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

Keeping an eye on the interior secretary's latest ethical blunders and questionable public lands policies

The race, which runs from Santa Monica to Las Vegas, celebrates the amateur superstar

The pro climber caught flak on Instagram for straying into politics—but he says it's essential for athletes to speak out

Sure, it's early season, but book these mid- and late-winter vacations now and you'll save big

Each year during Interbike, the city of Las Vegas hosts the Cross Vegas cyclocross race. It’s an important event for the sport’s top pros, but it’s also a big party for the spectators, who come out and drink beer while watching riders tear through grass and sand and over wooden barriers. We sent photographer Stephen Lam to capture this year’s action.

Luckily for you, these involve no slot machines—only glassy waters for paddling and natural playgrounds for climbing

It'll leave you grinning—if you can overcome your nausea and fear of death

It’s not necessarily the facility that counts when you’re waking up at ungodly hours of the morning to clean and jerk—it’s the quality of the instructors, and the camaraderie of the friends who join you there. In fact, each CrossFit gym is supposed to be uniquely inviting, whether it's…

You might be one of those who people who doesn’t “get” Vegas. The charms of Sin City are completely lost on you, but there’s a conference at Caesar’s, and your company has sent you. Or maybe it’s the location for your buddy’s bachelor party. So you reluctantly…

The wildest two-wheeled events on the planet feature both world-class racing and world-class carousing

The best bays, breaks, lakes, and rivers for learning the world’s fastest growing paddle sport

It's just a few short miles from the neon strip to the inky desert beyond. But to a solitary walker on her way out of town, the worlds of casino palaces and redrock spires might as well be galaxies apart.