Paradise doesn't come cheap.
The response to Arbery’s murder highlighted what I already knew: the running world is deeply divided by race, and we must address it
Despite the coronavirus, you can legally thru-hike the Appalachian Trail right now. But should you?
Experimental programs in Georgia and Louisiana are placing patients who may be infected in park cabins and RVs
Don't have time to thru-hike? That's OK! These trails can be done in a few days or weeks so you can test your endurance without using up all your vacation days.
You don't have to spend a ton to pull off a dreamy getaway
Completing the entire trail isn't the point
Four urban centers that have all the makings of an epic adventure town—without the hype
Guthook Guides' maps and crowdsourced information have made hiking the PCT and AT immeasurably easier. But is that a good thing?
A national park conservation advocate shares his advice on how to avoid crowds, get off the beaten path, see wildlife, and find adventure
We asked hikers for advice on how to readjust to life after the trail
With 50 countries and more than a decade of travel under her belt, Liz Carlson, AKA the Young Adventuress, knows a thing or two about the best locales for a trip abroad
Sure, you can get your bike tuned or buy a spare tube. But at these shops, you can also order an espresso or IPA and find your community.
In this installment of Salomon’s ‘Freeski Dream Trip,’ skier Michael Zaretzke travels to Georgia with Stan Rey and Josh Daiek.
Three key takeaways from yesterday’s vote
Told here in full for the first time, this is the horrifying story of the first murder on the Appalachian Trail, the kidnapping that followed, and how one woman learned to survive.
Up at 4 a.m., then run the equivalent of two marathons before dusk. Now repeat that for 45 days.
From SUP'ing down the Colorado to hiking the AT solo, these features explore and revel in the adventures our country has to offer
While overcrowding plagues America's most popular trails, there are still places to find solitude
A group of hired caretakers, called ridgerunners, are working to protect America’s favorite wilderness footpath from the hordes of people who walk it each year
The Trans North Georgia Bike Race is a 355-mile mountain bike race with over 55,000 feet of vertical cutting through northern Georgia from South Carolina over to Alabama.
You don't have to strike it mega-rich to have access to an amazing private island—but it helps
Craving sun and sand on the Atlantic? These beach towns offer that and more.
Here are some innovative ideas towns and cities across the country have adopted to make the world a better place, one mile of singletrack at a time
Make the most of summer with these 48-hour adventures, from surfing in Texas to tasting your way through Oregon’s wine country
LIVITFILMS teamed up with Will Taylor of Fly Shop Co. to tackle some new water in Georgia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
For Wes Price, growing up in the church left something to be desired. He didn't find it in the four walls of a church, or through partying, so he went outside.
The city has taken a turn toward smart development, livable neighborhoods, and high-energy amenities.
Fulfill that childhood fantasy and book one of these high-end treehouses, from Costa Rica to Italy to San Francisco
In burgs recognized for an abundance of adventure, these are the winning places that will set you up for everything
A river- and mountain-loving town took home the top prize (again) in our 2015 contest.
Hunting around for vacation destinations that actually cater to both kids and adults is tough. But we’ve got you and yours covered.
Beat the crowds and head for fresh climbing, mountain-biking, and chill-out spots within easy driving distance of eight burgs
One man and his canine pal cover 13,000 miles in 32 states to discover just how strong our relationship is with man's best friend.
Paul D. Paur left behind all his worldly possessions and entered the Appalachian Trail in early June. Concerns about his mental health surfaced alongside reports from fellow hikers that Paur is looking for God. What's he really doing there?
Kid-friendly retreats set in unbeatable destinations but without the mega-resort feel. Start planning your next vacation.
Tennessee, North Carolina, and Georgia have the biggest mountains among the 14 states on the Appalachian Trail. The southern portion of the Appalachian Trail. Although the promise of southern temps might draw spring break hikers to Georgia, sleet and snow are common here in March. Georgia is better hiked in…
Three proven formulas for a different kind of Turkey Day
I want to hike part of the Appalachian Trail with my 16-year-old son this summer. We plan to go for a week. What are the best stretches for a trip like this?
Make the most of the warmer months with these weekend itineraries
I live in the Southeast and I’m a pretty good amateur photographer. What are some of the most amazing, camera-worthy hikes in my neck of the woods?
A multimedia guide to seven of North America’s best adventure destinations—featuring Duct Tape Then Beer’s new videos series
What qualifies an adventure lodge as one of the world's best? Hot tubs and high thread counts, sure. But what sets these ten launchpads apart is access—to remote trails, steep runs, and lonely peaks.
Five hundred dollars can buy you a lot of things: an iPad, a mediocre bike, a lawn moweror three days of glorious summertime freedom (transportation excluded). Here are our picks for the best do-it-yourself budget escapes in North America, plus outfitted adventures you can't afford to miss.
Overlooked mountain ranges, river beer, running album, gear of all time, and 47 other big ideas, accidental winners, and awesome things about the world outside we've come to love over the past 33 years. Introducing our first annual Editors' Choice Awards...
What type of apparel would you wear for backpacking to keep your burly legs warm in the Georgia and Tennessee mountains from November to March? Jason Calhoun, GA
Healthy. That's the word we kept coming back to. And we don't mean a fit or skinny population; we're talking about a city's cultural vibrancy, economic well-being, and overall quality of life. Presenting our picks for the 10 best cities in America, from Charlotte, North Carolina, to Albuquerque, New Mexico. Plus: Our 10 favorite small towns.
Today's topic: We rank the Top 40 schools where you can hit the books AND the backcountry. Your assignment: Rappel off that ivory tower and take our cram course on America's most adrenaline-friendly colleges. You'll come for your B.A. (Bachelor of Adventure) and want to stay for life.
1. Havasu Falls, Supai, Arizona Hike two miles to this perfect turquoise pool, with year-round 72-degree water, in Havasu Canyon. All About H2O The wet stuff is always there for us—it grows our food, puts splash and spirit in our adventure, and (by the way) keeps us alive.
Sea kayaking along the Eastern Seaboard
In the company of coral: a diver fins past a school of grunts off Florida’s Tavernier Key Q: I’m a bloated son-of-a-gun with a physique like a manatee who’d like to try scuba diving. I have no experience at all outside of watching Sea Hunt and a…
Yoho National Park Mountain Hut Trip Canada’s Rockies Just another brick… China’s Great Wall MINIMUM AGE: All ages welcome DESCRIPTION: Who better to introduce kids to backpacking than a naturalist who was a teacher for 27 years? The owner of Back of Beyond, Bud Ettiger, puts his expertise…
Q: Where can I find good beach camping in Georgia other than Cumberland Island? — Chris Greenawalt, Bethlehem, PA Adventure Advisor: A: There’s no other place on the Georgia coastline with Cumberland’s perfect mix of eco-protection and…