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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.

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.

With so much to do and see, you'll forget you have a race to run

Winter is off-season for several world-class destinations, which means lower plane fares and hotel rates. We asked Scott's Cheap Flights for advice on which trips to book.

Instagram can make even the most far-flung places seem accessible. But how much does it really cost to get the shot?

From drone pilot Vadim Sherbakov, 'Islandia' is a tribute to Iceland's natural beauty and unparalleled aesthetic

Why these are our dream spots to cast away

Because you don't want to be led deep into the backcountry by just anyone

'On Her Terms' showcases downhill mountain bikers Monet Adams and Manon Carpenter as they explore the trails and cultures of Iceland

Frequent fliers spend a lot of energy trying to avoid long layovers. But with these tips, the right attitude, and a bit of ingenuity, you can turn your layover into another adventure.

Because nothing beats a beer and a bite after a long day on the trail

The budget airline was responsible for shuttling 30 percent of the country's tourists last year. Its closing will irrevocably change how we get there—and that might be a good thing.

This is the trailer for ‘A Land Shaped by Women,’ which explores gender equality in Iceland.

‘Elements Iceland’ features a group of friends on a bikepacking trip through Iceland.

How I learned to do group travel—without hating everybody else

In the summer of 2018, filmmaker Dave Wallace took a 10-day car camping trip in Iceland.

The otherworldly landscapes from the HBO show are all worth a trip

International flights don't have to break the bank—even when your budget is zero

My Mom Vala from YETI and Tributaries Digital Cinema profiles its namesake character Vala Arnadottir.

No Man’s Land from filmmaker Davide Calafà documents a six-day backpacking journey through Iceland.

After a day spent outside, there's nothing better than a superbly placed hot tub

Edge of the light is a drone film from professional photographers at Ozzo Photography. On a recent trip they set out to capture the northern lights dancing over Iceland's waterfalls.

'Under An Arctic Sky' from Chris Burkard Studios and Sweatpants Media was an epic quest for perfect waves along the rugged and remote coast of Iceland.

When the filmmakers at Untold Skies arrived in Iceland they mad a meticulously planned out schedule and dozens pre-planned shots. After landing at the Keflavik airport, surging winds and storms threatened to dismantle their entire journey.

The folks at Manera know that kiteboarding paradises are often warm, windy, and serve great margaritas, but for their most recent trip, they ventured into the far north of Iceland.

This wasn't filmmaker Jesse Yang's first time in Iceland, but it was his first solo trip. On a backpacking trip with friends, he vowed to return in an attempt to illustrate how majestic this place truly is.

From Wesley Versteeg of VIP3Rmedia, Serenity is a drone film that features stunning landscapes in Iceland.

Last fall, mountain bike athletes KC Deane and Geoff Gulevich took off to Iceland in search of pristine singletrack.

In search of a mystical wave on the coast of Iceland Jeremy Joyce and his buddy, Jamie embarked on a very ill-advised surf trip.

Ski endless untouched powder from an artful lodge on the island’s remote upper coast

Iceland is home to some of the most photogenic terrain on earth. But for surfer Heiðar Logi Elíasson and the film crew at Tributaries Digital Cinema, it's a harsh place with unrelenting wind.

From photographer Chris Burkard and Sweatpants Media, Under an Arctic Sky documents the search for waves under the Northern Lights.

Filmmaker Jonathan Scott acknowledges how hard it is to find true stillness. However, in Iceland that can be found.

In a new film by NRS and We Are Hungry, a crew of French kayakers travels to the frigid waters of Iceland.

Filmmaker Samuel V. Rocheleau first had the idea to travel around Iceland in early 2016. This film showcases some of these beautiful sights.

Filmmaker Will Christiansen set out to capture the essence of adventure in Iceland in his latest film, 'Origin.'

There are very few words that adequately describe Iceland.

Power players from around the world don't subsist on oatmeal alone. We asked athletes to share the hometown dishes that are still part of their training diet.

A timelapse of Iceland's fantastic natural wonders.

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